Tiger Tales

Spirit Week affected by Picture Week

Sarah Volante, Copy Editor

October 20, 2010

Spirit week gives Joliet West students an opportunity to show their school pride and have fun going all out for the planned events.  This year, spirit week was September 20-25. Students were all encouraged to show their spirit...

ID Miscommunication

Taylor Foote, staff writer

October 20, 2010

This year, students were given much sturdier holders for their ID’s. Sure they’re nice and tough, but some students still prefer the ID cases from two years ago, the clear plastic ones. Some of these students unexpectedly...

Halloween: Political Correctness versus Fun

Sadie McGuire, Entertainment Editor

October 20, 2010

As we’ve grown older, Halloween has become less about pretending to be cute little ghosts and goblins for a day, and more about who can bear the most flesh. Almost any costume concept can be turned into an idea for attractive...

The Tension of Applying

Michelle Lega, Copy Editor

October 20, 2010

Many seniors are feeling the stress as college application deadline dates approach. These applications require a list of extra curriculars, sports, classes, transcripts, and one or more essays. Though the application process may...

School makes a Dress Code Violation

Paige Cline, staff writer

October 20, 2010

Your shorts are too short, your shirts inappropriate, wears your i.d, those are just a few of the violations that security and staff get after students for. If you ask anyone, they get tired of it. But do those rules apply to...

Grade Scale changes spark Debate

September 15, 2010

New grade scale has negative effect- Dave Talarico, Sports Editor The new grading scale that West has started to use this year is allowing students get undeserved grades and allowing students to graduate that do not deserve i...

Too Many Students, Too Little Hallway

Elissa Chudwin, Entertainment Editor

September 9, 2010

Once upon a time, a student could make it from the E building to the upstairs B building in a matter of two minutes.  Lately, traveling down West’s hallways has become similar to an I-80 traffic jam. It’s nearly impossible...

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