West Side Story

  • WHS Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble Concert Dec. 12

  • Wrestling meet at Linn-Mar High School Dec. 13

  • Girls and boys bowling doubleheader against Kennedy on Dec. 14

  • Girls and boys basketball doubleheader at Linn-Mar High School on Dec. 14

  • Boys swimming meet at Mercer Park Aquatic Center on Dec. 15

Grace Christopher
Grace Christopher is a senior at West High and this is her third year on staff. This year Grace is Managing Editor for Broadcast. When she is not getting footage for hype videos you can usually find her volunteering, hanging with friends or napping with her dogs.

Grace Christopher, Broadcast Managing Editor

Dec 03, 2018
WSS staffers learn how to play football (Story)
Oct 30, 2018
WSS staffers learn how to play volleyball (Story)
Sep 22, 2018
Trojan Nation goes golden (Media)
May 25, 2018
Before (Media)
May 18, 2018
A journey through the 2017-2018 athletic year (Story)
May 04, 2018
Best Buddies annual talent show (Story)
Mar 02, 2018
Spread the word to end the word (Story)
Feb 26, 2018
Girls basketball vs. West Des Moines Dowling Catholic snapchat coverage (Media)
Feb 23, 2018
Boys basketball vs. Cedar Rapids Washington snapchat coverage (Media)
Feb 21, 2018
Women of Troy advance to state tournament (Media)
Feb 14, 2018
Impress your valentine with an origami heart (Story/Media)
Jan 29, 2018
DIY customizable puzzles (Story)
Dec 01, 2017
An in depth look at 12 Angry Jurors (Story/Media)
Nov 29, 2017
Road to state: a multimedia experience (Media)
Nov 12, 2017
Trojans shut out Bulldogs (Media)
Nov 05, 2017
Trojans advance to the semifinal round (Media)
Sep 28, 2017
Attempting homemade pie garland (Story/Media)
Sep 10, 2017
Football team overcomes Cedar Falls (Media)
May 31, 2017
West Side Story staffers try summer DIY projects (Media)
May 20, 2017
West High choirs participate in flash mob (Media)
May 19, 2017
Fashion Friday: Angela Reis ’19 (Media)
May 09, 2017
Staff Fashion Editorial (Media)
Apr 29, 2017
The marching band heads to Florida (Story/Media)
Apr 25, 2017
The West High Marching Band takes on Florida (Story/Media)
Apr 12, 2017
WSS staff tries dyeing Easter eggs (Story)
Mar 29, 2017
“Hamilton” star Leslie Odom Jr. visits Iowa City (Media)
Mar 17, 2017
Fashion Friday: Elizabeth Burns (Media)
Feb 16, 2017
The importance of tolerance (Story/Media)
Feb 06, 2017
West High students leave for new adventures (Story)
Jan 26, 2017
Student directors show off their work at SPIT (Story)
Jan 20, 2017
West students weigh in on the next four years (Media)
Dec 15, 2016
West Side Story staffers take on West High boys tennis team (Story)
Nov 02, 2016
Get to know west high students (Story)
Oct 31, 2016
Memory Monday: candy galore (Story)
Oct 20, 2016
Remembering Peyton Hayes (Story)
Oct 08, 2016
Statistic Saturday: the cellphone epidemic (Story)
Sep 22, 2016
Club connection: Knowledge Masters (Story)
Sep 19, 2016
How much do you remember from FCS? (Story)
Apr 25, 2016
Looking into workout fashion at West (Story)
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