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West Side Story

The student news site of West High School

West Side Story

The student news site of West High School

West Side Story

Carmela Cohen Suarez

Carmela Cohen Suarez, Entertainment Editor

Carmela Cohen Suarez is a senior at West high and this is her third year on the West Side Story. She is the online Copy Editor and Entertainment Editor. Along with enjoying writing, Carmela likes to spend time with her friends, swimming and traveling to different places.

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Hayate Mustefa 23 wears a niqab, a garment that incorporates a face covering in addition to a headscarf.

More than a head covering

February 26, 2020
Mayowa Dokun 22 is exhausted, but holds her hand up in victory after her first win of her wrestling career.

Two sides of wrestling

January 25, 2020

Brett Pelfrey ’22

January 25, 2020

Mayowa Dokun ’22

January 25, 2020
Carly Norris 21 plays in an ISC soccer game in the 2018 season.

Road to recovery

October 19, 2019
Aurora Roghair 21 and Jade Roghair 23 show off their swimming caps before school on Sept. 27.

Sisters in swimming

September 29, 2019
Devon Skyles 20 races down the trail to the finish lines at the Creekside CX 2018.

Pedaling through life

September 20, 2019

Attending athletics

February 26, 2019
Olivia Barker 20 started her makeup Instagram page in June of 2017 as a way to show her passion to her friends and family.

The art of makeup

October 3, 2018
On and off the field

On and off the field

February 16, 2018
Valentines Day, the love dedicated holiday, is right around the corner. Ways to celebrate it may vary from person to person.

All about love

February 13, 2018
Raiding Platos

Raiding Plato’s

February 6, 2018
Aside from counseling, Greg Yoder  occupies himself with other activities.  “I actually am a camera operator for Iowa basketball games [...] we provide the in-house feed for the big screen so students may see me there.” said Yoder

Greg Yoder

December 20, 2017
Kelly Bergmann attributes her interest in going into education to both her high school teacher and her mother. “According to my mom, I always wanted to be a teacher. My mom was a teacher so I’d always play teacher.”

Kelly Bergmann

December 20, 2017
“I like to work with people and I like to help people and I see that [my] job is doing both of those,” said Kay DiLeo, who has been a counselor at West for 22 years.

Kay DiLeo

December 20, 2017
Paul Breitbach has been a part of West high academics and athletics since 1995. “Its fun to see what young people want to do and kind of encourage them to dream, said Breitbach.

Paul Breitbach

December 20, 2017
West High class schedule are full of many choices for students during the day.

Beyond schedule changes

December 20, 2017
Along with band members, orchestra and choir students will audition for spots into All-State on Oct. 21. Above, Meleah Chang 18 practices for a mock audition at the All-State Strings Workshop on Oct. 14 at the Voxman Music Building.

“Just go for it”

October 21, 2017
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Bookworm approved

September 14, 2017
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