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The student news source of Iowa City West High

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The student news source of Iowa City West High

West Side Story

Camille Gretter

Camille Gretter, Online Editor-In-Chief

(she/her) Camille Gretter is a senior at West High and this is her third year on staff. She is the Online Editor-in-Chief, and outside of West Side Story she does rowing and works at 30Hop in Coralville. She loves to spend time with her family, friends and dogs.

All content by Camille Gretter
While it is stereotypical to hate high school, finding joy in cheesy, cliche, moments make it a bit more enjoyable.

A love letter to West High

Camille Gretter, Online Editor-In-Chief
May 26, 2023
C Dawg out

C Dawg out

Camille Gretter, Online Editor-In-Chief
May 24, 2023
Health classes in the ICCSD are outdated, and need to be reformed to fit todays social scene for teens.

Health classes: more harmful than helpful

Camille Gretter, Online Editor-In-Chief
February 24, 2023
Emily Magnuson, an art teacher at West, talks through teaching during the pandemic while facing health problems.

Teaching through turmoil

Camille Gretter, Online Editor-In-Chief
January 19, 2023
HBO Maxs House of the Dragon premiered on Aug. 21, 2022.

A blind ‘House of the Dragon’ review

Camille Gretter, Online Editor-In-Chief
November 13, 2022
The class of 2023 can place cap and gown orders online, or at West on Oct. 28.

Cap and gown orders due for class of 2023

Camille Gretter, Online Editor-In-Chief
October 25, 2022
BJ Mayer has been coaching girls basketball at West for 15 years, and is now passing the reins to take on a new title.

Moving up

Camille Gretter, Online Editor-In-Chief
October 1, 2022
The Radish is a completely satirical series about West High events.

[Photo] The Radish: April Fools

Thayer Abu-Hijleh, Entertainment Editor
April 6, 2022
The news and their sources have been publishing the hidden truth, or a fabricated one, leading to miscommunication to the public that can be devastating.

Can’t choose the news

Camille Gretter, Online Editor-In-Chief
March 31, 2022
Uncharted premiered on Feb. 18. The movie is based on the video game series of Uncharted which released the first game in 2007.

[Photo] ‘Uncharted’ review

Thayer Abu-Hijleh, Entertainment Editor
March 3, 2022

[Video] West High Weekly 2.25.22

Alaina Greenlee, Video Editor
February 25, 2022

[Video] West High Weekly 2.4.22

Alaina Greenlee, Video Editor
February 4, 2022
The Trojans cheer for teammate Abdelrahman Abdalla 23.

Boys basketball shows promise in season opener

Camille Gretter, Online Editor-In-Chief
November 30, 2021
Marcus Morgan 21 delivers a pitch in the Trojans season opener against Bettendorf on May 24.

[Photo] Top 10 sports moments of 2021

Owen Aanestad, Online Editor-In-Chief
December 31, 2021
Jordan Caperon 23 points to the scoreboard after finishing the 100 meter race on April 15 at the Forwald Coleman Relays.

Jordan Caperon makes state track debut

Camille Gretter, Online Editor-In-Chief
May 21, 2021
Maddie Yacopucci 22,   owner of Gentle Cub Creations, poses in front of the camera.

[Photo] From hobby to business

Ruba Ahmed-Abdelmutalab, Print Profiles Co-Editor and Co-Business Editor
March 2, 2021
Football team manager Jordan Caperon 23 poses at his house on Nov. 2.

[Photo] A second family

Maya Chu, Print Feature Editor
November 24, 2020
Craig Huegel and Brianna Nigg make up West Highs athletic department, and use everyday to improve the organization.

Outside the playbook

Camille Gretter, Online Editor-In-Chief
November 10, 2020
Biology students study during class, socially distanced. Hybrid learning began Sept. 28.

[Photo] 2020 summer recap

Caroline Mascardo, Editorials Editor and Copy Editor
October 16, 2020
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