• Boys Soccer Loses to Harrison

    Wednesday, September 20, 2017

    Last Thursday the West Lafayette Boys Soccer team suffered a painful loss to Harrison, 5-1. Harrison is currently ranked number 1 in the state, while West Lafayette is currently ranked 53rd according to maxpreps.com. One of the team’s biggest successes last year was a tie with Harrison at their home, and the momentum from that […]

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  • Volleyball team nets win against Delphi

    Wednesday, September 20, 2017

           

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  • Singing into the new school year

    Monday, September 11, 2017

    New Choir Teacher Joseph Nizich has successfully taken over West Side’s choir program First year teacher, Joseph Gerard Nizich, from Long Island, New York, a 2017 graduate from Indiana University, has successfully taken over the choir program here at West Lafayette Jr. Sr. High School. “I got through my first week,” he jokingly described when asked […]

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  • Beyond the Numbers: Korey Pritchett unveils the man behind the math

    Monday, September 11, 2017

    A new school year means there are going to be new faces. There are not only quite a few new students, there are quite a few new teachers. One of those teachers is Kory Pritchett. He teaches Algebra 1, Geometry, and a period of Math 8. Describing his experience at West Side, Pritchett said “It […]

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  • Nicholas Dunn teaches in and out of the classroom

    Monday, September 11, 2017

    On your mark. The flag is raised. Runners take their marks. Deep breaths. Focus. Everything goes still. The silence engulfs the mind. The gun goes off. The flag comes down. The race begins. Nicholas Dunn has been in this position many times. As a college athlete, Dunn provides deep insights to the track team. “I […]

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Feb
8

Calling: Lafayette Left Activists

On January 28th, 2017 a meeting organized by Melissa Gruver of the Young Women’s Task Force (YWTF) took place to teach the young and old activists of Lafayette and West Lafayette how to take action in their community. The workshop drew over 500 people hoping to learn how to get involved and in the current […]

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Feb
8

German Club has a blast at Staatskongress

Last weekend members of German club went to Ball State University in Muncie Indiana to Staatskongress.  Literally meaning “State Convention” in German, Staatskongress is a State Convention of the Indiana Association of Students of German, an event that has been going for approximately 40 years. “It’s important because it gives kids who really are interested in […]

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Feb
3

Nine wrestlers are moving on to Regionals

The wrestlers from West Lafayette won big on Saturday, January 28, when they competed in the IHSAA Sectionals. As a whole, the team scored in third place, with 9 wrestlers moving on to compete in the Regionals. Mr. Rick Roseman, coach of the wrestling team, said “ [My favorite moment was] Mykiel Stallings winning. It […]

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Feb
2

Women Empowering Women

Women Empowering Women is a incoming club to West Lafayette Jr/Sr High School. Their first meeting is on February 7th in Mrs.Good’s room during the lunch hour. During the first meeting, Sarah Greenwell, the main creator of this group, stated that she wanted to make the club to help empower women in her community, especially the […]

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Jan
31

Girls Basketball Wraps Up Regular Season By Easily Defeating Local Rivals

West Lafayette girl’s basketball hasn’t been one to disappoint this winter season. With a three-point buzzer beater win against rival Central Catholic, and a last second upset against the Northwestern tigers in the hoosier conference tournament, the red devils can move into the postseason with momentum and pride. With much success this season, senior Madi […]

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Jan
30

300th win!!

Coach Wood has been coaching the West Lafayette boys basketball team for 23 years. Throughout the years, there have been losses, but also many wins. On Saturday, January 14, 2016, Coach Wood won his 298th win against rival Harrison High School Raiders in overtime. Then on Tuesday, January 17 2016, the Red Devils won against […]

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Jan
26

Students prepare for the SATs

If you’re a high school student, especially at West Side, you’re familiar with the SATs. These nationwide, standardized tests are usually associated with stress, but some students do have methods on how to make the most out of it. Libby Sasser, a junior, took the exam for the first time on January 21st. Sasser didn’t […]

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Jan
26

The Chinese New Year is Coming Up!

This year Chinese New Year begins on January 28th. The celebrations last all week. It’s celebrated all around the world, and many students at West Side participate. What really goes on during this holiday? Freshman Crystal Jiang talks about her family’s New Year’s traditions.“You have to cut your hair the week before. I don’t really […]

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Jan
25

Debate Prepares for State

This weekend our school’s debate team will be competing in the IHSFA State Debate in Kokomo, Indiana after over a semester of build up. “Debate requires a lot of research.” said student Arjun Ramani, who has been participating in debate for three years, after his sister participated and encouraged him to do so as well. […]

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Jan
20

A Day to Remember

On January 20th, 2017, the inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States will be held on the West Front of the United States Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. Donald Trump and Mike Pence will be sworn in at exactly 12:00 noon, following the tradition of past presidents. Mr. Brian Fultz, […]

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Jan
17

BOYS SWIM AND DIVE TWO-TIME CHAMPIONS, GIRLS TAKE SECOND

The return of the West Lafayette Red Devils’ swim and dive team to Hoosier Conference marked a second place finish for the girls and another first place victory for the boys. Ben Virata ‘17 and Charlie Ho ‘18 represented West Side at the diving portion of the conference, which was held at home on Thursday, […]

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Jan
17

Big Fish

Everyone sees the stars of a show, but we should focus on more than just that. In the recent West Side musical, Big Fish, the people behind the scenes played a big part in the overall production. Lighting, costumes, sets, and many other aspects of theater often go unnoticed, but they are just as important. […]

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