Tiger Tales

Drafting assignment offers possibilities beyond classroom

Ryan Zavala, staff writer

May 13, 2015

Since its conception in 1964, many talented students have walked down the halls of Joliet West High School. One of these students is Brett Blankenship, a drafting student at our school. Blankenship is a part of David Popeck’s TechCAD class. In the class, students were given an ...

PARCC testing now a part of student admission process

Alex Lopez, staff writer

May 13, 2015

Starting next school year, JJC and other community colleges will begin to accept PARCC testing for student admission. The test show academic achievement similar to the ACT. The test is also able to place students into college...

When the beat drops in Chicagoland this summer

Emma Regal, staff writer

May 13, 2015

With record crowds in 2014, the Taste of Joliet is returning this summer with the intentions of making an even better festival. With 25 food vendors, a carnival, a kids’ zone, and headline entertainment, the Taste is by far...

Summer Reading Choices Revealed

Hope Taques, staff writer

May 13, 2015

Each year Joliet West High School assigns all students, from incoming freshmen to incoming seniors, a book that must be read over the summer in order to kick start English class lessons for the fall semester. The books are listed i...

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