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Blue Brew renovates to create a more welcoming environment

Sophomore Ella Roesch works on her laptop in the new seating area Blue Brew created. The seating is available to everyone in the building at all times. “We would like Blue Brew to become a more central part of West High,” Business teacher Holly Weber said.

Fatema Rehmani, Awards Coordinator

January 23, 2020

Arriving to school by 6:30 a.m. every other day for his shifts, Blue Brew manager and junior Aaron Hall starts his mornings in the cafe.  Blue Brew is open Monday through Friday from 6:50 a.m. to 7:20 a.m. The menu currently includes iced vanilla lattes, mochas and hot chocolate for $1 to $3.  “My...

The myths of sleep deprivation among generation z(zzz)

A student accidentally falls asleep on her book in class. She got two hours of sleep the previous night. “I always fall asleep in my classes and miss out on information, so then I have to stay up the next night trying to figure out how to do the homework,” she said. “This cycle makes everything so hard, but I refuse to sleep at night because hashtag sleep is for the weak.”

Fatema Rehmani, Awards Coordinator

October 30, 2019

Sleep is for the weak: the junior year mantra. Rise and grind, get ‘er done, do good things with your time—not because you care—solely to put on your applications. This is the time to make yourself look good on paper. Actual character development comes later in life. Burn bridges, burn yourself out...

Business department moves forward in coffee shop plans with BlueBrew soft opening

Reviewing the marketing research survey, senior Blakely Gibeaut looks at the data to determine the student run coffee shop name. A school wide survey concluded that 32 percent of students were interested in working at BlueBrew. “I think it [the coffee shop] will be a good way for students to get involved at school and it provides a way for people to get real life work experience,” Terry said.

Claire Smout, Awards Coordinator

December 21, 2017

A school-run coffee shop is becoming more of a possibility as plans are made for a soft opening of BlueBrew, the winning name for the shop, second semester. “Parkway Central High and Parkway North High have opened coffee shops in their schools and the feedback has been that it provides an authent...

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