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Uncle Julio’s Opening

February 15, 2019 2:23pm | Makenna Berens

The opening of a brand new Mexican restaurant, Uncle Julio’s, has caused some major buzz around New Berlin. The new restaurant opened in Brookfield on Tuesday, December 18. This will be the first Uncle Julio’s to open in the state of Wisconsin.   The restaurant […]

Tapping into Newsies

February 7, 2019 5:01pm | Molly Thomas

A classic musical spin based off a true story you may or may not know: Newsies is coming to New Berlin West Performing Arts Center.  After months of preparation, Newsies will hit the PAC stage this weekend. Judith Smith is the director of the production, […]

Super Smash Bro Release

January 16, 2019 2:19pm | Hana Mohamed

The Nintendo Switch company has made many notable games recently like Super Mario Odyssey, Splatoon 2, Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild, and Diablo 3. This console has had a large production since its launch in March of 2017. This is because it’s the […]

Fantasy Sports

January 14, 2019 2:27pm | Nick White-Palkowski

Fantasy Sports: a type of game in which participants partake as general managers for their own virtual teams. In 2017 an approximate 59.3 million people participated in Fantasy sports, and people who don’t play are wondering: why? People have been playing fantasy sports for as […]

Spidey Swings Back to The Box Office With Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse

December 21, 2018 1:52pm | Austin Graf

Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse surprised audiences. The film was directed by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller who previously made The Lego Movie and the two 21 Jump Street films. It has a great cast with Jake Johnson as Peter Parker, Shameik Moore as Miles Morales, […]

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. […]