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West Side Story

The student news source of Iowa City West High

West Side Story

The student news source of Iowa City West High

West Side Story

This section includes work created by students enrolled in Foundations of Journalism, the prerequisite course to joining a publication staff at West High. FOJ students are considered interns and are not West Side Story staff members while enrolled in the yearlong English elective. FOJ students can apply to join a publication staff after completing the course.

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Breaking down the score of How to Train Your Dragon
Bo Harris, WSS intern
The Genius of John Powell
Messi vs. Ronaldo
Declan Nabhan-Warren, Podcaster

This podcast is about a few of my friend's opinions on popular soccer teams...

Gentle Parenting
Gentle Parenting
Rosellyn Rubio, Artist

While authoritarian parenting focuses on obedience and seeing results from high...

Leslie Kimura 24’ and Sara Alaya 22’ getting ready for their leg of the 4x8 at the Eastern Iowa Track & Field Festival
Running Through Time
Leslie Kimura, WSS Intern

School. The place you go five days a week. Seven hours a day. The place you...

Grammys or Scammys??
Grammys or Scammys??
Gianna Liu, Photographer, Reporter

BTS, the first korean group gets nominated for their second grammy..... and...

Stresses of Homework
Ashley Bedford, WSS Intern

Getting home every night at 10 after a long night of sports and work. You feel...

Questions that digital artists are frequently asked.
Tech-nically Art
Erinn Varga, Artist, Designer

As someones who uses digital art as their main medium, I've personally have...

The Future of Education; 4 Day Week, Year Long School Model
The Future of Education; 4 Day Week, Year Long School Model
Sidney Tranel, FOJ student

“I can't even remember how to write!” This is a common phrase I hear students...

Real Life Skills
Real Life Skills
Ava Bruxvoort , FOJ Student

There are many life skills that we need as we get older that we aren't taught...

3 local businesses in Iowa City
Reviewing local businesses in Iowa City
Ivy Hendrickson, WSS Intern

It’s a warm summer day and you’re looking for something to do. You decide...

Burnt Out - A comic about Highschool burnout
Burnt Out - A comic about Highschool burnout
Airi Thompson, WSS Intern

Burnout - When extreme and continuous stress causes you to reach a state...

The Weight of a Future Career
The Weight of a Future Career
Abby Guo, Reporter, Videographer

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” It’s a very common question...

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