Senior Year Opinions

kaylin hayes

September 21, 2017

Filed under Clubs & Activities, Student Life/Teen Issues

Q-Do you like what we have for senior week? A-Yes, everything besides the zoo. Because the zoo is something that we as seniors have less fun doing when growing up.So we should do something that is very entertaining. -Tamesha...

iPhone vs Android

September 21, 2017

Filed under Debate of the week, Student Life/Teen Issues

Which phone is better? Survey said iPhones .. Rasheda Gibson - “the camera is better and it has more features” Jakeria Todd - “camera better and I can FaceTime all my friends and also can play games” Taylor...

Is BLOOD really THICKER than WATER???????????????

Bria Ellison

April 26, 2017

Filed under Poetry, Student Life/Teen Issues

There is a saying, "Blood is thicker than Water". But I can remember numerous occasions when water was there and blood wasn't, when friends were there instead of family, and when hurt and pain were there instead of love and joy....

Mayor’s Summer Job Program

Andrew Fiore

March 8, 2017

Filed under Student Life/Teen Issues

The Mayor's Summer Job Program provides Jacksonville Youth, ages 16-21, with work experience. The program runs from June 12th through July 21. The program "consists of career assessment and readiness training, a Life-Skills Fair...

Following in sister’s footsteps

February 2, 2017

Filed under Showcase, Student Life/Teen Issues

Westside High School's honor roll student Tishona Wall (CQ) is a young mother of soon to be two boys who is aiming for her goal to be a police officer. Her older sister who is now a police officer had went through the same exact...

Interview with Alexis Betha

January 25, 2017

Filed under Student Life/Teen Issues

  Student name: Alexis Betha (CQ) Are you in a relationship: Yes Do you have a job: No Hobbies: Watching makeup tutorials and eating, she said "it takes a lot of work and dedication" Age: 17 Birthday: F...

Life isn’t fair

LaReesha Fields

January 23, 2017

Filed under Listen Up, spotlight, Student Life/Teen Issues, The Struggle Is Real

Along the way I've discovered that life just simply isn't fair... You have to be careful of the ones that you think are in your corner. Allot of times we may think that because people are thought of to be genuine and kind, we...

Katelynne Johnson’s life

Phylicia guishard, interviewer

January 6, 2017

Filed under Student Life/Teen Issues

Relationship? Yes but he doesn't go to Westside Job? Has to wait until she is 16 Hobbies? Social media and eating are her favorite hobbies The worst thing that ever happened to her was when she lost her baby brother. The...

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