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Crossing Paths with State

December 14, 2018 2:21pm | Molly Thomas

While most students were busy celebrating Halloween weekend, Grady Davis and Jordyn Nyenhuis, both first time state qualifiers, headed up to Wisconsin Rapids to run at the WIAA state cross country meet on October 27th. Davis’ journey to get to this point was most definitely […]

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 […]

Robotics’ STEM Fair

October 26, 2018 1:17pm | Hallie Bartelt

The New Berlin Blitz Robotics Team 5148, is composed of 7th-12th graders.  Each year they take on the task of creating a robot in six weeks to eventually be placed in competition.  Along the way, they hold many outreach events, to help inform the community […]

Diving Into Swim Season

October 26, 2018 1:01pm | Molly Thomas

From the powerhouse program that shaped graduated state medalists Dailey Albino, Paige Pelican, and Sarah Hamilton: New Berlin West girls swim and dive team welcomed a new coach this year, James Jensen. Jensen was a college swimmer and has been coaching swimming for six years. […]

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 […]

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 […]

A Movie That Will Be Remembered for Infinity

April 27, 2018 7:18pm | Connor McKenzie

Ten years. It’s hard to believe it’s been a whopping ten years since the original release of Iron Man in 2008. Since the original Iron Man, Marvel has released 17 more movies and then the moment all superhero fans were waiting for. This month they […]

“Crimes of the Heart” Preview

March 28, 2018 7:29pm | Teagan Gumina

From April 12th to the 14th, West TAP will travel to the heart of Hazlehurst, Mississippi in the tragicomedy Crimes of the Heart written by Beth Henley. The play will follow the lives of sisters Lenny Magrath, Meg Magrath, and Babe Botrelle, played by Alyx […]