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Red-tailed hawk rescue at West

Jessica Winkler of Wild-Wildlife Rehab of the QC cradles the red-tailed hawk that is about to be transported to Animal Family Care Center. The bird of prey will be evaluated before either being released back into the wild or to the organization RARE (Raptor Advocacy, Rehabilitation, and Education)if further rehabilitation is required.

Joseph Heirigs, Reporter

May 24, 2019

Update: Animal Family Vet Center checked the red-tailed hawk out and stated that nothing was broken. The raptor was thin and had been eaten up by gnats and will be visiting a raptor center to get healthy before being released into the wild. WHSToday.com will update as further information is acquired. ...

Yoder ‘kills it’ in the classroom

Science teacher Brandon Yoder’s goals for his classes vary throughout the year, but he is always just as involved in the class as his students are.
“I believe that every student is capable of doing well in my classes,” Yoder said. “It is my job to guide them where they need to go, to a certain extent they need to do things on their own, but I want them to pave that path to help get them there.”

Kate Kealey, Editor in Chief

April 12, 2019

Entering room 119 one will encounter the aroma of fresh air coming from the courtyard windows, and popcorn. Depending on the day, you will find a deceased Anna Garcia mannequin laying on the floor, or students measuring blood splatters. Science teacher Brandon Yoder has been teaching Principles of Bio...

2018 Charity Week recap

Biology teacher Renne Lietz and her honors biology students dressed in their Blue Out outfits.

Mackenzi Burns, Reporter

May 15, 2018

During the 2018 Charity Week, students and staff alike participated in spirit days, and other activities raising funds for student senate to donate. Charity Week was run by Student Senate and all proceeds went to the Falcon Nest and various programs here at West. "The Student Senate chose to give...

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