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Westside Juniors Eligible for New Internship Program

Westside Juniors Eligible for New Internship Program

Charlotte Murphy, Wired Staff Writer

November 15, 2019

Westside High School and Avenue Scholars have come together to help students gain dual enrollment through Metropolitan Community College and paid internships through a program called Intern Omaha. Intern Omaha is a program that is new at Westside in the last few months and is available to juniors to ...

Student’s Viral Video Featured In USA Today Article

Student’s Viral Video Featured In USA Today Article

Ellie Anglim, Wired Staff Writer

November 15, 2019

TikTok, a popular social media app for teenagers, has recently been featured in an article in USA Today for its different videos of people being compared to NFL player Trevor Lawrence. Senior Ella Wedergren created a TikTok for this comparing her resemblance to Lawrence. Wedergren’s TikTok was so pop...

Westside Superintendent Introduces Community Coffee Meetings

Westside Superintendent Introduces Community Coffee Meetings

Benjamin Kutler, Wired Feature Editor

November 15, 2019

Westside Superintendent Mike Lucas recently began hosting ‘Community Coffees,’ which are meetings hosted to bring the Westside community together and to share information regarding the district. These meetings are open-invite and parents as well as students are encouraged to attend. Each of the meetings...

Student Council Hosts Annual Mr. WHS Pageant

Student Council Hosts Annual Mr. WHS Pageant

Zev Gordman, Wired Staff Writer

November 13, 2019

Westside High School’s annual male beauty pageant, Mr. WHS, hosted by Student Council, will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 13, at  7 p.m. in the main auditorium. Tickets for the event are priced at $5 per person. Student Council sponsor and math instructor Kathlene Groth said that the proceeds from Mr....

Marketing 2 Partnership Terminated Due To Violation Of District Policy

Marketing 2 Partnership Terminated Due To Violation Of District Policy

Mina Testolin, Wired Managing Editor

November 13, 2019

Westside Wired published a story on Friday, Nov. 8, about a partnership formed between the local real estate company, Exceptional Properties Group, and the Marketing 2 class at Westside High School. The partnership was initiated by former Westside instructor and coach John Brian, who had his teachin...

Westside Girls Basketball Program Hosts Annual Craft Fair

Westside Girls Basketball Program Hosts Annual Craft Fair

Anavela Santos, Wired Staff Writer

November 13, 2019

On Sunday, Nov. 10 Westside’s annual fall crafts fair was held at the high school. The crafts fair is an event held to support the Westside girls basketball team. This event is organized by Westside community member, Stacy McMahon, assisted learning instructor, and assistant girls varsity basketball coach,...

Westside Student Serves As Student Teacher Within District

Westside Student Serves As Student Teacher Within District

Olivia Villotta, Wired Staff Writer

November 13, 2019

Westside High School senior Max Applegate, with support from his middle and high school teachers, has been teaching at Westbrook Elementary School preparing to become a student teacher at Westside Middle School starting next semester. He plans to go down the career path of teaching, specializing in en...

Westside And Prep Students Reflect On History Of Rivalry

Westside And Prep Students Reflect On History Of Rivalry

Jack Scioli, Wired Staff Writer

November 12, 2019

After the state playoff game between Westside High School and Creighton Preparatory High School on Friday, Nov. 1, the Creighton Prep varsity football team was loading onto their team bus when a group of Westside students drove by and fired a paintball gun at the bus; leaving  orange paint splatter...

Review: Popeye’s Infamous Chicken Sandwich

Review: Popeye’s Infamous Chicken Sandwich

Zev Gordman, Wired Staff Writer

November 12, 2019

The highly anticipated Popeyes chicken sandwich officially made its return to stores on Sunday, Nov. 3. Many people think there has been quite a bit of publicity over a basic chicken sandwich from an ordinary fast-food chain, however, there is nothing regular about this sandwich. If you’ve tasted it...

Consumer Auto Class Offers Unique Opportunities For Students

Consumer Auto Class Offers Unique Opportunities For Students

Charlotte Murphy, Wired Staff Writer

November 12, 2019

Once a week, Westside High School students enrolled in the Consumer Auto class visit Meyer’s Complete Auto Repair on 140th and L street. There, the students take part in a lab about different categories in consumer auto. Engineering and technology instructor Tyler Foster, who teaches the Consumer Auto c...

Westside Football Player’s Tackle Against Prep Goes Viral

Westside Football Player’s Tackle Against Prep Goes Viral

Peter Collins, Wired A&E Editor

November 8, 2019

Senior Jake Holmstrom made a critical tackle during Westside’s playoff game against their rival, Creighton Prep, last Friday, Nov. 1. A video of the tackle taken by Westside senior and WTV member Dylan Bayles quickly went viral online, appearing on Twitter and Instagram accounts with millions of follo...

Former Westside Teacher Initiates Relationship Between Local Business and Marketing Class

Former Westside Teacher Initiates Relationship Between Local Business and Marketing Class

Claire Benson, Wired Co-Editor-In-Chief

November 8, 2019

Former Westside social studies instructor and boys varsity soccer coach John Brian, now working for the local real estate company Exceptional Properties Group, recently contacted Westside High School business instructors Brad Metzler and Kalen Carlson, presenting them with a possible business relati...

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