Transition To Teaching

New teacher and former journalist Mrs. Riley loving it here From copy editing and interviewing to leading a classroom, new teacher Mrs. Riley applies her journalistic writing skills to her new job teaching advanced composition and ENL. After high school, Mrs. Riley went to college for journalism. Following her graduation and undergraduate degree in journalism, […]

Over the Learning Curve

Ms. Windler will overcome the new challenge of working with older students this school year Though the Happy Hollow Elementary school library may seem similar to the one at West Lafayette Jr./Sr High school, the students at the high school will be keeping Ms. Windler busy in the 2018-2019 school year.   The new librarian, […]


Mr. Wood Follows in his Father’s Footsteps in Teaching and Coaching Students have been met with the friendly smile and conversation from Coach Wood for many years. Things are about to change. This year, West Side students will be met not only with the smiles and conversation of one Mr. Wood, but two. One of […]

From Student to Expert

The New Technology Specialist Arrives Most students aim to go to college as soon as they graduate, but for new technology specialist Trevor Baker, that is not the case. Baker is a 2018 graduate of Jefferson High School in Lafayette. Though he plans to go to college, he didn’t want to go immediately into debt, […]

The Effect of Pets in Students’ Lives

Pets, pets, pets. They are everywhere. Ranging from iguanas, tropical birds, sugar gliders, and the common dogs and cats, many people keep domestic animals in their homes. Approximately 44% of all U.S. households have a dog, and 35% have a cat. (Source: American Pet Products Association 2015-2016 (APPA)) Two students were interviewed about the impact that their […]

West Side takes Young Life by Storm

Eating donuts, dancing, singing, and hanging out friends all in one night? To you this may not sound like any regular Monday night, but for Young Life members, it is! On Monday, November 13th, West Side and Harrison students gathered at Calvary Church at 7:33 pm for their weekly Young Life Club.  Young Life is […]

Which Yearbook Staffer are You?

Printing Outside the Lines

Homecoming Whips Up a Whirlwind Week


Students Cheer on Devils for Victory

Student Section Motivates Football Team in Win Against Central Catholic        

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