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Where is Superman? Or is he already here?

Katie Welz, News Editor

November 9, 2010

The documentary, ‘Waiting for Superman,’ directed by Davis Guggenhein, gives viewers a probing look at the American public school system. Although the news that the public school system is suffering is no surprise to many...

Rising to meet Rachel’s Challenge

Sarah Volante, Copy Editor

November 9, 2010

On Thursday, October 14, all Joliet West students reported to the auditorium during their assigned periods for a Rachel’s Challenge presentation. It was an emotionally moving assembly in which attendees laughed, cried, and reflected...

Game Maker Design Contest

Ricky Diaz, staff writer

November 2, 2010

Gamers, have you ever considered designing a game of your own? Now there is a great opportunity for you to get immersed in the fantasy world you've come to enjoy as a gamer; apply your imagination and creative skills by participating...

Homecoming Recap

Sarah Volante, Copy Editor

October 20, 2010

Joliet West showed its wild side during Homecoming 2010. The “born to be wild” theme was a great way to boost school spirit and get everyone ready for the year ahead of them. Homecoming was full of activities including spirit...

NHS Tutors standing by

Bianca Sarver, Photo Editor

October 20, 2010

NHS (National Honors Society) tutoring is a great and efficient way to get help with schoolwork while learning some new skills. Come in every Monday and Wednesday after school in the library until 4:15 and get tutored for any...

Rachel’s Challenge

Scott Castro, staff writer

October 20, 2010

On October 14, there was an assembly in the auditorium held for Rachel Scott, a girl who died in the 1999 shooting at Columbine High School.  A speaker spoke of Rachel’s belief in compassion how she believed that everyone should...

Sophomores Cast a Shadow

AJ Seidler, contributing writer

October 20, 2010

It’s no secret that all sophomores have to do job shadowing, but not everyone knows it is a requirement for English 2. All sophomore students who didn’t attend the October 5th meeting should get information from their advi...

Tiger Tales Staff wins 5K Grant

Katie Welz, News Editor

October 20, 2010

On October 8th, the Journalism 2 students of Joliet West crowded around the small journalism room. After many weeks, voting had finally ended, and the students were waiting for their teacher, Mrs. Galloy, to deliver the news....

School Theft: an escalating issue; yet an avoidable one

Connor Relyea, Editor-in-Chief

October 19, 2010

               The past few weeks at Joliet West High School, administrators and students have been seeing a rise in school theft, mainly from areas in the school like the Boys and Girls locker rooms.                ...

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