• Game Con Raised Over $1,000

    Wednesday, May 3, 2017

    The annual West Lafayette Jr./Sr. High Game Con was held on April 8. The event had one of the highest turnouts ever, as it raised over a thousand dollars from the participants alone, which is more than standard for the game con. Almost the entirety of the total earnings will be donated to the Backpack […]

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  • Spring into softball season!

    Wednesday, April 12, 2017

    As the second semester passes through its halfway point, winter sports come to an end and spring sports prepare for the bulk of their season. Girls softball is one of those sports. Last year, they began with a very strong team, because they had a lot of strong seniors. This year, there aren’t as many. […]

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  • Breath of the Wild is a breath of fresh air

    Monday, April 10, 2017

    After almost six years of development time, Nintendo has finally released one of the developer’s most ambitious projects to date, “The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild,” and it definitely delivers. Nintendo’s main goal when creating this game was to break many of the franchise’s old traditions. The game is on a completely different […]

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May
5

The Results Are In

As many of you are aware, the Student Council recently had the elections taking place. For each incoming grade, the student had the right to vote for their class president, vice president, and secretary. For the incoming senior class, Emma Dunford won the president election. “I do a lot of behind the scenes work for […]

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May
5

Hidden Arts

Natalie Teibel is an amazing artist, but no one really knows it. Now she going to show the school some of her work. Natalie said that she would walk pass the old mural everyday down by the athletic office, and since she is in tech class here at West Side, she went up and asked […]

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May
3

Game Con Raised Over $1,000

The annual West Lafayette Jr./Sr. High Game Con was held on April 8. The event had one of the highest turnouts ever, as it raised over a thousand dollars from the participants alone, which is more than standard for the game con. Almost the entirety of the total earnings will be donated to the Backpack […]

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Apr
27

Odd Talents

The word Odd can also have the same meaning as unusual or unique. Having an odd talent is a good thing. We interviewed a teacher, Ms. Dixon, and a student, Sydney Bradley. Each of them showed their odd, but cool talent. Ms. Dixon can put a Smartie under her lip, and then reach her tongue […]

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Apr
27

David Czerwonky shares his running story

David Czerwonky ‘17 has been running in cross country and track since he was in junior high. He was inspired to start running after being bullied for his weight in the locker room. After a few years of running, he became one of the best runners on the team and is now possibly eligible to […]

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Apr
25

How to be prepared for danger

The recent events involving the girls in Delphi have students everywhere terrified when they go out. It is best to avoid walking alone or walking at night, but when you are in a situation where you can’t avoid it, there are a few ways you can ensure safety. Set up a buddy system: While having […]

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Apr
25

High School Students trying exotic snacks

  West side has a plethora of cultures, and with that comes many different types of food. So we decided to have some of our students try cool and interesting exotic snacks. Even though some of them did not have the best reaction, everyone agreed that it was a learning experience. We also wanted to […]

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Apr
25

Habitat for Humanity: The ‘One More’ House

The West Lafayette community suffered a tragic loss and an immeasurable amount of heartache with the passing of Christian Thomas Burns in late May of last year. It was the loss of a son, brother, student, athlete, classmate and friend. With many affected by the tragedy, those closest to Christian wanted to ensure that his legacy would […]

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Apr
25

Hallway Madness

As many of you know, the hallways can be hectic in this school. The madness occurs many different times throughout the day. A very hectic part of the day starts in the morning right before the first hour bell. Whether you got to school later than normal, got caught up talking to friends, or were trying […]

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Apr
12

Spring into softball season!

As the second semester passes through its halfway point, winter sports come to an end and spring sports prepare for the bulk of their season. Girls softball is one of those sports. Last year, they began with a very strong team, because they had a lot of strong seniors. This year, there aren’t as many. […]

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