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  • The last day to add a class is Jan. 16. Please start finalizing your schedule to fulfill your graduation requirements. Have a good semester!

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Sophomore Arden Dickson pursues theater in a STEM-focused world

Sophomore Arden Dickson pursues theater in a STEM-focused world

Lydia Roseman, News Editor

December 19, 2018


Filed under showcase

What career are you pursuing? I really want to go to a Conservatory Performing Arts college and get a Bachelor in Fine Arts (BFA) in either acting or musical theater, preferably musical theater. Those programs are really hard to get into, but that’s what I’m striving towards. Have you ever fel...

Art students face the pressures of STEM focused education

Art students face the pressures of STEM focused education

Lydia Roseman, News Editor

November 29, 2018


Filed under A & E, showcase

Science. Technology. Engineering. Mathematics. These fields have been pushed on us since we were young. Elementary schoolers take art and music classes once or twice a week, but are drilled in their times tables almost every day. When schools are short on funding, art programs are the first on the c...

People of West: Bailey Goughenour

People of West: Bailey Goughenour

Susie Seidel, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018


Filed under multimedia, people of west, videos

Junior Bailey Goughenour reflects on her development as an artist and how it made her who she is today.

Students blend art and Latin

Students blend art and Latin

Nell Jaskowiak, Opinions editor

February 6, 2018


Filed under news

Along with a mural of the Roman forum on the wall, student-painted ceiling tiles join the collage of decorations hanging from Latin teacher Tom Herpel’s walls. The tiles that depict ancient Roman deities are an ongoing project in Herpel’s collection of handmade classroom decorations. “I had a meet...

A story only an artist can tell

A story only an artist can tell

Claire Smout, Organizational Manager

March 3, 2017


Filed under features

Papers and canvases stretched out in front of them, pencils and paints laid out on the the table, a quiet classroom full of other artists. This is the atmosphere where art students at West spend hours perfecting their compositions. “I was drawn to art, especially drawing, because I just love to make. ...

Artists celebrate Inktober

Artists celebrate Inktober

Mary Claire Moriarity, Staff Writer

October 30, 2016


Filed under news

Parker encourages artists to post their art on social media platforms such as Instagram so they have a place to get feedback from friends and fellow artists using #inktober and #inktober2016.

The Running with Scissors Improv team presents a spooktacular show

The Running with Scissors Improv team presents a spooktacular show

Claire Smout and Carson Lolley

October 28, 2016


Filed under features

“Improv is so much fun for me because it is not something I would normally do. It puts me out of my comfort zone and that is really cool to experience,” Lolley said.

Drawing without looking

Drawing without looking

Convergent Media Writers

September 26, 2016


Filed under photos, snapshot

Focusing on the contour of her hands, freshman Lauren Adam  brings out the lines and detail for a Drawing class assignment called Blind Contouring. Adams focused on the hard curves of her fingers and finished the drawing by adding flowers and a pop of color. “I learned that I am able to draw without...

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