• come and support your Girls Basketball 12/05/2017 as they take on Wolfson

  • Boys Basketball 12/8/17 @Fletcher

  • Girls Basketball 12/7/17 against Baker County

It’s National

December 6, 2017

Filed under NEWS

National Days of December: *TODAY* December 6, National Pawnbrokers Day & National Microwave Oven Day Day by Day: December 1, National Pie Day & National Rosa Parks Day December 2, National Mutt Day &...

Driving with PERMIT? & ALONE?

Cheyla Martinez and Sheik Davis

December 1, 2017

Filed under Inside Look, NEWS

Some teenagers are driving alone to school with only a permit as proof of ID. It's true, according to a recent survey of students and administrators. The problem is teenagers, and even some adults, mistakenly believe that...

Join the Video Game Club

Reagan Stoker, Editor in Cheif

December 1, 2017

Filed under Clubs, Clubs & Activities

Listen up, Wolverines. Get your game on! Join the Westside Video Game Club where you play board games like Sorry and Monopoly or card games like Uno.On the Ps4, you can play Tekken 7 and Blaz Blue and many more. Club Sponsor...

Holiday Stories 🎄🎆🍗

Sharnae Frazer

December 1, 2017

Filed under Student Life/Teen Issues, We Are Wolverines

By Sean Methvin: One of my main pet peeves is seeing people put up Christmas lights months before Christmas even comes around. It was last weekend, a week before thanksgiving I was driving through my neighborhood, turned my...

a journey through African-American history

December 1, 2017

Filed under Breaking news, ESOL, NEWS, Student spotlight, Teachers Spotlight, Today in History, Uncategorized

a journey through African-American history The westside high school of firestone road in Jacksonville fl. He did a tour or as I call him a trip through the African American history of the United States with the students of...

November’s National Days

November 30, 2017

Filed under NEWS

The National Days of November: November 2017 November 1, National Calzone Day & National Cook For Your Pets Day November 2, National Ohio Day & National Men Make Dinner Day November 3, National Sandwich ...

Working Teens

Johanilys Rodriguez

November 29, 2017

Filed under Student Life/Teen Issues

In the past years, parents maintained the job in the household. Now it has been common for teens to find jobs ever since child labor laws permit teens to start working. "I was awesome at my job," says Marquis Fimple(cq).  At...

Not So Fun At Chuck E Cheese

Shannon Baumgartner

November 27, 2017

Filed under comedy, Student Life/Teen Issues

"Being a game room technician sounds fun if there were no kids"says Gaven Shepard "working 8:30am to about 4 in the afternoon at a place filled with children is exhausting "When asked how he liked his job he responded as hone...


Cheyla Martinez and Emma Fox

November 21, 2017

Filed under NEWS, Student Life/Teen Issues

Is the single life for you? Or you prefer taken? Nathan Brown a senior answers to why is he single in a funny manner," I'm single because I am very flirtatious but I am waiting for a friendship to turn into a relationship."...

Westside High School History

Angel G. Baerga-Ortega

October 30, 2017

Filed under Inside Look, NEWS, Today in History

Westside High School History 1959-2017  Westside High School is a public high school in Jacksonville, Florida. It is part of the Duval County School District and serves Jacksonville's Westside. The school was established i...

Instructional Strategy- Numbered Heads

October 30, 2017

Filed under Academics, NEWS

When students are working in groups of 3 or 4, assign each student (or desk) a number. This ensures that students low anyone can be called on and they must work together so they all have the same depth of understanding. For example,...

Upcoming Ports

Sharnae Frazer

October 30, 2017

Filed under NEWS

Oct 28- ACT Nov 1 - Instructional Review Nov 2- District Literacy Coaches Meeting Nov 3 - A/B Honor Roll Pizza Party Nov 20- Dec - Retakes Alg 1 EOC Nov 22 - 24 -Thanksgiving Break

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