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Red Shield Shows Unity For Friday’s Playoff Game

Red Shield Shows Unity For Friday’s Playoff Game

Laina Bayles, Managing Editor

November 2, 2018


Filed under Feature, Sports

Friday nights not only consist of battles between football teams, but the constant back and forth chants between their student sections creates a competition of its own. However, this Friday’s game will be different. After the tragic loss of Millard West senior, Blake McKune, on Saturday Oct. 27, Westside...

Westside Students Make All-State

Westside Students Make All-State

Simmy Niroula, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018


Filed under Feature

Every year, high school musicians across Nebraska practice intensely for a competitive honor organization: All-State. Thousands of students audition, but only a select few get in. Westside band director Thomas Krueger talks highly of the skill level found at Westside and those who choose to audition. ...

Future Einstein: Eighth Grade Student Tackles High School Math

Future Einstein: Eighth Grade Student Tackles High School Math

Benjamin Kutler, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018


Filed under Feature, Videos

For one mod a day, five days a week, eighth-grader Aiden Theis is the youngest high schooler at the high school. Theis is three years ahead of his grade level in math, putting him in Advanced Algebra Honors with sophomores and juniors compared to the Pre-Algebra class that many of his peers are taki...

Q&A with Student Athletes

Q&A with Student Athletes

Jack Scioli, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018


Filed under Feature, Sports

Girls Golf- Portia Lenczowski Q: What is your favorite part about being a golfer for Westside? A: “The team environment. Our team is really really close and we all like spend a lot of time together for having to be on the team. With all the practices and all the tournaments, we have a really cl...

Video: Beyond the Frame

Video: Beyond the Frame

DeAndre Hill, WTV Executive Producer

October 23, 2018


Filed under Feature, Videos

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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