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 Kathy Truong ‘21 manages to stay upbeat amidst her heavy course load. “I definitely will miss just being a kid during high school because I know during college there will be a lot of pressure and responsibility, whereas during high school you can still have fun with your friends and mess around.”

Striving under pressure

Tiara Soppe, Reporter April 5, 2021

Throughout high school, senior Kathy Truong has been one to stay behind the scenes but make moves in silence; Truong has maintained a cumulative GPA (grade point average) of a 4.0, challenged herself in...

Lantz still holds Kansas close to his heart. He has been a fan of Kansas athletics his whole life. “Nothing is going to change. [I will cheer for Iowa] if I go to the games, but I was born a Jayhawk,” Lantz said.

Decisions, decisions, decisions

Luke Loving, Reporter March 31, 2021

The butterfly effect is the phenomenon whereby a small localized change in a complex system can have large effects elsewhere. Life is full of decisions and some of those decisions are more life changing...

Christiansen is a computer-aided drafter at Deck Supply Services. Utilizing large amounts of math, she designs deck rails in computer-aided drafting software. After high school, Christiansen plans on pursuing mechanical engineering and design.

Pushing boundaries and making a change

Zak Keel, Reporter October 26, 2018

Alexa Christiansen is a student that may just break the record for most hours existing within the walls of West. An average week for Christiansen consists of walking to school at 6:35 a.m. for early-bird...

Kahley poses with his quince drum in the band room.

Senior Spotlight: Carson Kahley

Naomi Walker, Co-Media Editor and Business Manager September 17, 2018

Q: What was/is your favorite part of West? A: My favorite part of West is drumline. I’ve been in drumline for four years and I just enjoy it. We are a pretty tight group, so it is fun.   Q:...

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