By Velarchana Santhana and Tyler Voss Two Latin dancers came to West High to show the Spanish 4 students many popular Latin dances such as rumba, cha cha, salsa, tango and mambo. Derek and Susie have each been dancing for 12 years and competing in competitions all over the country for about 6 years now. They [...]
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
By: Jordan Rossen and Katie Mons A photo story about all the problems Savannah Wilson ’13 has with her car.
by Megumi Kitamoto Check out Akash Borde ’15 talking about his favorite piece to play, his influences and many more.
By Fiona Armstrong-Pavlik and Abbie Skemp West High’s EATS begins their new season of planting vegetables in the garden to give to the cafeteria and local community.
I’m sure everyone knows about the ELP program for gifted students at the elementary level but now its coming to the high school level too. Starting in the fall of 2013 a new ELP program will be coming to West High. By Tyler Voss and Brenna Deerberg
Students share their experiences from the Spanish language trip. By Erin Weathers Photos used with permission from Alex Nelson
COLORS adviser Kerri Barnhouse and Dan Kauble ’13 share their perspectives on this year’s Governor Conference held on April 3 in Des Moines by Alyssa McKeone and Aileen Norris
By Kristen Lineback Savannah talks about her swimming career and shows off some tokens she’s collected while swimming.
Stuck in Iowa City for all of Spring Break? Lucky for you, the WSS has plenty of ideas to keep you busy for all nine days. Apoorva Raikwar ’14 demonstrates how to make a sequin collar in a few simple steps: Continuing with the fashion theme, Emily Hollingworth ’15 shows off her braided headband in another how-to [...]
By Valerie Hsieh Photos and interviews from the third Annual India Association of Iowa City Harvest Festival.
By Sharon Xiang Check out my experience at the IMU on Feb. 10, 2013, attending the annual student-run Chinese New Year Festival.
By Akash Borde Take an inside look at what goes on at a forensics tournament as West High’s nationally acclaimed Forensics program travels to Burlington, Iowa on Feb. 8-9 at the Eastern Iowa Districts tournament.
By Megan Kann Check out Robert Frost’s poem “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” with pictures by Megan Kann of the winter of 2012-2013.
By Grace Young A review of Plato’s Closet, a recently-opened consignment store in Iowa City.
By: Apoorva Raikwar Goodwill is the place to buy clothes, furniture and other odds and ends at low prices, but it also provides jobs for people with disabilities in the community.
By Micah Otterbein A day at Benton: a trip with the West High show choirs.
By Julia Shriver A video that showcases the various beauties of walking to school, featuring pictures that I took this winter of the Clear Creek Nature Trail, a path that I walk on to get to school everyday.
By Jaycie Weathers A step-by-step guide to make a braided headband with Emily Hollingworth ’15.
By Meredith Cullen Many West High students enjoy spending time in downtown Iowa City amongst the tasty shops and diverse culture. Some find downtown even more exciting at night with the opportunity to explore the bustling activity and bright lights.