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Masks have been an essential part of months now. There is no understating how important they truly are.

Why the Mask?

September 29, 2020

Masks, like N95 surgical masks, are proven to slow the spread of airborne diseases. Of course, not everyo...

Westside Sophomore Jack Gerrard was diagnosed with COVID-19 and had mild symptoms while recovering.

Living With COVID-19

September 28, 2020

Since Sept. 17, 2020, Westside High School has been able to go to 100% capacity, but this has not been...

Westside football players wear masks during practices and games to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Westside Football Tackles Practices with COVID-19 Precautions

September 18, 2020

Despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Westside has continued to offer sports such as football and oth...

Westside Community Schools transitioned from 50% capacity in yellow mode to 100% capacity in green mode on Thursday, Sept. 17.

Westside Students Hopeful that District Will Maintain Green Mode

September 18, 2020

On Thursday, Sep. 17, all Westside schools transitioned from yellow mode to green mode. With yellow m...

The new arrows in the hallway direct the flow of traffic to de-densify according to new COVID-19 safety measures.

Upperclassmen Share Thoughts on Traffic Flow

September 14, 2020

Any returning students coming to Westside this year have been faced with a lot of challenges related to ...

Westside choir students participate in class while wearing required masks.

Westside Students and Staff Reflect on Mask Requirement

September 11, 2020

2020 started off as not the greatest year. From war rumors, killer hornets, and a global pandemic, many peo...

Sophomore Jackson Gutta's car parked outside in his home driveway.

New Drivers Share Their Experiences with Driving and Parking at Westside

September 4, 2020

For many teenagers, driving means freedom. You no longer have to wait for your parents to pick you up...

Westside High School's baseball field remains empty this spring, due to the cancellation of the spring sports season brought by public health and safety concerns from COVID-19.

Westside Varsity Athletes Reflect on Cancellation of Spring Season Due to COVID-19

April 24, 2020

Westside High School athletes recently had their spring sport season cut short by COVID-19, with man...

Graphic created by Abby Schreiber.

Pandemicast: Projects during Isolation

April 23, 2020

Click to learn more about The Distance Project or Quarantine Letter Chain. Ft. Luke Steiner and Malia Battafarano Intro Music:...

Westside sophomore Luke Steiner recently created  buttons labeled 'Stand Apart to Stand Together' to promote social distancing.

Westside Student Creates Buttons to Promote Social Distancing

April 22, 2020

Social distancing due to COVID-19 has caused an immense amount of boredom for many students within Westsi...

Many Westside students have had to celebrate birthdays at home without close friends or family during this self-isolation period.

Students Reflect On Celebrating Birthdays While Self-Isolating Due To COVID-19

April 21, 2020

Self-isolating at home during the COVID-19 pandemic has been a difficult situation for many, especially ...

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