21 Questions with Mr. Bennett

In famous 73 Questions with Vogue style, West Lafayette Student Media staffers, Sofie Alge and Colleen Pedley, conduct an interview with West Side’s choir teacher and music extraordinaire, Michael Bennett. Get a behind the scenes look as we dive into the juicy details of everything ranging from choir classes to the musical to the New […]

Speak Of The Devil Ep:1

By Will Sautter, Tori Wood, Cooper Kitchel, Carson Kitchel, Drew Folkers The hit video podcast series is back! In this episode we focus on student athletes and the colleges they are attending. The students interviewed in today’s episode are: Aidan William, Kylie Reif, and Mo.  

Mic’d Up with WL Football

Mic’d Up offers an inside look at West Lafayette Football’s practices featuring Colin Martin and Michael Lynch. With jokes and shoutouts to their favorite teachers, the football team provides an entertaining and familiar dynamic for West Lafayette High School students. West Lafayette Scarlette Staff Team One, including Emma Schaber, Abby Heap, Aubrey Flynn, Cara Penquite, […]

Travel is the Reason for the Season

In this video, Jack McCain and Harrison Truitt set out to find what some fellow Red Devils are planning to do over winter break. As they travel around West Lafayette to interview some students, they come across some extravagant travel plans. While some people prefer staying home for the holidays, others are driving to bordering […]

To Recite or Not to Recite, That is the Question

The 4th Annual National Shakespeare Monologue Competition was a smashing success here at West Side. Students from all grades arrived to recite the best monologues from the annals of The Bard, William Shakespeare. Also yes, there was a reward for all participants in the form of cookies and games afterward. To get an idea of […]

A Devilishly Good Winter

Winter is truly one of the most wonderful times of the year, with the gorgeous weather, the time for family, the treats and sweets, and most of all, winter break! Whether you chose to spend your winter hours cozied up inside, huddled in the library studying for finals, whisking down Happy Hollow Hill in a […]

Halloween Q&A

While Halloween may have already passed, students are still passionate about this spooky holiday. In this video, a group of different students answer questions about some of their favorite Halloween traditions, memories, and costumes. Ranging from a field biologist to Kermit the Frog, students have had an interesting array of costumes to talk about.

Crocs Country

Boys and Girls Cross Country teams gain unity from wacky shoes.  Tacky, ugly, uncomfortable, atrocious, dysfunctional, out-of-style? None of these things worry the cross country teams when they slip into their classic clog Crocs and model them to school in unity this year.  The girls’ cross country team started this trend about a year ago, […]

WL Backpack Program

  The West Lafayette backpacks organization is a volunteer and donation based organization dedicated to helping feed underprivileged families in our community. This program was started about 10 years ago but is still widely unknown by a lot of people at West side. The important work this volunteer group does helps hundreds of your fellow […]

Behind The Mask


On Saturday, February 24, West Lafayette’s VISTA put on their annual semi-formal winter dance. Students enjoyed an elaborate evening full of dancing and fellowship in the Jr. High gym. The theme was a masquerade and included sparkling red, black, and gold decorations and a photo booth where students could get a Polaroid picture with friends. […]