Tiger Tales

Student Life Uncovered: The reality behind how students really feel

Gabby Houde, Copy Editor

November 20, 2018

Do you get more homework during the week or on weekends? " I definitely get more homework during the week. Specifically, on Wednesdays. They always slam me during the middle of the week. I have math homework pretty much eve...

DACA Being Threatened by President Trump

Nicole Barlik

September 29, 2017

Donald Trump has yet again stirred up trouble with America. Recently, Donald Trump announced that he is going to be revoking the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). DACA, was created in 2012 by former President Barack...

John Green Creating Another Bestselling Novel?

Alita Stukel, staff writer

September 28, 2017

Bestselling author of The Fault In Our Stars, John Green, is releasing a new book on October 10th, 2017.  The book is titled, Turtles All The Way Down, and is about a teenage girl, named Aza Holmes, who is attempting to search for...

Are students earning what they deserve?

Autumn LIndemulder, staff writer

March 24, 2016

Grades are a common topic in the halls and classrooms at Joliet West. "Hey what’d you get on that English paper?" or "How’d you get an A when we got the same answers and I only got a B?" This is most common because some teac...

SeaWorld making waves

Nicole Barlik, Views Editor

March 24, 2016

SeaWorld has announced that they will no longer be breeding whales; which means that, the last remaining twenty-four orcas are the last generations of whales in SeaWorld. Captivating wild life animals, especially whales decreases life...

Prom…only for the upperclassmen students?

Nicole Barlik, Views Editor

March 24, 2016

four years seniors experience their final dance and reinisce on their high school memories. Students get dressed up for the night of their lives. Limos and tuxes are being rented. It’s the one night most seniors will never forg...

Workforce training versus higher education

Kelly Plyer, Copy Editor

February 29, 2016

There has been a lot of controversy about whether students should go straight into the workforce or continue to college after high school. With over 65% of high schoolers continuing to college after high school, more than half...

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