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Religious observances during quarantine

With iftar time arriving, junior Fatema Rehmani and her family gather to break their fast with dates and water, a tradition rooted in the religious teachings of Prophet Muhammad.

Tasneem Nasufovic, Ulaa Kuziez, and Ridwan Oyebamiji

May 21, 2020

With holidays arriving during a pandemic –and social distancing measures remaining in effect across the globe to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus–students describe how their practices changed during this unprecedented time. Ramadan: Ramadan is a holy month observed by Muslims as a month of ...

Top Seven Holiday Songs To Dance To This Season

Embracing the holiday vibes from the previous snow day, senior Sophie Ellis is anxious for the holidays to roll around. “My favorite part about the holidays is being with family. We all get together at least a couple times during the holidays and get to play games like spoons and left center right,” Ellis said.

Anna Pavlisin, Staff Writer

December 14, 2018

 1.All I Want for Christmas - Mariah Carey   One of the most popular Christmas songs of all time, it’s clear that the reason it’s so prominent is the energy and the beat of this song. Carey’s choice to hold the notes only add to the fun of singing along to this song. Personally, it is a ye...

Marketing students DECA the halls with holiday gift wrapping event

Wrapping gifts and organizing supplies, sophomore Rachel Deadwyler, junior Johnathan Stephens and senior Brandi Beaubien set up for Marketing II's holiday wrapping event. Community members have the opportunity to bring the gifts for marketing and DECA students to wrap in exchange for a donation to the Day of Service programming.

Sabrina Bohn, Features Editor

December 1, 2017

To get into the holiday spirit and help out the community, DECA, along with Marketing II students, are doing a holiday gift wrapping event Dec. 5-7. “Community members will bring unwrapped gifts to West High. West High DECA will provide the gift wrapping supplies and service, and West High DECA is simply...

Y-Kiki Divers to host scuba photos with Santa on Dec. 3

Y-Kiki Divers to host scuba photos with Santa on Dec. 3

Emily Dickson, Conceptual Editor in Chief

December 2, 2016

In order to participate, divers must be certified and bring at least $15 worth of canned food or product donations to donate.

Weekly traditions gain momentum in the science wing

Students at the Tea Time meeting for first lunch discuss the new Star Wars movie coming out with science teacher and creator of the holiday, Amy Van Matre-Woodward.

Dani Fischer, Staff Writer

November 22, 2015

Science teacher Amy Van Matre-Woodward has made it her goal to create a holiday for every day of the week.

Lovely Livers

Lovely Livers

Sarah Burnham, Staff Writer

May 14, 2015

Juniors Molly Sewester and Carol Moseley read over the liver grams they received from friends for Valentine's Day on Feb. 13.

Holiday food for thought

Holiday food for thought

Bayleigh Williams, Staff Writer

December 15, 2014

West High students describe their favorite holiday food.

Holiday gift guide

Holiday gift guide

Bailey Rathert, Staff Writer

December 5, 2014

Now that Thanksgiving is over, it is finally acceptable to start thinking about holiday gifts.

Parkway Students in Transition Office launches Adopt-A-Family project

Parkway Students in Transition Office launches Adopt-A-Family project

Macky Kavanaugh, Staff Writer

December 2, 2014

The Adopt-A-Family project is starting up again for students and teachers interested in helping displaced families.

POW: Thanksgiving Week Spotlight

Sitting and Laughing, Senior Maddy Brown unknowingly sits next to the word

Jacob Cupps, Staff Writer

November 23, 2014

A compilation of the People of West blogs from this week. The students and staff of West share the pieces of their life for which they are thankful that they have to give.

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