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Summer Reading Required

Samantha Kessler, contributing reporter

May 18, 2011

Filed under Features

“A violent, jarring, speed-rap of a novel that generates nearly suspense…I couldn’t stop reading.” –Stephen King Action packed novels for summer reading? It just can’t be possible. But it is. This summer’s reading...

Book Review: ‘Graceling’ by Kristin Cashore

Jarvis Carmichael, contributing reporter

May 13, 2011

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Image courtesy of google images. Paperback, 480 pages, $9.95 Publisher Graphia Graceling, a 480 page novel by Kristin Cashore, makes the mind travel; where is the reader in the book? The story begins with a life-changing experie...

School Board upholds outdated policy; stirs up freedom of expression concerns

Hunter Sanders, contributing reporter

May 13, 2011

Filed under News

Year after year, appeals by students and staff of the Joliet Township High School District have been made to the school board to remove the districts longstanding ban on ear piercings for males. But recently, an Illinois School...

Journalism wins at IHSA State Competition

Katie Welz, News Editor

May 13, 2011

Filed under News

On Saturday, April 30, ten Journalism 2 students along with their advisor, Mrs. Galloy, travelled to Richwoods High School in Peoria to compete against thirteen other schools for the IHSA Journalism Sectionals. These aspiring...

Mr. and Miss Alpha Omega Announced

Michelle Lega, Copy editor

May 13, 2011

Filed under News

Joliet West is proud to announce Mr. and Miss Alpha Omega for the graduating class of 2011. AJ Galli and Michelle Lega were crowned Mr. and Miss Alpha Omega at the Senior Awards night on May 12. Mr. and Miss Alpha Omega is a p...

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