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

Mary Vander Weg
Mary Vander Weg is a senior at West High, and this is her third year with the West Side Story. In her free time, she can be found writing - whether it be for the website or just for fun, watching satirical sitcoms, or sleeping for disconcerting amounts of time.

Mary Vander Weg, Online Graphic Designer

Sep 20, 2018
6 West high hot spots (Media)
Sep 12, 2018
Relaxing songs to study to this year (Media)
Sep 08, 2018
Managing the stress of a new school year (Story)
Apr 01, 2018
How to: study for finals (Story)
Mar 26, 2018
5 Fitness Apps (Story)
Dec 20, 2017
5 shopping apps for the holidays (Story)
Dec 12, 2017
“Everyday Is Christmas” review (Story)
Nov 14, 2017
4 lesser-known singles to add to your Spotify playlist (Story)
Nov 02, 2017
Comparing Apple’s newest phone models (Story/Media)
Oct 27, 2017
24 units to change 24 lives (Media)
Oct 03, 2017
Food pantry gives back to the community with free meal (Story)
May 18, 2017
9 things to do in Iowa City, summer movie events, and literature festivals (Story)
Apr 25, 2017
The West High Marching Band takes on Florida (Story)
Mar 08, 2017
A look into Liberty (Story/Media)
Mar 01, 2017
Girls basketball: down to the game (Media)
Feb 17, 2017
On-the-spot success: Julie Watkins ’17 (Story)
Feb 15, 2017
Michael Tisserand speaks at Prairie Lights (Story)
Jan 16, 2017
Students and staff celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. day (Story)
Nov 22, 2016
Lois Lowry visits Iowa City (Story)
Nov 19, 2016
Elissa Altman speaks at Prairie Lights (Story)
Oct 27, 2016
Show choir at its “prime” (Story)
Oct 19, 2016
Suki Kim visits Iowa City (Story)
Oct 11, 2016
Iowa City Book Festival celebrates the city of literature (Story)
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