• Speaking with the Society: an Interview with Shakespeare Society’s Presidents

    Friday, October 4, 2019

    Co-President,11, Katie Werely-Bross talks with members Sarah Kurtz, 11, and Grace Czerwonky, 11, about the new play they were studying. The Club had just started Macbeth and were getting ready to start reading. “We teach as if people don’t know about Shakespeare. We cover basic things and ask basic questions: ‘Hey do you know this? […]

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  • Different places, same attitude

    Monday, September 16, 2019

    Molly Fordyce shares great love for teaching, no matter the place “I’ve always wanted to be a teacher and coach. Both of my parents started out as teachers, and my dad was a principal and a coach so education is just sort of in my blood. I’ve always loved kids ever since I was a […]

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  • Fresh off campus:

    Monday, September 16, 2019

    Mrs. Brooks takes on being a band director Mrs. Brooks is a new band director fresh out of college. She graduated from college just this past May from Vandercook College in Chicago Illinois. “My school was primarily a music education conservatory so everyone that graduated from my college became a music educator, it was very […]

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  • New attendance secretary, Tiana the princess alike

    Monday, September 16, 2019

    Mrs. Bonnell is more similar to Tiana, from The Princess and the Frog, than people would think. Mrs. Bonnell is West Lafayette Jr./Sr. High School’s newest attendance secretary.  “I like to be busy, and this is busy, all day long,”Bonnell said. As the attendance secretary, she doesn’t have a prep hour or study hall, but […]

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  • it was a “rocky” start to the school year

    Monday, September 16, 2019

    The beginning of the school year started out shaky, even before the school year officially started for Ms. McClure. Monday morning, only a mere 3 days before students began their first day of school, she was told she had to move rooms, but not just one room over.he had to move to a whole other […]

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1) Christmas music: Listening to Christmas music while decorating the tree with your family is the best. 2) Gingerbread Houses:
Dec
28

Top 10 Activities to do during the holiday season

Decorate your house with Christmas themed items Decorate your Christmas tree  Make homemade ornaments for your tree Make a Gingerbread house Listen to Christmas music  Have a snowball fight Decorate Christmas cookies Watch Christmas movies Go Ice Skating Drive around and look at Christmas lights

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Dec
28

Christmas Q&A

Watch this Christmas-themed Q&A produced by Anne Folkers and Katya Hunt as West Side students Owen Walbaum, Kyle Hazell, and Hojun Yun talk about their their holiday traditions, favorite Christmas movies, and even try to wrap a magic 8 ball. 

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Dec
28

Finals Season Is Upon Us

For West Side students, finals are one of the most stressful times of the year. Whether you spend the month studying, or you cram the night before everyone has their different study styles. If it’s your first finals season as a freshman, or your seventh finals season as a senior, finals are equally as stressful for […]

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Dec
28

Red Devil to Ithaca

“I’m really looking forward to getting to know and training with my new Cornell teammates and just getting a chance to compete at the next level,” said senior Red Devil, Mitchell Curl, who has just recently signed his letter of intent to run track and cross country and Cornell University. “What really drew me to […]

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Dec
28

Finding the Right Focus

Guest speaker, Dr. Michael Hunter, gives advice for making it through medical school During high school lunch on Tuesday, November 20, Dr. Michael Hunter came to West Lafayette Jr./Sr. High School to talk to students in the club Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA). Hunter, who is a pediatrician, talked about his career and what […]

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Dec
28

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 […]

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Dec
28

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 […]

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Dec
28

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 […]

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Dec
18

That’s a Fact, Jack: Secular Holiday Special

From the studios of the WLHS library comes That’s a Fact Jack, a tri-weekly podcast hosted by West Lafayette Media Team members Harrison Truitt, Hudson Gorup, and Jack McCain. On today’s secular holiday special Jack and Harrison give us insight into their State victory, Jack describes the layout of our recording studio, we learn the […]

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Nov
20

Fleetwood Mac Concert Review

The Fleetwood Mac concert at Bankers Life Field House on October 16th was an overall success. The stands were full, and it was a two hour throwback to the 80s for its viewers. The crowd was very diverse, composing of men and women ranging from the elderly to teens. The first half of the concert […]

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Nov
20

Cowboy Cookie Scone Recipe

Ingredients 1/2 C instant oats 1/2 C non-fat Greek yogurt 3 tbsp pure maple syrup 4 tbsp milk 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 C flour 1 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt 1 tbsp unsalted butter 2 tbsp mini chocolate chips 1 tbsp finely diced pecans 1 tbsp shredded […]

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Nov
20

Tricky Trivia

Test your Halloween knowledge by trying this trivia crossword!

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Nov
20

Women Empowering Women Makes an Impact

For many, school clubs are a place to meet friends or a fun way to spend the lunch hour, but to Women Empowering Women (WEW) members, it means that and much more. “Women Empowering Women gets my brain to work and think in a safe space, about how I can better myself as a feminist […]

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Nov
20

Helping at Halloween

UNICEF is selling goodie bags to help solve children’s problems around the world

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Nov
20

5 Ways to Slow Down Global Warming and Climate Change

Imagine what were to happen to this scenic creek if climate change continued, which would prevent tourists from seeing this breathtaking view. Beyond all the news surrounding politics, the problem with climate change and global warming are gradually going out of control. Changes can’t be made in one huge step but we can possibly eradicate […]

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