Eagle's Cry

Views on the Tardy Policy

Chase Sutton, Reporter

November 10, 2014

Have you ever been in the halls after the bell?  Heard that sound of all the doors closing, and then trudging to a tardy station to get an inevitable detention. You might be wondering, why? There is a district wide movement...

Homecoming Week

Homecoming Week

November 10, 2014

International Exchange Students

Maya Saelee

November 8, 2014

Imagine suddenly living with a different family, school, friends and culture, in a whole different country. In a sense, it's sort of like starting over- temporarily though. Here at West High, are a few students who are getting...

Gym Participation

Jaxyn Weber, Reporter

November 8, 2014

Throughout our education students are constantly told that gym and exercise is important. There are multiple programs telling us that activity will lead to health and happiness or at least some kind of intrinsic reward. If...

Bullying

ShiAnn Rodriguez, Reporter

November 6, 2014

Did you know that 71 percent of students have reported incidents involving bullying at their school? There are many statistics on bullying and it is believed that it can all start in elementary school. As kids get older and when...

Body Building

Body Building

November 6, 2014

Plans After High School Graduation

Timothy Gormley, Reporter

November 6, 2014

About 75 percent of West High students are planning on going to college. More than half of them plan on going to college outside of Alaska, but how do they plan on paying for college? An interesting thing about the seniors at...

Is College For You???

Jianny Guzman

November 6, 2014

In the United states 66 percent of students who graduate high school attend college and two out of five of those earn a degree. There have been many cases in which high school students only attend college because of their parents...

Liquid Crack

Brianna Fields

December 17, 2013

West Anchorage High School: Do you ever see that one student that always has a Red Bull every single day? On December 1st, 2013 a survey was given to determine on average how many kids drink Red Bull drinks and how often. It...

Europe Summer 2014

Cindy Tabares

December 17, 2013

Imagine going to London, Paris or even Madrid! West is offering that opportunity for a select group of students. The Europe trip is for West kids that would like to explore all of Europe. The program is sponsored by the EF...

Holiday Diversity at West

Samuel Kwong

December 17, 2013

There are many different cultures throughout the world and they all celebrate holidays in their own unique ways. But it’s not just the cultural differences that affect how holidays are celebrated. Different generations celebrate...

West Choir

Ahtearra Steffan

December 17, 2013

Most students at West think choir is “an easy A” but is it? Or is choir more than that? What does choir mean to students and what makes them love or hate this class? Choir is an elective, but for most students it’s much...

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