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Eagle's Cry

King Career Center

Roman Hamm, Reporter

November 6, 2015

Filed under News

  King Career Center, otherwise known as KCC, is a school focused on hands on learning, professionalism, giving students the opportunity to explore career options, and teaching students the necessary skills to a successful...

William Kimball: Running Legend

Ezra Dan, Reporter

November 6, 2015

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  William Kimball has been teaching at West High School for years now and is well known. But what many students don’t know is the German teacher was a former collegiate and national-level runner. Mr. Kimball (Herr...

New CTE Wing

Tess Burnett, Reporter

November 6, 2015

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West High School is currently in the process of adding a new wing to the building. The CTE (Career and Technical Education) wing will offer a wide variety of classes and opportunities to West High. According to the Anchorage Scho...

West Volleyball vs. Service

Alex Sutton, Reporter

October 20, 2015

Filed under News, Sports

On Friday the 4th of September the undefeated West High Varsity volleyball girls beat Service High School in a three-period game. The first two games were close, with West winning by five and then by seven. The third period...

After School Jobs

Shi-Ann Rodriquez, Reporter

October 20, 2015

Filed under News, Student Life

Many students at West have part-time jobs, teaching them to juggle school, work, social life and family obligations. Oftentimes they are overwhelmed and one area of their life suffers. Many students use the money that they...

Insight on the Job of a Local Tattoo Artist

Quinn White, Reporter

October 20, 2015

Filed under Features, News

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...

Exchange Student Graduation

Saadman Bin Abdullah, Reporter

May 21, 2015

Filed under News

“You Only Live Once” is a famous saying that encourages people to live their lives to the fullest as there is only one life to live and only one love to give. One of the many types of people who follow this saying are exchange...

GCI Snow Sculpture Competition 2015

Saadman Bin Abdullah, Reporter

April 15, 2015

Filed under News

Alaska is the place for beauty, wildlife, ruggedness and anything else you can ever imagine doing. From mountain hiking to scuba diving, Alaska has it all. One of the most famous of all the Alaskan events is the Fur Rondy Festival....

Boys Varsity Basketball West Valley vs West Anchorage

Sam Wedin, Reporter

April 15, 2015

Filed under News

An interesting Wednesday matchup between the Eagles and Wolfpack seemed like a must see as it featured 4 of the top 5 players in the state; 3 of them being on the home team while West Valley brought in the talented shooting guard...

The Fur Rondy

Carla Hanley, Reporter

April 15, 2015

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The Fur Rendezvous Winter Festival is also known locally as the “Fur Rondy” or just “Rondy.” It is a festival that has been around Anchorage since 1935 in downtown. It normally starts around the end of February and lasts...

BurgerFi : A Heaven for Burgers

Saadman Bin Abdullah  , Reporter

March 24, 2015

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Mr. Rosatti’s dream is now a reality. After opening other branches in the contiguous U.S., he has now come to Anchorage. BurgerFi just started out around three months ago and it already has been nominated as a burger hotspot...

West High: Now and Then

Maya Saelee, Reporter

December 4, 2014

Filed under News

High school as we know it is a place full of stress, drama, and excitement. Students come and go over the years, but the school and its history remain much the same. West, previously known as Anchorage High School, is the oldest...

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