• The SEIBA Honor Band Festival will be held all day on Jan. 21

  • Girls basketball will play Cedar Rapids Prairie at 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 20

  • Bowling will play CRX at 3:45 p.m. on Jan. 20

  • Parent teacher conferences will be held from 3:45-7 p.m. on Jan. 18

  • Boys basketball will play Bettendorf at 7:30, Jan. 17

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PRINT AD SIZES & PRICES:
-Small (1/4 of a page; MUST BE VERTICAL, 3.7 inches W x 4.75 inches H): $70
-Medium (1/2 a page; MUST BE HORIZONTAL, 7.5 inches W x 4.75 inches H): $100
-Large (full page, 7.5 inches W x 9.7 inches H): $175

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-Medium (300×250 pixels): $50
-Large (728×90 pixels): $60

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CONTACT INFORMATION:
-Mailing address: Attn: West Side Story, West High School, 2901 Melrose Ave., Iowa City, IA 52246
-Email: westsidestorybusiness@gmail.com
WSS Advertising Designers: Maddie Moriyama and Wingel Xue — westsidestorybusiness@gmail.com
WSS Adviser: Sara Jane Whittaker — Whittaker.Sarajane@iowacityschools.org, (319) 688-1001, extension 5042

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-For web ads, our ad deadline is 5 p.m. two days before you want it to run.
-For the Sept. 30 issue, our ad deadline is 5 p.m. on Sept. 14.
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-For the May 24 issue, our ad deadline is 5 p.m. on May 8.

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-We receive an average of 500-1600 website views per day, and promote web content through social media.

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