One last ‘Hellow West High’

View the web post with a collection of senior columns here. After a year of writing about myself for applications and scholarships, I’ll keep this column simple with a few snapshots from my time at West.  Freshman year, I was dropped off at the Coralville River Landing Marriott for my first homecoming in a giant Continue reading “One last ‘Hellow West High’”

Meet the student senate candidates

View the original post here. Three sets of students have put in their bit for student senate president and vice president. Read about their goals and qualifications below. Voting is open to the class of 2021, 2022 and 2023. Students can cast their ballot starting May 18 and ending May 22 at 5pm.

Childhood nostalgia playlist

View the original post here. As seniors plan the college transition, the stress of the future (and the present, hello COVID-19) is weighing on everyone. To help you relax, here are some songs that came out between 2000 and 2010, brought to you by WSS seniors. If it was played at your friends’ seventh birthday, or onContinue reading “Childhood nostalgia playlist”

Individual graduation ceremonies to take place late May

View the original West Side Story post here. After weeks of uncertainty, a graduation plan is taking form. Today, May 15, seniors and their families received an email from the district around noon. In the message, Director of Community Relations Krisitin Pedersen announced that this year’s ceremonies will be conducted “in a series of in-person,Continue reading “Individual graduation ceremonies to take place late May”

How graduation might work

View the original West Side Story post here. We know what graduation won’t look like. Students won’t gather at the end of May in Carver Arena to graduate on stage in front of their family as they have in past years. The way the class of 2020 will mark the end of their high schoolContinue reading “How graduation might work”

West High Wrap: Harvey Weinstein, boys basketball and coronavirus

Sumner Wallace ’20 and Natalie Dunlap ’20 talk about the latest news locally and world-wide. Most of the news relates to COVID-19, which has started affecting the West High community and Iowa in big ways.