ESE Support Facilitator Gives Abandoned Puppy A Second Chance

SAFE AT LAST: ECE Facilitator Nancy Feldman waits with Daisy for an initial medical exam at Banfield Pet Hospital. Daisy has been to two other vets since being rescued. Photo courtesy of Banfield Pet Hospital  By: Natalie Childers and Savannah Anselmo On Aug. 14 exactly one week before schools were set to begin for the […]

Junior wide receiver Joshua Moore succeeds on and off the football field

PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT: Junior wide receiver Joshua Moore prepares to throw the ball to his teammate during football practice. Moore practices almost daily alongside coaches and teammates and has dedicated himself to the sport for nearly 12 years. Photo by Sadie Corbin By: Erica Zuber The college football world, while a dream of many, is […]

Free AI research preview sparks controversy within schools

UNMATCHED GROWTH: ChatGPT, the fastest growing website ever, managed to aquire one million users in the first five days. Chat GPT is an artificial intelligence chatbot that conducts human-like interactions with users, but students have taken advantage of this program to recieve help with assignments. Graph by Erica Zuber By: Sarah McPike, Natalie Childers, and […]

Dionne Sterling starts her administrative career at West Broward

SETTLING IN: The new Grade 9 assistant principal Dionne Sterling was hired in October 2022 after working in three middle schools. Additionally, she will oversee the fine arts and science departments. Photo by Jaydin Sellers By: Mia Villegas and Jaydin Sellers After teaching English at Allapattah Middle School, Pines Middle and Indian Ridge Middle School […]

Schools see a significant increase in student misbehavior

HELPING HAND: After the warning bell for the beginning of class, security guard Mertha Gonzalez tells the students its time to go to their assigned rooms. Before, during, and after school, Gonzalez monitors and makes sure everybody is where they are supposed to be. Photo by Isaac Peter By: Isaac Peter and Noah Nicholson Fights […]

Movie theaters are declining as streaming becomes a more affordable option

DESERTED: A ticket booth at a local Cinemark theater in Davie, Florida, stands empty on a Wednesday night. The theater reports to only see frequent customers when popular blockbusters or franchise movies are released. Photo by Mia Villegas By: Erica Zuber In 2019, movie ticket sales were on the rise due to highly anticipated movies […]

Alumni Allison Edens transitions from student to athletic director

ALUMNI STATUS: Allison Edens (third from left) poses for a photo with classmates as graduation comes to a conclusion. Edens class of 2012 would become the first class to experience all four years of highschool at West Broward from freshman to senior year. Photo curtosey of Allison Edens By: Mariana De Jesus Allison Edens has […]

Human Relations celebrate black history in Atlanta

CREATING NEW MINDS: Human Relations members gather together in front of MorehouseMural created by muralist Occasional Superstar. The mission of Morehouse College is tocontinue to develop men with disciplined minds who will lead lives of leadership and service.Photo courtesy of Thewander Houston By : Sonaiya Brown Bright smiles and cheers roar as African Americans celebrate […]

Bobcat alumni goes professional in national broadcasting on Channel Six

WAKING UP WITH WB: Professional multimedia journalist for NBC Six Victor Jorges (left) anchors with Sydney Constantine for WBTV’s morning show on the first day of the 2013-2014 school year. Jorges led the program to a Best Monthly Magazine Show national award and later went professional himself. Photo courtesy of Victor Jorges  By: Valentina Padula  […]

Former Bobcat establishes journalism career in Washington, D.C.

TIME TO TYPE: Gelman performs his job as digital editor at WTOP network, where he collaborates with the web team to send out emails and share news to social media. Aside from this job that he performs three times a week, he also works as a radio reporter twice a week. Photo courtesy of Scott […]

TV Production wins 5 nominations at All-American Film Festival

RED CARPET SMILES: The students of the television program smile for a photo at the All-American High School Film Festival in New York City on Oct. 23. Several students would go on to be awarded five different nominations for their films in drama, best film invitational, rising female star, best screenplay and best horror/sci-fi/fantasy. Photo […]

TV Production receives 17 awards at ASB 4-State Competition

DEADLINE: A group of TV Production students rush to edit their films before the deadline at the Academy of Scholastic Broadcasting Competition on Oct. 30. After three extensive days of filming and editing, the students won 17 awards. Photo courtesy of Laney Massa By: Hannah Sosa-Brotman and Erica Zuber Following a 27-hour bus drive, the […]

Broward says goodbye to a beloved coworker and guidance counselor

FINAL SERVICE: Guidance Counselor Marta Fernandez works on finaliz- ing her students’ schedules for the 2022-2023 school year. After 33 years in education, Fernandez finished her counselor career as a Bobcat on Sept. 30. Photo by Armani Brutus By: Armani Brutus Guidance Counselor Marta Fernandez’s desire to educate and help others around her is innate. […]

Custodian Nidia Galiano sweeps Employee of the Year

CUSTODIAN CROWD: The Bobcat custodian staff poses for a picture with Employee of the Year, Nidia Galiano, Principal Brad Fatout, and the WBTV crew. After 14 years at the school, Galiano received the award for her outstanding efforts on campus, maintaining the cleanliness of Building Seven’s second floor. Photo courtesy of Norma Tchir By: Valentina […]

Computer Science teacher Matt Feiler is Teacher of the Year

CTRL + U: Matt Feiler, computer science teacher, assists junior Venuk Athauda with a coding homework assignment for his Object-Oriented Programming class using the web- site CodeHs. Feiler alone teaches over five different computer science classes with 300 students total. Photo by Valentina Padula By: Valentina Padula With society constantly advancing the technology of the […]