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How Things Have Changed.

Madison McDaniel

May 19, 2014

Remember when we were in elementary school and the last week of school was filled with end of the year treats and helping the teacher prepare the classroom for summer? We have come a long way since then. Now the last week...

DEKA Prosthetic Arm

Madison McDaniel

May 19, 2014

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live life without one of your limbs that you use everyday? A new and groundbreaking bionic arm will soon be available to amputees. This bionic arm was invented by Dean Kamen, who...

Dress Code Controversy

Madison McDaniel

May 12, 2014

Lately there have been multiple posts on twitter over the dress code policies in school. These posts have been saying that dress codes are made so boys won't be distracted. People say that they are angry that schools are responding...

Another High School Rant

Madison McDaniel

May 8, 2014

All I hear adults talk about anymore is how busy they are and how easy us "high schoolers" have it. What they don't understand is that most high school students have jobs, extracurricular activities, and sports to attend after...

U.S. History Field Trip

Madison McDaniel

April 27, 2014

On Tuesday, Mrs.Maguire's U.S. History classes set out on a field trip to the Negro Leagues Museum and the Jazz Museum in downtown Kansas City. While on the trip students learned about the struggles of some of the first African...

Assassins Take Over

Madison McDaniel

April 25, 2014

Assassins is a game that the seniors of West participate in every year. Participants are assigned a target and must use a water gun, water balloons, or silly string to "assassinate" their victim. At the end of the game cash...

Miley Cyrus Concert Rescheduled

Madison McDaniel

April 20, 2014

Miley Cyrus has recently cancelled her concert in Kansas City leaving many fans heartbroken. Disappointed fans left the Sprint Center and were expected wait to see Miley perform until she started another tour. Miley has recently...

She Can Stop, She Did Stop

Madison McDaniel

April 17, 2014

Popular artist, Miley Cyrus was scheduled to perform at the Sprint Center on April 15th for her "Bangerz" tour. After having an allergic reaction to a medication, Cyrus was hospitalized. Doctors refused to let Cyrus perform. The...

Seniors Leaving West

Madison McDaniel

April 14, 2014

The 2013-2014 school year is coming to an end and seniors will be leaving before we know it. Many seniors have already started to prepare for the transition from high school to college, or the various directions they want to go...

Behind the Scenes: Spring Show

Madison McDaniel

April 3, 2014

The Golden Girls and their coaches are feeling the pressure as Spring Show quickly approaches. New dances will be featured along with a variety of fun songs. Many small additions, such as hair pieces and belts have recently been...

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