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Jonah reading his essay for the local Patriot’s Penn contest at the VFW.
West Branch Student Wins 100 Dollars in Local Contest
Isabella Koleno, Staff Writer • January 18, 2022

Jonah Porter, an eighth-grade student, won 100 dollars in the local Patriot’s Pen contest. Each year, around 165,000 middle schoolers enter the competition....

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Mrs. Moslak’s 5th-grade students working hard on assignments during their independent work practice.
Lost Time Made Up in New Middle School Schedule
Jonah Porter, Staff Writer • January 13, 2022

West Branch Middle School has recently changed the order of its advisory period. Some students like the change, while others would rather it stay the same. The...

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With the cast list annoucned, rehearsals are set to start in early January.
WB Performing Arts Announces the Cast List for The Addams Family!
Brendan Zetts, Staff Writer • December 14, 2021

With auditions for the musical being held on December 8th, a cast list for West Branch Drama's spring musical, The Addams Family, was put together, with...

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Olivia Straka at her signing alongside athletic director Davey Williams, Head West Branch soccer coach Angie Fenush, Principal Holenchik, and parents Jen and Mike Straka
Olivia Straka Signs Letter-of-Intent to Play Collegiate Soccer at Waynesburg University
Olivia Stavola, Staff Writer • December 14, 2021

On Tuesday, December 7, Olivia Straka signed a letter-of-intent to continue her athletic and academic career at Waynesburg University. Straka will serve...

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Logan Folmar has been selected as Warrior Watchs Male Athlete of the Week.
Male Athlete of the Week: Logan Folmar
Doug Howe, Staff Writer • January 20, 2022

Logan Folmar has been selected as Warrior Watch’s Male Athlete of the Week for the week ending on 1/21/22. Logan is a junior at West Branch. He currently...

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Jenna dribbles the ball in an attempt to maneuver her way through her opponents.
Female Athlete of the Week : Jenna Mertz
Eleyna Hanslovan, Editor • January 19, 2022

Jenna Mertz has been selected as Warrior Watch's Female Athlete of the Week for the week ending 1/14/22. Mertz has continuously been proving herself on...

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Landon Bainey has been selected as Warrior Watch’s Male Athlete of the Week for the week ending on 1/14/22.
Male Athlete of the Week: Landon Bainey
Doug Howe, Staff Writer • January 14, 2022

Landon Bainey has been selected as Warrior Watch’s Male Athlete of the Week for the week ending on 1/14/22. Landon Bainey is a sophomore at West Branch....

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Ally Shingledecker dribbles the ball past her opponent.
Female Athlete of the Week : Ally Shingledecker
Eleyna Hanslovan, Editor • January 11, 2022

Ally Shingledecker has been selected as this week's Female Athlete of the Week for the week ending 1/7/21. Shingledecker has been playing basketball since...

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The logo for the second season of the Instagram Survivor game I am hosting, Surfryvor. The theme takes inspiration from the Toy Story movies.
What's My Hobby? Instagram Survivor.
Noah Fry, Co-Editor • January 6, 2022

Sometime in October 2021, I was scrolling on my Instagram explore page when a certain account piqued my interest. The account was @survivor.genz, and it...

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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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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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With the cast list annoucned, rehearsals are set to start in early January.
WB Performing Arts Announces the Cast List for The Addams Family!
Brendan Zetts, Staff Writer • December 14, 2021

With auditions for the musical being held on December 8th, a cast list for West Branch Drama's spring musical, The Addams Family, was put together, with...

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West Branch music department selects twelve people to represent our school at District 4 Band and Chorus, with two people representing both!
Twelve Kids Set To Represent West Branch at District Band and Chorus
Brendan Zetts, Staff Writer • November 5, 2021

Recently, PMEA District 4 has gone through the selection process to choose its representatives for District Band and Chorus. District Band will be held...

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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”...

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There are many shows and movies that are coming out in the Fall of 2021.
Fall Movie and TV Show Preview
Doug Howe, Staff Writer • September 30, 2021

The ongoing pandemic has slowed the release of many films and shows. However, there are still shows and movies that have slipped through the cracks, so-to-say,...

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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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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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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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WBTV Broadcast 01.21.2022
WBTV Staff, WBTV • January 21, 2022

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WBTV Broadcast 01.07.2022
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WBTV Broadcast 12.23.2021
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WBTV Broadcast 12.17.2021
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