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The Holidays and Mental Health Go Hand in Hand

Kiersten Bateman, Reporter December 21, 2022

Holidays and your mental health go hand in hand. Around the holidays it can be hard to have the energy to celebrate when you just aren't feeling yourself. It's okay to not feel okay all the time. There...

Sydney Wilson taking a shot.

West vs. Hempstead Bowling Meet

Kiersten Bateman, Reporter December 13, 2022

On Friday, Dec. 9th, the West Bowling team went up against Dubuque Hempstead at Maple Lanes. This was West's second home meet of the season. This year the bowling team has grown as they have many new...

All-State Music Festival

All-State Music Festival

Kiersten Bateman, Reporter November 17, 2022

All-State is a competition that students audition to get a spot in the band, orchestra, or choir that represents the top musicians in the state. It is a long and tedious process for students who choose...

Gabriel and Brooke leading the younger students.

First Fall Dance Clinic and Senior Night for West High Dance Team

Kiersten Bateman, Reporter November 1, 2022

This year our dance team did its first fall dance clinic for kids in elementary and middle school. All that participated got shirts and best of all they were able to perform during the JV Football halftime...

Students visiting The University of Iowa.

Mini College R.I.D.E.

Kiersten Bateman, Reporter October 6, 2022

At West High, the counseling staff took a trip over the summer to visit a variety of colleges. They planned an exciting opportunity for juniors this year. The counselors made the decision to take three...

Some of our Juniors and Sophomores admire a piece from the Juniors float.

Homecoming Dance of 2022

Kiersten Bateman September 30, 2022

The Homecoming Dance approached us at West High once again and it took place on Saturday, September 17th from 7:00 pm -10:00 pm. We had record ticket sales this year with over 800 tickets sold. The...

Senior Dalanie getting students excited about school for the class of 2026.

8 Years of Success: Link Crew at West High

Kiersten Bateman September 8, 2022

Link Crew is a huge event at West High and it is super beneficial for incoming students. A lot of people can relate to having a fear of going to a new school, especially with a district of 10,000...

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