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Morning Announcement Music ( Mr. Browns Version)

Morning Announcement Music ( Mr. Brown’s Version)

Emily Lukovic November 17, 2022

It’s 8 o’clock in the morning, and you're dreading another tiring school day. All of a sudden a jingle plays from the classroom speakers. Mr. Brown is playing your favorite song! Your day instantly gets better. But where does he get inspiration for...

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Going into the Work Force

Going into the Work Force

Emily Lukovic May 9, 2022

Many seniors at Lakota West aren’t taking the stereotypical path of going to college. This is for a variety of reasons; school isn’t meant for them and the desire to try new experiences is the two most common ones. I took a moment to speak to a few...

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Fun Facts About Mr. Phillips

Fun Facts About Mr. Phillips

Emily Lukovic April 5, 2022

Mr. Phillips, the Honors Algebra 2, Pre-calc, and BC calculus teacher, has had a fun 55 years of  life!  He majored in math and education because he loves solving problems and taking on a good challenge. He brings this passion in the classroom as I,...

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Freshman Basement: Haunted or Hoax?

Freshman Basement: Haunted or Hoax?

Emily Lukovic March 24, 2022

Rumors about the West Freshman basement being haunted have been circulating since the building first opened. Many teachers, who were former students of West, recount creepy vibes throughout the basement. Students will often sneak in the basement looking...

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Fun Facts about Mr. Moody

Fun Facts about Mr. Moody

Emily Lukovic February 28, 2022

We are all aware of the infamous chemistry teacher known as Mr. Moody. He is well admired,and known for his witty math skills and quick ability to recite the periodic table. But what else is there in his life? What goes on after school? I was given the...

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Remembering Betty White

Remembering Betty White

Emily Lukovic January 20, 2022

Betty White, comedic actor, and star of the iconic sitcom The Golden Girls, died on December 31, 202l at the age of 99. She was only 17 days away from her 100th birthday. Although her life had come to a sad stop, her legacy on fighting for social justice...

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Youre Late!

You’re Late!

Emily Lukovic December 6, 2021

It’s 8:15 on a typical Lakota West Monday morning. It’s five minutes after the bell. A line of students crowd the office as they get their tardy slip for the day. This is unusual. On the third week alone of school, there were 111 kids that have used...

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Debate and Philosophy

Debate and Philosophy

Emily Lukovic November 8, 2021

When: November 11th after school Where: Rm 115 Adviser: Mr. Burns   Lakota’s Philosophy and Debate club is a student-run organization where students can take communication and critical thinking skills to the next level. It’s a club...

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Latin Club

Latin Club

Emily Lukovic November 1, 2021

When:  Twice a month (Ask Mr. Burns for specific dates) Where:  Room 115 Advisor:  Mr. Burns Latin Club is the perfect club for anyone interested in learning about the Ancient world and the history of Greek mythology. It’s a social club...

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Why Go Vegan? Words from a Former Meat Lover

Why Go Vegan? Words from a Former Meat Lover

Emily Lukovic October 13, 2021

Attempting to be more environmentally conscious, having consistent morals, and most importantly, choosing empathy over ignorance, I went vegan over the summer. This is a decision I can’t ever see myself changing. This is one of the only societal justice...

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Everything You Need to Know About the PSAT

Everything You Need to Know About the PSAT

Emily Lukovic September 21, 2021

Coming up on October 16th, 2021, the PSAT will be offered here at West. To sign up there are flyers around the school with QR codes to scan. The deadline to apply was September 8th. If you have any further questions send an email to your counselor. The...

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