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Senior sets sights on aesthetic clinic after college

Navy Swapp, Staff Writer

May 15, 2020

Among the many hard working students in Greeley West’s class of 2020 is senior Reina Plate. Many plans are ahead of her as she is prepared to graduate high school, furthering her process to accomplish her goals. Ultimately, the g...

Dedicated Spartan will attend CSU in fall for free after scholarship awards

Esperanza Garcia, Staff Writer

May 14, 2020

Itzel Gonzalez Rios is a very hard working and dedicated Spartan. Rios played soccer for three years and did track for one year. No matter if Rios is in the classroom or on the field she knows how to bring light to everyone arou...

Even as she faces retirement, face of West stays ‘all for one, one for all’

Kathryn Broderius, Staff Writer

May 13, 2020

At West there is no doubt in anyone's mind that if they are in need of assistance with anything and everything, office secretary, Ms. Susan Matson or Susie as most refer to her by, is the go to person. After seven years in the...

Historical ‘institution’ looks back on her career at Greeley West

Nathaniel Rudolph, Staff Writer

May 6, 2020

Teachers are the lifeline of this society, educating future generations and making the world a better place. Along with Mr. Mike Conner, Ms. Edie Reynolds has been a special gift to have at West and her students and colleagues...

Government teacher pushes through in last month before retirement, still learning as he goes

Nathaniel Rudolph, Staff Writer

April 23, 2020

For many teachers in the school, this new way of learning is easy to adjust to, figuring out the technology and complications of the internet. For government teacher Mr. Michael Conner, it has been a hassle to tweak his teaching...

West students find new ways to spend time during quarantine

Esperanza Garcia, Staff Writer

April 22, 2020

Since everyone is on a stay at home order, everyone has a lot of free time on their hands.  Although Greeley West has moved to an online setting, students have class from 8: 30a.m. to 12:30 p.m.,, leaving them with most of th...

Spartans take care of siblings, studies at same time

Esperanza Garcia, Staff Writer

April 9, 2020

Many students at Greeley West have had to step up and help their parents out in this tough economic time caused by the coronavirus. With parents at work and schools closed, younger siblings need attention.  Some of these stud...

IB student shares pathway to success full of movement, challenges

Nathaniel Rudolph, Staff Writer

March 27, 2020

Many individuals and families take the task of journeying across the world in order to better themselves and family members; whether it's escaping violence, cultural resources, job opportunities, or even environmental factors...

Anatomy class’ disease unit coincides with spread of coronavirus

Jayden Phipps, Staff Writer

March 4, 2020

This last week, the Human Anatomy and Physiology classes of Greeley West entered their deadly disease unit, where they study epidemiology and the spread, cures, and causes for diseases. Almost on cue, the coronavirus spread to ...

Missed connection: Weights class impacted by wifi shutoff

Evan DeMeyer, Staff Writer

March 4, 2020

Recently at Greeley West High School, students have been in outrage because of a new plan that was put into effect this week. The school’s public wifi was turned off so that the students would stop streaming Netflix and usin...

West students find support through Migrant Student Advocates.

Yonas Kahase, Staff Writer

February 27, 2020

There are about 250 Greeley West High School student who do not speak English fluently.  Many of these students are refugees and the students have been getting help learning the language in their classes. Most of the time, i...

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