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West senior balances days at Vestas, Aims

Demitri Jaramillo, Staff Writer

October 30, 2020

Many students at Greeley West High School take on the daunting task of balancing school work and having a job. Senior Trent Parham got this first job working at Vestas Wind Turbine Solutions and Services. Parham was hired ...

Spartan hunters enjoy freedom that Second Amendment provides

Eli Torrez, Staff Writer

October 29, 2020

The Second Amendment, known as The Right to Bear Arms, is a highly debated political topic in the news right now and anytime there is a gun related tragedy such as a school shooting.  How someone feels about the Second Amendment...

First generation students share their experiences after Free College Application Day

Letia Juarez, Staff Writer

October 27, 2020

On October 13th, high school seniors from all over Colorado applied to college with costs waved as part of Free College Application Day. At Greeley West, several of those students applying for college were first generation, which me...

Senior struggles: No standardized test scores from last Spring

Zachary Headley, Staff Writer

September 2, 2020

The beginning of senior year is stressful enough without the impact of the novel coronavirus. Usually, college applications are due in early December, with mid-year grade reports due the following February. This process includes...

Summer protesting leads to more student involvement in political change

Tani Schuttler, Staff Writer

August 31, 2020

Summer 2020 was a crazy time for everyone. However, it also sparked much deep thinking and many progressive movements that help fight against the racial and social injustice minorities see and experience every day.  Technology, thi...

Coming back to school doesn’t mean students stop working jobs

Jacob Evans, Staff Writer

August 28, 2020

Many Greeley West students pick up odd jobs over the summer to make money to spend during the school year. Others are less concerned about having extra spending money for lunches or fun with friends, but work to support their famil...

Senior sets sights on UNC this fall

Evan DeMeyer, Staff Writer

May 11, 2020

For most seniors at Greeley West, school is a challenging time in which they feel pressured and overwhelmed. Seniors have to leave this year in a very unusual fashion, but Carlos Herrera is ready to move on to the next step in ...

Seniors developing contingency plans for next fall if campuses stay closed

Esperanza Garcia, Staff Writer

April 17, 2020

 COVID-19 outbreak has caused many things to shut down. This includes the colleges. So the seniors of Greeley West have to consider many things going into the future.  Some of these seniors Joshua Briseno, Angel Ramos, and Tristan E...

Spartans contribute to Art Walk downtown

Kathryn Broderius, Staff Writer

March 12, 2020

After two years of hard work in advance IB art classes, three of the students presented their final portfolios to family, friends and the community at The Bean Plant Studio downtown, as a final step towards receiving their IB...

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