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Late-start Mondays designed to help teachers improve instruction

Jayden Phipps, Staff Writer

August 23, 2019

At the start of the fall semester, all Greeley high schools in the district changed to a late-start bell schedule on Mondays. The new schedule has students arriving to school for first period at 8:30 A.M. and sitting 50 minute...

West community recognizes theater department contributor after fatal crash

Kylee Bullard, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018

Members of the Greeley West community united to honor the legacy of former student Connor Gilmore on Monday at St. Mary Church.  Gilmore, a frequent contributor to the Greeley West theater program and a 2015 graduate died on...

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

Evelin Chanchavac, Staff Writer

September 26, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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,...

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