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Special Education: Changes Over the Years

December 14, 2018 2:14pm | Jay Phelps

Only recently, in the last few decades, has special education been a top priority to those seeking its need. The uprise of the issue started after the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court case. The case fought segregation for the integration of black […]

Choosing Between Colleges

December 14, 2018 2:08pm | Lauren Lieske

“What is the FAFSA?” “Is acceptance rate important when looking at colleges?” “How do I choose which colleges to apply to?” “How do I get into college once I’ve made my decision?” Deciding what college, university, or technical college to attend after high school is […]

The World of Music

November 7, 2018 2:27pm | Hana Mohamed

Around, 50,000 years ago music was created by many people, Guido D’Arezzo was mainly know for improvements in music, and has spread around the world, inhabiting many cultures. Without any technology, one of the oldest instruments in the world that we have to this day […]

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 […]