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West Side Story

The student news source of Iowa City West High

West Side Story

The student news source of Iowa City West High

West Side Story

The varsity girls basketball team stands for the Pledge of Allegiance before starting the game.
Girls Basketball's season comes to an end in regional championships
Minna Abdalla, Assistant Sports Editor • February 23, 2024
Justin Avila 25 pins his opponent Jan. 11 against City High.
Three Trojans take the podium at state wrestling meet
Yaya Orszula, Sports Editor • February 20, 2024
Kate Van Waning ’26 dodges her competitor to find a teammate.
Girls basketball defeats CR Washington during senior night
Erinn Varga, Print Design and Opinion Editor • February 13, 2024
The front of the school is developing according to 3D modeled plans. (These graphics are not accurate to the final plans)
Construction continues at West High
Ashlyn Brady and Anna Greenlee February 21, 2024
Wests Mount Vernon Invitational participants gather following the awards ceremony.
Science Olympiad competes at Mount Vernon Invitational
Shanza Sami, Reporter • February 20, 2024
The Sudanese Student Organization is a student led organization
Sudanese Student Organization 2023 recap
Airi Thompson, Assistant News Editor • February 19, 2024
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Callie Gao
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(she/her) Callie Gao is a sophomore at West and this is her first year on the yearbook staff as a designer and photographer. She enjoys reading memoirs, taking photos of her cat and eating poutine. Her...

Revenge is a dish best served cold — as in cold hard cash.
Eat your greens
Nicole Lee, Opinion Editor
Editorial: Parking not permitted
Editorial: Parking not permitted
WSS Editorial Board
TikTok, a social media platform known for its For You page, is now becoming a popular search engine.
Is this the end of 'Google it'?
Ashlyn Brady and Ethan Tisdale
A&E
The design shows a graphic of several Lunchables combined.
Ranking Lunchable meals
Samuel Rosenthal, Podcaster and Reporter
The Boy and the Heron review.
"The Boy and the Heron" review
Jules Keranen and Yeju Seol
Which Valentines Day Treat is most Valentines-tastic?
Which Valentine's Treat is truly the best?
Tessa Gibson and Anna Gibson
TikTok, a social media platform known for its For You page, is now becoming a popular search engine.
Is this the end of 'Google it'?
Ashlyn Brady and Ethan Tisdale January 22, 2024
Logos of timeless apps on the left and on the right, logos of trendy apps.
Timeless vs. trendy
Minna Abdalla and Neema Ash January 17, 2024
Miced up Trobotix
Mic'd Up: Trobotix home meet
Haneen Eltyeb, Videographer • December 22, 2023
After an amazing performance at Small Varsity Jazz Semi-Finals, the West High Dance Team gathered in front of the iconic ESPN Worldwide of Sport globe.
West High Dance Team takes on UDA Nationals
Kathryn Croco, WSS Intern • February 22, 2024
Eli smlies at camera
West High's Eli Notle'26 Mic'd Up Star Of Rivials Game.
Simon Bass and Kellen Criag February 22, 2024
The front of the school is developing according to 3D modeled plans. (These graphics are not accurate to the final plans)
Construction continues at West High
Ashlyn Brady and Anna Greenlee February 21, 2024
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