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Virtual school has taken away a lively learning environment for most. For several support staff members, transferring online was not an option.
School behind screens changes jobs for support staff
Ulaa Kuziez, News and Sports Editor • 6 days ago

Walking the almost empty halls at 7 a.m., you might have made a stop at the bookstore before heading to the cafeteria for a morning snack. On your way to class, you may have said hello to a custodian as they completed their morning rounds. Virtual learning has taken away much of the fluid, lively environment...

Standing on the practice field after an intense scrimmage, new football coach Mario Patton is adjusting to the new playing style at West. Patton energizes the team everyday with his personality. “ I want our kids to think of me as one of the most passionate coaches that they have been around, also someone who truly cares about the best interests of kids,” Patton said. “When it is business time I think the kids know the difference.”
New football coach and alumnus Mario Patton, despite strict COVID-19 rules, still makes connections with athletes
Tre Bell, Staff writer • 4 days ago

Handing off his knowledge to football athletes, coach Mario Patton is the new running back coach. Patton has coached for 16 years, but this year is more meaningful than others. “I had an opportunity to come home and coach at my alma mater. I could not pass on this opportunity,” Patton said....

As the COVID-19 pandemic hit communities worldwide, regular summer plans were put on hold. Amongst our community, students wrestled with breaking the spell of boredom while also adhering to national safety guidelines that are still in place. Students were left to figure out alternative ways to enjoy their summer break.
Summer Plan B Story
August 25, 2020
Junior Gordon Yu submits the PWest Athletics Screening Form to Coach Kevin John in order to participate in cross country practice. The screening form includes the athlete
Athletics return with restrictions
Ashlyn Gillespie, Staff Writer • 1 day ago

Masks, six feet distance, no balls or pennies, no sharing water and no tryouts or cuts are among the changes coaches, staff and players must adjust to during fall sports....

Quiz: Which editor are you?

Mira Nalbandian
September 15, 2020

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Top five albums to come out of quarantine

Tyler Kinzy, Managing Editor-in-Chief
August 24, 2020

What can you do?

Bri Davis, Staff Writer
June 11, 2020

Quiz: Which editor are you?

Mira Nalbandian

Take this quiz to get to know our new editors virtually and see which one you are most like!

Podcast: COVID-19 and America’s teacher crisis

Podcast: COVID-19 and America’s teacher crisis

July 29, 2020

A senior year cut short: seniors reflect on activities getting canceled

A senior year cut short: seniors reflect on activities getting canceled

April 23, 2020

QUIZ: Which places in the school correspond with these haikus?

QUIZ: Which places in the school correspond with these haikus?

April 8, 2020

Two truths and a lie: Teacher edition

Two truths and a lie: Teacher edition

March 27, 2020

Why do we still need Black History Month?

Why do we still need Black History Month?

March 3, 2020

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Black Lives Matter statement

Black Lives Matter statement

2020 vision: seniors look to high school memories

2020 vision: seniors look to high school memories

An open letter to our teachers: Thank you

An open letter to our teachers: Thank you

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