SENIOR FEES

Mekilya Smith, Author

August 29, 2019

As everyone should know class of 2020 has finally stepped into the building ready to fulfill the shoes their going to walk across that stage with. Every Senior's main focus is going through school peacefully put together and at...

$5 Locker Fee

Ivory Glover and Christopher Ramirez

August 27, 2019

This school year Westside high has decided to give every student lockers for a mandatory fee of $5, if not paid the $5 will automatically be put onto the student debt list. Having negative feedback from the students, I was very...

Westside Changes

Mekilya Smith, writer

August 23, 2019

Here at Westside high the students are being FORCED to get lockers! This particular situation is causing a student vs. Admin wreck.The Admins are charging lockers towards students without any permission or notification which causes...

Lockers Free Or Fees?

August 21, 2019

Westside high has an estimated 1,500 students that are all receiving a locker whether or not they want one. Lots of students need lockers but to be fair a majority of students would rather not have one at all, none the less they...

Why Are We Getting Metal Detectors?

Isaiah Browder, Jaz'mine Hunt, Cedric Files, Sha'kyla Luster, Mikayla Maylon, and Lindsey Schlegel

August 21, 2019

What is your name? Ms. Raulerson Why use metal detectors? They don't use them often only if a threat is made through social media or other means of communication. If the metal detector went off what would happ...

The Pieces of An Unseen Truth

Xavier Robinson, Reporter

May 3, 2019

So lately I have been studying and digging deep into my research on the human mind, other worlds, and some of the darkest, most poetic minds in history. What I found exactly (Which will not be shared in this story, but what the...

The Dark Author

Xavier Robinson, Reporter

April 25, 2019

Over the very few stories I have written over the past 4 months, NEVER have I written about the strange and macabre author behind the stories. You can ask many people at this school about me. They can tell you what I'm like, where...

Toxic Relationships

Chyna Anderson, Lead Reporter

April 16, 2019

If you or someone you know has been subjected to a toxic relationship, whether it's a parent or significant other, there are a few things you should know. Several people care deeply about you and wish to help in any way possible. A...

Mental Fitness Event

Chyna Anderson, Writer

April 5, 2019

Highschool students are invited to join us for a day of guest speakers and content focused on mental health and well-being. Where: The Schultz Center 4019 Boulevard Center Dr. When: Wednesday April, 17 2019 What: Workshops,...

Student Problems

Caleb Thomasson

March 25, 2019

Anonymous 1 Anonymous 2 Q: Do you feel the schools staff cares about you? A1: No, some do [but] majority [don't]. A2: Not completely, but yes. Q: Does this school make you feel like you matter or have a purpose? A1:...

The Effect Lack of Sleep Has on Your Body

Chyna Anderson and Mia McKeever

March 20, 2019

It's common knowledge that everyone should get at least eight hours of sleep. It can be most difficult on school nights when a student or teacher must stay up late working on assignments and wake up before dawn. Some effects of...

Black Culture/Rap Culture in America

March 8, 2019

Black Culture is apart of mainstream America with a deep rooted historical background. Black culture oftentimes employs, but is not always defined by black people because it is often multicultural. Being black in America involv...

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