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What Is Mr. WHS?

What Is Mr. WHS?

December 18, 2018


Filed under News, Videos, Wired

Little Theater Renamed To Honor Former Teacher

Little Theater Renamed To Honor Former Teacher

Peter Collins, Staff Writer

December 18, 2018


Filed under News, Wired

The little theater, the smallest of Westside’s lecture halls, was renovated over the summer and was recently renamed in order to honor former drama instructor C. L. Retelsdorf. “He changed my life,” said Ed Zschau, a Westside graduate in the class of 1957. Retelsdorf taught drama, debate, and...

A Debatable Christmas Story

A Debatable Christmas Story

Laina Bayles, Managing Editor

December 17, 2018


Filed under A&E, News, Wired

As the holiday season is in full swing, Christmas movie marathons and music have filled TV and radio stations around the nation. This year, Christmas spirit seems to be deflating as multiple classic Christmas movies and songs have sparked debate in society. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1964) and A Ch...

Podcast: Conspiracy Series, Secret Societies

Podcast: Conspiracy Series, Secret Societies

Peter Collins and Nathanael Monjarez

December 13, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Wired

Episode 1 of Conspiracy Series with Peter Collins and Nathan Monjarez

Podcast: Top 5 December Traditions

Podcast: Top 5 December Traditions

Zoe Miller, Will Eikenbary, and Angelina Pattavina

December 12, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Wired

Episode two of Top 5 Podcast with Will Eikenbary, Zoe Miller, and Angelina Pattavina. This week's theme is Top 5 December traditions featuring junior Brandon Wigodsky.

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...

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