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 “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.

Gone too soon

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...

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.

Saving lives one drop at a time

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...

“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,

Humans of West: Alex Solbrig

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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