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Zoe Smith
Editor-in-Chief

(she/her) Zoe Smith is a senior and entering her third and final year on staff. She is so excited to be this year's Web Editor-in-Chief. Although you can usually find her in the newsroom; you may also...

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Teachers take the mic

WSS challenges teachers to finish the lyrics of popular songs.
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Ginger McCartney

James Kirpes, Math – “Barbie World” by Ice Spice, Nicki Minaj, Aqua

Lyrics: 

Pink ‘Vette like I’m ready to bend 

I’m a ten so I pull in a Ken_____

What he said: “Just like all my students”

Actual lyrics: Like Jazzie, Stacie, Nicki

 

David Haas, Choir – “Vampire” by Olivia Rodrigo 

Lyrics: 

I used to think I was smart

But you made me look so naive

The way you sold me for_____ 

What he said: “Parts as you sunk your teeth into me.

Bloodsucker, I don’t think I can do the next part ‘cause uh…”

Actual lyrics: Parts as you as you sunk your teeth into me, oh bloodsucker

 

Travis Henderson, Social Studies – “Karma” by Taylor Swift 

Lyrics: 

Karma is a god

Karma is the breeze in my hair on the____

What he said: “Weekend… I can’t do any more”

Actual lyrics: Weekend

 

Amber Austin, English – “Heartless” by Kanye West

Lyrics: 

Somewhere far along this road 

He lost his soul to a women so heartless____

What she said: “how could she be so heartless”

Actual lyrics: How could you be so heartless

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Maddy Cook
Maddy Cook, Reporter
(She/her) Maddy is a sophomore and this is her first year on staff as a reporter. She dances at the National Dance Academy and is on the West High Dance Team. In her free time, she likes to read, listen to music and hang out with friends and family.
Gianna Liu
Gianna Liu, Print Sports and Photo Editor
(she/her) Gianna is a Junior and is starting her second year on staff! She is the Photo and Sports Editor this year for print, which is exactly what she loves to do: photography and volleyball! When she isn't doing those or writing, you will catch her binge-watching K-dramas, reading (fiction), biking or perfecting her skin-care routine.
Ginger McCartney
Ginger McCartney, Artist, Designer
(she/her) Ginger McCartney is currently a senior at West,  this is her third year on staff. She is the art editor for the West Side Story paper. Outside of school, she spends her time graphic designing (for fun this time) and baking.
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