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The dance floor of West’s homecoming. The students were enjoying themselves by dancing, singing, and filming.

Same Dance, Different Schools

Maddox Hauschild, Co-Editor September 28, 2022

Loud music, crowds dancing, and students dressed up nicely. The one night throughout the entire school year where all students can party with their fellow classmates. There are even students from other...

The band plays throughout the pep rally. They came prepared and ready to pump up the student body for Homecoming week.

Getting Hype for Homecoming

Isabella Martens, Editor-in-Chief September 26, 2022

September 26, 2019. That was the last time a pep rally was held in the gymnasium. Luckily, the return of the pep rally came just in time for Homecoming. The teams performing or speaking had around a week...

Students show their tickets to get let into the dance. Student Senate had to come early to set up and stay late to clean up after.

Hustle to Homecoming

Isabella Martens, Editor-in-Chief September 20, 2022

Crowns, streamers, and tickets, that's all Student Senate has been able to think about since July. They were on a tight schedule with Homecoming being in the third week of school. Student Senate is a class...

Students and staff show their school spirit by sporting red and white on Crazy Red and White Friday.

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....

2018 homecoming court Q&A

Naomi Walker, Co-Media Editor and Buisiness Manager September 3, 2018

Naomi Walker Jenna Dougherty How do you feel about making homecoming court? ¨It is really exciting because I’ve wanted to be on homecoming court ever since I was a freshman.¨ What first went...

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Parade highlights Homecoming Week activities

Iris Hayslett, Editor October 9, 2015

The colorful parade of floats, the crowning of queen Alison Wheeler at the bonfire and the couples dressed in picture-perfect attire at the dance were the highlights of Homecoming Week. The parade from...

What’s your go-to dance move?

September 25, 2015

Check out our video of the Homecoming queens on stage.

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Homecoming queen candidates put their best foot foward

September 25, 2015

Dressed in bright, poofy and bare-back dresses, the twelve homecoming queen candidates walked out in front of a filled auditorium on Sept. 25. Afterwards students voted online for their favorite candidate....

Dodgeball matchup starts Homecoming events

Dodgeball matchup starts Homecoming events

Caylla Townsley, Editor September 17, 2015

If you can dodge a wrench, you can dodge a ball; at least that’s how students at West spent their Wednesday night on Sept. 16  The first round dodgeball tournament for Homecoming was held and it has...

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Send a photo of how you asked her to Homecoming

September 15, 2015

Guys come up will some pretty creative ways to ask a girl out to a big dance. If you did something cool, share your story and photo with us, and we will post them on WHS Today. Include first and last...

Student Senators paint a Homecoming poster in the hallway on Sept. 4.

Parade planned to increase Homecoming excitement

Caylla Townsley, Editor September 4, 2015

“I’m so excited for the homecoming parade this year,” says Student Senate president and senior Carolyn Wojtkowski. “It’s going to be better than years before, and something nobody will want to...

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