• RAIN WON’T STOP THIS PARADE!

    Monday, October 16, 2017

    No one would imagine that rain, wind, or cloudy skies would come in the way of this blissful afternoon. The parade was the right start to an eventful weekend. The homecoming nominees Abby Hummels, Katie Crawford,  Madeline Lynam,  Rebekah Chatterjee, Abby Rhodes,  Jacob Richardson, Sebastian Trent, Hawk Pusey, JongJin Park, and Addison Jordan; juniors Rachel Cooper and […]

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  • Are you Staying Woke?

    Monday, October 16, 2017

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  • HOME SWEET HOMECOMING TAILGATE

    Monday, October 16, 2017

                                   

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  • Theater Club Practices for Perfection

    Friday, October 13, 2017

    Theater Club is already busy working on their upcoming presentation. They will be performing a play that is deep and moving, but still lighthearted enough to keep an upbeat atmosphere. “This play is a really exaggerated representation of middle school,” said Izzy Jones. “Tammy’s feeling of being a dinosaur is an allegory for feeling out […]

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  • Don’t Rain on My Parade

    Thursday, October 12, 2017

    No wind, rain, or other miserable weather could stop the homecoming parade from taking place on Friday, October 6th. However, some homecoming representatives were displaced from their traditional convertible ride and forced to walk, rather than ride, along. No one seemed to mind, and court members– seniors Madeline Lynam, Abby Hummels, Abby Rhodes, Katie Crawford, […]

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Sep
14

Featured Senior Carissa Pekny

 By Alyse Allred In every class, you get those kids who know everybody. And then, of course, there are always those people who everybody knows. Among those is one of our seniors, Carissa Pekny. She is a jack of all trades, one of those people who manage to balance athletic and academic life, as is […]

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Sep
14

Opinions: Purdue Students

The arrival of the Purdue students in the fall brings with it many nuisances; the line for Den Pops stretches a block long, the entire campus is packed with traffic, and the streets and sidewalks are crowded with incoming freshmen and returning graduates and undergraduates. And with a population of roughly 30,000, the city of […]

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Sep
14

Dating For Dumbos

So, the school year has begun, and, like most teenaged boys, you have probably found a girl that strikes your fancy. Your probably thinking, “Briagha, I don’t have what it takes to be smooth and get girls.” I say that’s ridiculous. Anyone (well, almost anyone) can become an irresistible romantic. To help you out, I’m […]

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Sep
14

Staff Editorial

We are really excited about this year for several reasons.  As you’ve noticed, the newspaper has taken on a dramatically different look.  We would like to thank The Journal and Courier for allowing us to print The Scarlette on their printing press.  This has allowed us to completely transform the format of the paper – […]

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Sep
13

Longtime counselor Mr. Thomas resigns

  On the morning of Wednesday, August 7th, the student body was greeted with the surprising news that well-known counselor Mr. Nate Thomas had turned in his resignation the previous night. Though the reason underlying his resignation remains private, Mr. Shriner and Mrs. Grimble were quick to assure seniors that their college application process would […]

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Sep
13

Hidden Gems

  To the people at Exploration Acres, corn isn’t just a four letter word, nor is it merely food to be harvested and sold. At Exploration Acres, corn is the building block of a massive maze. It is home to the largest corn maze in Northern Indiana, which measures about 18 acres and is comprised […]

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Sep
13

Travel the World in One Day

   Upon entering West Side, one only has to glance at the faces of the students around them to get a sense of the many cultures and backgrounds present in the school. With this kind of diversity, it comes as no surprise that many West Side students and their families are involved with Global Fest, […]

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Sep
13

Off Campus: Fuzzy’s Taco Shop

  Location: Fuzzy’s Taco Shop, 111 S. River Rd. Distance from school: 1.7 mi. Price/Person: $2 Their cups read, “Welcome to your new addiction,” and while Fuzzy’s Taco Shop delivers an acceptable smorgasbord of typical American-made, Mexican-style food, their tag-line is a bit too presumptuous. Upon entering the new establishment for the first time, I […]

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Sep
13

New West Side Staff

WEST SIDE WELCOMES NEW STAFF Mr. Quimpo- Physics I Teacher Originally from Orange County, California Obtained Graduate Degree in Chemistry from Purdue Enjoys Photography as a hobby If he weren’t a teacher, he would like to work at a science museum or a zoo Spends his time measuring things As a high schooler, he was […]

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Sep
13

Being a New Student

It’s hard to be a new student. When you find out that you are going to a new school, it scares you so much. You realize you are leaving your friends, the home you grew up in, your entire life! At first, I wanted to be mad. Mad at my parents for making me move. […]

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Sep
13

West Side’s new look

  West Lafayette High School has dived into an era of technological advancement.  Gone are the days of the familiar blue and white lockers of the Junior High locker bay.  In their place stands a brand new speaker system, four 60 inch LCD televisions, an open lounging area, and a sleek black stage.  Walking into […]

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