• Too Much?

    Tuesday, April 5, 2022

    Athletes and Mental Health The summer and winter Olympics showed an unprecedented pattern of American stars unable to compete to their projected capacity. These two situations could reflect a larger picture that affects all athletes, including you, the student athletes of West Side. High school student athletes face the tough balance of in school and […]

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  • To Honor A Teacher

    Tuesday, April 5, 2022

    Sevigny 3v3 Tournament On Sunday March 27th, the BOSS club hosted the annual Sevigny 3v3 Basketball Tournament.  Students who participated in the tournament put together teams of 3 to 5 people and went against other teams for a chance to win a $100 Visa gift card, curtesy of Mrs. Sevigny, wife of Mr. Sevigny. After […]

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  • Robots Coming Through!

    Thursday, February 17, 2022

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  • Recycle It Right

    Thursday, February 17, 2022

    You sadly arrive at the last sip of your delicious drink. Luckily, there’s a blue recycling bin nearby that you can mindlessly toss your empty can or bottle into, and go about your day. Where does your bottle go once you’ve disposed of it? The answer lies with the ECO Club, who make sure those […]

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  • Surviving Valentine’s Day

    Monday, February 14, 2022

    Valentine’s Day is approaching and store shelves are being filled with chocolates, flowers, and other “lovey-dovey” items, but to some the holiday can be intimidating and upsetting. If you are a person who doesn’t have a partner this holiday, or prefer to spend the day by themselves, I’ve put together a few ways to survive […]

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May
12

Is Celery Really the Best?

Is Celery Really the Best Aromatic Vegetable? Among the other Instagram accounts created this school year for various purposes, the account @wlcelerystick has stood out with its explosion in popularity early in its creation. Is the hype for celery truly deserved, or does another aromatic vegetable reign supreme over the others? Other than celery, some […]

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Apr
5

Lights, Camera, Reaction! – All-Time Classics

By Sadie Alge and Meredith Carnahan There are some films that have such loveable characters, such a compelling plot, and such a timeless movie-watching experience that they go down in history as an instant classic. Star Wars and Jurassic Park fit that category well, charming audiences when they first came to theaters and continuing to […]

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Apr
5

Whats your taste in music?

West Side students answer a poll about their favorite genre and artist! The Survey was given to a large group of students and asked them to select their favorite genre of music and then their favorite artist in the selected genre. Here are the results! Pop Music was the most popular category, with 29.6% of […]

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Apr
5

Decisions, Decisions…

Students and counselors sort out next year’s schedules While there is still one quarter left of this school year, freshmen, sophomores, and juniors are already preparing for next year by scheduling their classes. This can be an unnerving time for many who are unsure about what their future holds, or are being faced with difficult […]

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Apr
5

History of the Shamrock Shake

The Shamrock Shake from McDonalds is a top hit around St. Patrick’s Day. It is a dark/light green shake with whipped cream on top. Hal Rosen decided to make this shake so when March comes around, their business will sky rocket since it only comes around 1 month out of the year.  It is said […]

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Apr
5

The Batman Movie Review (Spoiler-free)

As we know there’s a certain movie receiving a lot of praise in the movie industry. This is the new movie starring Robert Pattinson, The Batman (PG-13). The Batman was a movie about the crime fighting crusader Batman in his second year as a superhero in Gotham City. You track Batman using his skills to […]

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Apr
5

Winter Winnings

A look into the student view on the Winter Olympics The Winter Olympics have concluded, with Norway dominating the scene at thirty-seven medals. The United States placed fifth with a count of twenty-five medals, eight of which being gold. Other notable finishes were Canada in fourth with twenty-six, Russian Olympic Committee in second with thirty-two, […]

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Apr
5

Where do you like to spring break?

Have you ever wondered where most other students spend their spring break? Just think about all of the different families and places they travel. I surveyed a group of 144 students grades 9-12 to see where people are planning to spend their spring break. I asked if they were planning to stay home or travel, […]

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