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  • The GMNDC will be held on Mar. 24 & 25 at 3:50 p.m. and 8 a.m.

  • Boys track will compete at 10 a.m. on Mar. 25 at Cedar Rapids Jefferson

  • Girls track will compete at Muscatine on Mar. 23 at 4:30 p.m.

  • The AIME II will take place on Mar. 22 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

  • School starts back after spring break on Mar. 20

West Side Story receives 2017 Online Pacemaker finalist award

West Side Story receives 2017 Online Pacemaker finalist award

The National Scholastic Press Association has recognized 38 online news sites as finalists in the 2017 Online Pacemaker competition. The West Side Story website, wsspaper.com, is one of three Iowa schools reco...

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Friend Crush: Mitch Gross and Brady Shutt

Friend Crush: Mitch Gross and Brady Shutt

Grace Yarrow, Copy Editor, Humans of West High Reporter

When Brady Shutt, Social Studies teacher at West, visited the University of Iowa as a guest speaker for a class about covering controversial issues with students, he had no...

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Fashion Friday: Elizabeth Burns

Fashion Friday: Elizabeth Burns

Sadie Rhomberg, Reporter

  WSS: How would you describe your style? EB: I wear such random things. I don’t stick to one style. It’s a bunch of stuff. Some days I like to dress very g...

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“Logan” exceeds genre tropes with gritty character study

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Fashion Friday- Aisha Kazembe ’18

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Boys basketball team takes home seventh state title

Boys basketball team takes home seventh state title

Alyson Kuennen, Photographer

The West High boys varsity basketball team defeated West Des Moines Valley, 64-50, in the 4A state championship game Saturday Mar. 11 at Wells Fargo Arena. After a loss to...

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Boys basketball team heads to championship game

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A modest disposal

A modest disposal

Prateek Raikwar, Profiles Editor

Like a freshly cut honeydew melon, the United States has been sliced on the rind, leaving our once burgeoning nation susceptible to the pests. These poor pests, instead of st...

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