No homecoming Dance

Dress up days. School spirit. Pre-game parade. Football game. Homecoming dance? Homecoming is a busy week for our school. This upcoming one will include club participation in the Homecoming Parade, dress up days corresponding with the New York theme, and a pep session full of performances. At other schools it may be typical for this […]

iPads assist in education

In 2011, a small group of teachers test drove iPads for their classrooms. They looked at how useful the tablet could be and how to integrate the device into the classroom.  This year, around thirty teachers at the high school are using iPads. At the end of the year, the teachers presented their experience at […]

A new PDA policy comes to West Side

A new policy in regards to Public Displays of Affection was set into place at the beginning of the school year to clarify the per-existing policy. This policy affects all students in that any inappropriate displays of affection will result in disciplinary action. The new policy states that “…any public display of affection that is […]

Parking changes positive for all

  “The fact that I can get to school at 8 o’clock and there are still 10 million spots open.” -tweet from Katie Sigurdson ’13 When students pulled into the school parking school on the first day of the year, they were pleased to see that nineteen new student spots had been added to the […]

The unbeaten path

Some seniors decide to take alternate career paths after high school By now for seniors, the pressure associated with college decisions has subsided and their future in the coming years is relatively secure. But for some seniors, the pressure is still on as they face a road less traveled by your average West Side student. […]

Locker Bay Renovations

Renovation rumors put to rest Rumors about a potential high school locker bay renovation project this summer have been in the air for several weeks.  While plans are being made for some changes to the lockers, they will not occur in the immediate future. The possible plan was to remove some of the lockers to […]

All songs come to a close

End-of-year concerts evoke sentiments of nostalgia among students. As the year comes to a close, West Side’s various music groups showcased their repertoires at their final concerts for the year. The first of the series of performances was the orchestra’s “String Festival” on Sunday, April 29th. The event was broken up into two separate concerts […]

Retiring teachers say goodbye to Westside

With the school year coming to a close, and the seniors moving on to a new chapter in their lives, teachers Mr. Warner and Mr. Florence will be retiring and moving on to a new phase in their lives as well. Mr. Warner has been teaching for thirty-six years, with twenty-six of those at West […]

Art For A Cause is a success

On Saturday April 14th, a small crowd gathered in the junior high gym for the Student Humanitarian Organization’s fourth annual “Art for a Cause” event. All money raised by the silent art auction goes to an or ganization called “Seeds of Hope,”which is based in Indianapolis and distributes funds to aid schools and children in […]

West Lafayette Human Relations Commission seeks student involvement

 The Human Relations Commission of West Lafayette serves as a forum for all discrimination related issues in the community including but not limited to problems related to treatment of a person solely in the basis of their age, sex, race, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability status, familial status, and sexual orientation. The group has the […]

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