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, […]

Who Am I???

  – I was born on April 12, 1951 in Port Washington, Wisconsin.   – I attended Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota and double majored in Mathematics and Psychology   – I have two brothers, one older and one younger.   – In my free time I enjoy being with my family, fishing, golfing, […]

Who Am I???

  I was born on May 16, 1980 in Evansville, Indiana.   I attended Purdue University and majored in Education.   I have two brothers and one niece.   In my free time, I enjoy running, watching baseball, reading, and hanging out with my family.   My favorite movie is “Back to the Future” and […]

Senior Lauren Connell livens up West Side

  The hallways of West Side are often filled with stressed-out students rushing to class. Very rarely do students take the time to acknowledge others. An exception to this rule is senior Lauren Connell. With a personality as sunny and shiny as her long, blonde hair, Lauren is said by friend Brandon Cebulla to “always […]

Who Am I???

                  – I was born on March 5, 1985 in Kokomo, Indiana.   – I have one older brother and no pets.   – I attended Purdue University and majored in Education, although I also considered a career in Politics or Advertising.   – I have also […]

Who Am I???

CLICK AND SCROLL DOWN FOR ANSWER!!!!!   – I was born on November 6th in Canton, Illinois.   – In high school I was a 3-sport athlete, playing football, basketball, and baseball.   – I attended Marion University.   – I have been teaching for five years.   – The best part of teaching in […]

Seriously Speaking

If you could eat lunch with anyone, fictional or not, who would it be? “Batman!” -Justin Couetil, Freshman. “Jenna Marbles because I want to be her…except I kind of already am!” -Tori Hamilton, Sophomore. “Alan from The Hangover!” -Thomas Pechin, Junior. “Damien McGinty from Glee!” -Miki Arnold, Senior. “I would say C.S Lewis.” -Mr. Blessing, […]

Who am I???

CLICK & SCROLL DOWN FOR ANSWER!   I was born on February 4th, 1958 in Lafayette, Indiana.   In high school, I played volleyball and ran track.   I attended Purdue University.   I have been teaching for 22 years.   I am married with two daughters, and I have seven siblings.   The most […]

Jessica Talbert shines bright like her smile

                  They say a smile is contagious–if there’s anyone that proves that statement, it’s senior Jessica Talbert.  “She is always cheerful,” marveled friend and senior Beau Westbrook. “It makes her just a really fun person to be around.”  Jessica is an involved member of West Side, but […]

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