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West Side Story

  • Student Senate Executive Board elections are on Wednesday

  • The Drake Relays for track start Thursday

  • The orchestra program has a concert on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.

  • The Functional Programs talent show will take place at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday

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

The final frontier

Hilah Kohen

October 8, 2013

Filed under Feature, Profiles, Video

By Hilah Kohen Don Gurnett and Bill Kurth are physics researchers at the University of Iowa. They participated in NASA's Voyager mission, which aimed to send a space probe beyond the sun's influence. Kurth and Gurnett found ...

Homecoming Court – Class of 2014

September 28, 2013

Filed under Feature, Profiles

Compiled by Megumi Kitamoto, Brittani Langland, Katie Peplow and Jaycie Weathers Meet the homecoming court for the class of 2014. ...

Stroke of genius

WSSIntern

May 30, 2013

Filed under Entertainment, Profiles, Video

By Alena Mueller The Eroding Stone shows the art of two very different artists: Victoria Cicha '16 and Eric Yang '13. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7t7lY5hDb3M  

Elizabeth Han ’16

WSSIntern

May 30, 2013

Filed under Feature, Profiles, Video

By Grace Young Elizabeth Han '16 talks about math and her success on the West High math team. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s22Xqd-4c00

The great debaters

May 6, 2013

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West High Debater Kai Trepka and his partner Richie Zhang won the Great Midwestern Debate Tournament, April 5-7th, 2013. The West Side Story sits down with Trepka to talk debate details and what it takes to succeed in a debate...

Birthday twins: Payton Myers ’13 and Chandler Myers ’15

April 23, 2013

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by Ashton Duncan and Kaitlyn McCurdy Payton Myers '13 and Chandler Myers '15 are siblings born on the same day two years apart. The WSS interviews them to see how similar they really are. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iv3gUW59rMQ...

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