Eagle's Cry

Post-High School Preparation

Katie Haxby, Reporter

December 8, 2014

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For the majority of this generation’s young lives, they are expected to spend a lot of time preparing for their futures away from their parents, whether it is just having a simple dream, taking advanced classes, getting work...

Death With Dignity

Timothy Gormley, Reporter

December 4, 2014

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In case you don’t know, the Death with Dignity Act allows terminally ill people to use a prescribed lethal medication that will kill them. This only applies if they’re a legal resident of a state where it is legal. You must...

Cafeteria Traffic

Cafeteria Traffic

November 10, 2014

Freshmen Do’s and Don’ts

Zaria Robinson, Reporter

November 7, 2014

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Have you ever heard the phrase, “freshmen are so annoying?” or “freshmen are so obnoxious?” Everybody gets the idea of freshmen as annoying, obnoxious, or loud. Never will you go to a school where spending time with...

Life During School With Mrs. Mason

Trea Samifua, Reporter

November 6, 2014

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  A lot of kids would call her the best gym teacher, or the most fun, and there favorite teacher. So her name as all of you should know, Ms. Mason. A lot of students that always talk highly about her and always brag about...

The One, The Only: Mrs. Ardy

Ethan Scates

November 6, 2014

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  Mrs. Ardy Robertson has been teaching for 20 years, and she has enjoyed every minute of it. When asked she always wanted to be a teacher she said “no”. That when she was little she wanted to be a missionary until...

Richard Armstrong: Arctic Engineer

Michael Levine, Reporter

April 4, 2014

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Richard Scott Armstrong, known to friends as Dick, is an engineer’s engineer. He is the person that when other engineers need help, they call him, but you would not know that by looking at him, he is a very tall, very quiet...

Christyn Luu: Life After a Brain Tumor

Samantha Algoso, Reporter

April 4, 2014

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As a 10-year-old girl living in Anchorage, AK, Christyn Luu enjoyed doing what most normal girls did at her age.  “Reading, listening to music, hanging around with friends, and going to the mall,” is what Luu lists as her...

Shoe Trends at West

Swan Yi

December 17, 2013

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Students attending West wear a variety of shoe types and brands. Some shoes worn at West are well known and well liked; some are obscure and are rarely worn by students. What are the boys and girls of West’s favorite shoes? Senior...

Westies Winter Wear

Victoria Etukeok

December 17, 2013

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“I am so cold!!!” is one of the most said phrases you hear in the halls of West High this time of year. Why are students so cold all the time when the temperature starts to drop? Their clothing choices may be the first thought...

The Truth Behind Book Fines and Class Fees

Cindy Tabares, Reporter

November 20, 2013

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Remember that Romeo and Juliet book you forgot to turn in? Or that math textbook you never found? Or that art class you never paid for? You had better start saving or looking for those items because without them you are going ...

King Career Center

Mason McGrew, Reporter

November 20, 2013

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Traditional schooling far too often leaves kids to daydream during class with an abundance of writing and bookwork.   In today’s modern world if a student is uninterested in what the teacher has to say they will just...

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