Colleges Fees And Offers

October 14, 2019

College Is Here

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October 4, 2019

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...

Is Westside High school’s Dress Code Too Strict?

Arial Mosley and Caleb Thomasson

August 15, 2019

As a senior here at Westside, I've learned all about the rules of this school. Although, there is one specific thing that bothers me the most, and that would be the school's dress code policy. Now of course i'm not saying there...

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...

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...

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...

Natural Hair

Jada Lawrence

March 4, 2019

Being natural means that you don’t use any kind of chemical to change the texture or natural curl pattern of your hair. A couple of examples are using no relaxers to straighten your hair or any permanents to curl naturally straight...

School Subjects That Should Be Taught

Chyna Anderson

February 21, 2019

Schools across the district have a strict core curricula that all students must go by. As most people know, these important classes are math, science, history, and literature. There are also electives that students are "obligated"...

The Backpack Policy

Chyna Anderson

February 12, 2019

Students attending Westside Highschool are prohibited from bringing backpacks that aren't clear or mesh. With good reason, of course. As you may know, Westside (previously known as Forest) has a history of adolescents bringing...

School-Related Mental Disorders

Chyna Anderson, Author

February 7, 2019

For the past decade, there has been an pressing issue dealing with progressive mental illnesses and substance abuse. These problems are fairly common in teenagers and young adults, specifically the high school students. Students...

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...

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