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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

Mason Wang
Mason is the coolest person you will ever meet. He's a junior on his second year on staff, and does some nice videos and helps the website function. If you want, he can make you a WSS subscriber. Don't spam him at: mwanger32@gmail.com.   Are you clicking through all the staff bios right now, or are you looking at this one specifically? This is probably the place you would look last for content. You shouldn't worry, because there will be more soon!

Mason Wang, Web developer/videographer

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Teachers read their Rate My Teacher Ratings (Story)
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Mar 24, 2017
Choose your own adventure Ch. 1: The house (Story)
Feb 22, 2017
Women of Troy defeat Southeast Polk, make it to state tournament (Video)
Feb 06, 2017
Students (and Brady Shutt) answer progressively dumber “Would You Rather” questions (Story)
Jan 27, 2017
Students celebrate and compete over Black history (Story)
Dec 19, 2016
Pocketing points – cheating on Pocket Points (Story)
Dec 07, 2016
Girls basketball wins against Kennedy (Video)
Dec 01, 2016
Stop it (Story)
Nov 25, 2016
Is Black Friday starting too early? (Story)
Nov 09, 2016
2016 Election one-stop shop (Story)
Nov 05, 2016
Ninth graders answer college essay questions (Story)
Nov 03, 2016
4 days until competition one: robotics club prepares (Story)
Oct 22, 2016
Statistic Saturday: students surprised by marijuana at West (Story)
Oct 12, 2016
Young debaters sharpen skills at local tournament (Story)
Sep 10, 2016
The clubs fight (Story)
Sep 02, 2016
Speech and Debate kicks off (Story)
Apr 21, 2016
West wipes Minnesota math competition (Story)
Apr 12, 2016
Debate wins home debate tourney (Story)
Dec 19, 2015
Iowa City local debuts holiday film (Story)
Dec 19, 2015
Up on the Wooftop provides charming Christmas tale (Story)
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