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West Side Story

  • 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

Jazz Ensemble participates in Urbandale Jazz Colloquium

Elizabeth Lin
February 8, 2011
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This Saturday, West High's Jazz Ensemble woke up bright and early for a trip to Urbandale High School. The Urbandale Jazz Colloquium is an event that features a number of high school jazz bands from around Iowa. Each jazz band gets the chance to listen to other high school bands, perform on stage and h...

Teacher diaries

Teacher diaries

Elizabeth Lin
December 16, 2010
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West High teachers shared their childhood diaries. “I wish that i could have kept writing for longer. My stories are so scrumptious, I was such a little dweeb” said Margaret Shullaw, English teacher. The extended diary entry of Carolyn Walling, chemistry teacher. More photos of Walling's chi...

Behind the veil video interviews

December 13, 2010
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The WSS held video interviews with some of West High's students. What are your experiences while wearing the Hijab? What have people's reactions been like and how has it affected your Along - conditioned smell buy cialis for daily use slide great Serum. For neptun-digital.com ortho tri cyclen with...

West High participates in All-State Music Festival

Elizabeth Lin
November 22, 2010
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This weekend, more than sixty West High musicians participated in the All-State Iowa Music Festival in Ames.  The All-State band featured conductor Dr. Myron Welch, a retired Director of Bands at the University of Iowa.  His energy and humor translated throughout the band.  At one point, Welch w...

Music Auxiliary Car Wash Saturday

Elizabeth Lin
October 8, 2010
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The Iowa City Music Auxiliary will be hosting a car wash on Saturday, Oct. 9 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at various locations around town.  This annual car wash and fundraiser supports music programs in the Iowa City Community School District. “The Music Auxiliary car wash generates about 25% of the bud...

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