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Deca Students Create 5K to Raise Awareness

Deca Students Create 5K to Raise Awareness

Claire Benson, Managing Editor

November 9, 2018


Filed under Feature, Wired

Westside Deca will be hosting a 5K race to raise awareness for suicide and suicide prevention, this Sunday, Nov. 11. Three students have been organizing the race for their Deca project: juniors Reagan Fehr, Abby Hellman and Meghan Maynard. “The race is going to be held on November 11th, 11/11, and we...

Midterm Election Preview

Midterm Election Preview

Joe Brunkhorst, Lance Staff Writer

November 2, 2018


Filed under Lance, News, Staff

2nd District Congressional Midterms Don Bacon (Republican) Incumbent Don Bacon is a retired Air Force Brigadier General and he served 29 years in the Air Force. Bacon was first elected to office in 2016 against Democrat Brad Ashford. Bacon graduated from Northern Illinois University. Bacon is see...

Photo Gallery: Sister Act

Photo Gallery: Sister Act

Yousra Abdulrazig, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018


Filed under Photo Gallery, Wired

Math IMC Introduces New Phone Policy

Math IMC Introduces New Phone Policy

Brandon Buchholz

October 23, 2018


Filed under News, Wired

Rules, Rules, Rules. Throughout the school, the basic rules students have had to follow are be safe, be respectful, and be responsible.  The math IMC has come up with an additional rule that students can not be on cell phones during open mods.  “I feel it’s fair because in France you can’t even have a ...

First Black Leads Take the Stage in “Sister Act”

First Black Leads Take the Stage in “Sister Act”

Ava Van Gelder, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018


Filed under News, Wired

For the first time in Westside history, the high school’s musical will be featuring two black leads. Tatenda Chivero and Brandon McMiller will be the leads in Westside’s “Sister Act”, which will be running from Oct. 25-28. Chivero said she is very excited to be making an impact on Westside history an...

Doing it All: New teacher impacting students inside and outside of the classroom

Doing it All: New teacher impacting students inside and outside of the classroom

Ella Henningsen and Benjamin Kutler

September 5, 2018


Filed under Feature, Wired

Brody Schmaderer, a new freshman healthy living teacher,  has been taking on the non-curricular task of a freshman football coach. Schmaderer said he has always been passionate about football, as he was a three-sport athlete throughout his years in high school. Thanks to this experience, he says he ...

Video Game Review: Destiny 2 Update 2.0.0

Video Game Review: Destiny 2 Update 2.0.0

Jacob Sand, Staff Writer

September 5, 2018


Filed under A&E, Wired

On Tuesday, August 28th, Destiny 2 Update 2.0.0 went live for the general public and included the preload for the Forsaken expansion, launching on September 4th. This update came with both a plethora of expected and unexpected changes. The most prominent change with this update is the new organizati...

Administration Increases Safety Precautions

Administration Increases Safety Precautions

Laina Bayles, Managing Editor

September 4, 2018


Filed under News, Wired

As recent stories about school intruders have devastated the nation, many schools, including Westside, have amped up their security in attempt to prevent something similar happening in their community. Assistant principal Aaron Bredenkamp, says that there are multiple new safety devices around the schoo...

Season Preview: Returning Talent Looks to Lead Varsity Tennis Team to New Heights

Season Preview: Returning Talent Looks to Lead Varsity Tennis Team to New Heights

Connor Tracy, Sports Journalism Staff Writer

August 24, 2018


Filed under Sports, Sports Team

The Westside Warriors tennis season kicked off this Thursday with a match against Papillion LaVista.  Back at the helm as head coach, Jordane Warkentin speaks with confidence and excitement for the 2018 season.   “We have 4 returning state players,  Jake Bonnet, Ethan Forecade, Ryan Vester, a...

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