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  • The book drive will continue this week, through Friday

  • The band department leaves for Florida on Monday and will return Sunday

  • Midterm grades are due on Tuesday at 8:00 a.m.

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

  • There is no school on Friday, April 21

West Side Story investigates: are passing periods too short?

West Side Story investigates: are passing periods too short?

Paul Curry
May 5, 2014
Filed under Entertainment, Humor, News, Video

"Time flies when you're having fun." Ironically, time also flies when you are desperately lugging several pounds of unrelated notebooks in a feeble attempt to reach a room several continents away from your late-dismissed class. The West Side Story takes a closer look at our passing periods and ...

West High seniors’ study habits

West High seniors’ study habits

Paul Curry
April 4, 2014
Filed under Entertainment, Humor, News, Profiles, Video

Finals are coming up! West Side Story interviewed two Seniors to see how they study, and whether being a senior has effected their work ethic.

On the arts: foods 2

On the arts: foods 2

Paul Curry
February 27, 2014
Filed under Entertainment, Feature, Food, Humor, Video

If a picture is worth a thousand words, than a tasty cheesecake from Mrs. Greene's foods 2 class is worth a thousand calories. Join the West High On the Arts Investigative team as we plunge the depths of an average day in foods 2 and find that it is not only hot, but 160 Degrees Fahrenheit for 15 to 2...

The radish: So called “car thefts” revealed to be a hoax

The radish: So called “car thefts” revealed to be a hoax

Danial Syed
December 18, 2013
Filed under Humor

  *Disclaimer: All Radish content is satirical and not to be perceived as factual. Since December began, 4 vehicles owned by West High students have reportedly been stolen.  In other words, after the start of the twelfth month of 2013, cars possessed by West High students are said to have been t...

Seniors advise freshmen

Seniors advise freshmen

Julia Truszkowski
October 9, 2013
Filed under Feature, Humor, Video

By Paul Curry and Julia Truszkowski Is senior year as rigorous as it seems? Seniors answer questions asked by freshmen about what it's like to rule the school.

West High teachers take on Twitter

West High teachers take on Twitter

Lauren Knudson
September 19, 2013
Filed under Entertainment, Feature, Humor

Many teachers at West High are creating Twitter accounts to update their students about their classes. By: Lauren Knudson     [View the story "West High teachers take on Twitter " on Storify]...

Tanner Wilson does Brooke Lofgren’s makeup

WSSIntern
May 31, 2013
Filed under Humor, Video

By Brooke Lofgren Tanner Wilson '13 does Brooke Lofgren's '14 makeup using the only knowledge he has of growing up with two sisters. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C0yoltEN3g0

West High Week March 5-10

March 26, 2013
Filed under Entertainment, Humor, News, Video

What happens March 5-10, stays in March 5-10   If you have any ideas for West High Week email them to wsspaper@gmail.com

Web comic Wednesdays: To tether a ride

Web comic Wednesdays: To tether a ride

March 7, 2013
Filed under Humor

HITCH: (v) 1. To move (something) into a different position with a jerk. 2. To obtain (a ride) by hitchhiking.   <---- 3. To fasten or tether with a rope.   <----   It... actually looks pretty fun.   Idea by Anagha Chitnis Art by Leela Sathyaputri  ...

Web comic Wednesday: Better than a bookcheck

Web comic Wednesday: Better than a bookcheck

February 28, 2013
Filed under Humor

Do people book-check each other in the halls anymore? Oh, junior high memories...   Idea by Louis Jackson Cameron Art by Leela Sathyaputri...

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