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Students register as voters

Luisa Zamora, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018

Many juniors and seniors at Greeley West High School are registering to vote in order to participate in the midterm elections this November. Many people overlook midterms because it does not affect the national government. However,...

AVID ambassadors excited for important visit from national group

Evelin Chanchavac, Staff Writer

October 19, 2018

Don’t be alarmed on Tuesday October 23rd upon seeing men in fancy suits and women in professional dresses walking and entering classrooms. Greeley West High School will be evaluated by the AVID Corporation including, the Program...

Booster Club takes reigns of craft fair as fundraiser

Kylee Bullard, Staff Writer

October 19, 2018

For many years, Greeley West’s neighbor Generations Church has held a craft fair in November for the community in Greeley.  This year, the church decided to skip the event and the Greeley West Booster Club is taking it over. The...

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

Kylee Bullard, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018

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

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

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

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

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...

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