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New Room, Same Teacher

October 4, 2018 1:22pm | Lauryn Lieske

Alexandria DePagter is going on her second year of teaching art at New Berlin West. She’s teaching the same classes she taught last year including drawing, art design, photography, and sculpture. In reflecting on her first year of teaching art at West, DePagter said, “I […]

Senior Athletes Begin Next Chapter

May 31, 2018 7:32pm | Melissa Grusczynski

Although it may seem difficult to move on to the collegiate level to play sports, the New Berlin West graduating class of 2018 is a prime example of how well hard-work pays off, with 11 seniors moving on to play at the collegiate level. Dailey […]

The truth behind summer homework

May 29, 2018 7:36pm | Lauryn Lieske

It’s warm outside, the sun is shining, and there’s not a cloud in the sky. You were just released from your last day of school and the last thing you want to do or think about is the homework you are expected to complete over […]

The Benefits of Meditation

May 29, 2018 3:26pm | Sara Tavernia

Meditation is a habitual process of training your mind to focus and redirect your thoughts. Many people think of it as a way to reduce stress and develop concentration. People also use it to develop other beneficial habits. Stress reduction is one of the most […]

Indoor Hobbies for The Bored

May 29, 2018 2:50pm | Amber Deardorff

Sometimes life can be boring, especially in the summer when school is out. When friends are busy and there’s nothing to do, it might be time to pick up a new hobby. Most of these hobbies can function for a rainy day when you can’t […]

Once Upon A Time Airs its Final Episode

May 25, 2018 6:40pm | Teagan Gumina

There are spoilers below On Friday, May 18th, ABC drama Once Upon A Time aired its final, and most emotional, episode Leaving Storybrooke, giving the audience a proper farewell to all the characters from all seasons. To say the least, it was exciting to be […]

The ugly truth of beauty

May 25, 2018 6:32pm | Alyssa Farina

For years we have physically and mentally abused animals just to make ourselves look good. However, this isn’t the only option there are other ways we can test cosmetics without this unnecessary torture. We need to leave animals out of the cosmetic picture for the […]

Where Are The Best Chicken Nuggets?

May 9, 2018 7:37pm | Danielle Nudi

There are many known fast food restaurants that have known chicken nuggets. For example, McDonalds is highly known along with Burger King, Wendy’s, Chick-Fil-a, and Sonic. But many can argue what restaurant serves the best. Chicken nuggets were made back then in the 1950’s by […]

World’s Most Unhealthiest Foods

May 9, 2018 7:20pm | Sara Tavernia

The world has many unhealthy foods, some of the worst foods for your body are even hiding right in your home. One of the world’s most unhealthy foods is coffee creamer. The thing is, there’s no cream. Many brands of coffee creamer are packed with […]

How to score a 3 or higher on your AP exam(s)

May 2, 2018 7:53pm | Lauryn Lieske

Calling all students currently enrolled in any AP class: this is your time to study, practice, get ready, and brace yourself mentally and physically for your AP exam(s). For any AP exam, stamina, grit, focus, careful reading skills, and expertise are key factors into being […]