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Head in the Game: Football Coach Teaches Meditation and Mindfulness

Head in the Game: Football Coach Teaches Meditation and Mindfulness

Eli McCabe, WTV Staff

October 18, 2018


Filed under Feature, Lance, Sports

This story was originally published in the sports section of the first issue of Lance.   There is a mental side to football. A stressful, nervous, tedious side to football. This is where kicking/tight end coach Garet Moravec comes in. Moravec has been working with Westside’s football te...

Student Sells and Crochets Dinosaurs

Student Sells and Crochets Dinosaurs

Lauren Kugler, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018


Filed under Feature, Videos

Some of the most successful business owners in the world start at a young age, and sophomore Grace Roberts is becoming a bit of an entrepe-saur herself. Roberts’ current business is selling crochet dinosaurs for six dollars around school. As well as her interest in business, she also is in many clubs inclu...

Warrior Brew Crew

Warrior Brew Crew

Jakayla Jenkins and Simmy Niroula

October 12, 2018


Filed under Feature

This past Wednesday, Oct. 3 and 10, the special education teachers and students put together a very special coffee service called The Warrior Brew Crew. This coffee cart is available to staff mods 1-3 every Wednesday for seventy five cents per cup. The service is mainly ran by the Special Education st...

New Program at Underwood Hills Focuses on Inclusiveness

New Program at Underwood Hills Focuses on Inclusiveness

Luke Steiner, Lance Staff Writer

October 11, 2018


Filed under Feature, Lance

At Underwood Hills, teachers and students are striving for inclusion in their Peer Modeling Program.  The developing program is made up of three preschool classrooms with 12 students, six typically-developing and six with an identified disability. “[The program] provides all children the opportunity...

The Best of Homecoming Spirit Week 2018

The Best of Homecoming Spirit Week 2018

Destiny Howard

October 11, 2018


Filed under Feature, Photo Gallery

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Photo Gallery: Homecoming Parade and Pep Rally

Photo Gallery: Homecoming Parade and Pep Rally

Kate Avery

October 8, 2018


Filed under Feature, Photo Gallery

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Meet the Homecoming Court of 2018

Meet the Homecoming Court of 2018

Zoe Miller, Co Social Media Coordinator and Opinion Editor

October 5, 2018


Filed under Feature

Ex-Changed Experience: German Student Reflects on Time Spent in U.S.

Ex-Changed Experience: German Student Reflects on Time Spent in U.S.

Angelina Pattavina, News Editor

October 4, 2018


Filed under Feature

Cooped up in multiple airports for over two days, thousands of miles away, dealing with cranky customer service, cancelled flights and emptying an entire suitcase just because of a jacket with pins isn’t how sophomore Jule Wessels planned to start her year in the United States. In order for Wessels...

Student’s Controversial Tweet Goes Viral

Student’s Controversial Tweet Goes Viral

Laina Bayles, Managing Editor

October 2, 2018


Filed under Feature

Following the Brett Kavanaugh trial that occurred from Sept. 27 through Sept. 28, senior Kjersti Swanson tweeted her opinion on the fear felt by falsely accused rapists compared to the fear felt in a woman’s everyday life. “I was just trying to make a point,” Swanson said. “I didn’t expect...

An Update on the Marching Band

An Update on the Marching Band

Erin Mosier, WTV Staff

September 27, 2018


Filed under Feature, Videos

Featured Image by Emily Bauer

Westside Recycles

Westside Recycles

Kidus Tewodros, Staff Writer

September 24, 2018


Filed under Feature, Videos

This 2018-2019 school year Westside is taking a new approach to recycling. Facility Manager Virgil Coleman is getting involved in the effort. “I'm going to be working on [recycling] with the food service staff,” Coleman said.  “Personally, I think we should put multiple recycle cans outside f...

Westside Freshmen Compete in Maccabi Games

Westside Freshmen Compete in Maccabi Games

Zev Gordman and Jack Scioli

September 20, 2018


Filed under Feature

Several students from Westside had the experience of a lifetime at the Jewish Community Center Association of America’s Maccabi Games. The annual Maccabi Games has a different location every year. This years' games took place at the beach towns in Orange County, California, from Aug. 5 to 10. Local famili...

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