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The student news site of West High School

West Side Story

The student news site of West High School

West Side Story

Maddy Smith

Maddy Smith, Visual Editor and Feature Editor

(she/her) Maddy Smith is a senior at West. This will be her third year on staff. She is the online Features and Visuals editor. She enjoys music, photography, and traveling.

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An attack on democracy

January 11, 2022
Melae Lacy 24 goes up for a layup against Waterloo West on Jan. 7.

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January 11, 2022
Anna Prouty 23 fights for a rebound against Waterloo West on Jan. 7.

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January 11, 2022
Avery Vest 22 looks for an open teammate against Waterloo West on Jan. 7.

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January 11, 2022
Ambition Baton twirlers perform at halftime on Jan. 7

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January 11, 2022
Aly Skala 24 goes up for a layup in the fourth quarter against Waterloo West on Jan. 7.

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January 11, 2022
_____ speaks to the gathered crowd on Friday, Nov. 19

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November 22, 2021
Members of the newly founded Black Student Union and other protest organizers stand on the steps of the Old Capital, rallying for racial justice.

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November 22, 2021
A community member raises their fist in unison with protesters on Nov. 19

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November 22, 2021
The phrase No Justice, No Peace, has been a battle cry for the BLM movement. It was shouted by students to protest racial injustice in ICCSD schools.

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November 22, 2021
Protesters march through Iowa City chanting, Whose schools? Our schools,

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November 22, 2021
Students and fellow comminity members gather on the Pentacrest, preparing to march through the city.

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November 22, 2021
Bena Kariuki 22 speaks about the purpose of the protest on Friday, Nov. 19

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November 22, 2021
Razan ___ speaks to the gathered crowd to rally behind the newly established Black Student Union at West High.

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November 22, 2021
A man in the community protests legislation restricting education on race.

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November 22, 2021
A group of students from Johnson County high schools hold their protest signs.

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November 22, 2021
A student helps a peer tape a protest sign to their coat at the protest on 11/19/21

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November 22, 2021
All students need to feel respected and safe [in] a school environment. Most minorities are left out and not treated the same said Jasmine Nour 23

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November 22, 2021
One of the two Oracles of Iowa City murals is displayed on the side of a parking ramp on East Burlington St. in Downtown Iowa City.

Coloring the community

November 5, 2021
The seventeen Trojan Bolt seniors pose for a photo after the senior ceremony before their dual meet against City High on Oct. 19.

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October 29, 2021
Boaz Abramoff 22 looks to serve the country in the coming years after being a part of both the West High football and track and field programs.

Committed to serve

October 10, 2021
Seniors Noah DeSaulniers and Nick McDonnell announce the volleyball championship for the Trojan Games.

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September 30, 2021
This junior team strategically placed their tallest players to block the other teams hit.

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September 30, 2021
Evan Zukin 22 sets the ball for fellow senior Chris Colgan.

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September 30, 2021
Senior Mayowa Dokun 22 hypes up her volleyball team for the Trojan Games.

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September 30, 2021
Senior Alex Moore runs at their pitch in the first annual  Trojan Games

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September 30, 2021
Mayowa Dokun 22 tearfully hugs Head Coach Keeley Arnold.

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September 22, 2021
Senior Carmen Crabtree walks toward her coaches with sophomore Emma Stammeyer.

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September 22, 2021
West volleyball celebrates victory against Xavier Saints.

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September 23, 2021
Seniors Carmen Crabtree and Raina Pfeifer go up for a block.

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September 23, 2021
The West High Volleyball team cheers for their teammates as they get a point.

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September 23, 2021
Assistant Coach Paolla Jaramillo celebrates a Trojan point.

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September 23, 2021
Emma Stammeyer 24 eyes the ball as she prepares to serve.

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September 23, 2021
Malae Lacy 24 aims to spike to ball.

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September 23, 2021
The Trojans celebrate winning the second set against Xavier Saints.

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September 23, 2021
Sophomore Malae Lacy stares down her opponent.

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September 23, 2021
Kaisa Whittaker 21 poses in her work uniform.

[Video] Job juggling

April 18, 2021
ICCSD students reflect on COVID-19 after a year in quarantine.

A year of COVID-19

March 31, 2021
The holiday season has arrived.

Unknown holiday cheer

December 9, 2020
West students and staff members share their experiences with COVID-19.

COVID in our community

November 25, 2020
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November 3, 2020
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November 3, 2020
Maureen Heads tattoo on her left wrist provides her a simple reminder.

Teacher tattoos

October 9, 2020
Molly Wilson 21 poses in 70s and 80s inspired garments.

Shifting styles

October 2, 2020
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