• Alex Bougher

    Alex Bougher travels the world

    Wednesday, April 15, 2015

    Traveling the world is something that a person plans to accomplish some time in their life, usually at an older when one has retired from working.  What happens when someone has traveled the world at already a such a relatively young age? Alex Bougher ’15 has moved 13 times, been to 11 different countries, and […]

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    Wall of Pride

    Wednesday, April 15, 2015

    Since the construction of West Lafayette Jr. Sr. High School in 1939, there have been many students who have gone on to do many good things and make a name for themselves in the world of sports, music, science and many other areas as well. Recently, the school decided to honor a small group for […]

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  • Featured Artist-Sarah Scofield

    Featured Artist: Sarah Scofield

    Wednesday, April 8, 2015

    In the music industry, operas have always been deemed beautiful, and to Sarah Scofield ’16, “Beautiful music is always beautiful music.” Scofield has always had a deep passion for singing, particularly opera, ever since she was a little kid. She was seven years old when she joined her first choir. What really inspired her to […]

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    WLDM does it for the kids

    Wednesday, April 8, 2015

    West Lafayette Dance Marathon put the money where their feet were and danced five straight hours on Saturday, March 28th. It was in celebration of their unveiling the total amount of money they have raised for Riley Children’s Hospitals over the last year. West Side is taking part in a nationwide movement that includes more […]

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    Featured Senior: Daniel Hallett

    Thursday, March 12, 2015

    When Daniel Hallett ’15 started pursuing music in 7th grade, the band director at the time, Mr. Conaway, had a huge influence on him. The director’s evident ambition and enthusiasm were what inspired Hallett to become a musician. Hallett’s contribution to the school’s music department and the West Lafayette and Lafayette community is extraordinary. He […]

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Apr
15

Now you know

Sloths take two weeks to digest their food. The lifespan of a squirrel is about nine years. There are more than 50 kinds of kangaroos. Every lion has its own unique arrangement of whiskers. More people are killed from bees than snakes each year.

Apr
15

Tech dependency can be dangerous

After the recent crash of the y-drive, our school is reminded not only of the importance of technology, but also the tragedies that can strike when it fails. In a generation where technology is everywhere, it’s hard to deny that a life without technology is simply unimaginable. While it allows us to obtain quick and […]

Apr
15

NCAA tournament recap

Round of 62- The first round is generally the most exciting round of the tournament because of the common upsets and the non-stop basketball.  The stories of underdog teams were flying around and Cinderella teams were born.  One of the most popular teams that made it out of this round was Georgia State because their […]

Apr
15

Reach insta-fame with Instagram

Instagram is a great social media that people can use to share their life through photos. Now, it is used for more than just entertainment, and could be said is an art form all of its own. If you want to gain instant followers, here are a few tips… 1. Don’t overuse filters. Too much filters on […]

SHEDEVILS
Apr
15

SheDevils take on state

Having just finished their state competition, which marks the end of their season, the SheDevils are now reflecting and preparing for a strong season next year.  The team placed 6th in pom and 5th in the jazz category, which is the best they have ever placed at a state competition.  Individual soloists also placed well […]

Apr
15

Fast and Furious 7 hits theaters

It is finally here. The 7th movie of the Fast and Furious series was released on April 3rd, and it has been much anticipated since the end of Fast and Furious 6 when Jason Statham made an appearance and hype only grew when word got out that they had started production on the seventh one before the sixth […]

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Apr
15

MLB teams to watch

As the 2015 MLB season gets under way, it is important to know what to expect from teams around the league. After a very busy offseason, many teams have tried to establish themselves as title contenders, some have done nothing if they did not need a spot filled, and some teams were gutted by the […]

Apr
15

Ms. Verner takes Mr. Collins place

Earlier this semester West Side bid farewell to one of their most beloved teachers, Mr. Collins.  In Mr. Collins’ place is Ms. Verner who is serving as a permanent substitute teacher for all of Mr. Collins’ classes until the end of this school year.  Verner graduated from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas and began […]

Apr
15

Summer blockbusters to watch

Jurassic World This movie follows the success of lead star Chris Pratt’s last summer hit Guardians of the Galaxy and returns viewers to the Jurassic universe.  One massive potential drawback is that the movie will have a new dinosaur that never actually existed and that might lessen its awe inducing visual effect. The Avengers Age of […]

Apr
15

New softball coach leads team

Softball starts up a new year.  After a successful season last year winning conference the Lady Devils begin this year with a new coach.  Chauncey Stacy, the JV head coach from last year, takes the team by the reins this year with a team of mostly juniors and seniors. “The only thing different from last […]

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