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  • Luck of Irish with West students, staff

    Luck of Irish with West students, staff

    Michelle Lopez and Peyton Book

    March 17, 2017

    You’ll see a little bit more green walking down the halls of Greeley West High School today. Besides wearing green and pinching students, the staff has done a little extra to show Saint Patrick’s Day spirit. Greeley West’s Interact club put together a Patrick’s Day celebration for all the...

    Math teacher Mr. Jeremi Redman helps himself to some goodies at an Interact Club breakfast for teachers on Friday.

    Michelle Lopez

  • GDubs’ opening delayed for training

    GDubs’ opening delayed for training

    Hailey Ortega, Staff Writer

    March 15, 2017

    Tuesday was supposed to be the day that Greeley West students would be able to buy their coffee and smoothies on campus at the newly remodeled GDubs Café.  Instead, students who showed up were greeted by closed doors. Business student Makenzie Foley, a sophomore, explained that the class wasn’t...

    GDubs Cafe remains closed. The new opening date will be Friday.

    Hailey Ortega

  • Science students get physic-al with archery lesson

    Science students get physic-al with archery lesson

    Brody Clark, Staff Writer

    March 15, 2017

    This week, Mr. Zach Armstrong took his physics classes to shoot archery in the auxiliary gym at Greeley West High School. The classes have been learning about momentum and energy transfer the last couple of weeks. What’s a better way of learning and understanding how momentum and energy works, then...

    AP Physics students shoot arrows as part of an archery lesson in their class this week in the auxiliary gym.

    Brody Clark

  • My oh my, let’s celebrate Pi

    My oh my, let’s celebrate Pi

    Jarod Clark, Staff Writer

    March 15, 2017

    Yesterday was Pi Day, one of the most celebrated holidays… by math teachers. The date is 3/14/17 and Pi is 3.14. That’s why it is Pi day. That is also why math teachers love it so much.  It’s like May the Fourth Be with you.  Except more nerdy.   Mr. Curt Miller, a math teacher at Greeley W...

    Mr. Curt Miller is fed a cookie that he brought to his class to celebrate Pi Day on Tuesday.

    DAVE FALTER

  • El Teatro closes season with teaser, city performance

    El Teatro closes season with teaser, city performance

    Peyton Book, Staff Writer

    February 27, 2017

    “We all smile in the same language.” This is the message Greeley West High School’s El Teatro is trying to spread through the community inside and outside of school. El Teatro had their final performance February 23 at the Mosaic church. Their exhibition includes students from all over Greeley and the...

    El Teatro students dance during Homeroom last weed during its play teaser.

    Peyton Book

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Seniors gather for final photo-op

Jarod Clark, Staff Writer

On Wednesday, March 1, the senior class looks to continue a Greeley West tradition. This tradition is to take their class picture and it will be hung around the school. Every senior class has their picture somewhere around...

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New schedule in works for next year

Garrett Fink, Staff Writer

As students begin to register for the new school year, there has been a lot of talk about a possible different start time in the fall. While nothing is official yet, it appears the school day will begin at 8 a.m. next year...

February 27No Comments

Science projects qualify for state fair

Science projects qualify for state fair

Michelle Lopez, Staff Writer

Last Tuesday, many science students from West participated in the regional Longs Peak Science and Engineering Fair. The fair was held at the Island Grove Event Center in downtown Greeley. Students ranging from Fort Collins...

February 21No Comments

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Soccer team slips past Central

Tyler Holmes, Staff Writer

The Greeley West Spartans girls’ soccer team took on their cross town rival Greeley Central Monday night. The Spartans took the win 2-1. The two goals were scored by freshman Kendra Roth and Junior Emily Cook. Cook was...

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Anything can happen in your March Madness brackets

Brody Clark, Staff Writer

March Madness is one of the best parts of sports all year long. There is a 68-team bracket where anything can happen, as history shows. People around America have made ...

March 17No Comments

Internet invades classroom

February 1

Student should show up to sporting events

February 1

Invitation to watch Special Olympics basketball

January 31

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Brackets bring excitement to West

Connor Fagan, Staff Writer

It’s the middle of March again and that means things around West get serious. Arguably the most exciting event in sports is happening and that is the NCAA Basketball Division 1 tournament famously nicknamed...

March 17No Comments

Prom season arrives with fashion show

Prom season arrives with fashion show

March 15

Fashion club will show off prom styles Thursday

February 27

Spartans celebrate FFA Week

February 21

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