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Dan Martin, Dean of Industrial Technologies at Kirkwood Community College and Russ Johnson, Career Center Facilitator, discuss the importance of trade careers and education.

Trading up

Isaac Young, Reporter
February 26, 2020
Art teacher, Christian Aanastead, talks to a group of students about joining art classes in their future years at West High.

Student Senate designs first course fair

Abby McKeone, Graphics Editor
January 23, 2020
Math teacher Karen Meyer looks toward a student coming up the stairs, greeting him as he passes.

Inspiring the next generation

Luke Krchak, Reporter and Columnist
December 26, 2019
This density map shows where seniors will be headed after graduation. Most will stay in Iowa. Not reflected in the map are the six students going overseas.

Senior futures

WSS Staff
May 23, 2019
Seniors Lexi Moore and Allie Harvey share a laugh in the courtyard on Monday, May 6.

From classroom to dorm room

Lucy Polyak, Opinion editor
May 6, 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 Feature Editor
March 24, 2019
Online Managing Editor Sophie Stephens '19 writes about the recent national college admissions scandal and why it's unfair that students and their parents can pay their way into a good college when they didn't work hard in high school.

Hard work pays off, but money does too

Sophie Stephens, Online Managing Editor
March 14, 2019
Online Managing Editor Sophie Stephens '19 talks about the the issue of owing people explanations.

I owe you nothing

Sophie Stephens, Online Managing Editor
February 5, 2019


Natalie Dunlap, Online Feature Editor
December 16, 2018
Diversity or discrimination?

Diversity or discrimination?

Lily Meng, Online Copy Co-Editor
November 16, 2018
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