• New Pool, New Food, Same School

    Monday, January 6, 2020

    Students, faculty, and staff alike await the end of the construction by the band room and cafeteria, as not only will it be the finished result of a grueling year of maneuvering around the construction, but will show off a brand new pool, school wing, and cafeteria. Marking the end of the construction of the […]

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  • 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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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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Oct
22

Mulan Review

Mulan was produced by Disney in 1998. It is one of the original princess movies incorporating varying ethnicity and women empowerment. The main character is Fa Mulan, her troop leader is Li Shang, and her sidekicks are Mushu and Cri-kee. Mulan is a pioneer Disney film representing non-American cultures. The Asian culture is exhibited through […]

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Oct
22

Running Through the Tournament:

The Boys Cross Country Team prepares for the postseason. “Our team goal is to podium at state, which is getting top 5, and despite a tough season, I have no doubt in my mind that we can still do it,” said Mitchell Curl. It is the time of year for most fall sports to begin […]

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Oct
22

ASTROWORLD – The Truth Unveiled

Travis Scott is a well-known artist with a consistently growing fan base. Much of his fame is accredited towards signing his first major label deal with Epic Records in 2012. Since then, he has become a mogul in the rap world. After his success with “Birds in the Trap Sing McKnight” and “Huncho Jack, Jack […]

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Oct
22

Popular Songs Changed Throughout School History

West Side has been around for a while, and though the school itself hasn’t changed much, the students in it have and the music they listened to as well. From Bing Crosby to Sheck Wes, music has changed a lot. So sit back, relax, and travel back in time to the music that our predecessors […]

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