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Freshman Fair II

Katie Soukkaseum, Reporter

May 3, 2016

Filed under Student Life

Coming to West Anchorage High School as a freshman is hard. To ease this transition, West hosted a freshman fair in the auditorium and gym March 28 at 6pm. The fair was to show newcomers the academics, activities, sports, and ...

What is JROTC?

What is JROTC?

April 5, 2016

Arctic Photography Exhibition

Alana Penny, Reporter

April 5, 2016

Filed under Student Life

A recently added exhibit exposes the reality of the Arctic of Alaska, Greenland, Canada, and Russia through the lens of a camera. Many see the Arctic as barren, pristine landscapes untouched by human influence. Photographers Olaf ...

Pasta Avanti’s Punk Mondays

Kaitlyn Wilcox, Reporter

April 5, 2016

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Student Life

Alaska is known for many things, but one thing Alaska is not known for is its punk music scene. Believe it or not there is an alive and thriving punk scene in the state, and one of the best places to start, for those interested...

Teens in the Workforce

Madeline Dooley, Reporter

April 5, 2016

Filed under Student Life

Juggling school with after-school activities is a dilemma that many students face and have to adjust to in order to be successful. Being a working teen is a good way to earn extra money that does not necessarily need to spe...

“The Life of Pablo” Review

James Herdon, Reporter

April 5, 2016

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Student Life

On February 14, Kanye West’s album The Life of Pablo was released by GOOD Music and Def Jam Recordings. It is his seventh studio album. It features many artists including, Chance The Rapper, Frank Ocean, The-Dream, Kendrick...

Spenard Recreation Center

Daniel Laxa, Reporter

April 5, 2016

Filed under Student Life

Sometimes, on your free time you want to go do something pro-active instead of lazing around on your bed or sofa. You might want to play some basketball or go work out in the gym, but it’s either snowing outside or you don’t...

West Tardy Policy

Katie Soukkasseum, Reporter

April 5, 2016

Filed under Student Life

The tardy policy at West was created two years ago to help kids go to class.  There are stations around the school, student must walk to one and get a pass if late according to the West High student handbook. Students will be giv...

Memorial Yearbook Page

Warattaya Suppayosamorn, Reporter

April 5, 2016

Filed under Student Life

To honor the memory of James Verhaeghe, friends from elementary and middle school put together a senior page for the 2016 West Anchorage High School Yearbook. Funny, heartwarming, and very nice are the things that all frie...

Dress Code: Is It An Issue?

Kiley Anderson, Reporter

April 5, 2016

Filed under Student Life

Dress code is a topic of high controversy among high school students in America and West Anchorage High School is no exception. Students and teachers have clashing opinions, and they both want to be heard as the effort to chan...

West Anchorage High School YANA Club

Macy Cruz, Reporter

April 5, 2016

Filed under Student Life

At West Anchorage High School there are many clubs, and activities, one of them being the Y.A.N.A. club, which means, “you are not alone.” The club focuses on suicide awareness and prevention. The group meets every Tuesday ...

West Talent Show

Summer Jarvis-Mensoff, Reporter

April 5, 2016

Filed under Student Life

Talent is a skill that is not easy to come by, but this past Monday at West Anchorage High School, 12 students showed that isn’t the case for them. These skilled students wowed an audience of their peers and parents with singing...

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