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Introducing the Westley Stars

The Westley starts have the goal of promoting inclusivity and school spirit.

Madi Foppe, Staff Writer

May 4, 2020

With the help of junior Zoe DeYoung and Special Education teacher Jessica Bowman, a new dance team is coming: The Westley Stars. This dance team will provide Special Education students a chance to excel outside of the classroom at school-sponsored activities. “The first inkling to starting this dance ...

Special ed students participate in Operation Christmas Child

Special School District teacher Therese Meres helps senior Nick Waldrop package a hygiene kit. Over 100 shoe boxes were filled by West students.

Sydney Kinzy, Photo Editor

October 19, 2017

It might be only October, but this does not phase the spirit of gift giving for students participating in Operation Christmas Child. Operation Christmas Child delivers gifts to 146 million children in more than 100 impoverished or war-torn countries. To assist St. Mark Presbyterian Church’s Operation Christmas C...

Nicole Wang takes over as Special Olympics coordinator

Junior Chris Williams and sophomore Sophia Malpocker hang out with their Special Olympics buddy.

Nell Jaskowiak, Staff Writer

March 1, 2016

On Feb. 22, hundreds of students from West High and across the St. Louis area converged on the main gym, clad in bright purple, green, yellow, red and salmon shirts. Over 400 West High volunteers worked at this year’s Special Olympics, with positions in Victory Village, as unified players, buddies and buddy captains.

Student Spotlight: Kathryn Kerckhoff

Freshman Kathryn Kerchoff laughs with her Assistant Peggy Tyree over a favorite joke.

Betsy Wait, Staff Writer

February 26, 2015

If Special Olympics can be such a meaningful event for over 350 volunteers, imagine what the experience meant to the athletes. For freshman athlete Kathryn Kerckhoff, the day was filled with bountiful amounts of joy – including the time she spent with her buddies. “Sarah and George were my buddies....

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