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Three-on-Three Canceled; where’s your school spirit?

Alannah Ramirez, Contributing Writer

May 9, 2014

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  The Joliet Park District Intramural Program had been collaborating with Joliet West’s No Name Club to conduct an afterschool fundraiser. The fundraiser is a basketball tournament in the Joliet West field house where...

Students select the “obvious” choice to make summer reading easier

May 9, 2014

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This upcoming summer, to fulfill Joliet Township High School's summer reading requirement, students will be reading, Divergent. This book has recently been made into a movie, therefor,e many students will just take a trip to ...

The heated topic of sexual education

Patrick O'Connell, Editor-in-Chief

May 1, 2014

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Sex Education has long been a heated topic in the United States and in Illinois. Currently, Illinois does not require Sex Ed, but many students, parents, politicians, and teachers feel that this should change, and they have much...

Crude language controversy

Madi Dobbs, Contributing Entertainment Editor

May 1, 2014

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To swear or not to swear? Some are comfortable, some are not and some just drop F’bomb’s on a regular basis that it’s borderline offensive. Nowadays, many students have a problem with their use of language. When interviewed,...

In School Suspension: strict rules spark debate

Jaina Gliva, Contributing News Editor

May 1, 2014

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We all know ISS—In School Suspension—where students go when they receive a referral. In ISS, students must complete a packet of work and are not allowed to work on any school work during that time. They also have to make up...

To make up or to not make up?

Natalie Mander, Sports Editor

April 14, 2014

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As students, there are days we hope for and days that we dread. We hope for a blizzard to sweep through town, leaving us trapped in our homes with no possible way of getting to school. We pray for a day off in the middle of th...

Spanish students require opportunity

Sydney Czyzon, Views Editor

April 14, 2014

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Currently among Joliet West High School students, Spanish learners aren’t given ample opportunity to improve upon their skills. Although basic Spanish courses are offered, it is critical for adolescents to be given additional i...

Ethnicity scholarships

Sydney Czyzon, Views Editor

April 10, 2014

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Even though there continues to be some discrimination against minorities in America, there are numerous educational opportunities when it comes to earning college scholarships. Race can ultimately be the determining factor as to...

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