Evan Johnson continues to improve

  This may be Johnson’s last year of high school, but his days of running have no end in sight. A year after winning state in cross country and getting 41st in the state, Evan Johnson ‘16 hopes to repeat with a changed up varsity lineup that still sees Johnson as the 2nd best runner […]

Debate is more than meets the eye

The door to classroom 2227, Mr. Levy’s haven on a typical day, now opened to host one of October’s  Novice Public Forum debate rounds. Participants of the last round filed out, chatting about this and that and winding down from the debate. The next competitors entered, balancing binders and laptops, sizing up the judge just as […]

News Briefs

VISTA cancels dance VISTA, a club that puts on two semi-formal dances per year, canceled its remaining dance in light of low ticket sales. The decline in attendance has been caused by the changes in rules, confirming fears among the student body that the new rules would decrease dance attendance.  “There were very low ticket sales, due […]

Seriously Speaking 2/27/14

If you had to rename the school mascot, what would you name it?    

When bad weather strikes

This year in the West Lafayette community, there has been a lot of talk about weather.  The weather this year has been particularly rough and strenuous on the West Lafayette school system. “Safety is always the key thing, we want to make sure students are safe both coming to school and leaving.  So that if […]

New tech class comes to WL

Starting next year, the school will offer a new course called Computer Repair/Technical Support. This class is designed to fill a void in the technical education offered by this school, namely,  how to physically repair computers. The school board construction approval request describes the class this way: “Students could earn credit for learning how to work on […]

Ten ways to survive Thanksgiving!

1. Remember: it’s only one day.  You can go back to watching Netflix all day on Friday. 2. Don’t insult your family’s cooking. Even if your aunt Susie’s Jell-o pudding isn’t your favorite, just plug your nose and swallow. Or take a super small portion. 3. Help your parents make the food. This gives them […]

Languages exchange students

Every summer, there are multiple opportunities for West Side students who are studying foreign languages to experience their chosen language and culture firsthand. Two out of the the three languages offered, French and German, have established relationships with foreign schools and implemented an exchange program there. West Side sees the French and German students throughout our […]

In-class movies educate

When a teacher pulls out the SmartBoard remote and queues up the projector, a wide variety of responses can be seen from the students. Some students pump their fists into the air and yell “YES!”, while others groan and roll their eyes, and still others pull on their hoodies and prepare for a 50 minute […]

Daniel Rollock Excels

If anyone is having a tough day, a conversation with Daniel Rollock might just clear those rain clouds over their head and provide a little sunshine. He uses his positive energy to benefit others through his busy schedule of multiple activities and projects he does every week. One of the activities he participates in is the […]

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