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Homecoming 2019 dance recap

Homecoming 2019 dance recap

Olaoluwa Johnson, reporter

September 30, 2019

West celebrated its homecoming dance last Saturday. This year's theme was "Old Time Rock and Roll." Student senate helped to organize the event as well as the other events taking place in the week leading up to it. This year was a first for the event as it was one of the first to have both a Kin...

2019 homecoming court Q&A

Olaoluwa Johnson, reporter

September 24, 2019

Notice: as of publishing this story we are currently waiting on the interviews with the male homecoming court to be transcribed in a way that allows us to publish them. Isabella Castel How do you feel about making homecoming court? "Surprised and shocked, but excited!" What first went through your head when you found ou...

Surfing through West’s Charity Week

Surfing through West’s Charity Week

Cameron Wilson, reporter

May 22, 2019

  Once a year West has a Charity Week run by Student Senate to provide for those in need. The $3, 415 dollars raised from this year’s event goes to West’s own Falcon’s Nest. The Falcon’s Nest provides essential needs for more than 1,000 people and their families social studie...

Dating advice from the teachers of West

Emma Bernick, Media Editor

February 14, 2019

West staff gives their best dating and love advice to high school students in preparation of Valentine's Day.

Second in the state

Second in the state

Emma Bernick, Media Editor

November 5, 2018

On Saturday, Nov. 3, West’s cheerleading team headed to the Iowa State Fairgrounds to compete in the Iowa High School State Cheerleading Championships. The team placed second for their coed cheer dance routine, and their stunt groups placed 13th and 14th for the 4A division. This victory comes after a week of intense s...

Freshman volleyball takes a win over Assumption

Freshman volleyball takes a win over Assumption

Dani Reitz, Opinion Editor

September 18, 2018

Brimming with high energy and intensity, the freshman volleyball team took a satisfactory win over rival Assumption in one of last night’s sets. “We had a couple plays that got us down, but we got our energy right back up,” libero Hannah Taylor said. After a week of no practice, the team a...

Homecoming week recap

Homecoming week recap

Emma Bernick, Media Editor

September 17, 2018

West celebrated the 2018 homecoming week with various events. The week started with the homecoming presentation aud on Monday, Sept. 10, featuring the homecoming court and their escorts. On Tuesday, Sept. 11, the first annual obstacle course event was hosted by student senate during fourth block. The...

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