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 […]

How to do Taxes as a Minor

The bees are endangered

Bees have recently been added to the list of endangered species by the Fish and Wildlife Service.  It is vital to save the bees because without them, pollination wouldn’t occur. Pollination leads to the growth of fruits and vegetables. Without bees, no food would be on our shelves, so it is beneficial to us to […]

Track and Field Preview/Hoosier State Relays

The 2016-2017 track/field season has officially begun, as of February 13th. This year’s track and field team consists of a total of 70 athletes, boys and girls combined. The athletes will be divided into three groups- sprinters, throwers, and distance, with each group practicing and preparing for the Hoosier State Relays. Mr. David Joest coaches […]

Women March on Washington: In Lafayette

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German Club has a blast at Staatskongress

Last weekend members of German club went to Ball State University in Muncie Indiana to Staatskongress.  Literally meaning “State Convention” in German, Staatskongress is a State Convention of the Indiana Association of Students of German, an event that has been going for approximately 40 years. “It’s important because it gives kids who really are interested in […]

Women Empowering Women

Women Empowering Women is a incoming club to West Lafayette Jr/Sr High School. Their first meeting is on February 7th in Mrs.Good’s room during the lunch hour. During the first meeting, Sarah Greenwell, the main creator of this group, stated that she wanted to make the club to help empower women in her community, especially the […]

Students prepare for the SATs

If you’re a high school student, especially at West Side, you’re familiar with the SATs. These nationwide, standardized tests are usually associated with stress, but some students do have methods on how to make the most out of it. Libby Sasser, a junior, took the exam for the first time on January 21st. Sasser didn’t […]

Debate Prepares for State

This weekend our school’s debate team will be competing in the IHSFA State Debate in Kokomo, Indiana after over a semester of build up. “Debate requires a lot of research.” said student Arjun Ramani, who has been participating in debate for three years, after his sister participated and encouraged him to do so as well. […]

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