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West Side Story

  • A math club contest will be held on Oct. 7

  • The WHS Choirs will have a concert starting at 7:30 on Oct. 4

  • Parent-Teacher conferences will begin at 4:30 on Wed, Oct. 4

  • The gold out football game will begin at 7:15 on Oct. 6

  • There is no school on Oct. 6 or 9

Alyson Kuennen
This is Alyson's second year on staff where she is a news editor and photographer. As a senior she spends her time working, working and working. "College is expensive folks," she said. "I mean no regrets, but maybe I should've had one less trip to Pancheros."
 

Alyson Kuennen, News Editor, Photographer

Oct 16, 2017
All that jazz (Photo)
Sep 30, 2017
Varsity volleyball falls to Jefferson on senior night (Story)
Sep 29, 2017
50 Years at West (Photo)
Sep 28, 2017
WSS photographer 1 of 10 finalists in national News Photo of the Year contest (Photo)
Sep 27, 2017
FlexiSCHED available to students for AFT request (Story)
Sep 25, 2017
Best Buddies start year on a sweet note (Story)
Sep 19, 2017
Teacher Holly Robinson promoted to Chief Petty Officer of United States Navy (Story/Photo)
Sep 13, 2017
West leads the state with 24 Semifinalists in National Merit Scholarship Program (Story)
Sep 13, 2017
GO bond passage affirms air-conditioning for West (Story)
Sep 21, 2017
50 years of excellence celebrated (Photo)
Sep 22, 2017
The Green Room opens its doors (Photo)
Sep 08, 2017
West beats City for the spike (Story)
Aug 13, 2017
Ribbon cutting ceremony marks opening of Liberty High (Story)
Jul 30, 2017
Johnson County Fairgrounds embrace another year of festivities (Story/Photo)
Jun 19, 2017
Iowa City gathers together to celebrate Pride (Photo)
May 31, 2017
West’s forty-ninth annual commencement ceremony graduates over 400 students (Story)
May 24, 2017
West Side Story staffers help kickstart Van Allen Elementary student-run newspaper (Story)
Mar 16, 2017
Friend Crush: Mitch Gross and Brady Shutt (Photo)
Mar 12, 2017
Boys basketball team takes home seventh state title (Story/Photo)
Mar 10, 2017
Boys basketball team heads to championship game (Story)
Mar 04, 2017
Girls basketball team finishes season in state semifinals (Story)
Jan 26, 2017
West defeats cross-town rival in double header (Photo)
Oct 04, 2017
National Scholastic Press Association recognizes WSS in Multimedia Story of the Year contest (Photo)
Nov 20, 2016
Through the eyes of a Jew (Photo)
Nov 15, 2016
40 students leave class for sit-in protest (Photo)
Nov 12, 2016
Students oppose hateful rhetoric with afternoon protest (Story)
Nov 09, 2016
2016 Election one-stop shop (Photo)
Nov 06, 2016
Ted Waitt speaks about breakthrough philanthropy (Photo)
Oct 20, 2016
Rick Riordan hammers in on Iowa (Story/Photo)
Oct 05, 2016
University of Iowa hosts annual homecoming parade (Story)
Oct 03, 2016
What it means to be a man (Story)
Oct 01, 2016
West cruises past Burlington (Photo)
Oct 01, 2016
Ride along with an officer (Photo)
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