• 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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  • Stealing One Foot For A Day

    Tuesday, November 5, 2019

    Review: Five Feet Apart Rarely would you ever meet someone fascinating in the one place where someone never wants to be: the hospital. But in the novel Five Feet Apart, it’s a chance a Cystic Fibrosis (CF) patient will take to break her routine of treatments and medicine. Stella Grant is used to being in […]

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Dec
28

Cinnamon Roll Cookie Recipe

Ingredients For The Filling 2 c of soft dates 3 tbsp cinnamon 1/3 c milk of choice 2 tbsp coconut oil For The Dough  2 c oat flour 1 c almond meal 2 tsp cinnamon 1/4 tsp salt 4 tbsp maple syrup 1/2 c melted coconut oil Step By Step Directions Preheat your oven to […]

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Dec
28

Modeling the Model UN Club

How to become a stand-in at the United Nations in one easy step You might think that the Model UN Club at West Side consists of people sitting in an oval and discussing politics.  That statement is false. The club is chock-full of personality, energy, and evidently, overblown comedy. Senior Nate Nauman is the student […]

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Dec
28

Joystick Reviews-the Destiny Series.

You’ve just woken up in the Old Russian Cosmodrome, to a robot voiced by Peter Dinklage or later, Nolan North. And the first thing you hear? “Eyes up, Guardian.” Then, you have to make a mad dash into a wall made of rusted metal, attempting to escape the creatures your new robot friend calls “Fallen.” […]

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Dec
28

Winter Break Poll

Winter break is slowly approaching and there are so many things you can do with your family and friends. We asked the students at West Side what their favorite things to do are during break and here are the results.  

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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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