West Side Story

Learning via video call has unexpected side effects for students.

Zoomed out

Alice Meng, Print Copy Editor
November 22, 2020
Jimin Seo '22 casts her bamboo sword forward as she stretches her arms to perform her strike.

Bonding through swords

Soomin Koh, Reporter
October 20, 2020
According to the New York Times, 15 million to 26 million people in the U.S. alone have attended rallies in support of the Black Lives Matter movement since the killing of George Floyd in May.


Marta Leira, Fareeha Ahmad, and Maya Chu
October 19, 2020
Students with younger siblings often have to help take care of them, which can be difficult to balance with schoolwork.

On call: students, siblings and learning online

Kailey Gee, Print News Editor
September 30, 2020
West Side Story Staffer Bess Frerichs and her mother, Dannye Frerichs, pose for a photo on September 28.

Surviving cancer: five years later

Bess Frerichs, Online Managing and Feature Editor
September 29, 2020
Many athletes are having to change their plans for college recruiting in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Athletic adjustments

Caroline Chandler, Assistant Sports Editor
May 25, 2020
Load more stories
The student news site of West High School
Award winners