West Side Story

  • Last day of school is May 30 and classes will follow an early release schedule.

  • Softball plays away at Cedar Rapids Prairie High School, May 31.

  • Baseball plays Washington at home June 1.

Mary Vander Weg

Mary is a junior at West High, and she is excited for her second year as a reporter for the West Side Story! In her free time, she can almost always be found writing - whether it be for the website or just for fun - or sleeping for disconcerting amounts of time.


Mary Vander Weg, Reporter

Apr 30, 2018
How to: make an amazing mug cake ()
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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