Senior Bobcats pack a surprise for first day back to school

A KID AGAIN: Seniors Jessica Perez and Jacquelynn Arias pose with their Frozen 2 and Pokémon childrens backpacks. The senior class of 2022 wore kids’ backpacks for their first day back to school, following a popular trend that originated on TikTok. Photo by Sarah Perez

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Drama Club makes a comeback with Into the Woods Jr. and Fame Jr.

AWAITED FAIRYTALE: The Advanced Musical Theatre students perform a choreographic dance in the musical Into the Woods. After a year of no performances, they were able to successfully put on an awe-inspiring production. Photo by Makahla Charles

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Soul: A movie that we all needed

For over 20 years, Pixar has been known for its incredible animation, as well as the many creative concepts that came out of it, such as Toy Story, Up, Monsters Inc. and more recently, Inside Out, which explores human emotions. So naturally, they would eventually cover the existential concept of the afterlife. The movie was called Coco, and it was critically-acclaimed, and a box office success, and in 2020, Pixar decided that it would further expand on the afterlife concept, with the movie Soul.

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Theater Students Assemble Upcoming Production of It’s A Wonderful Life

A NEW BEGINNING: Clarence, played by sophomore Rhema Hooper is able to become an angel after helping George Bailey see the importance of his life. It’s A Wonderful Life has been in production at West Broward since early September this school year. Photo By Gillian Stewart

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Frozen 2 sends chills up viewers’ spines

RECORD-BREAKING: Frozen 2 hit theaters Nov. 22 and took the world by storm. The sequel sold out tickets for the weekend release days in advance and broke records with its opening weekend box office sales, making the movie $127 million. Photo by Izabella Perez

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Theater Students Assemble Upcoming Production of It’s A Wonderful Life

GETTING INTO CHARACTER: Actors Noah Levin and Rhema Hooper take the stage at rehearsals for their lead roles as George Bailey and Clarence in It’s a Wonderful Life. Senior Levin and freshman Hooper were cast by Musical Theater instructor Amy Nesmith as co stars for the December production.

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Alice in Wonderland

VERY MERRY UNBIRTHDAY TO YOU: The citizens of Wonderland gather around the Mad Hatter  (Angel Martinez) as he attempts to repair the White Rabbit’s (Juliana Velazquez) watch. Musical Theater spent months rehearsing the whimsical production, giving full rein to student director Gabriella Scott. Photo by Fiona Carroll. Read More

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You Can't Beat the House

IN ACTION: Main characters Glenda Spears and Conrad Spears argue over the wrongs of their marriage, while prospective burglar Merle debates his escape. The dramatic irony of the play greatly entertained the audience, as the characters lied and deceived their way through each scene (From left to right, Joshua Lederberger, Riana Kreuz, and Noah Levin). Photo by Jada Ingleton Read More

A Crazy Little Thing called Bohemian Rhapsody

MAKING A MARK: Bohemian Rhapsody becomes the second highest domestically grossed musical biopic. With $127 million, the film knocks James Mangold’s 2005 Walk The Line ($119 million) into third, and Taylor Hackford’s 2004 Ray ($75 million). F.Gary Gray’s 2015 film Straight Outta Compton continues to hold the number one spot from grossing $161 million domestically. Graph by Gillian Stewart  Read More

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Childish Gambino releases video for "Feels Like Summer"

Following his hit April single “This Is America,” a polarizing commentary on gun violence and youth culture in contemporary American society, entertainer Donald Glover released two singles in his July EP Summer Pack under his rap alias, Childish Gambino. Of the two singles, “Feels Like Summer” has become the most notorious, due to its cameo-ridden video and foreboding lyrics... Read More

West Broward choir club participates in Candlelight for the fourth year

HERE WE COME A CAROLING: West Broward Choir Club is joined by students from other schools across the country as well as an adult choir and Disney’s Cast Choir at the Diamond Anniversary of the Candlelight Processional. 15 songs in total were performed at the yearly event, with the students singing 14 of them while accompanied by a professional orchestra and celebrity narrator Bart Millard. Photo Submitted by William Carroll  Read More

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