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“Knee’s are Bruised, Hearts are Broken”: A look at almost, Maine


December 28, 2011

Ever pass by the theater call board at school or go see a local musical and go, "Wow, that looks like a lot of fun, I'd like to do that," but you would never audition because you have no idea what the show is about? Well fear no more, for I will save the day with information on our upcoming Spring Play, A...

“It All Begins Tonight”: West High Show Choirs kick off season with Italian dinner and concert


December 19, 2011

There are many different kind of seasons: weather seasons, sport seasons, even open seasons. But not much credit goes out to the talented Show Choir teams of West High. The Goodtime (Varsity) and Showtime (Prep.) Companies began their season with a bang this past Saturday at their annual Italian Dinner and Winter Swing Show. Show choirs perform for their friends their show they have been reh...

Jazz Cafe 2011


December 19, 2011

     The Iowa City West High jazz bands and ensembles entertained a plethora of adults on December 10th. The audiance dined on a collection of assorted goodies, donated by band parents to earn money for the West High band program. Accompanying the West High Symphonic Jazz Band and Jazz Ensemble were...

Q&A with Kristen Lineback


December 16, 2011

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Eq_v0WRCsA&lr=1&blend=1&ob=video-mustangbase Kristen Lineback '13 plays four instruments and her favorite instrument is the French Horn. Check out this Q&A!...

Giardiniera brings true Chicago-style dining to Iowa City

Giardiniera brings true Chicago-style dining to Iowa City

Quentin Misiag

December 11, 2011

GIARDINIERA CHICAGO KITCHEN 227 E 1st St Iowa City, IA 52240, USA (319)333-1480 [email protected]   When the term "Chicago-style dining" comes to mind, one often imagines thin-crust pizza pies (as well as those saucy, deep dishers), Polish cuisine and yes, the famous, hearty hot dogs. Giardiniera Chicago Kitchen located at 227 East First Street in Iowa Ci...

Black Keys rock El Camino

Black Keys rock El Camino


December 8, 2011

With the release of El Camino, the Black Keys have created their most accessible set of songs yet. Spurred by rocking tracks such as lead singles “Lonely Boy” and “Gold On the Ceiling”, the album marks a return for the band from the artsy, reserved sound that filled Attack & Release ...

Halloween at West High


November 1, 2011

There were some great costumes at West High this year. Take a look at some of the favorites!  

Candy land

The remains of an eight year old's


October 31, 2011

With one hour left of Halloween night, a student works furiously on the spookiest thing out there- the essay due tomorrow. Gone are the days of begging candy off strangers, and having no greater work load than sorting your loot and hiding the good stuff from pesky older siblings. Gone are the days of...

P.O.S October 2011


October 28, 2011

The West Side Story proudly presents the P.O.S of October 2011!

Q&A with Marco Cacho


October 28, 2011


All State results


October 27, 2011

Finally the results have been announced on who has made All State Band, Choir, and Orchestra. This is an impressive number of students from West. They all worked hard and dedicated their time to their All State auditions. Check out who made it!     Band Ji-Eun Choi – 1st Flute ...

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