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 […]

Who Am I???

I was born on March 21, 1954 in St. Louis, Missouri. I attended Depauw University in Greencastle, Indiana. I also lived in Crawfordsville before moving to West Lafayette. In my free time I enjoy doing yard work and house maintenance, traveling, and playing soccer and golf. My most embarrassing moment was on the first day […]

Andrew Cartwright and Chase Lewark

Ever since 2006, Andrew Cartwright and Chase Lewark have been running with and from each other. Junior High track, seventh grade is when the speedy duo met and have been running together and grown closer as friends ever since. Both Chase and Andrew have a long-standing passion for running. Andrew has run both cross country […]

Meet West Side’s own Jake-of-all-trades

By Abby Bien Jake Weiss is a multi-talented man. Not only is he successful in the classroom, he sings, plays sports, is a Superfan captain, and is an all-around likeable guy. Jake’s hearty laugh and smile help him to have a positive influence on the school population. He always seems to be having a good […]

Who Am I???

  – I was born on January 15th, 1951 in Wabash, Indiana.   – I have also lived in Arizona, California, and Washington.   – I attended Manchester University.   – The most fascinating place I’ve ever been is the Badlands in South Dakota.   – In high school I didn’t play any sports through […]

French students explore the U.S.

  By Abby Bien Times Square, the Magnificent Mile, and Bruno’s are all popular destinations to visit in different cities throughout the U.S.A.   Starting in mid-March, twelve French students along with their English teacher, Monsieur Kellenberger, went on a three-city trip of America,   stopping at New York City, Chicago, and our hometown, West […]

Ellia Tsoukalas abounds with ambition

On the surface, senior Ellia Tsoukalas seems like your average West Side student: hardworking, and with lofty goals for the future that she will no doubt achieve. But after chipping away at her mysterious exterior, it was revealed that many scenes from her life combine to make her anything but ordinary.   Born in Thessaloniki, […]

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