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Block schedule cuts stress, adds opportunity

Raven Morgan, Staff Writer

September 14, 2020

Spending 90 minutes of your seven-hour school day settled in a class you love would be a dream, but like most things it's a double edged sword. Imagine spending an hour and a half working on that unbearable subject with a teach...

Teachers need to show mercy during pandemic

Rosellen Rodriguez, Editor in chief

April 28, 2020

Covid-19 was something no one was prepared for; not the school board, not the teachers and especially not the students. It’s almost comical now to think back to seniors jokingly commenting that Wildcat Challenge could be ou...

’My World’

’My World’

April 23, 2020

School dress code contributes to poor self-image

January 13, 2020

Dress codes have been around for as long as schools have existed but it seems that in recent years, they have gotten more strict. Students, mostly girls, have become more worried about the width of their tank top sleeves, the ...

Series treats subject with respect

Emily Lovelock, Staff writer

April 22, 2019

Despite initial concerns due to Netflix’s reputation for using mature content simply for its shock value rather than its actual artistic value, the platform’s new show “Sex Education” proves to be a refreshing step toward w...

Cheating the system

April 22, 2019

The cheating epidemic at West Shore is worse than most teachers would think. The rate at which students are getting stealthier with their cheating is surpassing the rate at which teachers can catch onto the cheating, and it is due...

Give sports their due

April 22, 2019

I feel as though that our school and the West Shore community does not put enough energy and support into our sports teams as we should. I feel that academics are a very important part in our lives and that we should all take our ...

College app process can be stressful

Valery Linkenhoker, Managing editor

April 22, 2019

College is one of the most stressful topics as you reach senior year. Whether it be applications, decision letters or considering where you will study, the process as a whole is full of ups and downs. The application process is probably...

College financial system continues to worsen

April 22, 2019

Senior year. The time where everyone gets excited to finish out their high-school careers and move on to college. October brings nothing but stress, pushing for letters of recommendation and loads of school-specific essays. The f...

Trump strikes conciliatory pose, but will it last?

Auston Gonzalez, Editor in Chief

February 8, 2019

“The agenda I will lay out this evening is not a Republican agenda or a Democrat agenda. It is the agenda of the American people.” President Donald Trump initiated the annual State of the Union Address to a national audience...

Materialism is distracting the true meaning of holidays

Madhav Pamidimukkala, Sports Editor

January 17, 2019

The holiday season is supposed to be a time of joy, splendor and appreciation for family and friends, but it seems that tradition is being eroded by materialism. Along with festive decorations and music, the holiday season ...

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