Tiger Tales

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, ...

West welcomes new staff members

Michelle Lega, Copy Editor

September 15, 2010

Ms. Kulevich: Family and Consumer Science Graduate of Olivet Nazarene University “I am looking forward to a great year with my freshmen/sophomore students in Orientation to FACS. We are currently working on pillows and d...

Style Watch: Bianca Alvarez

Sadie McGuire, Entertainment Editor

September 9, 2010

Bianca Alvarez, senior Q: Who or what influences your style? A: I’m inspired by the music I listen to—like Zooey Deschanel from She & Him and Peggy from The Pains of Being Pure at Heart. My older sisters also inf...

Club Feature: Students of Service

Kayla Fink, Features Editor

September 9, 2010

If you’ve ever thought about helping out around the community or being part of a club, SOS, also known as Students of Service may be the perfect opportunity for individuals looking to be a part of a great group.  SOS is...

Homecoming Preview: Tigers are Born to be Wild

Amanda Layman, Photo Editor

September 8, 2010

Back to school means back to school spirit! Spirit Week will be held Sept. 20 to Sept. 24. West students and staff are allowed to participate in a theme day each day of the week.  Students and staff who dress accordingly to the...

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