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Air Jordan 12

Branden Truong, Reporter

April 5, 2016

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Air Jordan 12 The Master were released on February 26, 2016 on the Nike website as well as many others. But, The Masters were released in Dimond Footlocker on March 1, 2016 for a retail of $190. If you were planning on getting the shoe bu...

Foreign Language Acquisition

Laurie Pinder, Reporter

April 5, 2016

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Learning a foreign language is incredibly difficult and many students are struggling to achieve this skill.         Cara O’Brien-Holen, a foreign language staff at West, teaches levels of French II through French V....

Mark Stewart

Levi Freeman-Shephard, Reporter

November 12, 2015

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West High art teacher Mark Stewart wound up in Anchorage as many people do; by seeking adventure.“Ultimately I got my teaching degree because I wanted to get out of Indiana,” he says. Stewart interviewed with the Anchorage...

Soloist Katy Green

Madison Frye, Reporter

November 12, 2015

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The Alaska Chamber Singers held a choral concert featuring many proud displayed voices at Our Lady of Guadalupe on October 16th, 8:00 p.m. There are 37 members of the Alaska Chamber singers and the program has been around since...

After-school Jobs

Jizelle Mendoza, Reporter

November 12, 2015

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  Nearly four out of five US students including those in high school work while in school. A large number of students at West High work part-time, or even full time jobs. Survey shows by Citigroup & Seventeen magazine...

Energy Drinks

Ashlyn Shadle, Reporter

November 6, 2015

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According to U.S. Energy Drink statistics and facts, energy drinks and shots’ sales amounted to $8.1 billion in 2011. Since the market growth is very high, sales are projected to increase to over 13 billion by 2015. The most...

“The Center” at Faith Christian Community Church

Mikeylie Guzman, Reporter

November 6, 2015

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Faith Christian Community is a church with a purpose of helping people to know and love God. They are also known for the history they have of giving and helping those in need. As a gift to the Anchorage community, The Center is...

Insight on the Job of a Local Tattoo Artist

Quinn White, Reporter

October 20, 2015

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Did you know there are almost 25 tattoo shops in Anchorage? You may not know that there are lots of hoops one must jump through in order to become certified tattoo artist. James Allen, the son of the famous Larry Allen, actually...

Scott Kniefel

Shi-Ann Rodriquez, Reporter

October 20, 2015

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  When students see their teachers, they typically see their work ethic, their classroom management and their desire to help kids succeed. Students may not see their altruistic efforts or their personal passions. Scott...

Mr. Berglund

Katie Shake, Reporter

May 21, 2015

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If you can’t find Mr. Berglund in his classroom, chances are he is in the West Gym announcing a basketball game. For those who don’t know, Sven Berglund has been a devoted science teacher at West High for over 13 years now....

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