West Side Story

Alex Carlon
(she/her) Alex Carlon is a senior at West High and editor-in-chief of the web publication. When she's not helping out on the website she can be found playing clarinet, being a business professional™ and begging her friends to get sushi with her.

Alex Carlon, Online Editor-in-Chief

Nov 14, 2020
Students react to the 2020 election (Story/Media)
Nov 07, 2020
West High movie buffs share their favorite films (Media)
Nov 03, 2020
Power to the people: 2020 election preview (Story/Media)
Oct 27, 2020
2021 senior class officers named (Story/Media)
Oct 08, 2020
A guide to West’s virtual clubs (Story)
Aug 17, 2020
Shoultz takes on new district role (Story)
Aug 06, 2020
Department of Education denies ICCSD’s off-site learning request (Story)
Jun 03, 2020
6 things that bring us joy despite tough times (Story)
May 05, 2020
Cadenza and UNICEF club present United in Isolation (Story)
Apr 15, 2020
A guide to using WSS’ mobile app (Story)
Apr 02, 2020
Iowa schools to close until April 30 (Story)
Mar 20, 2020
Collegeboard releases updated AP testing guidelines (Story)
Mar 16, 2020
ICCSD cancels school until April 13 due to COVID-19 outbreak (Story)
Mar 15, 2020
A stroke of good fortune (Story)
Mar 14, 2020
BPA Nationals cancelled due to COVID-19 outbreak (Story)
Mar 06, 2020
ICCSD recommends cancellation of international trips amid Corona fear (Story)
Mar 05, 2020
West student arrested after bringing BB gun to school, making threats (Story)
Jan 30, 2020
Looking back: Let students smoke (Media)
Jan 27, 2020
West BPA members compete at regional competition (Story)
Jan 27, 2020
Students find success at Southeast Iowa Honor Band auditions (Story)
Jan 21, 2020
Personal finance to become graduation requirement (Story)
Jan 07, 2020
Fighting for change: examining the combative culture at West High (Story)
Jan 05, 2020
Styling 1920’s fashion elements 100 years later (Story)
Dec 22, 2019
Gettin’ to know Gregg episode 2: Gregg in high school (Story/Media)
Dec 05, 2019
Students no longer able to request themselves for AFT (Story/Media)
Nov 30, 2019
iJAG hosts care box drive to support Four Oaks (Story)
Nov 20, 2019
West pilots online ACT (Media)
Nov 16, 2019
Gettin’ to know Gregg episode 1: Gregg fast facts (Story)
Nov 07, 2019
The composition of a dream (Story)
Oct 28, 2019
We deserve to feel safe at school (Story)
Oct 24, 2019
West BPA attends Fall Leadership Conference (Story)
Oct 02, 2019
Ditching the dance: 9 homecoming alternatives (Story)
Oct 02, 2019
ICCSD superintendent to resign June 2021 (Story)
May 23, 2019
Senior prank sparks police involvement (Story)
May 22, 2019
Dancing across the world (Story)
May 11, 2019
Studying aboard (Story)
May 09, 2019
BPA members place at National Leadership Conference (Story)
Apr 07, 2019
Head in the SoundCloud (Story)
Mar 29, 2019
Mom jeans, scrunchies and graphic tees: a 2010’s guide to ’90s fashion (Story)
Mar 11, 2019
Tiny Room: Perry Heredia ’21 (Story)
Feb 28, 2019
Pump it Up to move locations for third trimester (Story)
Jan 21, 2019
Turning houses into homes (Story)
Jan 10, 2019
Meet the Buddies (Story)
Dec 18, 2018
Club Connection: Kazoo Club (Story)
Dec 11, 2018
From a passion to a profession (Story)
Dec 04, 2018
How to boost your productivity this trimester (Story/Media)
Nov 01, 2018
Staying afloat (Story)
Oct 21, 2018
An ocean apart (Story)
Oct 16, 2018
Burst water pipe means no heat at West (Story)
Oct 01, 2018
Reaching new heights (Story/Media)
Sep 13, 2018
Club Connection: Pep Club (Story)
Sep 09, 2018
Best places to thrift for your fall wardrobe (Story/Media)
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