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Germans arrive to experience American education at Greeley West

Hailey Ortega, Staff Writer

October 12, 2017

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On October 11, Greeley West students and their families welcomed 21 foreign exchange students that will be staying in Greeley through the 30th of October and two English teachers from Gaggenau, Germany. Joerg Springmann and Bodo...

AVID juniors attend college fair

Ivanna Rizo, Staff Writer

September 28, 2017

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AVID juniors took a trip to Aurora to attend one of the two college fairs of the year. With 46 students on the field trip, Greeley West was the biggest school there. More than 20 schools attended, including Greeley Central. AVID...

Nearly 40 percent of West student drivers don’t buckle up

Brody Clark, Staff Writer

September 28, 2017

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Greeley is getting more and more populated and traffic is piling up. Every morning the traffic to get into schools is insane and driving is very dangerous. Some students don’t understand what driving is and how easily your life...

West marching band contributes to Evans Heritage Day

Ivanna Rizo, Staff Writer

September 26, 2017

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On September 16, Evans Heritage Day took place and hundreds of locals from both Greeley and Evans gathered to celebrate. Not only was there a parade to watch, but many small, local businesses set up small booths providing information...

FFA spends busy Saturday raising money for trip

Ivanna Rizo, Staff Writer

September 26, 2017

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On Saturday September 16, FFA held not one, but three fundraising events to raise money for their trip to the national convention. On October 21, the FFA officers and the Envirotthon group will be traveling across the south...

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...

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