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The student news source of Iowa City West High

West Side Story

The student news source of Iowa City West High

West Side Story

Reem Kirja 25

Reem Kirja, Print Profiles Editor

(She/her) Reem Kirja is the West Side Story print Profiles Editor and this is her second year on staff. She enjoys exploring different world issues and having intellectual discussions to learn about other perspectives. She also loves spending time with her family, embarking on different arts and crafts projects, reading and experiencing life as a whole.

All content by Reem Kirja
Gold Prosecution poses for a picture before competing against another Mock Trial team during regionals.

West Mock Trial teams finish the season strong

Reem Kirja, Print Profiles Editor
April 21, 2024
The world needs to stop dehumanizing Arabs and condemn the Palestinian 
Genocide.

Wake up, world

Reem Kirja, Print Profiles Editor
March 4, 2024
Gold Defense and Green prosecution pose for a group photo in the Johnson County Courthouse.

Mock Trial: scrimmage recap

Reem Kirja, Print Profiles Editor
February 28, 2024
With their cases reveal, West Highs Mock Trial will officially start their season.

West High Mock Trial: start of the season recap

Reem Kirja, Print Profiles Editor
January 29, 2024
West High students and staff reveal the different aspects of West that make it a welcoming place.

What’s West grateful for?

Reem Kirja, Print Profiles Editor
November 21, 2023
Mock Trial can serve as a pivotal opportunity for students, ranging from providing a space for connections to boosting college applications.

Mock Trial: four large benefits from a small club

Reem Kirja, Print Profiles Editor
November 15, 2023
As they grew up, Corentin and Erwann Charles have continued to engrain themselves into soccer while using the sport as a catalyst for their relationship.

Sharing the Field

Reem Kirja, Print Profiles Editor
June 2, 2023
Scouts BSA and Girl Scouts have similar yet different ways of helping the community.

Scouts of West

Reem Kirja, Print Profiles Editor
April 22, 2023
AP Biology and Biology teacher, Andrea Harms, sits at her desk during AFT while students chat in the background.

Q&A with HOSA teacher advisor Andrea Harms

Reem Kirja, Print Profiles Editor
April 18, 2023
Phil Keitels house is adorned with Christmas lights in honor of the annual Lucas Farms History Walk. (Photo courtesy of Phil Keitel)

Keitel’s lights

Reem Kirja, Print Profiles Editor
January 18, 2023
HOSA President Wesal Haroun 25 poses for a picture at the club fair

Get to know West High’s new HOSA chapter

Reem Kirja, Print Profiles Editor
November 22, 2022
WSS Intern Reem Kirja ’25 explains Arab culture and contributions.

A beginner’s guide to Arab culture

Reem Kirja, Print Profiles Editor
April 30, 2022
International Islamic University Malaysia by asyraaf.azahari is marked with CC BY-NC-SA 2.0.

A Beginner’s Guide To Arab Culture

Reem Kirja, Print Profiles Editor
April 19, 2022
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