A  Q and A with Mekilya Smith on Classroom Communication

Mykah Lee McLeod, reporter

March 5, 2019

  Q. What is your birth given name? A. My name is Mekilya Smith. Q. What school do you go too? A. I go to Westside high school. Q. What grade are you  currently in? A. I am in the 11th grade. Q. How...

The struggles of being an non-traditional Muslim

Allysiah-Rose, Publisher/Editor

February 26, 2019

I just converted to Islam just about a year ago, and the struggle is hard. At first i thought that not eating pork would be hard for me considering that I love ribs and bacon, but to find out I can handle not eating those things....

Interview with Mr. Nyman

Geneva Bunks and Symajah Locklear

February 4, 2019

When asked what your favorite clubs were, he answered "Chorus, obviously", then giggled. Do you think Westside should have more clubs? "Yes, kids need more oppurtunities to exoplore more things and be involved in different...

Mr. Kemp’s Opinion

Reynaldo Hernandez, Allysiah-Rose Brown, Reporters

February 4, 2019

Mr.Kemp, a teacher here at Westside has been ok so far, but he says that it could be better. Kemp has worked in different school enviorments prior to high school, including colleges and junior enviornments. When asked about his...

Life as a Senior

Saniya Simmons, Reporter

February 4, 2019

Everyone always has questions for seniors to see what its like being one. Is anything different or is it the same and not what people perceive it to be? Here are a few questions I asked Daunte Mills about his take on being a senior. Question...

Ms.Gropper on Fighting

Reynaldo Hernandez, Reporter

January 31, 2019

Q: Do you feel as if administration takes fighting serious? A: I believe the majority of administration takes it serious. Q: If there was a fight in your room how would you handle it? A: I would try to protect the students...

School Dress Code

Geneva Burks, Symajah Locklear

January 31, 2019

A Student: Jordan Ray How do you feel about the gender bias roles in the dress code? "I feel like it should be equality. If a guy can wear it, I should be able to too." 2. How do you feel about tank tops? "I fee...

The Story Behind The Teachers

Tanyah Ali

January 29, 2019

"Why do teachers do what they do?"  You may ask yourself, or saying that this work is too much work, but is there a reason for them being a teacher?  well yes becase I asked Mr.Brown why he wants to be a teacher and he said...

Meet Muntain The Sword Fighter

Nagelle Boru and Nathaniel Thomas

January 25, 2019

 This is Mrs. Muntain and she is a tremendous sword fighter. She is currently dueling in a battle in Keystone. It is an event called Frostbane that lasts all weekend. There are battles every day from noon to 5 pm Fri-Sun. This...

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