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Advanced placement exams around the corner

Lydia Schrock, Contributing Views Editor

April 29, 2014

Filed under News

As the year comes to an end students enrolled in Advanced Placement courses are expected to take the corresponding AP exam. These exams include multiple choice questions as well as a free response section that includes items ...

Financial aid on the rise

Iaya Baycot, Contributing Photo Editor

April 29, 2014

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Thanks to the all the students who participated in FAFSA, the percentage Joliet West had jumped from 28.5 to 44.7 since last year. The students have been working really hard on trying to get money and hopefully in the long run...

Reminder of dress code regulations

Alannah Ramirez, Contributing News Editor

April 28, 2014

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Everyone’s been waiting for the weather to get warmer. Students are overheard complaining of the cold and are anxious for spring to arrive. After months of shivering, the weather is finally starting to warm up. This year’s win...

Smoking decreases among youth

Sydney Czyzon, Views Editor

April 28, 2014

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On Tuesday, April 15, the office of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel released refreshing statistical information: the city’s adolescents have reached an all-time low regarding the overall smoking rate. Instead of a disappointing 13.6% of j...

Changes are coming

Madisen Dobbs, Contributing Entertainment Editor

April 28, 2014

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Changes for the new upcoming year? "Nothing to drastic", described Mr.Hallihan. There are only three eye specific changes; a rise in school lunches, computers for everyone, and no more selling candy within the classrooms at Joliet We...

Your life, their hands

Sydney Czyzon, Views Editor

April 15, 2014

Filed under Features

Psychopaths are virtually unemotional human beings, living an ambiguously inconspicuous existence. Typically, they act in an average manner, smiling and talking with those around them; however, this is merely counterfeit behavior tha...

Custom phone cases

Rachel Buechel, News Editor

April 14, 2014

Filed under Features

Almost everyone these days has a smartphone and are worried about dropping it and breaking it. That’s why people spend so much money on phone cases. Senior, Greta McGuire has made a new business of taking phone cases and pa...

To make up or to not make up?

Natalie Mander, Sports Editor

April 14, 2014

Filed under Views

As students, there are days we hope for and days that we dread. We hope for a blizzard to sweep through town, leaving us trapped in our homes with no possible way of getting to school. We pray for a day off in the middle of th...

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