• 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
1

What’s Your Favorite Halloween Candy?

With Spooky Season in our past, our buckets are still filled from the extravagant night. While some chose the delicious route of chocolates, others went for the fruitiness flavor filled gummies. Take this poll to give your input on what your favorite Halloween candy is.

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Nov
1

Spooky Songs to Pump Up Your Halloween Party

When it comes to Halloween, candy is only half the fun. The season also brings many of our favorite timeless tracks. Whether you’re throwing a Halloween bash or just waiting in your living room to hand out candy, check out this playlist of spooky favorites to get you in the Halloween mood!

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Oct
26

Mu Alpha Theta Mathletes look to continue their reign

Mu Alpha Theta is a national high school and two-year college mathematics honor society competition around the world. Any student who chooses to participate in this contest will be given a test with six mathematical questions to answer within a thirty minute period. Once all the sheets are turned in, they are graded and the […]

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Oct
23

Students Face Parking Shortage

You may have heard the frustration regarding our parking lot throughout the halls these past few weeks, whether it’s not getting a preferred spot or any spot at all.   One of the highlights of junior and senior year is parking privileges, something very few juniors, and even some seniors won’t get to experience. On the […]

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Oct
23

Hate Speech in High School

It’s still here, everyone. Let’s work to send it away for good. We’ve all heard the words. We’ve seen the tweets, heard it on the news. Since the days of the Civil War, the Civil Rights era, and now today, hate speech has existed. However, it has taken on a new form in the digital […]

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Oct
23

Being a superhero with Anime Club

“Do you need powers to be a Hero?” Anime Club says no to that question, and yes to a photo! Mrs. Gates, for quite some time, has played host to the group of students known as Anime Club. Every Wednesday, during 6th hour or High School lunch, they band up to watch various anime from […]

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Oct
22

Construction Junction, What’s Your Function?

Although it is clear that West Lafayette Jr./Sr. High School is undergoing major renovations, how much do you really know about the new changes at the school?

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Oct
22

Blooming Personality

Moving here from Orlando, Florida Arwa Al-Mutairi is thriving at West Lafayette High School. It has been quite different for her as now the environment is vastly different compared to her previous school. “I was in an Islamic-American curriculum school, there were a few Kuwaiti girls that I knew, all of the students were Arabic, it […]

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Oct
22

Ring-A-Ding-Ding:

The girls’ track relay receives State Champion rings. “It is really cool to have the ring to remember the experiences forever.” Aside from the homecoming parade, pep rally, and football game there was another celebration for the community to witness.  At halftime of the football game, last years girls 4×800 meter relay team of Mary […]

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Oct
22

Spice Up Fall With These Vegan Pumpkin Scones

Are the dropping temperatures raising your fall cravings? Look no further! These light vegan scones mix together the spice of pumpkin pie with the sweetness of maple and a nice pecan crunch to top everything off. Eat them with coffee, tea, or alone! Ingredients: Scones: 1 ½ Tbsp ground flax 3 Tbsp water 3 cups […]

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Oct
22

4 Tips To Survive Senior Year

Are you a senior? Are you feeling stressed, struggling, or hanging on by a thread? Senior year is tough. The final stride is upon you and it can be tough to hold on and finish. Most seniors are overwhelmed with a combination difficult classes and the most amount of homework they’ve ever seen. This stress […]

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Oct
22

THE BOYS ON THE BUS

Team camaraderie and bonding is important and can be displayed through various actions, including something as simple as traveling together. Some bus rides are longer than others and finding a way to pass the time can be tricky. Whether the boys’ soccer team is traveling as far as South Bend or as close as Harrison, […]

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Oct
22

Wall of Pride honors distinguished alumni

On Friday September 28th the Wall of Pride celebrated alumni and honored their achievements. A few select students were assigned an alum and spent the whole day with them. They visited classes that their alum was interested in for a few periods until lunch. The seniors and juniors all gathered in the auditorium after lunch […]

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