• 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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Oct
15

The Multi-Talented Tori

Tori Rosa is the perfect example of a Renaissance woman. Whether it be singing, songwriting, acting, directing, or dancing, Rosa puts every drop of her effort into expressing herself. She takes inspiration from everyone she’s met and isn’t afraid to put her feelings out there in the form of song. In an interview, Rosa explains […]

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Oct
15

Movie Studio will be a new addition to Media Center

Students will soon be able to walk into a room off the library and record and save high-definition video, all with a single remote. The concept is really simple, a movie recording studio where three buttons control the entire system. Ms. Hinman, the new School Librarian, discovered the idea of a “super simple media recording […]

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Oct
15

Holidays aren’t always fun and games.

The holidays are some of the best times all year. There’s usually good food, family members you haven’t seen in awhile, and perhaps most importantly, no school. Then there are parts of the holidays that are not so great because of all of the stress that comes with it. But what are really the most […]

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Oct
15

Lipsync Contest

The Scarlette would like to invite any and all lip syncers to participate in a once-in-a-millennia chance to show your silent skill. Everyone who wants to participate needs to take a video of themselves or a group performing a tune. All you have to do is not sing. Videos can be submitted via the Scarlette’s […]

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Oct
15

Marching band marches to their own beat

The marching band is known for their peppy tunes and great attitudes. “We [the marching band] are important to pump up the football team and students” says TJ McCormick ‘16 talking about what the band brings to the atmosphere of the game.   Margaret Woeste ‘16 said “Marching band is one of the biggest sources […]

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Oct
15

Katy Penquite featured athlete

Being a freshman on a varsity soccer team can be very intimidating but this is not a problem for freshman player Katy Penquite. Penquite has had her love for soccer since the age of 5. She says she acquired this love for soccer from her first coach, who also happens to be her dad. Soccer […]

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Oct
15

GSA addresses coming out

National Coming Out Day was Friday, October 11. It can be nerve racking for people coming out because they don’t know what reaction they will get says Brian Bumm ‘18. Reactions to the news can be extreme, people have been kicked out of home or shunned from the family. It can be hard for parents […]

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Oct
9

Westside vs. Renssalaer

Friday, October 2nd, the West Lafayette Red Devils Football team will face off against the defending class 2A state champion Rensselaer Bombers. After a couple of consecutive great seasons from the bombers, they got bumped up to 3A for this season. The Devils are off to a stellar 6-0 start this season while the bombers […]

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Oct
9

New librarian Ms. Hinman brings about new changes to improve learning

Anyone who’s visited the library recently has noticed the barren shelves and carts of books. There are many changes taking place, including the re-organization of the books, by genre instead of call number. This multi-step plan to sort the books into 10 categories will take about one to two months. Firstly, the books will be […]

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Oct
9

Boys Basketball Off season

Basketball is just around the corner and that means the start of basketball training.  To be the best the basketball team is doing as much as they can to prepare for the season.  This is tough due to many player that have other sports, mainly football.   For those who don’t play another sport Coach […]

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