Fantasy sports continues to grow in popularity

By Matthew Shinkle '14

May 26, 2014

Filed under Features, Sports

The newest way to stay connected with sports involves controlling them. Fantasy sports, the most recent addition to the sports experience, have been growing in popularity since the early 1980s. Across nearly all sports, fantas...

Being a volunteer firefighter is very rewarding

By Anthony Monahan '14

February 24, 2014

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Q: Why did you become a firefighter? A: It all started when my brother in law joined a volunteer company. His best friend and another one of his friends had already been doing it for a couple years. I didn’t join right awa...

Teens are sleep deprived

By Gerald Owens '14

January 2, 2014

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In America, people are wondering why our education has gone down the drain and wonder why we aren’t as smart as we used to be.  Some blame it on drugs; others blame it on lack of effort. There is one important factor that people...

Stetson returns to West Deptford as teacher

By Jennie Rutkowski ‘15

November 20, 2013

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While a student at West Deptford, Courtney Stetson was friendly to all her classmates and participated in swimming and track and field. She was even voted Best-All-Around in her senior year. Recently hired as a math teacher, she...

Davenport is salsa dancing his way to stardom

By Jennie Rutkowski ‘15

November 20, 2013

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Music could be heard all around as bodies came together to follow the rhythm, the lights shining on the salsa dancers. Their clothes caught the crowd’s attention as their partners twirled the girls. The movements were graceful...

Football captains lead the team to victory

By Gerald Owens '14

November 20, 2013

Filed under Fall Sports, Features

Friday nights at West Deptford High School are a very magical time since West Deptford is a football orientated town. Year after year, they are a very dominant powerhouse in the Colonial Conference and in South Jersey. Not only...

Bridgeton hosts second annual Amish Market Festival

By Jennie Rutkowski ‘15

November 17, 2013

Filed under Features

  It was a hot day with people in t-shirts with shorts, denim jeans, and long sleeve dresses. Not everyone was dressed to cope with the heat, but they were ignoring that downside and enjoying the festival regardless. When...

Some new kids are on the block

By Art Hill '14

November 9, 2013

Filed under Features

Schools get new students all the time, but it is hard for them to make friends on the first day of school. There are three new students who moved to the district this year who would like to share their story: senior Holly Bibler,...

Jordan boxes to deal with her emotions

By Chris Dugan '13

July 2, 2013

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Alyssa Jordan has boxed for eight years. She wanted to learn how to defend herself, and also help her deal with her emotions. “Especially my anger,” said Jordan who suffered a great deal of pain due to the murder of her...

Mikheil appreciates her new life in the U.S.

By Inese Wingate '13

July 2, 2013

Filed under Features

            Marina Mikheil is just your normal teenage girl. She attends high school and shares the same general interests as any other average teenager. She is a sophomore at West Deptford High School. What sets her...

The Color Run is the happiest 5k on the planet

By Amanda Dolbow ‘14

May 26, 2013

Filed under Features

The Color Run is said to be the Happiest 5k on the planet. The Color Run is a 5k (3.1 mile) run/walk that’s untimed, and each time the participants pass a kilometer, they get doused with a different color.  Once the finish...

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