Tiger Tales

Prestigious student receives 36 on ACT

Sydney Czyzon, Views Editor

February 24, 2014

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On December 14, 2013, 16-year-old junior Youjia Wang, a JWHS flute player who was recently selected to perform at the noble 2014 Illinois Music Education Association All-State Concert, decided to take an ACT test in order to further...

Junior service learning project

Lauren Johnson, contributing writer

January 9, 2014

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Mrs. Galloy’s Journalism 1 class has taken on the task of creating an informational video for the junior class’ service learning project, which is a portion of their final semester grade. The class has been broken up into cate...

A different kind of Christmas

Lilia Chavero, Editor-in-Chief

January 9, 2014

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Christmas is one of the most exciting holidays. Gathering with your family to enjoy the birth of baby Jesus ideal to cherish this time of year. Joliet West students and staff celebrate their Christmas in a unique way. Their r...

50,000 words

Jenny Glasscock, Feature Editor

January 9, 2014

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National Novel Writing Month Writing, abbreviated as NaNoWriMo, is a month long writing challenge that thousands of people all across the globe participate in annually during the month of November. The goal is to write a 50,0...

What your dreams say about you

Rachel Buechel and Mike Maticka, News Editor and Entertainment Editor

January 9, 2014

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We have all had those nights where we lie awake in bed shaken by the dreams that we just had. All sorts of questions may be flying through our heads, but we may never know the exact reason that we had that dream. Whether we w...

Interpret this

Rachel Buechel, News Editor

December 18, 2013

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This year group interpretation interprets the tale of a lost fish and his father on a journey to find him. The Pixar Classic Finding Nemo to be exact. Group interpretation is a group of kids taking any book or movie and making ...

School newspaper fandom

School newspaper fandom

November 20, 2013

All about Sheehan

Patrick O'Connell, Editor-in-Chief

October 25, 2013

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National Honors Society sponsor and English teacher extraordinaire, Mrs. Sheehan has been a well-known figure around these parts for twelve years now. Many of us have or had her as a teacher or work with her, so many of us are...

Door decorating superstar

Rachel Buechel, News Editor

October 25, 2013

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Every year during homecoming week each advisory teacher has a competition to decorate their door to the theme of homecoming. Most teachers do not participate in it, however there is one teacher who goes above and beyond to make...

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