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PREVIEW: Boys soccer team looks forward to successful season

PREVIEW: Boys soccer team looks forward to successful season

March 23, 2018


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As the Westside boys varsity soccer team has had a past reputation of being one of the top competitors in the state, this year looks to be no different. Seniors Marvin Ramirez and Peter Novoa along with the rest of the team are ready to carry the teams high reputation this spring. Before the season ...

Freshman Shares Experience in Omaha Fashion Week

Freshman Shares Experience in Omaha Fashion Week

Elizabeth Robinson, Staff Writer

March 20, 2018


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Dreaming of being a model may seem unrealistic, but that dream came true for freshman Ashlynn Nieuwenhuis, who began last summer after applying for a competitive model preparation company. “Last summer, I wanted to start modeling so I put up a form on the Develop Model Management website,” Nieuwen...

Students share experiences with racism at school

Students share experiences with racism at school

March 13, 2018


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Students at Westside High School share their experiences and observations with racism.

Senior named “Youth of the Year” for Westside Boys and Girls Club

Senior named “Youth of the Year” for Westside Boys and Girls Club

March 9, 2018


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Senior Haleigh Henry-Fewell has been known by many to be a positive leader in the Westside community. At school, Henry-Fewell has been involved with DECA and athletic training for all the sports. “She’s one of the most genuine students that I’ve met,” Henry-Fewell’s marketing teacher Katie ...

Boys golf team looks forward an to improved season

Boys golf team looks forward an to improved season

March 8, 2018


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With returners who competed at State last year, resources for improved mental focus, and preparation in the off-season, the boys golf team looks to improve this season. Juniors Peter Rasmussen and Emery Gigantelli have confidence for success this spring. “I think our varsity team that we had prev...

Anti-defamation league director speaks out regarding UNL hate incident

Anti-defamation league director speaks out regarding UNL hate incident

March 7, 2018


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Westside alumni at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln (UNL) have been roaming around campus with an alt-right extremist. A video on social media emerged, showing a white supremacist on the campus of UNL making comments about his pro-violence rhetoric. UNL freshman and Westside class of 2017 graduate...

SPRING MUSICAL PREVIEW: Dogfight

SPRING MUSICAL PREVIEW: Dogfight

March 6, 2018


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This Thursday, March 8, Westside High School will premiere their spring musical Dogfight. The setting of the musical takes place in 1963, centered around a group of young marines about to ship out for Vietnam. They have a tradition of hosting a ‘dogfight’, which is a dance for the marines and the...

ATSC strives for greatness as their season continues

ATSC strives for greatness as their season continues

Dani Barton, Copy Editor

February 23, 2018


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With show choir season in full swing, Westside’s Amazing Technicolor Show Choir (ATSC) has been working hard to get the results they want. ATSC, along with Simply Irresistible (SI), traveled to Chicago this past weekend to compete in the Clash of the Sequins at Naperville North High School. Fischer D...

Snow day or go day?

Snow day or go day?

Dani Barton, Copy Editor

February 22, 2018


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With the unpredictable winter weather in Nebraska also comes unpredictable days of snow/temperature. Westside superintendent Blane McCann has the job of informing students whether they will have a snow day, or a go day. “I look at a variety of factors when determining to cancel school,” McCann s...

WESTSIDE EDITION: Are you smarter than a fifth grader?

WESTSIDE EDITION: Are you smarter than a fifth grader?

February 15, 2018


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Students and staff were asked questions from the game show Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader?  Watch the video to see if they are.   Video by Yousra Abdulrazig

Marketing students travel 987 miles to gain real world experience

Marketing students travel 987 miles to gain real world experience

February 12, 2018


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Last week, teachers Katie Harmon and Sarah Schau led ten of their students to visit AmericasMart Atlanta in Georgia where they learned about wholesale marketing. The idea behind the Feb. 5 trip was for the students to find items to sell in the Colosseum. “The kids that went to Atlanta had the opp...

Fast Food According to States…

Fast Food According to States…

Ramya Iyer

February 10, 2018


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Ever thought about which fast food chains are more popular?  Check out this infographic!

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