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Student Council Hosts Annual Mr. WHS Fundraiser

Student Council Hosts Annual Mr. WHS Fundraiser

Ella Henningsen and Yousra Abdulrazig

December 13, 2018


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Westside’s Student Council hosted the annual Mr. WHS this Wednesday, Dec. 12. Mr. WHS is a male beauty pageant in which junior and senior boys can compete. This year, we had eight contestants that were all seniors. At the end of the competition, Kellen Goc was crowned Mr. WHS. “I think it's go...

Westside Mock Trial Team Finishes a Successful Season

Westside Mock Trial Team Finishes a Successful Season

Benjamin Kutler, Staff Writer

December 4, 2018


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This year, Westside Mock Trial is the first Westside team in five years to finish in the top eight of the state. They were able to rise above Elkhorn three and Duchesne three, as well as nearly beating last year’s state champions, Prep Blue. Their season ended with a loss against Duchesne one, putt...

Westside’s Key Club Adoption Drive Impacts Students and Families

Westside’s Key Club Adoption Drive Impacts Students and Families

Jack Scioli and Kidus Tewodros

November 30, 2018


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Westside homerooms will help many families out with holiday season thanks to the Key Club Adoption Drive, now in its 13th year.   The program was started in 2005 by Westside counselor Vicki Londer.  Each year Londer has worked to make a difference to help the district’s students in need.   ...

Rania Hijazeen: Changing Lives, One Smile at a Time

Rania Hijazeen: Changing Lives, One Smile at a Time

Ella Henningsen and Benjamin Kutler

November 27, 2018


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It may seem hard to make an impact on a student’s day without teaching them anything, however, Rania Hijazeen, a staff member at the Café Express, has no problem doing it. Hijazeen is known at Westside for impacting people’s days and their overall attitudes while working at the Café. “I t...

What are Westside Students Thankful for?

What are Westside Students Thankful for?

Ava Van Gelder, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018


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Click on the image below to see why students are thankful.

Culinary Students Get a Crash Course on Photography

Culinary Students Get a Crash Course on Photography

Simmy Niroula, Staff Writer

November 20, 2018


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On Wednesday, Nov. 7 during class time, the students of Culinary Arts had the chance to put down their knives and pans and grab onto a camera. Foods instructor Alice Smith invited journalism adviser Jerred Zegelis to teach her top foods class some tips and tricks on how to take good pictures of their ...

Michele Hinde: Educational Assistant’s Journey Before Westside

Michele Hinde: Educational Assistant’s Journey Before Westside

Ava Van Gelder, Staff Writer

November 16, 2018


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Educational assistant Michele Hinde works in the math IMC and is constantly running copies, getting supplies, helping students, filling in for teachers, and running errands. However, while Hinde is a well-known figure of the IMC, most students are unaware of her background. Hinde began working in...

Warrior Alumni Speakers Give Words of Wisdom

Warrior Alumni Speakers Give Words of Wisdom

Jude Lowe, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018


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What advice do you have for current westside students? Colonel Michele Zipay Olsen Class of 1993 Chief of the Globally Integrated Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Functional Integration Team within the Air Force Warfighting Integration Capability, Headquarters United States Air Force, Washingto...

Rockbrook Elementary School Honors Veterans in the Community

Rockbrook Elementary School Honors Veterans in the Community

Benjamin Kutler, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018


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Nov. 11, 2018, marked the 80th anniversary of Veteran’s Day; America’s annual holiday to honor U.S. veterans and victims of war. Rockbrook Elementary hosted their annual Veteran’s Day breakfast where they honored the veterans in their community. Students from grades K-6 brought different relatives...

Student of the Week: Kelly Kroeger

Student of the Week: Kelly Kroeger

Georgia Wimmer, Wired Co-Editor-In-Chief

November 14, 2018


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Junior Kelly Kroeger has been involved in music for almost her entire life. By the third grade, she was performing at the Rose Theater, and today she is involved in choir, theater, and is a member of the Amazing Technicolor Show Choir at Westside. “You almost get to put on a different character,"...

Tatenda’s Talent Takes Stage

Tatenda’s Talent Takes Stage

November 13, 2018


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Senior Tatenda Chivero Takes Stage with Westside Theatre for the very first time this year as the lead role in the sensational play Sister Act. Watch how she describes her first year in the spotlight. To view a story about how Tatenda Chivero and Brandon McMiller were the first black leads in a Westside...

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