Featured senior: Pauline Ravot

Pauline Ravot ‘13 lives by and embodies the Golden Rule: “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.” Ravot dedicates her time to helping out friends and even complete strangers. “I like volunteering and helping people,”  Ravot said about herself. She has participated in many clubs in order to do just  that. […]

Hansen keeps things interesting

When asked to describe Charles Hansen ‘13, Brian Choi ‘13 could only think of one word, indefinable. “He’s hilarious,” says Michael Crabill ‘13. Throughout the interview, Hansen was cracking jokes, making all that heard him break out in laughter. Besides providing comic relief for his classmates throughout the school day, Hansen is a member of […]

grace lim is the epitome of an artist

A lot of people are talented when it comes to art.  Some are just born with it.  One glance at Grace Lim ‘12 and her homemade bottle cap earrings reveal that she is an artsy person. “When I was really little I would just draw with crayons all over my apartment.  That probably wasn’t a […]

Charles Hansen keeps it interesting

Charles practices the oboe in seventh hour band. Sophmore year, he was even involved in the Wabash Valley Youth Symphony. When asked to describe Charles Hansen ‘13, Brian Choi ‘13 could only think of one word, indefinable. “He’s hilarious,” says Michael Crabill ‘13. Throughout the interview, Hansen was cracking jokes, making all that heard him […]

Who Am I???

I was born in Lafayette, Indiana on October 14, 1952. I have two brothers, one older and one younger. I attended North White High school and then Purdue University. I have spent my whole career teaching here at West Side for 32 years. The best decision I have ever made, besides marrying my spouse, is […]

Seriously speaking

 What would you do if you could play hookey for a day?   “I would go all Ferris Bueller.” Nikhail Kolla Freshman “sleep.” Annie Furtner Sophomore “I’d run around as Batman.” Michael Deranek                                                                          Junior     “I’d go to Disney World.” Laurel Fricker Senior   “I would audition for American Idol.” Mrs. Helton Teacher […]

Seriously Speaking 9/14

You know you are back in school when… “You get your books stolen instead of your money.” Zakiya Johnson, Freshman   “You hear Luke Fankhouser yelling from the other side of the locker bay.” Jake Cohen, Sophomore   “You’re running on three hours of sleep.” Helen Woeste, Junior   “Everyone around you is really short.” […]

Patton lights the stage

Kelsey Patton ’13 can instantly turn anyone’s bad mood into a cheerful mood. Her friend, Maggie Furtner ’13, describes Patton’s dazzling personality as “happy, nice, bubbly, cute and whimsical. She’s such a good friend by being caring, sincere, fun, a perfect balance. Kelsey is the bomb dot com!” So what is the secret to Patton’s […]

Who Am I???

I was born on September 14th 1971 in Lafayette, Indiana. I have lived in West Lafayette for four years. I attended Purdue University and studied English education with a Theater minor. I have also lived in Evansville and Logansport. This is my 21st year of teaching. I have two brothers, a sister, and two children […]

Wylie Gorup

Wylie is involved in numerous clubs including Student Council (of which she was class president her Sophomore year), WeSSO, VISTA (vice president this year), SADD, yearbook, National Honors Society, and French Club. “I’ve met a lot of my friends in clubs, especially a lot of the upperclassmen when I was younger,” she said. Playing volleyball […]

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