Grace Malone ’14: The Amazing Grace

Ever since she was young, Grace Malone has been playing and dominating every sport that she could get her hands on. Whether it be soccer, track, softball, swimming, or gymnastics, Malone has been highly active and working hard to make herself one of West Side’s most prominent athletes. “She’s just really hard-working, and always positive […]

Caleb Smith: The man behind the chant

  “SMITH! SMITH! SMITH!” This chant echoed through the gym of basketball games last year, but most students who participated in the chant didn’t know why they were chanting, or how the chant started.  The one thing they did know was that when it started, a player came off the bench and went into the game. […]

Lowell kicks day and Knight

At the end of his junior year, Knight was thinking about how much time he would have as a senior, because he would be taking easy classes, but he couldn’t have been more wrong. With his place kicker graduating, Varsity Head Football Coach Shane Fry needed someone to take charge and hit the point after attempts and to kick-off. He needed Knight, a varsity soccer player with a powerful leg. […]

A Prank to Remember

Teachers recall the best and worst senior pranks in West Side history. Being a senior comes with many perks and responsibilities.  Besides preparing for colleges, and spending every last drop of free time with your best friends, there is the daunting task of planning the ultimate senior prank. In the history of West Side, there […]

Featured Senior: Lucy Platt

Everybody loves Lucy. When talking to Lucy Platt ’13, it’s clear that her life is full of laughter. “Lucy’s optimism always amazes me. She’s always cheerful and uplifting; it’s impossible to be in a bad mood around her,” said Devna Patel ’13. Lucy attributes many of her senior year highlights to the SheDevils dance team, […]

Featured Senior: Anna Searle

Anna Searle is all-around awesome. From the soccer field to the classroom, Anna Searle ’13 maintains an energetic attitude and hard-working mindset. To everything she does, Anna brings her diverse background and sense of humor. “I think I’m really lucky because I’ve grown up being exposed to two really different cultures,” Anna said about growing up in […]

Hansen keeps things interesting

When asked to describe Charles Hansen ‘13, Brian Choi ‘13 could only think of one word, indefinable. “He’s hilarious,” says Michael Crabill ‘13. Throughout the interview, Hansen was cracking jokes, making all that heard him break out in laughter. Besides providing comic relief for his classmates throughout the school day, Hansen is a member of […]

Charles Hansen keeps it interesting

Charles practices the oboe in seventh hour band. Sophmore year, he was even involved in the Wabash Valley Youth Symphony. When asked to describe Charles Hansen ‘13, Brian Choi ‘13 could only think of one word, indefinable. “He’s hilarious,” says Michael Crabill ‘13. Throughout the interview, Hansen was cracking jokes, making all that heard him […]

Wylie Gorup

Wylie is involved in numerous clubs including Student Council (of which she was class president her Sophomore year), WeSSO, VISTA (vice president this year), SADD, yearbook, National Honors Society, and French Club. “I’ve met a lot of my friends in clubs, especially a lot of the upperclassmen when I was younger,” she said. Playing volleyball […]

Meet West Side’s own Jake-of-all-trades

By Abby Bien Jake Weiss is a multi-talented man. Not only is he successful in the classroom, he sings, plays sports, is a Superfan captain, and is an all-around likeable guy. Jake’s hearty laugh and smile help him to have a positive influence on the school population. He always seems to be having a good […]

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