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WBHS Robotics Gearing Up for New Season

WB Robotics Team

Jasmin Lee, Writer

September 19, 2018

WEST BLOOMFIELD ROBOTICS starts off the year with the introduction of a new game at the Oakland Schools Conference Center. OCCRA (Oakland County Competitive Robotics Association) is a program supported by the OSEF (Oakland Schools Education Foundation) that encourages students to participate in STEM...

WBHS Swim Team Blows Royal Oak Out of Water

WBHS Swim Team Blows Royal Oak Out of Water

Jasmin Lee, Writer

September 19, 2018

The second home meet win in a row from the Lady Lakers Swim and Dive team against Royal Oak occurred on Thursday, September 13th. West Bloomfield has swam against Royal Oak before, but this is the first time they have won a meet against them. Also, since Royal Oak is in the same league, WB is one step...

Teacher Spotlight: Madame Bishop

Teacher Spotlight: Madame Bishop

Tre Briscoe

September 19, 2018

The French teacher, Madame Bishop (formally referred to as Madame Coe), has been teaching here for more than 18 years, touching many hearts and building many strong bonds throughout the years. Today, I sat down with her and asked her a few questions about her time here, and some of her favorite parts ...

The Bloomfields Battle It Out

WBHS takes on BHHS.

Parker Semanson, Writer

September 18, 2018

Lakers go all out when it comes to supporting our football team. Every game, we dress up according to a chosen theme. We come ready to yell all of our signature chants. On September 14, the Lakers traveled to the home of the Blackhawks, decked out in all black. BHHS wanted to show us up as best ...

WBHS’ Grand Opening for Open-House

Mr. Patrick Watson cutting the ribbon.

Deepa Jha, Editor

September 14, 2018

Anyone would tell you that putting a ribbon on something, makes it infinitely better. West Bloomfield High School had the same idea by doing a grand reveal of the new school. Parents, students, and faculty all gathered on the evening of September 12 to witness the ribbon cutting of the new school. The ...

WBHS Earth Club Works for Greener School

WBHS Earth Club Works for Greener School

Ashley Allen

September 14, 2018

West Bloomfield High School’s Earth Club is starting up again for the 2018-2019 school year! The club held their first meeting in Joshua Barclay’s room on September 13 and was open to everyone. The club’s main goal, according to the official WBHS Earth Club website, is to “completely power the...

Spotlight On: YazTV

Courtesy of YazTV

Ashley Allen and Ilana Schwartz

September 14, 2018

Youtube started off as a simple platform to share videos nationwide. Now, people all over the world are turning it into a career. With limited age requirements, some people are starting to upload by the age of 13. Newly founded YouTuber, YazTV, has a subscriber count of approximately 155,000. Not ...

First Day Jitters

First Day Jitters

Ilana Schwartz

September 13, 2018

  As September 4th rolled around, most students were not thrilled over the start of a new school year. The students here were getting a sneak peak into the rest of the year, with the first day of school. Whether that be their first last day, or their first day ever, everybody had different e...

Parking Lot Panic

Parking Lot Panic

Jenna Anderson, Contributer

September 12, 2018

The bell rings at 2:03 PM. You’re in Mr. Larson’s class, the furthest room from the front of the school. You have 5 minutes to make it to your car and drive out of the lot before you’re stuck in line behind the parade of buses that leaves at precisely 2:08 PM. To make matters worse, parents pic...

First Day Freshman Advice

First Day Freshman Advice

Tre Briscoe

September 7, 2018

It’s the start of a new year at West Bloomfield High School, and seniors are getting ready for their final year. I asked a few upperclassmen for any words of wisdom for the incoming freshman. Senior Jacob Brand (pictured below) offered that freshman should befriend upperclassmen, saying that “you may be surpr...

Mental Health Interview Starring Noelle Sellars

Mental Health Interview Starring Noelle Sellars

Madelyn Chau, Writer

June 7, 2018

It is one of the most common, yet most neglected issues our society has ever harbored. It is an epidemic that has not, and is still not being met with the proper attention it deserves. It is mental health. Now more than ever, teenagers are having mental health struggles as a result of social media and...

No More Murals! All Senior Murals to be destroyed during WBHS remodeling

No More Murals! All Senior Murals to be destroyed during WBHS remodeling

Lauryn Azu

May 21, 2018

Take your pictures and savor your memories now of the senior murals before it's too late! This coming summer, as construction goes underway here at WBHS all senior murals will be painted over and destroyed, according to Principal Watson. For this reason, all graduating classes from 2018 onwards will...

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