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Ribbon cutting ceremony marks opening of Liberty High

Ribbon cutting ceremony marks opening of Liberty High

Alyson Kuennen, News Editor and Photographer

North Liberty welcomed all to their new high school on Aug. 12 for a ceremonial ribbon cutting. Tours led by the Student Advisory Group were held after the ceremony for community...

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Tell me sweet little lies: a Big Little Lies review

Tell me sweet little lies: a Big Little Lies review

Luke Reynolds, Reporter

Lies. We tell them for so many different reasons. Sometimes it's because we want to protect our friends and not hurt their feelings. Sometimes it's because we want to hide...

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Salt in the wound: a Salt to the Sea review

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Boys baseball crushes Waterloo East

Boys baseball crushes Waterloo East

Kara Wagenknecht, Photographer

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Recent Sports Stories

Wings finishes 12th in the nation

Girls soccer defeats Clinton

Track teams compete at state championships

16 seniors to continue athletics at division I schools

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    Boys Track and Field

    West High School 1st Place

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    Girls Track and Field

    West High School 1st Place

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Helping Haiti

Helping Haiti

Jessica Doyle, Reporter

Science teacher Jenifer Secrist describes herself as service-minded, but up until recently, she hadn’t taken an interest in mission work. In the wake of the 2010 Haiti earthquake, a ...

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Recent Feature Stories

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Column: A tip for freshmen

Column: A tip for freshmen

Nina Elkadi, Print Editor-in-Chief

Change is everywhere. It’s in your fridge, as milk changes from liquid to clumpy. It’s in your mom, whose mood can turn sour with lightning speed by a mere “Fine” that...

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Recent Opinion Stories

Opinion: Say no to the trans ban

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Living life with Rett Syndrome

Living life with Rett Syndrome

Samalya Thenuwara, Feature Editor, Feature Producer
January 31, 2017

Why I’m FTK: Maddie Huinker ’17

Why I’m FTK: Maddie Huinker ’17

Isabelle Robles, Editor-in-Chief
January 3, 2017

Maddie Huinker is a basketball player through and through. She comes from a basketball family, with her dad Jon and older brother Gabe both having played. She’s been playing on a club basketball team since third grade. And since then, her dad has been taking her and her brother to the North Liberty Rec Center and Iowa Field House to shoot. “When I was ten years old I was playing pick up ball with adul...

Comm(unity) against hate

Comm(unity) against hate

WSS Staff
November 17, 2016

The West Side Story editorial board reacts to the results of the election.

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