West Side Story

These are stories that have won awards at journalism competitions.

Math teacher Hanan Rahmatallah is able to connect with ELL students in a unique manner because she too has experienced the triumphs and tribulations associated with learning a new language.

Rahmatallah’s road

Fareeha Ahmad , Profiles Editor and Yearbook Copy Editor
February 28, 2021
African American literature is being offered for the first time to ICCSD students in grades 11-12 for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Elevating untold stories

Helen Zhang, Reporter
February 28, 2021
COVID-19 has altered the college application scene for prospective students to the class of 2025.

Class of COVID

Maya Chu and Helen Zhang
December 22, 2020
Many students at West High had to learn how to manage their ADHD in an online setting.

The ADHD impact

Bess Frerichs, Online Managing and Feature Editor
December 21, 2020
With a pandemic, extreme weather and inequality, 2020 hasn't shaped up to what everyone thought it would be.

Can we call 2020 the worst year ever?

Katherine Shoppa, Reporter and Yearbook Staffer
December 14, 2020
The Iowa City West High

New name, same game

Caroline Chandler, Assistant Sports Editor
November 25, 2020
Football team manager Jordan Caperon '23 poses at his house on Nov. 2.

A second family

Maya Chu, Reporter, Artist and Designer
November 24, 2020
Learning via video call has unexpected side effects for students.

Zoomed out

Alice Meng, Print Copy Editor
November 22, 2020
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