A Closer Look

Myah Johnson and Jordan Hutchcraft

January 21, 2014

We recently become aware of the amazing individuality here at West. Noticing that everyone has a story that most of the time goes untold. We decided to speak with different students to find out a little more about them, and what...

Xbox One

November 26, 2013

Microsoft came out with a new Xbox recently. It was released November 22, 2013. It is the third edition to the Xbox family. It has been classified as an "all in one entertainment system". It is also bundled with the Kinect 2,...

Miley’s Mayhem

Myah Johnson

November 18, 2013

The MTV EMA's is the European Music Awards. It was recently held in Amsterdam on November 10th. There were performances by Robin Thicke, Snoop Dogg, Miley Cyrus, and Katy Perry along with others. Awards going to Bruno Mars for...

Poets at KATE Conference

Myah Johnson

October 31, 2013

Seniors Jordan Tyler, Erick Sierra, Eli Southwick, and Brianna Cole traveled to Wichita last Friday for the KATE (Kansas Association of Teachers of English) conference. The conference was for English teachers in Kansas, and a...

Thoughts on Writer’s Walk

Myah Johnson

October 24, 2013

This year's Writer's Walk was more than successful! It was an amazing day with lots of wonderful poetry. I interviewed a few different people that were apart of the magic to see what they had to say. (condensed interview with...

Parent Teacher Conferences

October 16, 2013

Conferences are coming up once again. They are being held Wednesday, October 23, and Friday, October 25. On Wednesday they will be 5-8pm. On Friday, they will be going on from 7:20am-3:20pm. The teachers will be located on either...

Chipotle Vs. Freebirds

Myah Johnson

October 10, 2013

This rivalry has been a common argument within the last year. The question, Chipotle or Freebirds? Both delicious, but which one is truly best? Well to start, lets talk about the ambiance of each. Chipotle has a sleek look, very...

Writer’s Walk!

Myah Johnson

October 10, 2013

Every year, writer's workshop classes host Writer's Walk. It's an event for poets to perform their pieces for their classmates, and it takes place in the courtyard below the Bridge. Students will attend during their English block....

New Recycling Bins

Myah Johnson

October 3, 2013

Recently new recycling bins have been implemented and placed around the school. There's ten bins all together. Two on the bridge, underneath times square, in the science hallway, near exits, and rotc rooms. They're standup blue...

Tom Karlin Frisbee Tournament

Myah Johnson

September 17, 2013

West will be hosting it's second annual Tom Karlin Ultimate Frisbee Tournament. Tom Karlin was a student here at west, but passed away two years ago due to suicide. Proceeds will go to the Tom Karlin Foundation in help to increase...

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