Travel is the Reason for the Season

In this video, Jack McCain and Harrison Truitt set out to find what some fellow Red Devils are planning to do over winter break. As they travel around West Lafayette to interview some students, they come across some extravagant travel plans. While some people prefer staying home for the holidays, others are driving to bordering […]

To Recite or Not to Recite, That is the Question

The 4th Annual National Shakespeare Monologue Competition was a smashing success here at West Side. Students from all grades arrived to recite the best monologues from the annals of The Bard, William Shakespeare. Also yes, there was a reward for all participants in the form of cookies and games afterward. To get an idea of […]

A Devilishly Good Winter

Winter is truly one of the most wonderful times of the year, with the gorgeous weather, the time for family, the treats and sweets, and most of all, winter break! Whether you chose to spend your winter hours cozied up inside, huddled in the library studying for finals, whisking down Happy Hollow Hill in a […]

Halloween Q&A

While Halloween may have already passed, students are still passionate about this spooky holiday. In this video, a group of different students answer questions about some of their favorite Halloween traditions, memories, and costumes. Ranging from a field biologist to Kermit the Frog, students have had an interesting array of costumes to talk about.

Crocs Country

Boys and Girls Cross Country teams gain unity from wacky shoes.  Tacky, ugly, uncomfortable, atrocious, dysfunctional, out-of-style? None of these things worry the cross country teams when they slip into their classic clog Crocs and model them to school in unity this year.  The girls’ cross country team started this trend about a year ago, […]

WL Backpack Program

  The West Lafayette backpacks organization is a volunteer and donation based organization dedicated to helping feed underprivileged families in our community. This program was started about 10 years ago but is still widely unknown by a lot of people at West side. The important work this volunteer group does helps hundreds of your fellow […]

Behind The Mask

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On Saturday, February 24, West Lafayette’s VISTA put on their annual semi-formal winter dance. Students enjoyed an elaborate evening full of dancing and fellowship in the Jr. High gym. The theme was a masquerade and included sparkling red, black, and gold decorations and a photo booth where students could get a Polaroid picture with friends. […]

One Donation can Save Three Lives

The blood drive that took place on January 17th in the WLHS cafeteria was a success.  Many high school students showed up and even the community outside of school played an impact towards the importance of donating blood. The process of donating is worth the time and effort it requires as just one pint of donated […]

Game Con Raised Over $1,000

The annual West Lafayette Jr./Sr. High Game Con was held on April 8. The event had one of the highest turnouts ever, as it raised over a thousand dollars from the participants alone, which is more than standard for the game con. Almost the entirety of the total earnings will be donated to the Backpack […]

Odd Talents

The word Odd can also have the same meaning as unusual or unique. Having an odd talent is a good thing. We interviewed a teacher, Ms. Dixon, and a student, Sydney Bradley. Each of them showed their odd, but cool talent. Ms. Dixon can put a Smartie under her lip, and then reach her tongue […]

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