• Too Much?

    Tuesday, April 5, 2022

    Athletes and Mental Health The summer and winter Olympics showed an unprecedented pattern of American stars unable to compete to their projected capacity. These two situations could reflect a larger picture that affects all athletes, including you, the student athletes of West Side. High school student athletes face the tough balance of in school and […]

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  • To Honor A Teacher

    Tuesday, April 5, 2022

    Sevigny 3v3 Tournament On Sunday March 27th, the BOSS club hosted the annual Sevigny 3v3 Basketball Tournament.  Students who participated in the tournament put together teams of 3 to 5 people and went against other teams for a chance to win a $100 Visa gift card, curtesy of Mrs. Sevigny, wife of Mr. Sevigny. After […]

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  • Robots Coming Through!

    Thursday, February 17, 2022

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  • Recycle It Right

    Thursday, February 17, 2022

    You sadly arrive at the last sip of your delicious drink. Luckily, there’s a blue recycling bin nearby that you can mindlessly toss your empty can or bottle into, and go about your day. Where does your bottle go once you’ve disposed of it? The answer lies with the ECO Club, who make sure those […]

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  • Surviving Valentine’s Day

    Monday, February 14, 2022

    Valentine’s Day is approaching and store shelves are being filled with chocolates, flowers, and other “lovey-dovey” items, but to some the holiday can be intimidating and upsetting. If you are a person who doesn’t have a partner this holiday, or prefer to spend the day by themselves, I’ve put together a few ways to survive […]

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Oct
30

The Top Four Halloween Activities

Above is the results of a survey that was sent out to the entire student body. The question was, “What is your favorite Halloween activity?” In total there were 177 responses. The survey was in short answer format, so there would be no bias. People would only answer with their favorite. We took the top […]

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Oct
14

Ms. Muth’s Main Motivation

New teacher devoted to connecting with her new students, despite pandemic’s obstacles. A new job is always a tough but exciting endeavor in a person’s life. What makes this year uniquely challenging? The Covid-19 pandemic has turned the world upside down. But this doesn’t phase West Side’s newest Jr. High English teacher: Ms. Muth. She […]

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Oct
14

A Future Changing Trip

How a Trip to Ecuador Inspired a New Major The World Language Field gains another teacher, Miss White. Miss White is from Greencastle Indiana. She attended Taylor University in hopes to become a physical therapist, which later changed. She was ahead of the game for the “new normal” of a school year, with being able […]

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Oct
14

Bonjour from Dr. Beyogle!

A new French teacher joins the staff. A Doctor has joined the school staff and has lots of experience in teaching. Dr. Beyogle is a Purdue University grad so he’s back in West Lafayette for the second time. He also got a degree at University of Illinois Champaign and got his PhD.  He has been […]

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Oct
14

Painting a Path

From graphic designer to art teacher, Mr Riesterer finds his passion Teaching wasn’t Mr. Riesterer’s first career choice, so how did he find himself as a new art teacher second semester last year? Although he now teaches 7th grade, 8th grade, and 2D art classes here in West Lafayette, Mr. Riesterer actually attended the University […]

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Oct
12

Senioritis Episode 1-Jackson Lusk and Isaac Leichty

This podcast includes a look at what several seniors think about various relevant topics that occur throughout the year. This particular year 2020-2021, topics will be framed by a very unique lens: the COVID-19 pandemic. We’ll explore the perspectives of the students as they prepare to enter the adult world, discussing topics like the college […]

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Feb
11

How Well Do You Know the Brady Bunch?

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Jan
6

Speak of the Devil: Episode 4

The fourth and final episode of the fall season for “Speak of the Devil,” a sports broadcast hosted by HoJun Yun, Joey Gavin, Kiersten Wood, and Ava Doty, features varsity football players Kyle Adams and Caleb Krockover. The two talk about their off-season training, their experiences as All-State caliber players, and their final season in […]

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Jan
6

  Putting in the Work; The softball team’s preseason is underway

Although softball season doesn’t start until the spring, the girls on the team are already putting in a lot of work. Preseason workouts and conditioning have been going on since November and will continue until the season begins in the spring. “The workouts are a great way to get back in shape and prepare us […]

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