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Spenard Recreation Center

Daniel Laxa, Reporter

April 5, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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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“The Little Mermaid”

Quinn White, Reporter

March 2, 2016

At 7 p.m on Thursday, February 11th, the West Anchorage High School production of “The Little Mermaid” had it's opening night. Hundreds of attendees gathered at the West High theater to watch the show. The production followed the Disney version of the story, ...

You Are Not Alone (YANA) Club

Kalina Almario, Reporter

November 12, 2015

Your Are Not Alone (YANA) is a club that started at West in 2014 that was led by students. It’s a club where students get together to spread suicide prevention and support. Teachers, counselors and students who are involved...

The Struggles of Being a Teacher’s Kid

Daniel Kim, Reporter

November 12, 2015

Ever wonder what it would be like to have your parent be a member of the place where you will have the most awkward times of your entire teenage life? The place where young adolescents “find themselves” and judge others based...

The Russian Immersion Program

Alyssa Albright, Reporter

November 12, 2015

Since 2012 West Anchorage High School has had a Russian Immersion Program led by Elena Farkas. The program started with the graduating class of 2016 when they were in kindergarten and has followed them ever since. Sofia Jepso...

West’s Tardy Policy

Jaylen Huling, Reporter

November 6, 2015

In the past year, West Anchorage High School has decided to create a new tardy policy. The guidelines and regulations of the new rules have some students upset. The rules of the tardy policy state that if you are late and do...

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