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Forensics showcase season sizzling out

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April 24, 2012

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Entertainment Editor Jason Wisenbaker On April 16 the Bellevue West Forensics team put on their annual, season-ending, showcase for students at Bellevue West. “The Forensics showcase is simply our students performing their...

Actions speak louder than words: Students take a day of silence against bullying

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April 23, 2012

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Features Editor Ashley Quintela On April 20, day to day high school life came to a halt. The amount of gossiping in the halls appeared to simmer, and the chaotic noise in the lunchroom did not seem to be as drastic. On that...

Senioritis: Not just an excuse

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April 16, 2012

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By Cole Seefus It is a condition most seniors are familiar with, especially when fourth quarter comes around. The apathetic, drastic drop in academic performance and motivation has been coined “senioritis” in high school...

Unity Week

Unity Week

March 5, 2012

Off Beat: Musical

Off Beat: Musical

March 2, 2012

Friend Me

Friend Me

March 2, 2012

Local bands battle it out

Hailey Stolze, Reporter

February 2, 2012

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  Local bands Rectitude, Grimer, We Are The Haunted and Hopeforthefallen performed at Sokol Underground on Jan. 27th. Three Bellevue West students make up the instrumental band Rectitude, including sophomore Elliott Gates...

Student shaves head to memorialize cancer victim

James Teutschmann and Bri Thomas

January 20, 2012

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  Senior Jordan Jenison used to be familiar with the feeling of her long blonde hair falling over her shoulders, but as of Dec. 31 that quickly changed.  “Three years ago, my friend passed away from leukemia. I’ve...

Restaurants try to attract vegetarian crowd

Hailey Stolze, Reporter

January 13, 2012

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When one chooses to become a vegetarian they are choosing to follow a difficult meal plan. Each vegetarian decides based on their own personal beliefs what kinds of meat they eat, if any at all. Some only give up certain kind...

Memorial and Freedom Run commemorate the lives lost during 9/11

Kennedy Sharp, Reporter

October 12, 2011

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Sept. 11 was the 10th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City, which occurred in 2001. Where the World Trade Center once stood is now a memorial dedicated to the lives lost on September 11, 2001 and Fe...

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