• 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
9

WeSSO gives girls opportunities

WeSSO is a club that allows girls in high school to participate in volunteering opportunities both within their school and their community. The name of it stands for “West Side Service Organization.” One of the club’s sponsors, Mrs. Smyser, said that the overall purpose of the WeSSO being a club at West Lafayette High School […]

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Oct
9

Nate Smith

As a soccer player and superfan captain Nate Smith has his hands full during the fall season.  “I think being the junior superfan captain is pretty cool and i was looking forward to it since my freshman year”, Smith said.  As the soccer team battles through the season the team hopes for a couple more […]

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Oct
9

Shakespeare society competing for the first time

Shakespeare Society “celebrates and recognizes the genius that is Shakespeare,” said Ryan Moreno ‘17, the vice president of Shakespeare Society.  As a club, they put on an abridged production of a Shakespeare play at the end of the year.  This year the show will be on Shakespeare’s birthday in April. This year Shakespeare Society will […]

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Oct
9

New changes are happening in the library

Change is among us here at West Side; if you haven’t been in the library this year you might not know that it has gone under a complete makeover! The new librarian, Ms. Hinman, and the technology department have come together and they have reinvented the way that the library is operating. You can now […]

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Oct
9

Volleyball vs North Montgomery

Last night the Red Devils volleyball team traveled to take on North Montgomery. The team is having a pretty good season and are ready to compete for the state title. Last night the Devils took the match three sets to two. Junior Alex Deryn totaled 15 kills, 7 block, and 6 aces. Senior Lydia Baker […]

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Oct
9

UFC is not Ultimate Fighting Club

  Ultimate Frisbee Club known as UFC, is not an actual club connected with the school. They are a group of students including presidents Alex Delworth, and Luke Ritchie.   They meet on weekends at Lommel Park in Barberry Heights, around 4:30 typically. Alex Delworth thinks the hardest part of this club is “finding members […]

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Oct
9

Lovers of Anime Join Together

  Anime club is offered for anyone who enjoys clubs that eat lunch and watch anime together.   This club is offered here at West Side, with Mrs. Gates being the sponsor. There are roughly 20 members who enjoy anime and watching it. According to Ethan Watt ‘16 it is “ a relaxed and chill […]

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Oct
9

GSA talks about LGBTQ awareness on a college level

GSA had a guest speaker come from Purdue to talk about the LGBTQ community on a college campus.  Speaker Lowell Kane is the director of Purdue LGBTQ Center.  The Purdue LGBTQ Center is a place where anyone from the community can come to get help with LGBTQ related issues such as a person feeling bias […]

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Oct
9

Cross Country and Films

Movie fanatic and running extraordinaire Dylan Williams splits his time between school, running, and movies.  “I try to watch at least 2 movies every weekend but I feel completely productive if I watch 5”, Williams said.   Balancing classes and running cross country he plans out his movies and which ones he will watch next. […]

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Oct
9

Best Buddies brings people together

Best Buddies as a program follows the motto, “changing the world one friendship at a time,” according to one of its sponsors, Mrs. Eubank. The objective of the club is to include West Side students with disabilities in our school’s community and to pair them up with one-on-one partners for the school year. The club […]

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