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The Warriors gather on the field to have their post-victory discussion.
Warrior Football Takes Down the Vikings
Isabella Koleno, Staff Writer • September 22, 2022

Last Friday, West Branch spoiled Glendale’s homecoming and got the win to go 2-2 on the season. West Branch was coming off a tough loss to North Star,...

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(L-R) Landen Pase, Kayleigh Smeal, John Stavola, Hayley Wooster, Noah Ryder, Emily Parks, Kyle Kolesar, Hannah Betts, Noah Heitsenrether, Kaitlyn McGonigal, Gabe McCamley, Kaylee Wills
Homecoming 2022 Begins!
Matthew Eirich, Staff Writer • September 22, 2022

Homecoming is BACK!!! The court was announced on Wednesday, September 21st. Typically, there are five candidates for king and queen, but there was a tie...

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Kyle chases down a Philipsburg-Osceola ball handler at their 2022 season opener.
Male Athlete of the Week: Kyle Kolesar
Emily Parks, Staff Writer • September 21, 2022

Kyle Kolesar has been selected for Warrior Watch’s Male Athlete of the week for the week ending on 9/17/22. Kyle is a senior starting tight end and outside...

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Jenna dribbles the ball toward the opposing team.
Female Athlete of the Week: Jenna Mertz
Emily Parks, Staff Writer • September 21, 2022

Jenna Mertz was selected for Warrior Watch’s Female Athlete of the Week for the week ending on 9/17/22. Jenna is a junior and starts as a wing for...

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(L-R) Landen Pase, Kayleigh Smeal, John Stavola, Hayley Wooster, Noah Ryder, Emily Parks, Kyle Kolesar, Hannah Betts, Noah Heitsenrether, Kaitlyn McGonigal, Gabe McCamley, Kaylee Wills
Homecoming 2022 Begins!
Matthew Eirich, Staff Writer • September 22, 2022

Homecoming is BACK!!! The court was announced on Wednesday, September 21st. Typically, there are five candidates for king and queen, but there was a tie...

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Kyle chases down a Philipsburg-Osceola ball handler at their 2022 season opener.
Male Athlete of the Week: Kyle Kolesar
Emily Parks, Staff Writer • September 21, 2022

Kyle Kolesar has been selected for Warrior Watch’s Male Athlete of the week for the week ending on 9/17/22. Kyle is a senior starting tight end and outside...

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Jenna dribbles the ball toward the opposing team.
Female Athlete of the Week: Jenna Mertz
Emily Parks, Staff Writer • September 21, 2022

Jenna Mertz was selected for Warrior Watch’s Female Athlete of the Week for the week ending on 9/17/22. Jenna is a junior and starts as a wing for...

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The new high school principal, Mrs. OHare, smiling for a photo.
New Year, New Principal
Keagan Dobo, Staff Writer • September 19, 2022

After 14 years, West Branch High School has a new principal. Mrs. Brandy O’Hare has stepped in as high school principal following Mr. Holenchik's retirement...

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The new guidance counselors, Mrs. Porter and Mr. Caldwell, smile for a photo.
Changes in the West Branch Guidance Department
Tayla Dorbolo, Staff Writer • September 16, 2022

West Branch Guidance is experiencing exciting and notable changes for the 2022-2023 school year. Mrs. Jennifer Porter reclaims the position as WBHS counselor,...

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The Enviromentals pose with the otter. From left to right: Olivia Blasko, Katlyn Folmar, Noah Fry, Rylee Sabol, Paige Washic
Enviro"mentals" Take Home the Otter (Once Again)!
Anna Letavish, Staff Writer • May 6, 2022

This year, the Envirothon took place near Curwensville Lake on Tuesday, May 2. The teams came back with good news! Our seniors took first place, with their...

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Students are in groups using the ipads to examine the space probe.
Augmented Reality
Mercedes Nearhood, Staff Writer • October 29, 2019

Mr. Wood's 6th-grade classes have recently been studying the solar system and what better way to explore the solar system than to use Augmented Reality!...

