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2012: the centennial of many things

Patrick O'Connell, staff writer

April 23, 2012

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2012 marks the 100th anniversary of many things we associate ourselves with. From America’s favorite cookie to a famous shipwreck, these things have been around for a century now. In 1912, an Ohio chocolate maker named Clarenc...

West has the best

Joe Wolnik, Advertsing Manager

April 23, 2012

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On March 15th, six Joliet Township teachers were honored with the "Great Teacher Award," three from each campus. They contributed to the total of seventeen teachers who won this award. The six JT teachers honored were Mademoi...

Radio stations for all

Rebecca Haller, News Editor

April 23, 2012

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Music is extremely important in today’s society, especially among teenagers. If you don’t enjoy music then you pulse has probably already stopped. The most popular destination for young music lover is the radio, whether that...

Geocaching: the nationwide treasure hunt

Audrey Miller, Features Editor

April 23, 2012

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We all remember being overly excited for Easter when we were five and cute. We were anxious not only to see what the oversized bunny brought us, but to go Easter egg hunting, which was something we could do only once a year. What...

Principal earns prestigious title; introducing Dr. Gibson

Alexa Ortiz, Features Editor

November 22, 2011

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For an average high school principal, the goal is to receive a master’s degree. But Mrs. Gibson is no ordinary high school principal. She has decided to further her degree by receiving her doctoral degree in education administration....

Importance of Red Ribbon Week

Alexa Ortiz, Features Editor

November 22, 2011

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During the week of October 24, schools all across the nation participated in an event known as Red Ribbon Week. We were able to see this year’s theme was, ‘Don’t monkey around with drugs’ because the school hallways were...

Summer Reading Required

Samantha Kessler, contributing reporter

May 18, 2011

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“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...

Students create radio commercials for WJOL

Ricky Diaz, Sports Editor

April 19, 2011

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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....

Day of Silence

Bianca Sarver, Photo Editor

April 19, 2011

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April 15th, 2011, was the day when hundreds of students across the nation protested silently against the mistreatment and hate of the lesbian, gay, transgender and bisexual community. It is sponsored by GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian an...

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