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A day in the life of a performer

A day in the life of a performer

Emma Bernick, Media Editor

October 31, 2018


Filed under Features, Senior Spotlight, Showcase

Although standing below blinding lights with every move being watched by an audience isn’t everyone’s cup of tea, it is the environment where senior Alexis Syverson thrives. For as long as she can remember, music and singing have been a tremendous part of her life. “I like that you get to learn more about d...

Leo Club helps hunger drive

Leo Club helps hunger drive

Kelly Snawerdt, Print Editor

October 19, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

West's Leo Club had a Student Hunger Drive canned goods pick-up on Oct. 17. Students in the club donated their time to help go around eight streets (Fairmount through Clark) by West and pick up the food that neighborhood citizens were willing to donate. The Leo Club advisor Stephanie Hansen said t...

Senior Spotlight: Christian Jacobsen

Senior Spotlight: Christian Jacobsen

Tim O'Leary, Reporter

September 13, 2018


Filed under Features, Senior Spotlight, Showcase

The West High spirit of helping other Falcons fly demonstrates itself in senior Christian Jacobsen. Jacobsen went to Williams Middle School, where he played football and made his way through each class. Though the Williams team was a powerhouse on the field, Jacobsen noticed the team was lacking i...

Humans of West: Stephanie Hansen

Humans of West: Stephanie Hansen

Martin Morales, Reporter

April 23, 2018


Filed under Features, Humans of West

Stephanie Hansen is a favorite among her students. Her secret?   “Just care about people. I have this freakish empathy... I put myself in people’s shoes and how I would feel if I was in their shoes... so I think if I didn’t think that way, I don’t think I’d be the teacher that I am, a supe...

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