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The student news source of Iowa City West High

West Side Story

The student news source of Iowa City West High

West Side Story

The debate continues on masks and the official end to the pandemic.

Is it over yet?

Vivian Polgreen, Managing Co-Editor, News Editor
April 4, 2022
As cases decrease in Johnson County and the CDC loosens restrictions, some students choose to keep their masks on.

Unmasked

Isabella Tisdale, Feature Editor, Visual Editor
March 28, 2022
COVID-19 vaccinations and booster shots are available at most local pharmacies, see their website for details.

Booster breakdown

Maddy Smith, Visual Editor and Feature Editor
January 20, 2022
Omicron, the most recent COVID-19 variant, was recently named a variant of concern.

Don’t overlook Omicron

Vivian Polgreen, Managing Co-Editor, News Editor
December 17, 2021
A sign taped to the West High front door tells students, staff and visitors about the new mandate on Sept. 15.

ICCSD mask mandate extended

Vivian Polgreen, Managing Co-Editor, News Editor
October 10, 2021
The Iowa City Community School District will no longer require masks as of March 1.

ICCSD implements new mask mandate

Thayer Abu-Hijleh, Entertainment Editor
September 15, 2021
The isolation room in South Korea we were forced to stay in due to COVID-19.

Nicole’s Headspace: 10 days in isolation

Nicole Lee, Opinion Editor
September 15, 2021
West High students have the choice to wear face masks while on school property as of May 20.

ICCSD updates COVID-19 quarantine policy

Vivian Polgreen, Managing Co-Editor, News Editor
September 14, 2021
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