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Johnson keeps herself busy with a good work ethic. “She’s dedicated to everything she does,” Oates says.
Sophomore Sean Brown is working hard on his T.A.G. project, coding and making a video game.
One thing I struggled with in the first couple weeks of high school was talking to new people. Talking to new people helped me make amazing friendships, freshman Addison Aleksiejczyk said.
New athletic director Michelle Lillis stands proudly by her hall of fame plaque. She was recognized as the first female athletic director at her previous school, Rock Island High School.
“After fourth block I either go to my job or take that time to lift.  I like being able to leave early because it gives me the extra free time that other grades don’t get,” senior Alec Shipley said.
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Have you personally experienced mental exhaustion or know someone who does? Has this past year affected your mental health? Has the isolation and zoom...

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When you come to West High, you are immersed into the winning culture that the school possesses. You come in as a blank slate, and with the help of people...

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