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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

Girls on fire
Girls on fire
Lily Prochaska, Print Sports Editor • November 17, 2022
No Cap Recap is a sports podcast with editors Paige Albright and Zoe Smith
No-cap recap: 2022 fall sports review
Paige Albright and Zoe Smith November 16, 2022
Daniel Robinson 24 dunks at the boys open gym on Oct. 27.
From the sidelines: a peak into West basketball's 2022-2023 season
November 16, 2022
Jade Roghair 23 prepares for her leg of the 400 freestyle relay at the regional swim meet Oct. 5.
Girls' swimming places 6th at state
Yaya Orszula, Assistant Sports Editor • November 15, 2022
Camille Gretter 23 and Emily Elizalde 23 pose for a photo in the West High cafeteria moments before signing their National Letters of Intent Nov. 9.
A unique fall signing day
Ella De Young and Lily Prochaska November 10, 2022
Gretchen Gerke 26 takes a breath during the 500 freestyle Oct. 5 at Clinton High School.
Trojan-Bolt swim and dive team wins regionals
Heidi Du, Print Copy Editor • November 7, 2022
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The 2021-2022 WSS print staff. Front row: Aria Khalil, Soomin Koh, Athena Wu, Hanah Kitamoto, Jack Alden, Sachiko Goto, Zoey Guo, Jane Lam, Rosemary Timmer-Hackert, Miguel Cohen Suarez
Middle row: Zaira Ahmad, Kailey Gee, Caroline Mascardo, Katherine Shoppa, Maya Chu, Heidi Du, Krisha Kapoor, Defne Bayman, Caroline Barker, Kamakshee Kuchhal, Ella De Young
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Not pictured: Grace Huang, Ginger McCartney, Sofia Wells-Lu, Helen Zhang

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Countdown
Winter Break
Kasijaden Natarajan commutes to the Mercer Aquatic Center or the Coralville Recreation Center everyday for high school dive practice.
Into new waters
Zaira Ahmad and Esther Park November 19, 2022
Some West High students have the unique experience of having politician parents.
Politician parents
Krisha Kapoor and Mrudani Ramkumar November 18, 2022
Meet the Staff
McKenna Stephens
McKenna Stephens
Designer, Photographer

(she/her) McKenna Stephens is a junior and this is her first year on staff. Her job on staff is designer and photographer. Outside of WSS she is on the drama board and is a member of Good Time Company.

JETS receives grant
JETS receives grant
Jack Alden, Reporter
The West High Math Team poses with their plaque.
West High math club sweeps UW-Platteville Mathematics Meet
Athena Wu, Artist, Designer
Ashley Seo 23 discusses past ideas that they can reuse for winter fundraising.
Meet UNICEF
Mrudani Ramkumar, Reporter
Tates tantrums
Tate's tantrums
Kamakshee Kuchhal, Print Assistant Copy Editor
You dont have to be a villain to be direct.
Am I the villain?
Katherine Shoppa, Print Co-Editor-In-Chief
Editorial: Transparency is key
Editorial: Transparency is key
WSS Editorial Board
A&E
Fashion Friday: Arden Kalnins
Fashion Friday: Arden Kalnins
Sila Duran, Print Assistant Design Editor
Comfort flicks
Comfort flicks
Jack Alden and Ginger McCartney
Wordle Wednesday
Wordle Wednesday
WSS Staff
Baking through the seasons: Fall
Tessa Gibson , Eleanor Weitz, and Jules Keranen
You dont have to be a villain to be direct.
Am I the villain?
Katherine Shoppa, Print Co-Editor-In-Chief
Model UN is a club at West High that explores the world of global communications.
Model UN: What is it?
Lee Corlette, Podcaster
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