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Day of Service inspires First Annual Month of Love

Students in Jessica Bowman’s class first hour class help to package, count and organize baby care supplies, courtesy of students and staff. “Instead of just one Day of Service, it should be more of a theme for us,” Testing Coordinator and community outreach liaison Stephanie Hornsby said.

Leah Schroeder, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019

Students walk into the main entrance toting plastic bags filled with donation items, everything from school supplies to pacifiers. Boxes filled with donations line the walls outside of counseling, a result of students and staff who have helped children, animals and families in need by donating items to fo...

Every Mind Matters creates space for honest mental health conversations

Sitting together in the front of the class, junior Katie Solodar and sophomore Arden Dickson discuss strategies to deal with mental illness at the second official meeting of Every Mind Matters. They created the club to give students a place to talk about their struggles and ask for help. “Our main goal is to give students a community where we can talk about mental health because a lot of times we don’t have a platform where we can talk about it safely,” Dickson said. “We really wanted to provide a better environment for students, and discussion based activities will help with that.”

Sabrina Bohn, Deputy Managing EiC

December 17, 2018

The idea of a club where students can shed stigmas surrounding mental health and freely discuss mental illness began budding in junior Katie Solodar’s mind last year. With the help of sophomore Arden Dickson, they were able to get this idea off the ground by creating the club Every Mind Matters. ...

Mu Alpha Theta sells donuts for Every Child’s Hope

Mu Alpha Theta sells donuts for Every Child’s Hope

Nayeon Ryu, Staff Writer

August 14, 2018

This summer, the West community rallied to raise money for Every Child’s Hope (ECH), a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the well-beings of young people, through a gofundme page. To supplement the donations already raised, Mu Alpha Theta is hosting a fundraiser Aug. 22 before school. ...

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