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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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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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Derek and Ethan pose for a photo after competing at the NCWA national tournament.
Two WB Alumni Wrestle at a National Collegiate Competition
Ashley Warner, Staff Writer • March 27, 2022

On February 26, at Newtown Athletic Center, two West Branch alumni, Derek and Ethan Yingling, wrestled for their spot at a national collegiate competition....

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The Warrior Cheerleading Squad poses for a picture at the State College competition.
2022 Warrior Cheer Wrap-Up
Ashley Warner, Staff Writer • March 7, 2022

The Warrior Cheer season has come to an end after the girls performed at their last competition on Saturday, February 26th, at State College High School....

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Mrs. Fry poses with her fellow staff members at the Senior Farewell Parade in 2020.
Staff Member of the Month: Betty Fry
Kaitlyn McGonigal, Editor-in-Chief • June 30, 2022

The Staff Member of June is Mrs. Betty Fry. Warrior Watch has selected Mrs. Fry for the second time to highlight her commitment and enthusiasm as a teacher...

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Mr. Holenchik works on his computer on one of his last student school days at West Branch.
Staff Member of the Month: Joseph Holenchik
Kaitlyn McGonigal, Editor-in-Chief • May 31, 2022

Warrior Watch’s Staff Member of May is Joseph "J.R." Holenchik! As the High School Principal, he has served West Branch for nearly 14 years. With his...

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There are many Good Things that happened in the month of April.
Good Things in April
Ashley Warner, Staff Writer • May 24, 2022

Good Things is a segment that is featured on WBTV and includes any good things that have happened in West Branch, or the community, during the month. This...

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Tiracorda is set to receive the pitch in the Warriors scrimmage against Bucktail.
Male Athlete of The Week : Isaac Tiracorda
Brooklyn Myers, Staff Writer • May 24, 2022

Isaac Tiracorda has been selected as Warrior Watch’s Male Athlete of The Week for the week ending on 5/27/22. Isaac is a sophomore for the Warrior baseball...

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Marley Croyle has been selected as Warrior Watchs Female Athlete of the Week.
Female Athlete of the Week: Marley Croyle
Brooklyn Myers, Staff Writer • May 24, 2022

Marley Croyle has been selected as Warrior Watch’s Female Athlete of The Week for the week ending on 5/27/22. At the District 6 Championship meet, Croyle...

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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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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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The Addams Family practicing the dinner scene. From left to right: Mayzey Wooster, Raven Myers, Doug Howe, Carrie Fuller, Braeden Salter, Evelyn Lloyd.
The Addams Family Visits West Branch in Late April
Noah Fry, Co-Editor • April 8, 2022

Over the past few months, the West Branch Performing Arts cast and crew have been working hard to showcase The Addams Family from April 21-24. They have...

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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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