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Reserve Baseball Reflects On Season

Reserve Baseball Reflects On Season

Elizabeth Matz, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Feature, Sports, Wired

After a slow start, reserve baseball is now on a seven game winning streak; improving their record to nine and three. According to the coaches and players, the baseball team has had a great season so far. Freshman Soren Szejk, a member of the reserve baseball team, said that overall, the season h...

Podcast: Top 5 TV Shows of All Time

Podcast: Top 5 TV Shows of All Time

Zoe Miller and Will Eikenbary

April 12, 2019


Filed under A&E, Opinion, Wired

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Students Given Opportunity To Graduate Early

Students Given Opportunity To Graduate Early

Jakayla Jenkins, Staff Writer

April 11, 2019


Filed under Feature, Wired

Westside offers the opportunity for students to graduate early. With the flexibility of modular scheduling, graduating early is a realistic option for some students. Graduating early can be a good option for students who wish to start their college careers early. Some students choose this option...

Parking Tickets Cause Student’s Car to Get Booted

Parking Tickets Cause Student’s Car to Get Booted

Claire Benson, Managing Editor

April 5, 2019


Filed under News, Wired

Junior Sophie Wetzel has experienced not one, but two occasions in which a boot has been placed on a tire of her car by the school. Wetzel has acquired a large amount of parking tickets, around 27, causing the school to boot her car as a form of punishment. Wetzel said she feels getting to school on ...

Incentive to Stay Home

Incentive to Stay Home

Luke Steiner, Lance Staff Writer

April 3, 2019


Filed under Lance, Lance, News

Many students in Nebraska have the potential to go onto great things. But a lack of funding can sometimes prevent them from reaching their goals. A new venture by the University of Nebraska system seeks to change that, along with helping out with a steady “There is a lot of research out there that...

Student Council Participates in First Exchange

Student Council Participates in First Exchange

Claire Benson, Managing Editor

April 3, 2019


Filed under News, Wired

Last Wed., March 27, Westside Student Council participated in their first Student Council Exchange which included several high schools such as Papillion-Lavista, Papillion-Lavista South, Elkhorn High, as well as Plattsmouth. Westside Student Council students had the choice to either attend a different hi...

Westside Implements New Door Magnets

Westside Implements New Door Magnets

Nathaniel Monjarez

April 1, 2019


Filed under News, Wired

Monday, Feb. 18, Assistant Principal Aaron Bradenkamp sent an email to WHS staff saying that “No-Latch Door Magnets” would be implemented into Westside's everyday use. Principal Jay Opperman said he feels that the door magnets serve an important purpose. “Over the past few years as an administrat...

Art Students Recognized with Scholastic Art Awards

Art Students Recognized with Scholastic Art Awards

Sofia Drelicharz

March 8, 2019


Filed under Feature, Wired

The Scholastic Art Awards is an award show for high school art students who are talented and show creativity in their pieces. The award ceremony took place last Saturday,  Mar. 2. Each student who is entered into the competition enters by their grade and the medium of their pieces. A medium of art i...

Fire Causes Swimmers to Evacuate After Championship Weekend

Fire Causes Swimmers to Evacuate After Championship Weekend

Zoe Miller, Co Social Media Coordinator and Opinion Editor

March 1, 2019


Filed under News, Sports, Swim & Dive, Wired

On Saturday, Feb. 23, Westside girl’s and boy’s swim teams competed in Lincoln, NE at the State Championship for swimming. Both teams placed with girls finishing in sixth place and the boys finishing in second place. Due to the blizzard that hit the Eastern part of Nebraska that day, the swimmers...

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