• New Pool, New Food, Same School

    Monday, January 6, 2020

    Students, faculty, and staff alike await the end of the construction by the band room and cafeteria, as not only will it be the finished result of a grueling year of maneuvering around the construction, but will show off a brand new pool, school wing, and cafeteria. Marking the end of the construction of the […]

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  • Cross Country Sectionals

    Thursday, November 7, 2019

    Cross country team rewarded for their hard work “I think this was the team’s best performance of the whole season,” said Mrs. Melissa Joest, a cross country coach. “We were super pleased with all the girls. We had 5 out of 7 PR (Personal Record) at sectionals, and two of them basically tied their PR. […]

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  • Cheering For Senior Night

    Thursday, November 7, 2019

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  • Not An Actively Typical Monday

    Tuesday, November 5, 2019

    PE Students Break Out Of Routine It’s one of those days where a teacher is absent for a day and a substitute teacher is called in to take over the teacher’s classes for a short period of time or the whole day. During seventh period on October 21st, most of P.E. teacher Shane Fry’s class […]

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Dec
1

Boys Soccer Works Hard In The Offseason

They West Lafayette boys’ soccer team had one of their most successful seasons ever during 2017. They advanced to regionals, only narrowly missing the opportunity to go to semi state. The loss at regionals motivated the returning players to work even harder than before after the season. The incoming seniors continue to work hard during […]

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Dec
1

Best Buddies Gather for Thanksgiving

Club members and buddies gathered together after school on Monday, November 20th in the cafeteria to celebrate Thanksgiving with a scavenger hunt and feast. Buddy pairs were given clues to find their food items, which were hidden throughout the school. After a count down, teams sped through the halls on the first floor. Bags of […]

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Dec
1

“Tammy” Rocks the fall

Fall play is one of the annual events that happens in West Side. It’s not only about the show itself, it’s about all the efforts that have been put into it–the characters, the sound effects, the lights, the back stage, the director, etc. This year the play was about a uncommon girl called Tammy,  a […]

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Dec
1

Boys Basketball Begins with Heartbreak

After weeks of preparation, it was time for the Red Devils to show everyone in Berberian Gym what they had spent months to attain; a victory. On Wednesday November 22, the West Side boys’ basketball team suffered a devastating loss to the McCutcheon Mavericks in their first game of the season. As the face-off began, […]

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Dec
1

HCO Contributes to the Community

Giving back to the community is a goal for many different organizations. Helping out around the area may include picking up trash you see on the curb or donating food to the local food bank. HCO is a club at West Lafayette High School that works with the children in local areas.  Club member Daniel […]

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Dec
1

BTS FOOTBALL SEASON FT. COACH FRY

I got the chance to interview one of the winningest coaches in West Side history, Coach Fry, and one of the football players, Samir Ahsan. As the interview carried on into the overarching themes of the 2017-18 football season, I was taken aback by how positive the whole football team was; they were motivated from the past season and […]

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Nov
28

15 Essentials to Keep You Cozy

15 Essentials to Keep You Cozy this Winter   Extra-Fluffy™ Throw Blanket Chilly winter weather is quickly approaching. In winter wonderland, you can pet all the polar bears you want. However, in real life, if you try to pet one, you’ll get mauled. Get this Extra-Fluffy Throw Blanket instead! https://www.berkshireblanket.com/extra-fluffy-throw-blanket/product/E0075 Marshmallow Smiling Faces Cute Mugs […]

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Nov
28

Bringing Awareness During TAM

The month of November holds a special place in the hearts of the LGBT community, with it being Transgender Awareness Month (TAM). Jacob Richardson, the president of the club, explained it in his own terms, “This month houses transgender awareness so it’s really just awareness of the struggles that the transgender community goes through and […]

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Nov
28

Trying to Fall in Love with Fall

Fall is 90 days. All in all, that isn’t a very long time, about one fourth of one year of your life. That seems pretty insignificant, but what happens with the weather during fall is not. In a survey conducted on Twitter, 46 percent of students said fall was their favorite season, but how do we […]

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Nov
20

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 […]

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Nov
15

The WLDM Powder Puff Success

For the second year in a row, the WLDM hosted the annual girls Powder Puff game. It has been their biggest money raising event for the second year in a row. People come out to compete against their rival class, to win and raise money for Riley Children’s Hospital. This year the junior class narrowly […]

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Nov
15

Get Excited for Christmas 2017!

Everyone knows that right after Halloween the first thing people start thinking about is Christmas. One of the best things to do while getting excited for Christmas is listening to traditional and modern Christmas mood to get in the spirit! On behalf of Red Devil Student Media, enjoy an awesome Christmas playlist made up with […]

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