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Community rallies to support West graduate’s family after fatal car crash Sunday night

Evelin Chanchavac, Staff Writer

September 26, 2018

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A GoFundme page for 2018 Greeley West graduate Yesenia Uribe has been set up to help family raise money for medical and funeral expenses after Uribe died in a car crash near Island Grove Park on Sunday night.   West students...

Students have opportunity to show school spirit starting next week

Evelin Chanchavac, Staff Writer

September 21, 2018

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One of the most awaited games for students at Greeley West High School is the football game against rival Greeley Central.  In honor of National Salad Dressing Week, Student Council picked spirit week to be named after various...

Greeley West increases rigor with changes to IB, AP programs

Jackson Morgan, Staff Writer

September 19, 2018

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This year Greeley West's International Baccalaureate program got a revamp. Since the program began at West in 1996, it had been run as an opt-in program for the incoming freshman that required an application process. Starting...

Health teacher jumps into lake to save child at Sanborn Park

Connor Fagan, Staff Writer

May 23, 2018

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On Tuesday, health teacher Mr. Brian Holmes was taking his third hour Unified PE class to Sanborn park and then to Baskin Robins to celebrate the end of the school year and the participation of the students in the class.  When...

Graduation talent, speeches set for Saturday’s ceremony

Jacelyn Hays, Staff Writer

May 21, 2018

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On Saturday, the Greeley West High School graduating class of 2018 will celebrate its graduation ceremony. The ceremony is being held at the University of Northern Colorado Nottingham Field at 8 a.m. At the ceremony, Valedictorian...

Golf tourney raises funds for athletics

Connor Fagan, Staff Writer

May 14, 2018

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On Saturday July 7, Greeley West will hold a golf tournament at Highland Hills Golf Course. The tournament is a fundraiser in which all the money raised goes to Greeley West athletics. The tournament is an 8 a.m. shotgun start,...

New assistant principal will visit West next week

Hailey Ortega, Staff Writer

April 24, 2018

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With assistant principal Dr. Suzette Luster assistant principal leaving Greeley West to be principal of Franklin Middle School, Greeley West principal Jeff Cranson has recently sent out an email to the Greeley West community to...

Roche scholarship applications close May 7

Brody Clark, Staff Writer

April 24, 2018

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The 2018 Patrick T. Roche, Ellen M. Roche, and Patrick B. Roche Memorial Scholarships have opened for enrollment. The three scholarships that are given to the selected student is $1,000 non-renewable scholarship. The scholarships...

Johnson awarded IBARMS scholarship

Idriss Siyat, Staff Writer

April 12, 2018

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Congratulations are in order for senior Elise Johnson for earning an IB Association of Rocky Mountain School Scholarship. Johnson was won of 25 students honored from IB programs across the state. She received her check on Monday. John...

College opportunities open up for West Daniel’s Fund winner

Jarod Clark, Staff Writer

April 3, 2018

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The Daniel’s Fund is a scholarship given to graduating high school seniors in Colorado, New Mexico, Wyoming and Utah. The students who are awarded this scholarship show exceptional character, leadership, and commitment to serving...

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