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AVID sends school supplies to Houston high school impacted by hurricance

Mo Duran, Staff Writer

September 21, 2017

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On August 25, Hurricane Harvey made landfall, displacing over 560,000 families. The Sheldon ID School District in Houston was hit hard, with four schools closing due to damages. The Greeley West AVID program adopted the high...

String students shine in collegiate ensemble

Megan Battleson, Staff Writer

September 21, 2017

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Several students at West are involved in music, however few get the opportunity to regularly participate at the collegiate level. This year, five Greeley West students are participating in the Campus String Orchestra (CSO) at...

West graduates set good example for senior class

Mo Duran, Staff Writer

September 14, 2017

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Most Greeley West students are waiting for graduation just so they no longer have to go to school as made mandatory by the state. Many students who graduated in the past few years moved on successfully. They joined the workforce,...

How will Trump’s DACA change impact West?

Brody Clark, Staff Writer

September 11, 2017

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Last week, President Donald Trump kept his election promise to eliminate the DACA program that the Obama Administration created in 2012. DACA, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival, is a program that gives the children of undocumented...

English teacher recalls 9/11 event

Yessenia Prieto, Staff Writer

September 11, 2017

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On September 11, 2001, Mr. Colin Shaha was teaching Spanish at Northridge and Central High School. He remembers hearing the news on BBC Radio and National Public Radio and not doing any class-related things with his students to...

West student’s cousin experiences flooding in Houston

Connor Fagan, Staff Writer

September 1, 2017

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As many of us know, there has been very severe flooding happening in Houston in the past week that is unfortunate and completely out of anyone’s control. Many United States citizens have taken action in holding fundraisers and...

Baseball team volunteers for Meeker carnival

Connor Fagan, Staff Writer

May 22, 2017

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On Friday May 12th some of the baseball team volunteered at Meeker Elementary School to help out with their yearly carnival. This was the baseball team’s second straight year of volunteering and the Meeker staff has been happy...

Football team volunteers time for elementary school

Jarod Clark, Staff Writer

May 22, 2017

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On Friday, May 12, Heiman Elementary school had their field day. The Greeley West High School football team decided to help out with their field day. The team all got to miss school for a full day to be over at the elementary...

Key Club readies fundraisers

Brody Clark, Staff Writer

April 10, 2017

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Every school year the Key Club does activities to raise money for a program. This year the activities will be held the two weeks of April 17th to the 28th of April. There will be 3-4 of them within the 2 weeks’ span and will...

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