By: Jordan Rossen and Katie Mons A photo story about all the problems Savannah Wilson ’13 has with her car.
We know the drill. Greenhouse gas emissions are bad. Reducing and recycling is good. For better or for worse, people participate in activities that change the world – literally. But how does Iowa specifically influence the environment? Farming. “In general, farming in the past tended to focus more on production and less on environmental services. [...]
Olive Carrollhach ’13, Paul Curry ’14, Aileen Norris ’15, Leela Sathyaputri ’14, Pombie Silverman ’13 and Frank Weirich ’13, all earned Gold Keys for their work in the 2012-2013 West Side Story from the Quill and Scroll Journalism Honor Society. Sara Whittaker is the newspaper’s adviser. A Gold Key is the highest honor a journalist [...]
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.
West Side Story is the premier class to take during your stay at high school, or at least we think so. Not only does it teach you to be cool and hip and whack, you learn valuable skills that you will use IRL. Skills like journalistic writing, graphic design, multimedia reporting and more. Register for [...]
There are nearly 2000 students, staff and faculty members throughout Iowa City West High School. Each with their own personalities and stories. See how students make themselves individuals and what it feels like to be 1 in 2000. Chris “Renegade” Varcadipane ’12 has been skateboarding since his freshman year of high school. Varcadipane has [...]
Advice on how to find a date for prom, coverage of the West High girls’ state basketball game and fast-paced video footage of students performing Parkour stunts: these are just some of the latest posts on wsspaper.com, the West Side Story’s website. Although the website was created only two years ago, it was recently named [...]