• Game Con Raised Over $1,000

    Wednesday, May 3, 2017

    The annual West Lafayette Jr./Sr. High Game Con was held on April 8. The event had one of the highest turnouts ever, as it raised over a thousand dollars from the participants alone, which is more than standard for the game con. Almost the entirety of the total earnings will be donated to the Backpack […]

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  • Spring into softball season!

    Wednesday, April 12, 2017

    As the second semester passes through its halfway point, winter sports come to an end and spring sports prepare for the bulk of their season. Girls softball is one of those sports. Last year, they began with a very strong team, because they had a lot of strong seniors. This year, there aren’t as many. […]

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  • Breath of the Wild is a breath of fresh air

    Monday, April 10, 2017

    After almost six years of development time, Nintendo has finally released one of the developer’s most ambitious projects to date, “The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild,” and it definitely delivers. Nintendo’s main goal when creating this game was to break many of the franchise’s old traditions. The game is on a completely different […]

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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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