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The 2021 Lady Warrior Varsity Soccer Team at the start of the season.
Lady Warriors Overtime Thriller Ends in Draw (and Season Preview)
Olivia Stavola, Staff Writer • September 16, 2021

On Tuesday, September 9th, the Lady Warriors kicked off the season at Northern Bedford, being met with a battle that ended in a 1-1 draw. With neither...

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West Branch looks to come back after Cross Country defeat against Philipsburg-Osceola.
West Branch Gets Outrun by Philipsburg-Osceola
Michael Frey, Staff Writer • September 16, 2021

Last Thursday, the West Branch Cross Country team suffered a loss against Philipsburg-Osceola High School in a race that tested the durability of each...

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The Lady Warrior volleyball team after their win against Williamsburg.
Lady Warriors Volleyball Show Up for Their Opening Game
Abby Gallaher, Staff Writer • September 13, 2021

On Thursday night, the Lady Warriors defeated Williamsburg in three easy sets: 25-4, 25-5, and 25-4.  Because of the success shown in the first sets,...

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The Warriors and the Bulldogs line up before a play.
Warrior Football Falls to Claysburg-Kimmel
Emma Bucha and Mallory Graham September 10, 2021

After an astonishing first-game win against Philipsburg-Osceola, the West Branch Warriors took on the Claysburg Kimmel Bulldogs at Tiger Stadium in Hollidaysburg....

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Mrs. Brickley is preparing the seniors for next week’s graduation on June 4th.
Staff Member of the Month - Jennifer Brickley
Kaitlyn McGonigal, Staff Writer • May 31, 2021

The Staff Member of the Month for the month of May is Jennifer Brickley. She is a Social Studies teacher and the Senior Class Advisor at West Branch. Jen...

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If you are looking for a place to hike, one of these trails could be for you.
Hiking on a Summer Day
Addison Yatchik, Staff Writer • May 31, 2021

Summer vacation is here! There are only a couple of days of school left, so what are your plans for the summer? Some of us are looking for that summer...

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Marley Croyle has been once again chosen as the Female Athlete of the Week for the week of 5/28/21.
Female Athlete of the Week - Marley Croyle
Addison Yatchik, Staff Writer • May 28, 2021

Marley Croyle has been once again chosen as the Female Athlete of the Week for the week of 5/28/21. She has been selected for her performance at the District...

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Freshman Jenna Mertz has once again been selected as the Female Athlete of the Week!
Female Athlete of the Week - Jenna Mertz
Trinity Prestash, Staff Writer • May 24, 2021

Jenna Mertz has once again been named the Warrior Watch’s Female Athlete of the Week for the week of 05/16/2021. She was chosen for her performance in...

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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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Apple
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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My Crash Course Anatomy Experience with Dissection
My Crash Course Anatomy Experience with Dissection
Katlyn Folmar, Author • October 29, 2018

Last Monday and Tuesday I got to witness our juniors and seniors that are currently taking anatomy to dissect minks. The students all came into class promptly...

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The Mighty West Branch Warrior Marching Band proudly presents their fall show: Beetlejuice.
Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice.
Brendan Zetts, Staff Writer • September 16, 2021

The Mighty Warrior Marching Band is set to do their fourth show of their Beetlejuice halftime show during the football game against Moshannon Valley on...

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An action shot from the musical "Oklahoma!" performed by West Branch Performing Arts.
WB Performing Arts Kicks Off the New School Year with Show Announcements!
Noah Fry, Assistant Editor • September 3, 2021

Attention middle schoolers: are you looking to try something new? Lucky for you, West Branch Performing Arts is looking for students in grades 5-8 to participate...

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The silks followed by the instrumentalists on the parade route.
Warrior Marching Band Sweeps the Competition at the Curwensville Parade
Noah Fry, Assistant Editor • July 19, 2021

The Mighty Warrior Marching Band headed over to Curwensville on July 17th, 2021, to march in the Curwensville Days Parade. The band came out of the parade...

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The NAFME has designated March as Music In Our Schools Month!
March is Music In Our Schools Month
Noah Fry, Assistant Editor • March 30, 2021

The National Association for Music education has designated March as Music In Our Schools Month. This month celebrates and encourages music and music programs...

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I Am Not Okay With This actress Sophia Lillis was covered in blood (both fake and real) for the ending shots of the series.
TV Show Review: I Am Not Okay with This
Morgan Gomola, Staff Writer • March 30, 2021

I Am Not Okay With This is based on a comic series of the same name, written by Charles Forsman. Syd Novak is a teenage girl dealing with her superpowers that are fueled by...

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Vin Diesel as Bloodshot with his nanotechnology in the movie.
Movie Review: Bloodshot
Justin Mulhollem, Staff Writer • March 24, 2021

The movie Bloodshot is one of my favorite action-based movies in 2020. I seriously would recommend this movie for people who like science fiction, action, and adventure. Valiant...

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Lucy and Jake driving through the “treacherous” winter storm
Movie Review: I’m Thinking of Ending Things
Mara Dale , Staff Writer • March 24, 2021

The movie begins as Lucy, played by Jessie Buckley, travels with her new boyfriend Jake, played by Jesse Plemons, during a winter storm to his parent’s house for dinner...

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Miguel Arteta is best known for the films The Good Girl, Cedar Rapids, and his independent film Chuck & Buck.
Movie Review: Yes Day
Maya Raab, Staff Writer • March 22, 2021

If you’re looking for a fun movie to watch with the whole family, Yes Day is for you! Yes Day, directed by Miguel Arteta, is based on the children’s book of the same...

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WBTV Broadcast 09.03.2021
WBTV Broadcast 09.03.2021
WBTV Staff, WBTV • September 3, 2021

WBTV Broadcast 05.28.21
WBTV Broadcast 05.28.21
WBTV Staff, WBTV • May 28, 2021

WBTV Broadcast 05.21.21
WBTV Broadcast 05.21.21
WBTV Staff, WBTV • May 21, 2021

WBTV Broadcast 05.14.21
WBTV Broadcast 05.14.21
WBTV Staff, WBTV • May 14, 2021

WBTV Broadcast 04.30.21
WBTV Broadcast 04.30.21
WBTV Staff, WBTV • April 30, 2021

WBTV Broadcast 04.23.21
WBTV Broadcast 04.23.21
WBTV Staff, WBTV • April 23, 2021

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