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West Side Story

The student news source of Iowa City West High

West Side Story

The student news source of Iowa City West High

West Side Story

Many colleges are no longer requiring applicants to submit standardized test scores.

Test optional?

Vivian Polgreen, Managing Co-Editor, News Editor
May 31, 2022
A students desk sits ready for the ACT, equipped with a pencil, calculator and water bottle.

West pilots online ACT

Abby McKeone, Graphics and Social Media Editor
November 20, 2019
Guidance counselor Kelly Bergmann explains what her role as counselor is.

School counselors: the one-stop shops of high school

Bess Frerichs, Online Managing and Feature Editor
November 1, 2019
Caleb Kwok 20 displays the college spreadsheet he made to help compare colleges from across the country.

Streamlining the college search

Natalie Dunlap, Online Editor-in-Chief
March 24, 2019
From left: Lien Zhu 18, Yangtian Shangguan 19, Wingel Xue 18, Colleen Bloeser 18 and Quinn Baker 18. Not pictured: Steven Yuan 19.

6 West High students score perfect on ACT exam

Alyson Kuennen, News Editor, Photographer
December 6, 2017
Photo by Pareen Mhatre 
Art by Angela Zirbes
Design by Catherine Ju

The Age of Adderall

Nina Elkadi, Print Editor-in-Chief
April 14, 2017
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