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    New guidance offices debut

    Friday, September 26, 2014

    This coming year the student body will get to know two new guidance counselors and the re-vamped guidance system. What does this mean for this years’s senior class?  What good can students expect from this new system, but also what issues can arise? “Accessible” is how new guidance counselor Mrs. Sheffield described the new guidance […]

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    Featured Artist: Kelsey Towers-Jones

    Friday, September 19, 2014

                            “[Art] gives you a reason to really see the world. You can look at things, but art lets you actually see it. It gives you a reason to study things and see how they fit together,” Kelsey Towers-Jones ’15  said regarding her experiences […]

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    Cooper Williams ’16 joggles

    Thursday, September 18, 2014

      Running is hard in itself.  Now  just add three balls to it and it’s nearly impossible. Yet  Cooper Williams ’16 did just that. It’s called joggling, the combination of jogging and juggling. On August 2nd at the Purdue University track, the 34th annual IJA World Joggling Championships was held. Lane Custer was the meet director […]

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    Students use twitter for change

    Thursday, September 18, 2014

    Cold water suddenly running down their backs, thousands of people have posted videos shivering under cold water doing the Ice Bucket Challenge. Social activists have long engaged their communities in order to achieve their goals, but in a world where community outreach has changed, how does that affect activism?  In recent months, the connective power […]

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    College Board Changes SAT

    Friday, May 16, 2014

    The SAT has always been a source of stress and anxiety for high school juniors and seniors. This coupled with the fact that most of the knowledge necessary for the SAT is knowledge that would be tough to find a use for in the real world has caused the College Board to announce changes for […]

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Sep
30

Sensors help keep team safe

The West Side football team took a big step in concussion research this off season and will continue throughout this season with sensors that measure the intensity of sustained hits. While players aren’t required to wear the sensors, the ones who decided to volunteer are now feeling safer playing football. “Knowing that if i had […]

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Sep
30

Summer box office winners

The summer of 2014 may not have been the best year for movies at the box office with a decrease in sales of nearly 20%, but there were still movies that the world fell in love with.  The theaters had people crying while watching “The Fault in our Stars”, laughing alongside Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum […]

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Sep
30

Homecoming court shines bright

            Allison Green Favorite Color: Blue Favorite Food: Pasta Favorite TV Show: Once Upon A Time Favorite Movie:  Just Wright Favorite Class: History Favorite Animal: Penguin             Olivia Kirchner Favorite Color: Blue Favorite Food: Fiesta Favorite TV Show: The Bachelor Favorite Movie: 21 Jump Street Favorite Class: CNA Favorite Animal: Dog   […]

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Sep
26

Seriously speaking

You know Purdue students are back when…? Sydney Williams  ’18 “When Friday night is live, not boring.”   Mathew Marley  ’17 “Panda Express is crazy crowded.”   Maria Scott  ’16 “Jaywalking is out of control.”   Reed Shriner  ’15 “You walk down the street and all you can see are pairs of colored frat boy […]

guidance
Sep
26

New guidance offices debut

This coming year the student body will get to know two new guidance counselors and the re-vamped guidance system. What does this mean for this years’s senior class?  What good can students expect from this new system, but also what issues can arise? “Accessible” is how new guidance counselor Mrs. Sheffield described the new guidance […]

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Sep
25

Be careful where you donate

Whoever created the ice bucket challenge should be proud. Since its beginning the challenge has raised over one hundred million dollars, which will go to funding research on ALS. I encourage people to donate money to charities, but I also encourage people to research where they’re money is going first. It is a misconception that […]

Sep
25

Girls soccer team defends title

November 2nd 2013 will forever be a wonderful day for the West Lafayette girls Soccer team and  will go in West Lafayette Jr. Sr. High history as a great award to add to the school.  This is the day that the West Lafayette girls Soccer Team went to the State Championship,  beat Gibson Southern 2-0 […]

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Sep
25

By the numbers

297-Pounds Of Peyton Truitt 200-Yards By Kyle Turner 4-Concussions Sustained by Earl Anderson 500-Miles Run by Rachel Bales over the Summer  

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Sep
25

Meet the new teachers of West Side

Mr. Thompson Hometown- Farmersburg, Indiana Favorite Movie- “Lord of The Rings” Favorite thing about West Side- The very academic atmosphere Super Power- To make technology do all of my bidding Department- Business Mr. Standish Hometown- Lafayette, Indiana Favorite TV Show- “The Walking Dead” Favorite Thing about West Side- The group of students that I have to […]

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Sep
19

Featured Artist: Kelsey Towers-Jones

                        “[Art] gives you a reason to really see the world. You can look at things, but art lets you actually see it. It gives you a reason to study things and see how they fit together,” Kelsey Towers-Jones ’15  said regarding her experiences […]

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