Eagle's Cry

Chess Club

Amya Crain, Reporter

May 21, 2018

On Wednesdays, students at West Anchorage High School meet up in room 12 to hang out and perfect their chess moves. Adam Mackie, English I and Mythology teacher, sponsors the Chess Club. He said that he has been sponsoring...

West’s New Library

August Kalina Heinrich, Reporter

May 21, 2018

The West/Romig Library has been under construction for the entire school year after incurring safety issues from a major earthquake in 2015. The new library is set to open in the fall of 2018 and will be completely revitalized...

YANA Club

YANA Club

May 6, 2018

Accepting the Challenge: The Highly Gifted Program

Audrey Hunt, Reporter

May 6, 2018

Since 2007, West Anchorage High School has been the only school in the Anchorage School District to offer the rigorous Highly Gifted Program to students who choose to take academically advanced classes and be exposed to a unique t...

Senior Survey

Senior Survey

May 6, 2018

West’s Exclusive Program for Motivated Students

Daniel Jimenes-Ablecop, Reporter

May 6, 2018

West Anchorage High School is currently ranked #24 in the nation for its diversity, with 1,899 students speaking over 99 different languages. West stands out from the other seven high schools being the only school to offer the...

Teenagers On Social Media

Luis Nunez, Reporter

May 6, 2018

Many teenagers in today’s society are on their phones Snapchatting one another or sending memes back and forth on Instagram. Social media has pretty much taken over the internet as some people can use it to help start up a business...

Ginger Awareness

Afton Cy, Reporter

May 6, 2018

While being a redhead is actually a rare, beautiful feature, many redheads or "gingers" are often the target of jokes and scrutiny. Brian Goudreau, a teacher at West High School for 28 years, gets his red hair from his father...

Dance Production: An Unexpected Passion

Finn Carnahan, Reporter

May 6, 2018

Held after school in the Dance classroom near the math wing at West High, 7th Hour Dance Production has become a more popular class in recent years. This semester, the class contains 18 students and is part of the DanceWest program,...

West’s Pests

August Kalina Heinrich, Reporter

May 6, 2018

Many older buildings in Alaska are home to a variety of insects and small rodents, and West High is no different. Some of the most commonly spotted creatures in the 60-year-old building are mice, bees, flies, spiders, cockroaches...

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