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Mercedes Nearhood

Mercedes Nearhood, Staff Writer

My name is Mercedes Nearhood. I am a senior and  I participate in various activities including band, Warrior Watch, Envirothon, and student government. I am also the leader of the auditorium tech crew, president of the drama club, and the student school board representative. In my future, I would like to go to college, get a job in IT, and live in a house full of plants.

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The entertaining game of skeeter ball created by Sarah Betts and Taylor Myers.

Probability and Statistics Students Complete Carnival Game Project

April 12, 2021

Mr. Mason's fourth-period probability and statistics...

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Kay posing with her latest book

Alumni Watch: Kiersten “Kay” Smeal

September 4, 2020

Kiersten “Kay” Smeal, a graduate from 2015, has...

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This picture says mental health and says some of the different mental disorders.

Teen Mental Health: An Epidemic

May 22, 2020

Mental illness is quite common amongst teens, 1 in...

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Saying goodbye to all of the seniors and students for the summer.

Wrapping up the School Year

May 18, 2020

After five weeks of distance learning, West Branch...

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Referee holding up Ethans hand after winning a match.

Male Athlete of the Week

February 25, 2020

Ethan Yingling has been selected as Warrior Watch's...

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Chance defends the opposing player in a contest against Juniata Valley.

Male Athlete of the Week

February 17, 2020

Chance Eboch has been selected as Warrior Watch's Male...

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The Bocce Ball team sitting in front of fan posters.

Team of the Week: Bocce Ball

February 5, 2020

The Bocce Ball team has been selected as Warrior Watch’s...

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Dalton getting ready to make a basket.

Male Athlete of the Week

January 29, 2020

Dalton Kristofits has been selected as Warrior Watch's Male...

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Pictured (left to right): Wyatt Brooks, Luke Guenot, Brandon Foltz, Sidney Hoover, and Dakota Sample

Skills Competition Winners

January 29, 2020

Recently, several West Branch's CCCTC students competed...

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Will leads the team in prematch stretches.

Male Athlete of the Week

January 24, 2020

Will Herring has been selected as Warrior Watch's Male...

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John Myers prepares to take a shot at his opponent during a match against Everett.

Male Athlete of the Week

January 17, 2020

John Myers has been selected as Warrior Watch's Male...

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Ayden running onto the court to play some basketball.

Male Athlete of the Week

January 9, 2020

Ayden Gutierrez has been selected as Warrior Watch's...

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Male Athlete of the Week

Male Athlete of the Week

December 19, 2019

Trent Bellomy has been selected as Warrior Watch's...

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Cute little Christmas tree jars.

Life Skills Craft Sale!

November 21, 2019

On November 21 and 22 , Life Skills class at West Branch...

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Picture of Aidan going after a PO football player

Male Athlete of the Week

October 31, 2019

Aidan Kephart has been selected as Warrior Watch's Male...

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Students are in groups using the ipads to examine the space probe.

Augmented Reality

October 29, 2019

Mr. Wood's 6th-grade classes have recently been studying...

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Sage after winning his ICC medal

Male Athlete of the Week

October 22, 2019

Sage Carr has been selected as Warrior Watch's Male...

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Will Herring runs the ball in a game against Mount Union.

Male Athlete of the Week

October 17, 2019

Will Herring has been selected as Warrior Watch's...

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Dalton playing in the PO JV soccer game againsts BEA

Male Athlete of the Week

October 10, 2019

Dalton Kristofits has been selected as Warrior Watch's...

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Another person has died after vaping, this time it was a man over the age of 50 who lived in Kansas. He becomes the second vaping-related death in the state, according to a statement from Kansas Governor Laura Kelly.

Vaping: An Epidemic

October 9, 2019

In the United States, the vaping epidemic is growing...

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Male Athlete of the Week

Male Athlete of the Week

October 2, 2019

Ethan Yingling has been selected as Warrior Watch's...

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Sarah Betts watches as her defense kicks the ball to the other side of the field.

Female Athlete of the Week

September 18, 2019

Sarah Betts has been selected as Warrior Watch's Female...

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Taylor going for the ace.

Female Athlete of the Week

September 10, 2019

Taylor Myers has been selected as Warrior Watch's...

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Changes Happening in 2019-2020

Changes Happening in 2019-2020

August 20, 2019

There will be some exciting changes happening in the...

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Marching Band Overview

Marching Band Overview

August 19, 2019

This parade season has been nothing short of difficult,...

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West Branch is Adding a Middle School

West Branch is Adding a Middle School

July 31, 2019

At the start of the 2019-2020 school year, West Branch...

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Osceola Mills’ 4th of July Parade

Osceola Mills’ 4th of July Parade

July 5, 2019

Despite the unrelenting heat and humidity, the Warrior...

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Envirothon Winners!!!

May 24, 2019

On Tuesday, May 7th West Branch High School took home...

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WB Band members outside of the O. Richard Bundy Blue Band Building. Left to Right Skylar Moskol, Mercedes Nearhood, Megan Yingling, Joshua Guerra, Elijah Williams, Dalton Kristofits.

A Day As A Blue Band Member

April 23, 2019

On Saturday, April 13th, six members of your very own...

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Senior/Junior High Band concert, Photo Courtesy of Michael Narehood

Band and Choir Concerts!!!

April 9, 2019

As the concert season is fastly approaching, Mrs. Sproull...

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Depression is an epidemic that is often overlooked, especially in teens.

Depression: An Epidemic

March 10, 2019

Depression is a far-spread epidemic that is often overlooked...

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Photo courtesy of Mercedes Nearhood

New Light Board!!!

February 13, 2019

On January 29th, 2019 West Branch finally got a new...

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Save Remind on Verizon!!!

Save Remind on Verizon!!!

January 18, 2019

Starting on Monday, January 28th. Remind will no longer...

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(From left to right): Samuel Fry, Aaron Myers, Hannah Betts, Landon Pase, Isaac Mussleman, Matayha Kerin, and Nicole Walker

The Stock Market Game Winners

January 10, 2019

West Branch Area Middle School dominated the top 10...

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Tis the Season for Giving

Tis’ the Season for Giving

December 18, 2018

During this time of year, the staff at West Branch...

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West Branch and PO Bands Kick Off the Start of the Holiday Season

West Branch and PO Bands Kick Off the Start of the Holiday Season

December 2, 2018

On Saturday,...

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Clearfield County Band 2018 Attendees

Clearfield County Band 2018 Attendees

November 4, 2018

The following students will be attending the 2018 Clearfield...

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10th Grades Trip to the CCCTC

10th Grades Trip to the CCCTC

October 29, 2018

On Wednesday, October 24th the 10th-grade classes from...

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The Mad Makers Club

The Mad Makers Club

October 26, 2018

The Mad Makers Club is an activity day club with approximately...

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Farewell, Marching Band Seniors

Farewell, Marching Band Seniors

October 18, 2018

The graduating seniors in the West Branch Marching...

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