• 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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Oct
1

It’s Do or Dye

Best Buddies kicks off the year with kickball This year’s Best Buddies kickoff event was a kickball game. Blue skies, sunshine, and warm weather made the event fun for everyone to enjoy. The club pairs special needs students with mainstreamed peers with a mission to champion inclusion and society amongst these diverse groups of individuals. “It […]

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Sep
26

AN APP THAT CAN DO IT ALL

One of the quickest and easiest way you can get your Starbucks is through the Starbucks Mobile App. You can order on your phone and pick it up in stores, earn points for rewards and pay for your drink or food – no wallet necessary. The quick, accessible pay feature is very relevant when Starbucks […]

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Sep
26

Pep Rally Rockin’

The She Devils kill their pep rally performance Friday after school, continue trend at  following football game Homecoming, a tradition that has gone on for decades, is an event in which the alumni of West Side are invited back to their beloved high school. For current students, it is a week of fun-filled spirit days, pep […]

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Sep
26

Picture Perfect

The She Devils dance team perform at various festivities for the 2018 homecoming celebration.

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Sep
25

Crocs Country

Boys and Girls Cross Country teams gain unity from wacky shoes.  Tacky, ugly, uncomfortable, atrocious, dysfunctional, out-of-style? None of these things worry the cross country teams when they slip into their classic clog Crocs and model them to school in unity this year.  The girls’ cross country team started this trend about a year ago, […]

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Sep
25

Harlow calculates value of passion

“Growing up, the Red Devils were always the arch-enemy back then,” said Harlow. He went to high school at Harrison. Mr. Harlow may be one of the new teachers in the math department, but he is definitely not new to teaching. He taught at Fountain Central for three years in the early 80s. He then […]

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Sep
25

Tips for completing the Common Application

Senior year has begun and many students have starting preparing for college the application process. Students can use the Common Application to do their essay and college applications. The Common Application is an undergraduate college admission application that students can use to apply to more than just one college. Some students have already started theirs […]

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Sep
25

National Honors Society: Every Student’s Solution to Complex Problems

With midterm reports having already been sent out, some students may have found their grades to have exceeded expectations, while others may have been disappointed. For those in the latter category, the National Honor Society has a solution for you. “The main goal of this chapter of the National Honor Society is, specifically here, tutoring,” […]

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Sep
25

Crazy Rich Asians’ Crazy Rich Debut

Crazy Rich Asians hits theaters and makes an impact on both people and the movie industry Crazy Rich Asians hit theaters on August 15, and once I heard that it featured a cast made entirely of Asians, I knew I had to see it. I would say that the movie is similar to the common […]

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Sep
25

Westside Boiler Invasion Builds Up to Competition Season

It’s lunchtime. You’re strolling through the halls when suddenly you stumble upon a robot in the commons. Who brought this metal machine into the school? The Westside Boiler Invasion robotics team, of course! WBI is a club that builds robots, competes with them, and all the while completes website coding and organizes outreach events. WBI […]

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Sep
25

Joystick Reviews: Fire Emblem

LET THE WAIFU WARS BEGIN! Hello, students of West Lafayette Jr/Sr High School.  I am the Joystick, and I shall be reviewing various video games, for your entertainment and enlightenment! Our first game shall be a classic staple of strategy that also features a dating simulator. From Japan’s Intelligent Systems, it’s Fire Emblem! Fire Emblem […]

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