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Mrs. McGonigal and student Wyatt Laird separating the small intestine of a fetal pig.
Pig Dissection in Mrs. McGonigal’s Biology Class
Kaitlyn McGonigal , Staff Writer • October 9, 2019

During the week of September 30th, Mrs. McGonigal dissected fetal pigs in her 10th grade Biology classes. The purpose of the lesson is to give the students...

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5 Extensions You Need to Survive High School
5 Extensions You Need to Survive High School
Noah Fry, Author • November 8, 2018

If you're not using Google Chrome on your laptop, you should be. Google Chrome works together with your school email, your Google Drive, etc. Another benefit...

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Apples newest version of the MacBook Air.
October Apple Event Brings Big Announcements
Elizabeth Blake, Author • November 1, 2018

Live from Brooklyn on October 30th at 10:00 am, was the Apple Event with an exciting array of products released. Apple CEO, Tim Cook, took the stage to...

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The West Branch Marching Band poses for their fall pictures.
Way of the Warrior
Lily Jones, Staff Writer • September 13, 2022

The West Branch Warrior Marching Band was very busy this past summer. They have set their minds to become the Warrior Band that the West Branch fans know...

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Raven Myers as Morticia performing “Just Around the Corner” with the ancestors.
West Branch Performing Arts Nominated for Seven Isaac Awards
Brendan Zetts, Staff Writer • May 6, 2022

With WB Performing Art's production of The Addams Family wrapped up, the drama department has one more “Full Disclosure” to share, and that’s the...

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Due to last years COVID restrictions, the concerts had to be held indoors. However, with the restrictions lifted, this year will feature indoor concerts for the band and chorus!
Band and Choir Concerts to be Held This Month
Anna Letavish, Staff Writer • May 6, 2022

With the school year coming to an end, the Concert Bands and Concert Choirs will have the opportunity to showcase their months of hard work. The choir...

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The Addams Family VLOG
The Addams Family VLOG
Brendan Zetts, Staff Writer • April 29, 2022

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The students playing the members of the Addams family take a bow. From left to right: Bailey Wooster, Carrie Fuller, Jonathan Hoover, Raven Myers, Doug Howe, Brendan Zetts, Vesta Brickley
Full Dis-"closure" for The Addams Family
Ashley Warner, Staff Writer • April 29, 2022

From April 21st through April 24th, the West Branch Performing Arts Program presented The Addams Family. The cast has been working hard since January to...

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She Drives Me Crazy is a fun-filled, cheesy romance that will leave you with those warm, fuzzy feelings you’ll never forget
Book Review: She Drives Me Crazy
Anna Letavish, Staff Writer • May 23, 2022

There has always been a certain charm to the classic enemies-to-lovers trope for decades. Combine that with the sweet awkwardness of a high school rom-com, and you have the...

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A promotional poster for the film featuring Spider-Man, Doctor Strange, MJ, and the Green Goblin.
Movie Review: Spider-Man: No Way Home
Anna Letavish, Staff Writer • March 27, 2022

SPOILERS AHEAD!!! The release of Spider-Man: No Way Home was one of the highlights of 2021, bringing in 1.88 billion dollars in the box office: a first since COVID-1....

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Here are some things you need to know about Get Back!
What You Need To Know About The Beatles: Get Back
Doug Howe, Staff Writer • December 7, 2021

In 1969, around 60 hours of film, and 150 hours of audio of the famous band, The Beatles, was recorded in Abbey Road Studios, during a time where it was clear they were going...

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Here are some movies to watch on Halloween this year.
A Halloween Movie Tier List
Doug Howe, Staff Writer • October 25, 2021

Tier lists are a popular genre on Youtube and social media, serving the purpose of ranking different categories. Tier Lists use letters to rank, with “S” being “superb,”...

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