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Alaska Senate Campaign Election

Sydney Steele, Reporter

November 9, 2014

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

SWOOP 2014

SWOOP 2014

March 3, 2014

Holiday Shopping for Teens

Logan Dorris

December 17, 2013

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Don’t know what to get a teenager for Christmas? Today with all the new technology and fashion styles, it can get very confusing. The holiday season is upon us and gifts are in high demand. Some people may not know what to...

Safe Room

Michael Levine, Staff Reporter

November 6, 2013

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Can you imagine a little boy or girl locked in a dark 10 by 10 room that smells of urine? Recent inquiries by parents and the Alaska Law Center have focused on the issue of safe rooms in elementary schools as a way of dealing...

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