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TATU no longer running

May 9, 2014

TATU (Teens Against Tobacco Use) is a club within NO Name that teaches children against tobacco usage. TATU usually begins near the end of March and beginning of April. This year unfortunately due to budget cuts, TATU is no longer...

Senior Pranks; no joking matter

May 9, 2014

One of the perks of graduating high school as a senior is doing a senior prank to make sure your class’ mark is left on the school long after you graduate. However, in Teaneck, New Jersey 62 students were arrested for their...

Your life, their hands

Sydney Czyzon, Views Editor

April 15, 2014

Psychopaths are virtually unemotional human beings, living an ambiguously inconspicuous existence. Typically, they act in an average manner, smiling and talking with those around them; however, this is merely counterfeit behavior tha...

Custom phone cases

Rachel Buechel, News Editor

April 14, 2014

Almost everyone these days has a smartphone and are worried about dropping it and breaking it. That’s why people spend so much money on phone cases. Senior, Greta McGuire has made a new business of taking phone cases and pa...

Prestigious student receives 36 on ACT

Sydney Czyzon, Views Editor

February 24, 2014

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

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

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

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

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...

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