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Music students apply for new Tri-M group hoping to speak ‘universal language’ of music

Kylee Bullard, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018

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Greeley West High School is introducing a new music program called Tri-M that is available to band, orchestra, and choir students. Tri-M is a year round music commitment. Students applying are expected to demonstrate leadership,...

IB senior sets sights on Colorado School of Mines

Luisa Zamora, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018

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Senior Daniela Hirsch, is already taking the first steps in preparing for her college pathway. She has recently been accepted to Colorado School of Mines and officially committed last Wednesday night. She had been looking forward...

Prop 112 debate spills into high school student conversations too

Nicholas Ortiz, Staff Writer

October 12, 2018

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Proposition 112 is the bill that, if passed, will limit oil extraction operations to 2,500 feet away from the nearest occupied dwelling. This bill has caused much turmoil among the residents of Greeley and the greater Colorado...

New iPhones monitor your screen time

Brayden Startzer, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018

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On Monday September 17, Apple released its 12th operating system, iOS 12. Along with the launch of the iPhone XS, iOS 12 offers new capabilities such as Memoji’s, group FaceTime, stronger performance on older iPhones, grouped...

Select Spartans donate blood

Gavonne Goodwin, Staff Writer

September 28, 2018

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Greeley West held its first blood drive of the year on September 27. The blood drive was one of two that West holds every year. Another drive will be held sometime in the spring and that will be a separate opportunity to donate...

Senior sells shirts to save bees

Haylie Juhl, Staff Writer

September 10, 2018

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Senior Reese Tilton has found a way to mix her love fashion and her desire to participate in a community service activity this year at Greeley West. Tilton is doing this as a representative for the company Tees for Bees. Tees...

West students celebrate new coffee shop

Kylee Bullard, Staff Writer

September 10, 2018

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One of the most popular privately-owned coffee shops in the country is becoming a local establishment in Greeley. Dutch Bros currently has locations in Windsor, Loveland, and Fort Collins, but that has not stopped Greeley West...

Seniors anxious to move onto new things

Jacelyn Hays, Staff Writer

May 23, 2018

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As the year comes to an end, the seniors are reminiscing on the last four years of high school. At Greeley West High School, the seniors have been anxious to graduate and say their final good-byes. Senior, Megan Arscott, says...

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