Eagle's Cry

BurgerFi : A Heaven for Burgers

Saadman Bin Abdullah  , Reporter

March 24, 2015

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

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...

Internet at West High

Ryan Yorke

November 10, 2014

It is the inevitable truth that the technological age is upon us. Our generation is like no other; everywhere you look you see an iPhone or an electronic device of some sort. Well school is no exception.  Ten minutes spent in Wes...

Alaska Senate Campaign Election

Sydney Steele, Reporter

November 9, 2014

November this year, Alaska’s Senate elections are heating up due to increasing political pressure to take the seat from the current incumbent (Democrat) Mark Begich. Recently this has been represented by political ads constantly...

Mentorship At West

Halee Gregory, Reporter

November 8, 2014

Did you know we have a special program at West to help Freshmen acclimate to high school? It’s called mentorship. “The mentorship program is intended to help the freshmen graduate from high school,” said Juan Vazquez,...

Tardy Policy

Calvin Manalo

November 6, 2014

Did you know just last year there were issued over 32,000 tardies issued at West High?? Some teachers don’t even mark tardies at times because school tardies are overwhelming. It was such a big deal that they made a new tardy...

West High School Sports Stadium

Eliezer Santiago

November 6, 2014

It’s been a very long time in the making but West Anchorage High School the original “A” finally has a sports stadium. Finally West can host their own events such as Varsity football games, Varsity Soccer games, and even...

Dress Code at West High

Naomi Sommer

November 6, 2014

Many students at West High School think that the dress code is unfair. Our dress code is no hats, strapless shirts or dresses, saggy pants, crop tops, too short of shorts, inappropriate writing or pictures on shirts, sweaters,...

Suspension F.A.Q.’s

Carla Hanley

November 6, 2014

Have you ever wondered how many students get suspended in a school year or what is the most common reason why students get suspended? In the school year of 2013-2014, 504 students had been suspended and for a bunch of different...

Lunch Detention

Eddy Jimenez

November 6, 2014

What is this new punishment students have to endure for just being tardy? This year, a new tardy policy came into effect at West High, without giving the students a chance to give their opinions on the subject.  Most students...

New Construction

James Batman, Reporter

November 6, 2014

As you walk through the halls of West Anchorage High School you may see some leaky roofs, vandalism on the bathroom stalls, or maybe a bug or two coming through the walls in class.  Maybe you may have heard West as being ghetto...

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