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  • Spirit Week

    Spirit Week

    Sara Monim, Reporter

    May 3, 2017

    The week of April 5 through 13 was short, yet fun at West Springfield High School. Spirit week was held during this time of the school year in order to give students an opportunity to show their school pride. They showed off their spirit by dressing up according to the corresponding theme of the day, which were cho...

  • Thoroughly Entertaining Spring Musical

    Thoroughly Entertaining Spring Musical

    Gabrielle Daley

    April 9, 2017

    The 1920s was an era in which people began to see the modern world was at their fingertips, and that anything could be possible if you put your mind to it. Thoroughly Modern Millie took the stage between April 6th and 8th, with no money in her pockets, hoping to make something of her small town self in New York C...

  • Mascots Cause Local and Nation Debate

    Mascots Cause Local and Nation Debate

    Chantz Bennefield, Associate Sports Editor

    April 5, 2017

    Sports have become a breakout form of entertainment for many people. From the late 1890's to present day, team owners and CEO's realized the potential behind marketing their team. Their idea was to make it so that the fans felt like they were represented as a whole and the members on the field also ...

    Illustration by Tabby Holland

  • New Building Poses New Challenges

    New Building Poses New Challenges

    Joseph Callahan

    April 5, 2017

    The class of 2017 will be the last high school class to have attended the old high school. It's not something that many people think about. However, when they do, they think about the transition from the old building to the one we’re in now, and how vastly different the two buildings are. To other...

    The demolition of the building in 2013-14 could be seen and heard throughout the school day.

  • History Fair Returns With Food and Fun

    History Fair Returns With Food and Fun

    Hailey MacDonald, Online Editor

    March 26, 2017

      On March 16, the West Springfield High School History Department teamed up with the SEI (Sheltered English Immersion) Department to host the 5th annual History and Heritage Fair. This event was held in the cafeteria, which was decorated with an array of different types of cultural food as w...

    March 16th students, faculty and families gathered to enjoy the 5th annual History and Heritage Fair.

Student recognized in Oratorical Scholarship Competition

Student recognized in Oratorical Scholarship Competition

Hailey MacDonald, Online Editor

On April 29, 2017, The Terrier Times’ very own Edric Parker competed in the Oratorical Scholarship Competition presented by Theta Iota Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc in order to have the chance to win...

May 17, 2017

Students Help Seniors Share Their Legacy

Students Help Seniors Share Their Legacy

Gabrielle Daley, Contributing Reporter

On February 16, 2017, junior Hailey MacDonald interviewed Tony DiGiore, a musician who has lived in West Springfield his whole life; marking the beginning of a collaborative project between the Rotary Club of West Springf...

March 14, 2017

Inventions in the Age of Technology

Inventions in the Age of Technology

Josh Bergeron

The 21st century is known as the age of technology. With the extremely fast and innovative developments in technology each day, new inventions become more and more advanced. Here are some of the top inventions of the past ...

March 13, 2017

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Music Through the Decades

Music Through the Decades

Olivia Acevedo, A&E Editor

Music is something that everyone can relate to. The many genres and styles is enough for people to find their preferred sound. There are many varieties of music, allowing many music stars and legends to be associated with i...

April 5, 2017

  • Thoroughly Modern Millie April 3, 2017
  • Firstlife April 3, 2017
  • Featured Artists March 16, 2017
  • Event Helps Feed The Hungry March 10, 2017

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Mayor

Mayor

Abby Bourque, Editor-in-Chief

William Reichelt   Occupation: Mayor of West Springfield Education/Training: Mayor Reichelt went to law school, got his MBA and was a lawyer for the town of Agawam for ...

April 6, 2017

Equine Appraisals

Equine Appraisals

November 30, 2016

Soccer Coach Career Profile

Soccer Coach Career Profile

January 11, 2016

Video Specialist Career Profile

Video Specialist Career Profile

January 10, 2016

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80 Second Editorials

80 Second Editorials

Should the school day start later? Why or why not? Yes, it is scientifically proven that adolescents require more sleep to function effectively.  -Autumn Matthew, Junior   Yes, I think the scho...

April 4, 2017

Be true to yourself, not your selfie

Be true to yourself, not your selfie

April 1, 2017

Lack of Funding Threatens Women’s Health

Lack of Funding Threatens Women’s Health

April 1, 2017

Hats Off To Revising The Dress Code Policy

Hats Off To Revising The Dress Code Policy

March 30, 2017

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Spotlight: Holiday Traditions

What is your favorite holiday tradition in your family?

December 28, 2016

Election Spotlight

What was your reaction to the presidential election results? What are your predictions for the future?

December 1, 2016

Spotlight: What is your biggest pet peeve about high school?

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October 1, 2016

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