• 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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Nov
20

Let’s get Votin’

No matter the age, voting is a special experience. But exercising your right for the first time is an experience most do not forget. Seniors Grace Kirchner and Mary Schultz, both 18, hit the polls for their first time voting in the midterm election on November 6th.  Follow their experience as they navigate the voting […]

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Nov
20

Three simple habits to make mornings productive

No matter how much truth there may be to that old saying about the early bird getting the worm, we can’t all be morning people. Rumor has it that early risers are more productive than the rest of us, but bed is just so comfortable….and that obnoxious alarm is just so, so annoying. At some […]

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Nov
19

OH CAPTAIN, MY CAPTAIN

Showing up for a sporting event is a necessity for everyone, but especially Superfan Captains. Being a Superfan Captain comes with a lot of responsibility, making sure the student section is alive and cheering throughout the entire game. As once done by our youngest captain Miguel Van der Mensbrugghe. He was chosen among five seniors […]

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Nov
19

Fall Play Opens Its Doors

On November 2, the fall play, Will and Whimsy, opened its doors to the public and brought Shakespeare to the student body. The cast and crew of Will and Whimsy donned their costumes in class that day as they got ready for their opening. Friday night, at 7pm, community members and students alike convened in […]

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Nov
13

Flag Football Hustles and Makes History

September 29, 2018 is a day that will go down in West Side history. On the cool and cloudy fall afternoon, people gathered with excitement to see the Best Buddies club participate in its first ever IHSAA-approved Unified Flag Football game. “I’m the president of Best Buddies, and I’m so excited to be here and […]

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Nov
13

West Lafayette football faces Andrean High school for the sectional title.

On Friday November 2, 2018 the West Lafayette football teamed faced Andrean High School at Gordon Straley Field for the class 3A sectional championship title. The stands were filled with red devil fans, big and small, ready to cheer on their team. From students to parents to members of the community, hundreds of people came […]

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Nov
13

Halloween Q&A

While Halloween may have already passed, students are still passionate about this spooky holiday. In this video, a group of different students answer questions about some of their favorite Halloween traditions, memories, and costumes. Ranging from a field biologist to Kermit the Frog, students have had an interesting array of costumes to talk about.

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Nov
12

Do You Think Cheetos are Chips?

Today walking to world history I was talking to Owen Taylor and I was eating Cheetos and I said ” These are some good chips.” and he said ” Cheetos aren’t chips!” So most of the world history class was  arguing about if they were chips or not.  I would like to know what everyone […]

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Nov
12

Students Go Crazy for Ofrendas!

Have you seen the hit flick Coco? If you haven’t you need to see it ASAP. If you have you probably know what an ofrenda is. An ofrenda is a collection of objects from a loved one that helps carry his or her spirit back to the ofrenda during Dia de Muertos. With the celebration […]

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Nov
9

Basketball Pregame Playlist

This is a playlist created for the boys/girls basketball teams to get hype for before games. This playlist can also be used by non sports teams for anyone who is trying to get fired up. Listening to the entire playlist ensures that you or your team will be ready for whatever is at hand. Enjoy […]

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Nov
9

The Mixtape: Episode Three

Episode Three: The Breakout Edge Make Out Monday formed when brothers Zack and Jeremy Shada combined their music projects into one. Before the formation, Zack worked alongside drummer Seth Renken and lead guitarist John Spicer. Jeremy and former rhythm guitarist Logan Charles were already working on their own music. When coming up with the band […]

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Nov
9

That’s a Fact, Jack: Episode 2

From the studios of  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 spooky edition, Jack gives us his explanation towards his DARE water chugging catastrophe, explains why diversifying the sport of golf was important, spooks us with […]

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Nov
6

What’s your signature fall style?

Not sure which fall style suits you best? Not sure what this season’s trends even are? It all starts by one click. The quiz is broken down by personality, giving you the fab fall outfit that will instantly make you best-dressed on campus!

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