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The student news site of West High School

West Side Story

The student news site of West High School

West Side Story

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Booster breakdown

Maddy Smith, Visual Editor and Feature Editor
January 20, 2022
The flag of the state of Iowa flies outside of the University Heights Police station.

An attack on democracy

Maddy Smith, Visual Editor and Feature Editor
January 11, 2022
The Monday Message is a weekly YouTube video made by Principal Mitch Gross to inform students. (File Photo)

West High announces changes in Monday Message

Maddy Smith, Visual Editor and Feature Editor
January 3, 2022
Senior Maddy Smith poses with her younger sibling on a Halloween long ago.

Halloween to a nostalgic teenager

Maddy Smith, Visual Editor and Feature Editor
October 29, 2021
Despite their loss, the juniors have bright smiles as they shake hands with the seniors.

West hosts first annual Trojan Games

Maddy Smith, Visual Editor and Feature Editor
September 30, 2021
The new Cyber Security Club allows students to expand their digital knowledge.

Club connection: Cyber Security Club

Maddy Smith, Visual Editor and Feature Editor
September 22, 2021
Summer jobs: the good, the bad and the ugly

Summer jobs: the good, the bad and the ugly

Maddy Smith, Visual Editor and Feature Editor
June 9, 2021
The members of Cadenza pose for their club photo.

Cadenza: music for charity

Maddy Smith, Visual Editor and Feature Editor
May 19, 2021
AP social studies classes at West usually require students to complete lengthy readings every night.

ICCSD cancels Feb. 12 classes

Maddy Smith, Visual Editor and Feature Editor
February 3, 2021
Owner of Vibe Tribe Custom Apparel Dasia Taylor struts in style with fellow seniors Phoebe Burt, Makayla Slade, Lizzy Slade and McKenna Proud.

Vibe Tribe Custom Apparel: Creating a community

Maddy Smith, Visual Editor and Feature Editor
December 14, 2020
The holiday season has arrived.

Unknown holiday cheer

Maddy Smith, Visual Editor and Feature Editor
December 9, 2020
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