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According to The Local Project, there are roughly 6 billion texts sent per day in the U.S. 50 percent of West students say most of their screen time on their phone is from social media.

Who’s controlling whom?

Luke Loving, Reporter April 14, 2021

According to ABC News, teens spend an average of seven hours and 22 minutes per day on their phones. That is over 50 hours every week. However, with so much knowledge and entertainment at our fingertips,...

“Every student should get to choose if they want a locker. Some lockers are more beat up and old than others,

Lockers: useful or useless?

Thomas Yates, Reporter March 23, 2019

The bell rings to announce the end of first block. You don’t need your heavy textbook for the rest of the day, but it’s just light enough that you don’t mind if you have to carry it. The question...

Junior Mackenzi Burns takes the

Fifty-eight students inducted into National Honors Society

Naomi Walker, Co-Media Editor and Business Manager September 21, 2018

On Sept. 20 at 7:30 p.m., 58 new juniors and seniors were inducted into National Honors Society (NHS) for the 2018-19 school year. These students were joined with the 63 NHS inductees from the 2017-2018...

“I love West High School. I bleed red and white. I’ve been running these hallways since 1963. My dad was a teacher here and I remember coming here with him when I was a little kid. I graduated from here in 1976. I’ve coached several sports here: volleyball, swimming and tennis. I’m just a big supporter of West High School,

Humans of West: Jane Kroening

Naomi Walker, Co-Media Editor and Buisiness Manager September 7, 2018

Jane Kroening has taught English at West for 14 years and claims she bleeds red and white. “When I first came here my son and daughter [went to school here]. I was teaching at Walcott. I was very...

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