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  • There will be a band concert on Wednesday in the auditorium at 7:30

  • The choir solo and ensemble festival is on May 18

  • The annual "Get Moving For Healthy Kids" event is on Sunday morning

  • Make sure to check the final test schedule

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

Michael Moonjely
Michael Moonjely (pronounced MAE-kel MUn-JaLLY) is the print managing editor for the West Side Story. Some of his most valuable skills include (but are not limited to) making the light on Melrose, stalking student/substitute teachers online and eating asiago bagels.

Michael Moonjely, Print Managing Editor

May 19, 2017
The class of 2017 presents: Senior Quotes (Story)
May 16, 2017
Only 90s kids will remember (Story)
Apr 19, 2017
Student Mixtape: Rachel Olson ’19 (Story)
Mar 03, 2017
Finding her faith (Story)
Feb 14, 2017
Dream On (Story)
Feb 06, 2017
Students (and Brady Shutt) answer progressively dumber “Would You Rather” questions (Story)
Jan 25, 2017
Students react to ‘The View’s segment on West High ()
Jan 20, 2017
Thanks Obama (Story)
Dec 06, 2016
Beyond the times: Jade Merriwether on confidence and creating social change (Story)
Dec 01, 2016
Beyond the times: a conversation with Mason Hanson (Story)
Nov 20, 2016
West High sparks national conversation (Story)
Nov 18, 2016
Student mixtape: Izaya Fullard ’17 (Story)
Nov 05, 2016
Ninth graders answer college essay questions (Story)
Nov 02, 2016
West alum Sgt. Anthony “Tony” Beminio ’96 killed while on duty (Story)
Nov 03, 2016
West reacts to Cubs World Series win (Story)
Oct 25, 2016
Student mixtape: Anna Tafolla ’17 (Story)
Oct 12, 2016
Student mixtape: Spencer Thompson ’17 (Story)
Oct 04, 2016
Defining the female Olympian (Story)
Sep 05, 2016
Student mixtape: Jack Paradee ’17 (Story)
Apr 14, 2016
Creating culture (Story)
Apr 13, 2016
Li named Coca-Cola Scholar (Story)
Feb 11, 2016
Mormon myths: debunked (Story)
Feb 10, 2016
Fashion profile: Nick Burgess ’18 (Story)
Jan 20, 2016
Bush on defense at Coralville event (Story)
Dec 18, 2015
What next? (Story)
Dec 16, 2015
1 in 2000: Daniel Grimes ’18 (Story)
Jun 02, 2015
Beloved Ms. Burger (Story)
Sep 25, 2014
The Battle of the Boot (Story)
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