Academic Superbowl makes the cut

On Tuesday April 21st, Academic Superbowl state qualifications competition was held in Attica. Out of the 6 teams, the science, math, English, and interdisciplinary team are continuing on to state. on May 9th at the Purdue Playhouse. The math and science teams both placed first in the state, while English placed second and interdisciplinary placed […]

Retiring teachers leave their mark

Fusun: Plans for retirement: “Go back to being a full time artist. I hope to find a gallery to display my work.” Teaching career: 29 years Why leaving now: “I’ve been thinking about it for a long time and I realized that I’ll never be ready to go, so I made the decision to leave now.” […]

German exchange students bring culture

New, eager young faces flooded the halls of West Side this April as another group from Germany came for a two week visit to the United States. This year’s batch of German students visiting were from the city of Bad Camberg, which is around 50 miles north of Frankfurt. This visit is not just a […]

RFRA Law takes Indiana by storm

The Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act, otherwise known as the RFRA or SB 101, comes into effect on July 1, 2015. This law has caused a lot of problems for our state, from national outrage to a decrease in investment. While many have shown their personal disgust for this piece of legislation, there are many […]

The Y-Drive had some trouble

“There was a power glitch in the server room,” part of West Lafayette’s computer tech support Brad Thompson said about the loss of the y-drive before spring break, “and a couple of hard drives crashed in the process.” At the end of March the drive was restored and back up for West Side to start […]

Wall of Pride

Since the construction of West Lafayette Jr. Sr. High School in 1939, there have been many students who have gone on to do many good things and make a name for themselves in the world of sports, music, science and many other areas as well. Recently, the school decided to honor a small group for […]

Student council election results are here

Executive Board: President – Isabelle Li V. President – Matthew Lim Secretary – Daniel Afolabi As the school year concludes, the newly elected board members of student council are sorting out their plans for the next school year. The student council continuously carries out service projects, the council’s primary contribution to the school. Daniel Afolabi […]

WLDM does it for the kids

West Lafayette Dance Marathon put the money where their feet were and danced five straight hours on Saturday, March 28th. It was in celebration of their unveiling the total amount of money they have raised for Riley Children’s Hospitals over the last year. West Side is taking part in a nationwide movement that includes more […]

New community college policy created

In January president Obama announced his plan to make going to college for two years as universal as high school. In order to achieve this goal, Obama, proposed free community college to anyone who maintains a 2.5 GPA while attending a community college at least part time. This initiative is part of President Obama’s goal […]

Cell phone safety

Students are allowed to have phones out before and after school, during lunch, and for education-related purposes.  If a student has their phone out during passing periods or, of course, in class, teachers or staff can take the phone and discipline the student. Depending on the number of previous offenses, the punishment will change. On the […]

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