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Darian’s story

Darian’s story

Isabelle Robles

Dysthymia, or chronic depression is a relatively common diagnosis with approximately four million cases documented annually in the U.S. according to the national institute of me...  Read More »

April 15, 2016

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Creating Culture

April 14, 2016

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Students answer questions about Spain

April 7, 2016

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Ernst travels to further her knowledge of world issues

March 28, 2016

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Tennis teams split with City High

Tennis teams split with City High

Abby Jans

On April 26, a battle went down between the two schools at the Hawkeye Tennis and Recreation Complex.  The boys won the meet 9-0, making it seven consecutive years that th...  Read More »

May 2, 2016

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Looking into workout fashion at West

April 25, 2016

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Natural runner: Valerie Welch

April 16, 2016

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Soccer teams face Kennedy in Gold-Out for childhood cancer

April 15, 2016

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Blue Velvet (1986) review

Blue Velvet (1986) review

Harry Westergaard, WSS Intern

The discovery of a disembodied ear in a field leads Jeffrey Beaumont to discover the mystery behind it. In doing so, he begins to find himself engulfed in the darker side...  Read More »

April 24, 2016

From left to right: Amy Yan '17 (flute), Kamea Holmes '17 (bassoon), Hope Anderson '16 (oboe), Ned Furlong '17 (french horn), Anoushka Divekar '16 (clarinet)

Woodwind Quintet shines at music festival

April 21, 2016

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Living as a decade

April 16, 2016

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Putting on a show

April 12, 2016

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From the west side to the west coast

From the west side to the west coast

Nina Elkadi

During their trip to Los Angeles, five West Side Story staffers got the opportunity to tour the Los Angeles Times. They met with Kyle Finck, director of the Los Angeles ...  Read More »

April 26, 2016

The West Wing Performers and Best Buddies sing "Best Day of My Life" for the opening act of the talent show.

Talent show and family night: an evening of fun, tears, memories

April 22, 2016

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West wipes Minnesota math competition

April 21, 2016

2015-2016 West Side Story staff

IHSPA deems junior Simran Sarin as Iowa’s designer of the year; WSS staffers receive 28 writing, design and photo awards

April 21, 2016

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