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  • Locker clean-out is today, May 22, from 1:43 p.m. to 1:52 p.m.

  • 2/3 hour finals Tues., 4/5 hour finals Wed., 6/7 hour finals Thurs., good luck everyone!

  • Congratulations to the new student body co-presidents Alec Zhou and Sarah Bonnett.

  • Congratulations to the boys' and girls' track teams for placing 3rd at District 2 Championships.

Fire alarm sounds because of water pressure

Fire alarm sounds because of water pressure

Susie Watson, News Editor
November 29, 2012 • 879 views
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On Nov. 28 the fire alarms sounded around 10:30 am due to a water pipe eruption. Students remained outside for about 20 minutes awaiting the news. “We had trouble with the amount of hot water that was flowing through the space. There was a worker adjusting the water pressure to allow the water to...

Holiday lights and volunteers needed

Holiday lights and volunteers needed

Debra Klevens, Reporter
November 27, 2012 • 712 views
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West High will participate in St. Louis Green's 2012 broken and unwanted holiday light collection recycling drive.  A collection bin is set in the main foyer. In addition, 20 volunteers are needed for the St. Louis Green Holiday Light Recycling Drive on Saturday Dec.1 through Jan. 26 from 9 a.m....

Football season ending banquet

Debra Klevens, Reporters
November 27, 2012 • 762 views
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As the football season came to an end, the football teams gathered at Trinity Church on Nov. 19 to celebrate the season end. The varsity, JV and freshman teams took part in the end of the season banquet. “It was fun because the whole football program came together to celebrate, winning and losing,”...

RD3 in recovery

Annie Spewak, Features Editor
November 26, 2012 • 1,280 views
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After his season ending injury, senior Ryan DeMuri is on the road to recovery. DeMuri tore his right ACL during the Senior Night game against University City on October 3. Last season, DeMuri tore his leftt ACL and rehabilitated in time for Track and Field. DeMuri received surgery on November 2....

Holiday shopping made easy

Debra Klevens, Reporters
November 20, 2012 • 1,462 views
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Why wait in the long lines for the promised deals of Black Friday? Give back to the library and Jazz Choir, on Dec.6, for the co-sponsored Book Fair at Barnes & Noble, in Chesterfield. When checking out, mention that you are a “friend" of West High, and a percentage of all proceeds will be donated...

The Fictitious Fiscal Cliff

The Fictitious Fiscal Cliff

Austin Oakes, Opinions Writer
November 19, 2012 • 14,460 views
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The fiscal cliff is a wonder indeed.  It is the period of time where representatives of the country and the media alike will all gather together to cry and shriek about the doom that is certain to befall their great nation.   Falling off said cliff will cause an already weak economy to go into another...

“Power of a Person” contest recognizes student

“Power of a Person” contest recognizes student

Susie Watson, News Editor
November 19, 2012 • 2,433 views
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Senior Abby Narishkin wrote and submitted a story about freshman Naomi Kodama to the Herff Jones “Power of a Person” contest.  The story is about Kodama starting her own fundraiser called “Nothing But Nets.”  It is a non-profit organization that works to eliminate malaria by sending nets to...

Safe travels with Jukebox the Ghost

Safe travels with Jukebox the Ghost

Catharine Conway, Arts & Entertainment Editor
November 16, 2012 • 8,233 views
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In 2003, Ben Thornewill, Tommy Siegel and Jesse Kristin met at George Washington University in Washington D.C. and later formed an indie rock band.   Two years later they named themselves Jukebox the Ghost. Thornewill, Siegel and Kristin began their career touring along side Ben Folds, Jack's Mannequin...

#MySolarSchool

#MySolarSchool

Susie Watson, News Editor
November 16, 2012 • 1,211 views
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On Nov. 19 Parkway will begin the installation of solar panels on Parkway West.  The installation takes a week to install with no upfront fee however it requires a $150 a month lease payment. The school is limited to one 25 kW system. "The solar panels will provide the same amount of energy needed to po...

America Behind Bars

America Behind Bars

Austin Oakes, Opinions Writer
November 14, 2012 • 1,225 views
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Day in and day out, I hear all about how we need to get jobs back on U.S. soil, and stop outsourcing jobs to foreign countries, but how about the jobs we outsource to prisoners?  Currently, 21% of office furniture, 36% of home appliances, 93% of domestic paints and 100% of the army’s equipment su...

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