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Administration announces finals schedule

Connor Fagan, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017

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Last week, Greeley West administration released the schedule for finals on Monday, December 18 and Tuesday December 19. The schedule was sent to the staff and posted on the Greeley West website. Students will have four odd...

3A passes, changes will come to Greeley West

Ivanna Rizo, Staff Writer

November 9, 2017

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On Tuesday November 7, Ballot Measure 3A passed in Greeley, leaving a big impact on Greeley West and the rest of District 6. 3A was a property tax increase where taxes on homes worth more than $200,000 will be raised by $144....

Open enrollment window opens

Jarod Clark, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017

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Open enrollment for District 6 schools began on November 1. Students will be able to enroll until December 19. Although anyone can enroll at any school, enrollments will not be taken to schools that are already at capacity. There...

DeMeyer, Bayens honored by school board

Megan Battleson, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017

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There are numerous good students and teachers at West, but none more exemplary than junior Jasmine DeMeyer and Ms. Tara Bayens. On Thursday, October 19th, the Greeley-Evans School District 6 Board of Education made an on-campus...

Ballot issue 3A is back after close defeat last election

Brody Clark, Staff Writer

October 12, 2017

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The past couple weeks more and more signs are popping up on the sides of the roads. The signs say, “Vote Yes, 3A.” 3A is a mill levy override, which is a tax that will put more money into the schools across the District. 3A...

Homecoming royalty candidates announced

Jarod Clark, Staff Writer

October 9, 2017

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After a week of voting for nominees, we have the finalists for Homecoming royalty. Usually there are three candidates for each class, but this year there a couple of instances where there were ties for the final spot. The sophomore...

Junior named one of best in Business Economics nationally

Tyler Holmes, Staff Writer

October 9, 2017

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Greeley West’s School of Business is just getting off the ground, operating in its second year.  However, it already made an impression on one Spartan student. In a press release issued Monday, junior Omega Martinez was celebrated at the Fall Training Institute in Vancouver, Washington,...

Nobody injured during field trip bus accident

Ivanna Rizo, Staff Writer

September 28, 2017

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While on the way to the AVID college fair Greeley West students were shocked to be involved in a minor crash between a car and the school bus they were traveling on. Because the road was under construction, all cars were driving...

Sprint offers free tablets to qualifying kids

Hailey Ortega, Staff Writer

September 11, 2017

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Four weeks into school, students are quickly realizing the homework load that they have. Many teachers give assignments for students using apps like Khan Academy and Schoology. All students use Campus Portal which is an app that...

Increase in traffic frustrates student drivers

Mo Duran, Staff Writer

September 6, 2017

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Greeley West welcomed the new traffic congestion to start the 2017 school year. Kids and parents alike are finding that even with a 45-minute later start, leaving earlier doesn’t always mean you will get to class on time. As...

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