Tiger Tales

Does seeing yourself as less mean you are more?

Olivia Apostolovski, Contributing Writer

October 24, 2014

When it comes to the topic of beauty, many will agree that there are multiple factors that influence us each and every day. Where this agreement usually ends, however, is the question of whether the media has influenced beauty....

Physical Education trumps Academics

Sydney Czyzon, Features Editor

October 6, 2014

In the state of Illinois, public schools are mandated to enforce four years of physical education during one’s high school career. In fact, Illinois was the first state to make daily P.E. classes required. Due to this constraint,...

ISS considered Inhumane?

Rachel Hoff, Staff Writer

October 6, 2014

Every kid at Joliet West who has ever been referred to the ISS room will tell you of the unfair conditions that occur in the punishment process. Not only is it too easy for students to receive the treatment, but the rules that...

Teenage Responsibilities

Courtney Rubino, Views Editor

October 6, 2014

Your teenage years, including high school are supposed to be some of the best years of your life. But as you get older, you pile on more responsibilities. Many teenagers have to juggle between school, homework, sports, jobs, and...

Trick-or-Treating: how old is too old?

Abasi Kelley, Staff Writer

October 6, 2014

Halloween, the perfect day for kids of all ages to roam around their neighborhood in costumes with hopes of collecting massive amounts of candy while saying the iconic phrase, “Trick-or-treat”. The majority of students at...

Missing the point

Andrea Paolone, Staff Writer

September 4, 2014

Last school year, in the spring the summer reading novel was in the process of being chosen by the students, even though students picked the book there were some who relied on the popular film to help them start off the school...

Senior breakfast not widely attended

Alannah Ramirez, Contributing Writer

May 9, 2014

There was an annual Senior Breakfast on May 2nd from 8:20 to 9:40.  which featured an hour’s worth of delicious food, socializing, and music. The price to attend was ten dollars per person. Tickets were sold as of April 2...

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

Alannah Ramirez, Contributing Writer

May 9, 2014

  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

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 ...

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