Tiger Tales

Cyber Bullying – a growing concern

Hannah Tadey, staff writer

October 20, 2010

From E-mailing to Tweeting, cyber-bullying affects nearly 50 percent of the youth in America.  Many think that this form harassment is “no big deal” or it is just a joke.  With this said, bullies clearly do not know the...

School Violence and how to avoid it

Taylor Foote, staff writer

October 20, 2010

No matter where you go to school, chances are you’ve seen a fight, or at least know of one that has happened. Kids everywhere get into fights with other kids for various reasons. Rather than talk about it, they settle problems...

Club Spotlight: Indian Heritage Club

Elissa Chudwin, Entertainment Editor

October 20, 2010

The Indian Heritage Culture Club is the newest addition to the list of the many clubs Joliet West students have the option of participating in. Sponsored by Mrs. Barrowman, the club has had only one brief informational meeting...

Sibling Staff at West

Michelle Lozano, Sports Editor

October 20, 2010

Siblings are seen throughout Joliet West High School every day.  When it comes to JT staff, the same applies.  There are many pairs of siblings in which students talk to everyday, and most of them don’t even realize it. Mr....

Homecoming Court Nominees

September 20, 2010

Freshman Girls Shaniqua Brown Dareonna Franklin Mikah Jones Kristen Penny Freshman Boys Justice Autman Andrew Willis Sophomore Girls Aja Cochran Anna Deneut Allison Dickinson Danielle Gawlik Kdriana Gooch Linda Lozano Hailey...

Teacher Spotlight: Mrs. Gruneich

Audrey Miller, Features Editor

September 15, 2010

Mrs. Gruneich, the sky-diving, volleyball playing, sushi eating Spanish teacher from room B116 is one of the most interesting educators Joliet West has to offer. Living in Spain for quite some time, Mrs. Gruneich was given an...

Cyber Bullying Exposed

Hannah Tadey, staff writer

September 15, 2010

From E-mailing to Tweeting, cyber-bullying affects nearly 50 percent of the youth in America.  Many think that this form harassment is “no big deal” or it is just a joke.  With this said, bullies clearly do not know the...

Concerns over budget crisis at West

Lisandra Bernadet, staff writer

September 15, 2010

It is hard not to notice that our school is overly crowded, prices on lunch have gone up, and teachers keep talking about the lack of funds they are receiving. When parents and students hear that the school does not have sufficient...

Courtyards: What’s with them anyway?

Terri Purcell, Managing Editor

September 15, 2010

Passing the main courtyard next to the auditorium, students may notice that a new addition has been added. A new stage has been built, and it seems it has created a bit of controversy about courtyards. West has multiple courtyards, ...

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