Category: News

Stuck in a Cycle of Shootings

Stuck in a Cycle of Shootings

School shootings have become a recurring nightmare we are condemned to repeat. Americans have fallen into a cycle where shootings occur and no changes are made before another makes the news. We no longer are surprised when reports are made concerning a new disaster. As a nation we have become desensitized to shootings and indifferent to put an end to […]

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Band Banquet

Band Banquet

As the school year closes, the band program hosts the annual band banquet to honor the past year and announce the show for next year. The students gathered in the cafeteria and the auditorium to take part in the banquet. “Everyone ate food, and then we all went into the auditorium for awards,” freshman Aidan Miller said. “We also got […]

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The Mosaic

The Mosaic

The Mosaic literary magazine is back in full swing, filled with work from artists across the school. The Mosaic existed in previous years before going on a hiatus. Wishing to revive it, senior Anna Howell did just that. When setting out to create a literary magazine, there is almost always a set theme in mind, and Howell’s project, which can […]

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New Schedule

New Schedule

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Favorite Netflix Shows

Favorite Netflix Shows

Netflix is very popular with the students and whether they watch it at home or on the go, they are always excited to watch their favorite shows. Netflix takes off and puts on new television shows and movies everyday, so students always find one that they are really hooked on. Senior Anna Gillespie has watched every season of Pretty Little […]

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Student’s Favorite Classes

Student’s Favorite Classes

Some students have that one class they really enjoyed and feel like they learned a lot in. Whether it was an elective class for their class cluster or a core class they needed to graduate, some students really enjoyed being in a specific class. Junior Lauren Hesse really enjoyed being in the sports med 1 class this semester. Hesse took […]

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Week of the Arts: Night One

Week of the Arts: Night One

The Week of the Arts began on Monday, May 21, with the band concert. The symphonic band, wind ensemble and jazz band all played a variety of pieces at the event. “I feel great about opening the week of the arts,” junior Alexandria “Alex” Johnson said. “A lot of people came to our concert and I think that it encouraged […]

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Do Seniors Let Senioritis Affect Them?

Do Seniors Let Senioritis Affect Them?

As the end of senior year quickly falls to an end, many seniors have given up on doing their assignments during the last couple months of the school year. The onset of senioritis has kicked in once college applications have been filled out and submitted, after long school breaks have come and passed, and even since the beginning of the […]

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Wildcat News Season 10 Episode 15: Finale

Wildcat News Season 10 Episode 15: Finale

This week on Wildcat News, we we learn how students feel about West Success, we attend the first night of the Week of the Arts, we sit down with our Student Volunteer of the Year, we recap the top 10 plays of the season, we ask teachers what advice they would give to our graduating class, we figure out where our […]

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How Teachers Are Preparing Students for AP Exams

How Teachers Are Preparing Students for AP Exams

With teachers and students racing to the finish line for the end of year AP exams starting on May 9 and ending one May 18, teachers still have to worry about preparing their students for exam success. Teachers throughout the school have different study tools in order to help students remember material learned throughout the school year such as review […]

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