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USF and West team up to help the homeless

Gianna Gallo, staff writer

March 17, 2015

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On Saturday, March 28, homeless families that have students at Joliet West will be aided through at Town & Country Lanes in Joliet. The University of St. Francis’ Social Work Club will be hosting an even where the people in...

Cool days at Operation Snowball

Marianna Garza, staff writer

February 11, 2015

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Operation Snowball, a prevention program geared towards keeping teenagers away from alcohol and drug related substances, will be taking place this year beginning February 13th at eight in the morning and running until three in...

Student of the Month: What it takes

Mykyiah Jackson, staff writer

February 11, 2015

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Each month the Joliet Township selects a Student of the Month that demonstrates qualities that affect the Joliet West community in a positive way. “Joliet Township High School Students of the Month must be a senior in high school....

Controlling Stress

Lydia Schrock, Views Editor

February 3, 2015

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Being a teenager in high school, stress can come from every part of your life. While juggling academics, sports, activities, clubs, friends, relationships, family, and school work, it is important to stay healthy and minimize...

The Spirit of Giving through adopt-a-family program

Kyra Adams, Entertainment Editor

December 8, 2014

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It’s that time of year where the spirit of giving is at a particularly high level, as well as the amount of people in need. Get into the spirit of things with your friends and family through the school by supporting Joliet’s...

Journey to France

Breeana Meadows, Staff Writer

December 8, 2014

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One exceptional JWHS student was given the opportunity to live out her dreams, all while taking an education step towards her future. Melissa Aharrah, now a senior, embarked on a once-in-a-lifetime journey to the one of the world’...

Westerholm is ‘Fit’ to teach

Sandra Egizio, News Editor

December 8, 2014

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Ms. Westerholm teaches biology in the freshmen academy. She is certified through Illinois State University to teach biology, chemistry, and physics, but her passion is in biology. Next to teaching, Ms.Westerholm is part of the Large...

Alumni Association to host second annual 5k Santa Run

Samantha Cazales, Contributing Writer

November 24, 2014

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When we hear December’s coming we most likely think of Christmas, New Year’s Eve, Snow, desserts, hot chocolate, and of course we got to think about our good old jolly friend Santa Claus? Who doesn’t love Santa Claus and most importantl...

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