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Underappreciated Staff at West

Underappreciated Staff at West

February 8, 2022

Take a look into a day at work with our janitor and campus patrol guard.

Puffs Cast and Crew

Puffs Cast and Crew

November 30, 2021

Behind the scenes of the 2021 Freshman-Sophomore Show "PUFFS."

Administrative Assistants Introduce Themselves

July 14, 2020

Ms. Schraufnagel has been working here for approximately two years as a...

Don’t Say Gay Bill

Don’t Say Gay Bill

May 3, 2022

West Goes Mask-Optional

March 8, 2022

On Monday, February 14th, the Board of Education overseeing...

Teachers, Students Reckon with “Snow Days”

Teachers, Students Reckon with “Snow Days”

March 6, 2022

Snow days are now a thing of the past after virtual...

Josh Koderhandt Wins State for Boys Wrestling
BTHS Hockey Team Completes Another Successful Season

BTHS Hockey Team Completes Another Successful Season

March 2, 2020

The BTHS hockey team’s season is in the books and...

Competitive Cheer

February 10, 2020

The Competitive Cheer season has already begun, competing...

Baseball Workouts Give Players a Chance to Get Better

Baseball Workouts Give Players a Chance to Get Better

January 27, 2020

Baseball off-season workouts have already started,...

What’s the Belleville West Student Union?

Jack Stokes, Editorial Writer | May 17, 2022

Belleville Township High School West has a new student organization on the horizon. Recently approved by the school board at the April 25 meeting and sponsored by the BW Racial Equity Committee, the Belleville West Student Union  (BWSU) aims to create a safe space for student voices, while students cultivate their advocacy skills and promote social and cultural awareness.   Tentatively, the BWSU...

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Does Belleville West Stand Against Racism?

Dallas Watson and Peter Brennan-Fleming | May 9, 2022

By Dallas Watson “The Black Kids”  We walk the halls with our heads Held high With the latest fashions,  And the hottest music. We scream and yell and say  “When will it stop?” “When will things change?” The Black kids are a group of  People that move culture, That set trends, That are activists, And stand up for injustice.  We Pass the open...

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Glamour, Laughter, and Shock: the 94th Annual Academy Awards

Gabby McWhorter, Entertainment Editor | April 26, 2022

Infamous is the slap that shook the world, but the 94th annual Oscars on Sunday, March 27th brought glamour, laughter, and current events, plus some unexpected excitement, to an otherwise dying awards show. The night started with hosts Wanda Sykes, Amy Schumer, and Regina Hall, who continuously delivered punchlines and roasts every time they took the stage. Such a diverse group of women not only...

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Part of a Ru-velution

Mason Hagarty, Editorial Editor | March 17, 2022

For more than a decade, drag queen RuPaul Charles has brought attention to the art of drag with his award winning show RuPaul’s Drag Race. Mingled in between mini challenges of talent, maxi challenges, and various runway themed challenges, contestants often address issues and challenges they’ve faced personally and professionally.  Originally, the cast of contestants mainly identified as gay...

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