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West High Medical Academy

Omar Techeira, Reporter

November 6, 2015

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

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

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

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...

Views on Teen Drinking

Rhiannon Horton, Reporter

October 20, 2015

With a student body population of close to 1,900, it’s safe to say the students at West High represent the full spectrum of the typical American teenage life; including making choices about drinking alcohol. Drinking and doing...

Pressures of Being an Honors Student

Chance Evans, Reporter

October 20, 2015

At West there are many students who believe the pressures of being an honors student are real and out there; especially today, where colleges are stricter on how they accept students and the various standardized tests scores that...

After School Jobs

Shi-Ann Rodriquez, Reporter

October 20, 2015

Many students at West have part-time jobs, teaching them to juggle school, work, social life and family obligations. Oftentimes they are overwhelmed and one area of their life suffers. Many students use the money that they...

Kiley Anderson; Antique Treasure Hunter

Chance Evans, Reporter

October 20, 2015

Walking into an antique shop might be overwhelming to the average customer; the walls are covered in old posters and hanging clocks, every closet and jewelry box is filled to the brim with hidden treasures, and it feels like trying...

West Basketball Summer Plans

Jeremiah Booth-Cordero, Reporter

May 21, 2015

The West High Eagles took what they did from last off-season and put it to good use as they won the 2015 State Basketball Championship by beating East 77-73. This proved that what they did in the summer was vital to their success....

Senior Plans

Hunter Robertson, Reporter

May 21, 2015

Everyone knows seniors are excited about graduating, but why are they truly thrilled about it and what plans do they have in the future? Most of West High’s grads’ are looking forward to college but,4 are they going in-state...

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