WHS Today

Gone too soon

 “It’s really upsetting that I had my last day stepping foot in West High School as a student and I didn’t even know it,” senior Alex Solbrig said. 

Unable to celebrate on the graduation stage, Solbrig celebrates her high school accomplishments at home and is ready for whatever her future brings.

Sarah Bernick, Managing Editor

May 11, 2020

Many high school students dream of walking across the stage on the day of their senior graduation, celebrating the past four years they have had with their classmates. Parents and guardians are planning graduation parties ahead of time, with a long list of family and friends to invite. Seniors have imagine...

Saving lives one drop at a time

As blood stations are set up, phlebotomy nurses are ready for the incoming donors. Giving blood can be a hesitant choice to some people, but the outcome is life-changing. “Just knowing that I can help other people just by giving blood, and [the fact that] it takes so little time, that the thought of being able to save someone’s life motivates me to give blood,”  senior Alexa Glandon said.

Sarah Bernick, Reporter

April 19, 2019

West hosted its first blood drive since Sept.on Thursday, April 18. Due to snow day cancellations, West was not able to host two of their four annual blood drives. By collecting an estimated total of 80 pints, the amount of blood taken in could potentially save 240 people. “We host blood drives wit...

Humans of West: Alex Solbrig

“Since high school has started, I’ve become more independent. I don’t expect anyone to hold my hand when it comes to academic, athletic, or social success,

Mackenzi Burns, Reporter

May 3, 2018

“One of my favorite memories was at my church camp in Ames when my friends and I left our cabins during the night and played games outside until 5 a.m." -sophomore Alex Solbrig   

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