• 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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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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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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