• It’s Do or Dye

    Monday, October 1, 2018

    Best Buddies kicks off the year with kickball This year’s Best Buddies kickoff event was a kickball game. Blue skies, sunshine, and warm weather made the event fun for everyone to enjoy. The club pairs special needs students with mainstreamed peers with a mission to champion inclusion and society amongst these diverse groups of individuals. “It […]

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  • Harlow calculates value of passion

    Tuesday, September 25, 2018

    “Growing up, the Red Devils were always the arch-enemy back then,” said Harlow. He went to high school at Harrison. Mr. Harlow may be one of the new teachers in the math department, but he is definitely not new to teaching. He taught at Fountain Central for three years in the early 80s. He then […]

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  • Girls Golf Loses to Benton Central

    Tuesday, September 25, 2018

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  • National Honors Society: Every Student’s Solution to Complex Problems

    Tuesday, September 25, 2018

    With midterm reports having already been sent out, some students may have found their grades to have exceeded expectations, while others may have been disappointed. For those in the latter category, the National Honor Society has a solution for you. “The main goal of this chapter of the National Honor Society is, specifically here, tutoring,” […]

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  • Friday Night Lights hoco edition

    Tuesday, September 25, 2018

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Feb
23

The Oscars are approaching

On February 26th, The 89th Academy Awards will be held at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood, California. Popular late night host Jimmy Kimmel will be hosting the awards show this year, which will be aired on ABC. ABC has been airing the Oscars every year since 1976. For the past couple years, there was a […]

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Feb
8

Calling: Lafayette Left Activists

On January 28th, 2017 a meeting organized by Melissa Gruver of the Young Women’s Task Force (YWTF) took place to teach the young and old activists of Lafayette and West Lafayette how to take action in their community. The workshop drew over 500 people hoping to learn how to get involved and in the current […]

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Feb
8

German Club has a blast at Staatskongress

Last weekend members of German club went to Ball State University in Muncie Indiana to Staatskongress.  Literally meaning “State Convention” in German, Staatskongress is a State Convention of the Indiana Association of Students of German, an event that has been going for approximately 40 years. “It’s important because it gives kids who really are interested in […]

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Feb
3

Nine wrestlers are moving on to Regionals

The wrestlers from West Lafayette won big on Saturday, January 28, when they competed in the IHSAA Sectionals. As a whole, the team scored in third place, with 9 wrestlers moving on to compete in the Regionals. Mr. Rick Roseman, coach of the wrestling team, said “ [My favorite moment was] Mykiel Stallings winning. It […]

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Feb
2

Women Empowering Women

Women Empowering Women is a incoming club to West Lafayette Jr/Sr High School. Their first meeting is on February 7th in Mrs.Good’s room during the lunch hour. During the first meeting, Sarah Greenwell, the main creator of this group, stated that she wanted to make the club to help empower women in her community, especially the […]

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Jan
31

Girls Basketball Wraps Up Regular Season By Easily Defeating Local Rivals

West Lafayette girl’s basketball hasn’t been one to disappoint this winter season. With a three-point buzzer beater win against rival Central Catholic, and a last second upset against the Northwestern tigers in the hoosier conference tournament, the red devils can move into the postseason with momentum and pride. With much success this season, senior Madi […]

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Jan
30

300th win!!

Coach Wood has been coaching the West Lafayette boys basketball team for 23 years. Throughout the years, there have been losses, but also many wins. On Saturday, January 14, 2016, Coach Wood won his 298th win against rival Harrison High School Raiders in overtime. Then on Tuesday, January 17 2016, the Red Devils won against […]

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Jan
26

Students prepare for the SATs

If you’re a high school student, especially at West Side, you’re familiar with the SATs. These nationwide, standardized tests are usually associated with stress, but some students do have methods on how to make the most out of it. Libby Sasser, a junior, took the exam for the first time on January 21st. Sasser didn’t […]

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Jan
26

The Chinese New Year is Coming Up!

This year Chinese New Year begins on January 28th. The celebrations last all week. It’s celebrated all around the world, and many students at West Side participate. What really goes on during this holiday? Freshman Crystal Jiang talks about her family’s New Year’s traditions.“You have to cut your hair the week before. I don’t really […]

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Jan
25

Debate Prepares for State

This weekend our school’s debate team will be competing in the IHSFA State Debate in Kokomo, Indiana after over a semester of build up. “Debate requires a lot of research.” said student Arjun Ramani, who has been participating in debate for three years, after his sister participated and encouraged him to do so as well. […]

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Jan
20

A Day to Remember

On January 20th, 2017, the inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States will be held on the West Front of the United States Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. Donald Trump and Mike Pence will be sworn in at exactly 12:00 noon, following the tradition of past presidents. Mr. Brian Fultz, […]

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Jan
17

BOYS SWIM AND DIVE TWO-TIME CHAMPIONS, GIRLS TAKE SECOND

The return of the West Lafayette Red Devils’ swim and dive team to Hoosier Conference marked a second place finish for the girls and another first place victory for the boys. Ben Virata ‘17 and Charlie Ho ‘18 represented West Side at the diving portion of the conference, which was held at home on Thursday, […]

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Jan
17

Big Fish

Everyone sees the stars of a show, but we should focus on more than just that. In the recent West Side musical, Big Fish, the people behind the scenes played a big part in the overall production. Lighting, costumes, sets, and many other aspects of theater often go unnoticed, but they are just as important. […]

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