Savanna Stinchcomb and Bryanna Kameka

March 12, 2018

Filed under Showcase, spotlight, Student Life/Teen Issues, The Struggle Is Real, We Are Wolverines

More than 160 students have been helped in our schools donation center. The Den was initially started by our 2-year SGA  teacher Ms.   Hendrix. " If our students aren't worrying about what they are   wearing...


Cheyla Martinez & Sheik Davis

February 28, 2018

Filed under NEWS, Showcase, Student Life/Teen Issues

More than 50 students saw the "Black Panther" as part of a school day field trip last week in Five Points. "It was the bomb. It was great," said student Ronesha Collier.  "All the actors were attractive and the movie h...

NFL players are GREEN (Editorial by Sebastian Lee)

February 20, 2018

Filed under Showcase, Sports

If you know me, you know that I love NFL football, and the players who make it up. But this year, 2018, my perspective of the players some changed drastically. It all began when my brother and I attended the Pro Bowl. We...

Lunch PromPosal

Sheik and Chey, Editor in Chief

February 16, 2018

Filed under NEWS, Showcase, Student Life/Teen Issues

A prom posal was held recently during third lunch in the cafeteria.  Student Jarell Wise being the proposer set up an interesting performance. Making David White, one of his closest friends, to play music over the microphone. Suspense rises. ...

Mysterious Seagulls¿

Sheik and Chey

February 8, 2018

Filed under Breaking news, NEWS, Showcase

Westside has gained a recent infestation of seagulls. Crowding the roofs and the back part of the gym, they flock around ever since a cheese poof was thrown at them. Students continuing to feed them is keeping them around for feathers to be shed and poop to be landed. Where did these seagulls really...

The Importance of getting flu shots

Rebecca Gibson, Writer

January 30, 2018

Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Rebecca Gibson is a new student to Westside High School. Her younger cousin died recently of the flu. She agreed to share her story in hopes of encouraging others to beware and get flu shots. Kevin Baynes Jr. " KB" died ...

Why Cook Monday Tonight!!!

Carson Josma and Abraham Mills

January 25, 2018

Filed under Showcase

Bring your parents back to school at 5 for Why Cook Monday today! Why Cook Monday is an after-school parent-involvement activity fest started by Westside High Schools SGA faculty and staff. It is open to all Westside students...

Westside’s New Mascot!

March 31, 2017

Filed under Showcase


Violent Tips Hotline Launched

Miguel Rodriguez

March 31, 2017

Filed under Showcase

The district Violent Tips Hotline is officially open. You may call this hotline at anytime in the day in order to get additional information concerning school safety. Callers can anonymously ask for information regarding weapons...

PTA Students

March 16, 2017

Filed under Showcase, spotlight

The Duval county council of PTA/PTSAs is pleased to offered five $500 scholarships to students graduating from Duval county schools in 2017. The deadline is April 15, 2017.  You can direct anyone interested in applying to go...

Heavyweight Hookfin Represents at Regionals

Miguel Rodriguez

March 9, 2017

Filed under Showcase, Sports

Meet Westside's only representative for wrestling Regionals and his experience with it! Name: Tariq Hookfin Age: 17 Grade: 12 -How do you feel about being the only person representing Westside in States? I felt lonel...

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