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Brushes, Paint, Pride: Student Art Exhibit at Key Largos Restaurant
Fine Art and Fine Dining
Mazi Bender, Staff Writer • February 23, 2024

Next week at Key Largo's restaurant in Morrisdale,  a few art club members are helping Mrs. Steffan install West Branch student artwork. The timing of...

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Its that time of the year to think about applying for scholarships!  Talk to Mrs. Porter for scholarship packets if you are interested.
Scholarship Opportunities for Seniors
Gracie Eyerly, Staff Writer • February 13, 2024

If you are a senior or an upcoming senior at West Branch, here are some scholarships you can look into and apply for if you are deciding t0 go to college. Mrs....

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Join West Branch on Wednesday, February 21st for its inaugural STEAM Night, an event dedicated to promoting Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM).
STEAM Night: Igniting Passion for Science and Innovation
Addison Collar, Staff Writer • February 9, 2024

On the evening of February 21st, from 5-7pm, West Branch is set to host its first-ever STEAM Night, an event aimed at promoting Science, Technology, Engineering,...

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 In loving memory of Asher Deets, forever a true warrior.
The Class of 2025 Loses a Friend, Asher Deets
Jenna Mertz, Staff Writer • December 14, 2023

On November 27th, 2023 a junior at West Branch passed away early that Monday morning. Asher Deets lost his life in a fire at the home where he was residing....

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Its that time of the year to think about applying for scholarships!  Talk to Mrs. Porter for scholarship packets if you are interested.
Scholarship Opportunities for Seniors
Gracie Eyerly, Staff Writer • February 13, 2024

If you are a senior or an upcoming senior at West Branch, here are some scholarships you can look into and apply for if you are deciding t0 go to college. Mrs....

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Landon Bainey wrestling at the Ultimate Warrior tournament this past weekend.
Male Athlete of the Week: Landon Bainey
Gracie Eyerly, Staff Writer • February 1, 2024

Landon Bainey has been selected as Warrior Watch’s Male Athlete of the Week for the week of 1/26/24. Landon improved his senior year record to 34-2 and...

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The West Branch Lady Warrior Competition Cheer team competing in states.
Team of the Week: Lady Warrior Competitive Cheer Team
Gracie Eyerly, Staff Writer • February 1, 2024

The West Branch Competitive Cheer team has been selected as Warrior Watch’s Female Athlete of the Week for the week ending on 1/26/24. Instead of selecting...

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Owen shoots a three-pointer as a defender closes out against him.
Male Athlete of the Week: Owen Koleno
Matthew Eirich, Staff Writer • January 18, 2024

Owen Koleno has been selected as Warrior Watch’s Male Athlete of the Week for the week ending on 1/5/24. Junior Owen Koleno has been a key part of the...

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Jenna dribbles across the front of the defender as teammate Erin Godin sets a screen.
Female Athlete of the Week: Jenna Mertz
Matthew Eirich, Staff Writer • January 18, 2024

Jenna Mertz has been selected as Warrior Watch’s Female Athlete of the Week ending on 1/5/24. Jenna is a senior captain of the Lady Warrior basketball...

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Join West Branch on Wednesday, February 21st for its inaugural STEAM Night, an event dedicated to promoting Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM).
STEAM Night: Igniting Passion for Science and Innovation
Addison Collar, Staff Writer • February 9, 2024

On the evening of February 21st, from 5-7pm, West Branch is set to host its first-ever STEAM Night, an event aimed at promoting Science, Technology, Engineering,...

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D2 players Toby Mebs and Liam Brown practice in the eSports lab at Mount Aloysius College.
West Branch eSports Teams Advance to Championships
Drake Witherite, Staff Writer • May 17, 2023

With the regular season wrapping up in April, the West Branch eSports teams are heading to the Championships on Saturday, May 20th. The eSports program...

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A photo of the answer form for standardized tests. Useful information and tips for upcoming and ongoing standardized testing.
Things to Expect in Upcoming SATs and ACTs
Tayla Dorbolo, Staff Writer • May 3, 2023

Most high school students have probably heard about the SAT and ACT exams. These are standardized tests that colleges use as part of their admissions process....

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A sneak peek into the Life Skills Greenhouse Project planting progress.
Life Skills Students Gear Up for Annual Plant Sale
Kaylee Wills, Staff Writer • April 24, 2023

West Branch Life Skills program welcomes back the Greenhouse project to fundraise for their class and create the chance for students to purchase crops...

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The five West Branch students pictured outside of the CCCTC, excited to have won their competition and qualify for Nationals.
SkillsUSA Students Triumph in State Competition
Kaylee Wills, Staff Writer • April 24, 2023

On March 21st, West Branch CCCTC students received awards after competing in the SkillsUSA state competition to represent their occupation in CCCTC. Several...

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The cover art for 8485’s EP software gore, released on February 1st, 2024.
8485's software gore: A Twisted Take on Mainstream Pop Stylings
Braeden Salter, Co Editor-in-Chief • February 29, 2024

Pop music has taken many different forms over the years. Bands like The Beatles use a more rock-focused approach to pop music while other artists like...

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A headshot of the new director of the West Branch Drama Department, Lara Sharpless.
West Branch Performing Arts Welcomes a New Face as Director
Braeden Salter, Editor • February 26, 2024

Times have been tumultuous for the West Branch Drama Department. After the performance of Mamma Mia last year, the previous director had stepped down and...

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Pictured above is the cast list and all of the different roles that ensemble members will be performing.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Cast List
Matthew Eirich, Staff Writer • January 18, 2024

Under the new direction of Lara Sharpless, West Branch Performing Arts has chosen to do the musical Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. There are students...

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The cover of Maybe Now written by author Colleen Hoover.
"Maybe Now" You'll Read This Series
Gracie Eyerly, Staff Writer • January 13, 2024

Maybe Now is the third and final book in author Colleen Hoover's, Maybe Someday series. I think that this is her best book in the series. The narrators...

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Book cover of Maybe Not written by Colleen Hoover.
A Review of "Maybe Not": A Must-Read for Romantic Hearts
Gracie Eyerly, Staff Writer • January 8, 2024

Maybe Not is the second book in author Colleen Hoover's three-book series called Maybe Someday. This book is much shorter than the other two books and...

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The second book of the trilogy; It’s Not Summer Without You.
A Look Into The Book, "It's Not Summer Without You"
Ryleigh Correll, Staff Writer • January 18, 2024

Similar to the first book in the series, The Summer I Turned Pretty, this book is a coming-of-age story that combines elements of romance and drama. At the end of The Summer...

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The box set of the Arc of a Scythe series, written by Neal Shusterman.
Neal Shusterman’s Arc of a Scythe Series Cuts Deep
Braeden Salter, Editor • January 12, 2024

I’ve never been a big reader. Books have always put me off because most were quite uninteresting. My perspective switched when I started reading Neal Shusterman’s Arc...

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Book Cover of Maybe Someday, first book in the series, written by Colleen Hoover.
Maybe Someday Book Review
Gracie Eyerly, Staff Writer • January 6, 2024

If you like to read romance novels, Maybe Someday is a great book. Maybe Someday is the first book in its three-book series, written by Colleen Hoover. Maybe Someday is a...

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The first in the book series, The Summer I Turned Pretty
The Enduring Charm of The Summer I Turned Pretty
Ryleigh Correll, Staff Writer • December 21, 2023

If the genres of coming-of-age, drama, and romance interest you, The Summer I Turned Pretty would be a good book to read. This book is written by Jenny Han. Throughout the...

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