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Journalism students prepare for sectionals

Miranda Benavidez, staff writer

April 19, 2011

Filed under News

On Saturday, April 30th, Journalism II students will be competing at the annual IHSA Journalism sectionals in order to hopefully move on to Eastern for the state competition on May 6th. A total of 13 students will be competing aga...

Habitat for Humanity partners with JTHS

Hannah Tadey, staff writer

April 19, 2011

Filed under News

It’s days before spring break, who wants to go to school, work, or for that matter, do anything?  Well, eight dedicated students here at Joliet West spent their Saturday before spring break renovating a building to transform...

Third Annual Barnes & Noble Book Fair

Taylor Foote, staff writer

April 19, 2011

Filed under News

The Joliet West Literacy School Improvement Planning Committee held its third annual Barnes and Noble Book Fair on Tuesday, April 12th. The book fair lasted all day, and between 4 and 8 p.m. performances and presentations from clubs...

Pasta for Pennies Class Winner

Tresa Fahrner, staff writer

April 19, 2011

Filed under News

What if I told you that you can get a whole Olive Garden pasta party for your advisory class for only a penny!  Well, I’d be lying- you would actually need more than 200.00. Olive Garden’s Pasta for Pennies is a nationally...

Taylor talk on being a guy

Taylor Foote, staff writer

April 19, 2011

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

X and Y. On their own, they are just single letters in a big alphabet. Together, however, they represent a great responsibility. They decide who gets to be a guy. Anybody can have two X’s. Those anybodies are called girls. Only...

The Chelsea Lately Experience

Sadie McGuire, Entertainment Editor

April 19, 2011

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Late night television has traditionally remained a male dominated field. From Carson to Leno over the years, our nightly satirical news has usually been delivered to us by white haired smart-allacks smirking ever-so-satisfyingly...

The ‘Secret’ is out, West’s musical is another success

Rachael Shanholtzer, staff writer

April 19, 2011

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

After dedicating numerous hours of practicing, the time had come for the Joliet West cast members of this year’s musical to shine. To follow up with the previous successful production of “Beauty and the Beast,” the students...

Auto Tune: Making Stars Out of Trash

Connor Relyea, Editor-in-Chief

April 19, 2011

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

“Friday, Friday, gotta get down on Friday,” is the chorus to the infamous song by Rebecca Black, “Friday.” With the use of auto tuning, “stars” (and I use quotations because these people aren’t stars in the true...

Students create radio commercials for WJOL

Ricky Diaz, Sports Editor

April 19, 2011

Filed under Features

Joliet West students Joh Wolnik, Rebecca Haller, Hannah Tadey, and Ricky Diaz got an opportunity to work with Kelli Bettenhausen and Tricia L. Simpson the Midwest Public Affairs Manager from Exxon Mobil on making a radio commercial....

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