• One Donation can Save Three Lives

    Thursday, February 15, 2018

    The blood drive that took place on January 17th in the WLHS cafeteria was a success.  Many high school students showed up and even the community outside of school played an impact towards the importance of donating blood. The process of donating is worth the time and effort it requires as just one pint of donated […]

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  • WRESTLING SEASON BEGINS BY BREAKING UP THE GRIND

    Monday, December 18, 2017

    It’s no secret that in order to be an elite level wrestler, an arduous amount of dedication and diligence is required. Success does not come easily or quickly.  Even if a competitor considers “winning” as the most fun part of the sport, many are driven more by a hatred of losing than a love of […]

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  • Basketball Team Prepares for Victory

    Friday, December 15, 2017

    The members of the West Lafayette boys basketball team use more than just their skills to win a game. Behind every victory, there are traditions done to bring good luck and a mindset that each member must put themself in in order to have a good game. After the Devil’s victory against Crawfordsville, Juniors Nelson […]

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  • Pass ’em Right

    Friday, December 15, 2017

    Friday, December 8th 2017 after school at 4:00 p.m. in Mr. Leffert’s room, Game Club assembled for their weekly meeting. This time, they decided to play “Magic: The Gathering,” a  trading card game that is played with big decks of cards that are passed around from player to player. The cards are passed to the […]

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Mar
7

Divergent Book Discussion

Tim Carnahan and Ksenia Lewickyj participated in a book club discussion about Divergent. Divergent was written by Veronica Roth, and was published in 2011. It is on New York Best Seller list and has won multiple awards in previous years.  

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Mar
7

Track and Field Preview/Hoosier State Relays

The 2016-2017 track/field season has officially begun, as of February 13th. This year’s track and field team consists of a total of 70 athletes, boys and girls combined. The athletes will be divided into three groups- sprinters, throwers, and distance, with each group practicing and preparing for the Hoosier State Relays. Mr. David Joest coaches […]

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Mar
7

Handwriting vs. typing notes

Check out this infographic to see how us Westsiders like to take our notes!

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Mar
7

“La La Land” Award Season Success

La La Land has shown much success throughout the awards season, which surprised very few because of the star studded cast. Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, John Legend, and many others were the key to the success of the movie. The musical has won a total of 178 awards out of the 221 that they were […]

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Feb
23

The Oscars are approaching

On February 26th, The 89th Academy Awards will be held at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood, California. Popular late night host Jimmy Kimmel will be hosting the awards show this year, which will be aired on ABC. ABC has been airing the Oscars every year since 1976. For the past couple years, there was a […]

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Feb
8

Calling: Lafayette Left Activists

On January 28th, 2017 a meeting organized by Melissa Gruver of the Young Women’s Task Force (YWTF) took place to teach the young and old activists of Lafayette and West Lafayette how to take action in their community. The workshop drew over 500 people hoping to learn how to get involved and in the current […]

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Feb
8

German Club has a blast at Staatskongress

Last weekend members of German club went to Ball State University in Muncie Indiana to Staatskongress.  Literally meaning “State Convention” in German, Staatskongress is a State Convention of the Indiana Association of Students of German, an event that has been going for approximately 40 years. “It’s important because it gives kids who really are interested in […]

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Feb
3

Nine wrestlers are moving on to Regionals

The wrestlers from West Lafayette won big on Saturday, January 28, when they competed in the IHSAA Sectionals. As a whole, the team scored in third place, with 9 wrestlers moving on to compete in the Regionals. Mr. Rick Roseman, coach of the wrestling team, said “ [My favorite moment was] Mykiel Stallings winning. It […]

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Feb
2

Women Empowering Women

Women Empowering Women is a incoming club to West Lafayette Jr/Sr High School. Their first meeting is on February 7th in Mrs.Good’s room during the lunch hour. During the first meeting, Sarah Greenwell, the main creator of this group, stated that she wanted to make the club to help empower women in her community, especially the […]

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Jan
31

Girls Basketball Wraps Up Regular Season By Easily Defeating Local Rivals

West Lafayette girl’s basketball hasn’t been one to disappoint this winter season. With a three-point buzzer beater win against rival Central Catholic, and a last second upset against the Northwestern tigers in the hoosier conference tournament, the red devils can move into the postseason with momentum and pride. With much success this season, senior Madi […]

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Jan
30

300th win!!

Coach Wood has been coaching the West Lafayette boys basketball team for 23 years. Throughout the years, there have been losses, but also many wins. On Saturday, January 14, 2016, Coach Wood won his 298th win against rival Harrison High School Raiders in overtime. Then on Tuesday, January 17 2016, the Red Devils won against […]

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