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March 2, 2016

“The Little Mermaid”

Quinn White, Reporter

March 2, 2016

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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

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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

Filed under Student Life

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

Filed under Student Life

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

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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...

West High Medical Academy

Omar Techeira, Reporter

November 6, 2015

Filed under News, Student Life

West Anchorage High School is known for its diversity in the curriculum down to Sports. Once again West added another feature to the many options it already has. The Medical Academy is the newest added feature to west. The...

Everything You Need to Know About King Career Center

Ali Karief, Reporter

November 6, 2015

Filed under Student Life

King Career Center is located at 2650 E. Northern Lights Blvd. Anchorage, AK 99508. KCC prepares students for entry-level positions in career fields and/or post-secondary education or training. KCC has a program each quarter where...

Laughter Club

Marley Toleafola, Reporter

November 6, 2015

Filed under Student Life

What is Laughter Club? “Laughter Club is more about the act of laughing and how it’s good for the soul, rather than jokes,” says Anna Warknock. This is how she describes Laughter Club that meets in Science Room 8 every week...

New Dress Code

New Dress Code

November 6, 2015

Russian Classes Cut Due to Budget Loss

Olivia Danner, Reporter

November 6, 2015

Filed under Student Life

For several decades West has given its students the option of learning the Russian language, but budget cuts for education are changing that. By the time the class of 2019 graduates, West students will no longer have that opport...

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