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  • There will be a band concert on Wednesday in the auditorium at 7:30

  • The choir solo and ensemble festival is on May 18

  • The annual "Get Moving For Healthy Kids" event is on Sunday morning

  • Make sure to check the final test schedule

  • Check @WSSAthletics on Twitter for updates on sports events this week

West Side Story staffers help kickstart Van Allen Elementary student-run newspaper

West Side Story staffers help kickstart Van Allen Elementary student-run newspaper

Alyson Kuennen, News Editor and Photographer

After weeks of preparation and a little help from a few West Side Story staffers, students from Van Allen published their first entirely student-run newspaper today. The online...

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Maddie Huinker is a basketball player through and through. She comes from a basketball family, with her dad Jon and older brother Gabe both having played. She’s been playing on a club basketball team since third grade. And since then, her dad has been taking her and her brother to the North Liberty Rec Center and Iowa Field House to shoot. “When I was ten years old I was playing pick up ball with adul...

Comm(unity) against hate

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The West Side Story editorial board reacts to the results of the election.

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