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 […]

Team 461 not just robotics

Many people hear “robotics club” and picture a group of intelegent students piecing together an ingenious robot. Little known to those outside the club, they are so much more. Team 461does not only spend their time building robots, they are also a member of an organization called FIRST, which helps make a difference in our community. […]

Ed. Foundation enhances learning

The West Lafayette Education Foundation fills the gap between what state funds provide for our school and what is needed to maintain the resources and programs West Side offers its students. It is dedicated to enhancing education and encouraging innovative projects to optimize educational experiences. Hallie Gorup (mother of Everett Gorup ’14), an active member in the […]

Zero Robotics to MIT

On January 11th, West Lafayette sent representatives the MIT campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts to compete in the Zero Robotics competition. “Zero Robotics is a programming competition created by MIT and NASA where you program these robots called SPHERES that are essentially mini satellite,” said competitor Albert Hwang ’14.  Each year,  teams from all over the country to […]

Retiring teachers say goodbye to Westside

With the school year coming to a close, and the seniors moving on to a new chapter in their lives, teachers Mr. Warner and Mr. Florence will be retiring and moving on to a new phase in their lives as well. Mr. Warner has been teaching for thirty-six years, with twenty-six of those at West […]

The robot is ready

From March 15th to March 17th, the West Side Robotics team will be participating in their first competition of the year at the Purdue Armory. The team, consisting of approximately forty to fifty people, has been preparing for this competition all year. From January to February they worked on the robot for three to six […]

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