The Student News Site of Bellevue West Senior High School

The Thunderbeat

Staff Editorial: Take advantage of free ACT tests at school

Staff Editorial: Take advantage of free ACT tests at school

Brooke Riley, Editor-in-Chief

2017 is the first year the NeSA test has been thrown out the window for juniors and instead a mandatory ACT will take its place. By now, students know and accept this change; some with praise and some annoyance. Althoug...

April 9, 2017 • Comments closed

Gender neutral pronoun: Embra”ze” cultural evolution

Gender neutral pronoun: Embra”ze” cultural evolution

Andrea Gonzales, Reporter

Still in the 21st century, we are close-minded toward the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) community. We are not respecting those who are “different” than we are. Oxford University recently adapted the ne...

April 8, 2017 • Comments closed

Prom: the boy’s perspective

Prom: the boy’s perspective

AJ Forbes, Sports Editor

Suits, polished watches, and a good sum of money in wallets. This is the package that guys associate with prom. What may be easy to forget is the fact that being a gentleman is key to assuring your date has the night of ...

April 5, 2017 • Comments closed

View All »

Schoology to be integrated at Bellevue West

Sara Fogerty, News Editor

Starting in the 2017-2018 school year, Schoology will be integrated into classrooms for all grade levels in Bellevue. Schoology is a resource that allows users to create, manage, and share content and resources. “A...

May 19, 2017 • Comments closed

  • Conspiracy Theories with Jacob and Jerri S1:E8: Flat Earth May 18, 2017
  • New advisory period introduced to take place of Silent Sustained Reading May 18, 2017
  • Culinary Arts Club brings food truck atmosphere to staff May 12, 2017
  • World News S2:E18 May 10, 2017

View All »

Bellevue West ecology club faces uncertain future

Bellevue West ecology club faces uncertain future

Melissa Irish, Features Editor

Ever since it first began, Bellevue West’s Ecology Club has been working hard to help the environment.  However, now its future is at risk as its leadership shifts. The club is currently operated by Steve Thyb...

May 17, 2017 • Comments closed

Theatre teacher leaves behind large impact at West

Theatre teacher leaves behind large impact at West

May 15, 2017

Mental Health Awareness Month aims to erase stigma

Mental Health Awareness Month aims to erase stigma

May 13, 2017

View All »

The Student News Site of Bellevue West Senior High School
The Student News Site of Bellevue West Senior High School