Eagle's Cry

Start On Time!

Leyla Kusmider, Reporter

December 7, 2016

Filed under Student Life

West Anchorage High School's tardy policy was instituted district wide after 36,000 tardies were reported in West High alone. The policy is called the Start On Time Initiative. It is very straightforward and helps to encourage student...

DanceWest

Aleks AndonoV, Reporter

December 6, 2016

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Student Life

Dance West is known to be one of the most exciting programs to be watched in Anchorage. Showing lots of creativity, DanceWest always knows how to put on a show. They pack the West auditorium each performance and give the fans w...

Dressing For Success Or To Impress?

Madison Rock, Reporter

December 4, 2016

Filed under Student Life

The Anchorage School District has a strict dress code that is enforced differently at every school. For as long as this dress code has existed, it has been consistently challenged and West Anchorage High School recently decided t...

Ghostly Encounters at West

Haley Taylor, Reporter

November 30, 2016

Filed under Student Life

It is to be expected that a school as old as Anchorage West High School would be surrounded by ghastly rumors of the paranormal kind. From “Ladies in White” and old janitors to semi-humanoid creatures in the basement, West...

Maybe you should ‘Start on time’

Rae'Jeen King, Reporter

November 17, 2016

Filed under Student Life

Three years ago, there were approximately 36,000 tardies per year at West High School. This staggering number is why the policy Start on Time was brought upon the school faculty. The faculty came up with a way for students...

Title Wave Chess Club

Title Wave Chess Club

November 16, 2016

The Gay/Straight Alliance at West

Houlton Dannenberg, Reporter

November 16, 2016

Filed under Student Life

West Anchorage High School is fortunate enough to possess a GSA Club, or Gay/Straight Alliance, that promotes understanding and dispels prejudice amongst the LGBTQ+  (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and more) community and...

Senioritis

Fernanda Ruiz, reporter

November 8, 2016

Filed under Student Life

As we get deeper into the school year, the seniors are now even more excited to graduate. From talking about colleges, FAFSA, scholarships, sports, and graduation, there’s one thing that could doom them all…senioritis. ...

High Schoolers with Jobs

Emma Shamburger, Reporter

November 8, 2016

Filed under Student Life

Desirae Romero, a senior at West Anchorage High School, works at Subway. She works a four-day schedule for five to six hours a day. On the weekends she opens with the assistant manager and closes with shift managers. Romero’...

Easter Traditions

Madeline Dooley, Reporter

May 3, 2016

Filed under Student Life

In the United States of America, 69 percent of people celebrate Easter as a religious holiday. However, just because it's a religious holiday to most, many Americans still celebrate with bunnies, eggs, and candy. Local places ...

West Color Guard

West Color Guard

May 3, 2016

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