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¨I like ecology club because it brings together people who are interested in plants and gardening and gives us a place to all participate together,¨ sophomore Lanora Sprague said.

Going Green

Isabella Martens, Reporter April 28, 2022

Living Lands and Waters partnered with West´s Ecology Club on the 24th and 25th of May to do tree bagging. LLW´s mission is to create an opportunity for citizens to take an active role in helping to...

Book club is welcoming to anyone who wants to meet new people and discuss their opinions. This was a poster found in the hallway advertising book club.

Book worms

Isabella Martens, Reporter January 31, 2022

Do you like to meet new people with your same interests and get involved with clubs at West? A book club has been started at West and all students are welcome. Book club meets after school on Wednesdays...

Junior Kenzie Schertz studied her final reviews to get ready for finals. She has four finals this term and shes aiming for all As.

Stressed for the test

Isabella Martens, Reporter January 12, 2022

Pulling all nighters to finish late assignments, staying after school to retake tests, filling up notebooks full of notes; everyone feels the stress during finals week. Finals are student’s last chance...

Alyssa Broer ‘22 practices jumps right before she goes on with her team to do their state lyrical dance. In addition to their state competition the dance team danced at halftime for basketball and football games. “One thing I really enjoy about the dance team is our basketball season. It’s always so fun when we are in the hallway practicing before we go out because I get to hang out with my best friends. When performing we are closer to the crowd and it makes dancing for them so much easier,” Broer said.

Performing behind a mask

Isabella Martens, Reporter February 17, 2021

Sparkly costumes, faces full of makeup, and big smiles is what people usually think of when they hear dance, but the Diamond Dancers have proven that there is much more to it.  Since this summer, the...

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