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Psychology Club Uses Meetings and Instagram as  Peer-Tutoring Resource

Psychology Club Uses Meetings and Instagram as Peer-Tutoring Resource

Elizabeth Secor, Editor April 13, 2021

While COVID has put a halt to in-person meetings for many, the Psychology club has not let this deter them and has trekked through this year. Senior and club president Aashna Desai has helped the club...

Mental Matters Club Promotes Mental Health Initiatives

Mental Matters Club Promotes Mental Health Initiatives

Elizabeth Secor, Editor April 13, 2021

Since March of 2020, it has become imperative to keep up physical health through masks and use lots of hand sanitizer. What has become equally important, and what one specific club aims to help with,...

No Food? No Problem. International Club Moves Online with Crafts and Recipes.

No Food? No Problem. International Club Moves Online with Crafts and Recipes.

Elizabeth Secor, Editor April 13, 2021

With the recent pandemic leaving many students feeling lonely and disconnected, the International Club just might be the place to meet new people and learn about the unique diversity in the West Community.   “I...

Being a Mock Trial Courtroom Artist

Reo Lee April 13, 2021

The Mock Trial team placed third at the 42nd Annual Texas High School Mock Trial Virtual State Competition. Not only did the club place at state as a group, senior Chelsea Li, also placed first in state...

Juniors to Seniors Q&A

Reo Lee April 13, 2021

The network of sharing information between juniors and seniors have significantly been limited this year, as the pandemic resulted in strict restriction about day to day interactions. Most of our communication...

Writewell Cub Provides Network for Young Authors

Writewell Cub Provides Network for Young Authors

Elizabeth Secor, Editor April 7, 2021

A new club this school year is one made for writers, Writewell. A virtual club for those who love writing and creating worlds. Juniors Isabella Reyes (club president) and Ali Gavalya saw a need for the...

Dollars and Sense

Dollars and Sense

Gabby Pippins March 2, 2021

Dollars and Sense is an elective semester class at Plano West that gives students an opportunity to explore money management in depth using real-world scenarios. “This one-semester course explores...

Senior Living Situations after Graduation

Senior Living Situations after Graduation

Reo Lee March 2, 2021

With the school year slowly coming to an end, seniors have to make a very important decision that will most likely change their lives: where to live after graduation. It’s no secret that moving out is...

How Juniors Are Coping With Senior High

How Juniors Are Coping With Senior High

Reo Lee January 28, 2021

The jump from junior high to senior high is special, marking the beginning of a new adventure for juniors. There are more opportunities to meet a variety of new faces, the campus becomes noticeably larger,...

What AP Testing Will Look Like This Year

Reo Lee January 28, 2021

As the school year progresses, it is getting closer to the annual AP tests given out by the College Board. AP tests are optional exams taken towards the end of the year that tests students on the knowledge...

Homecoming Queen: Allison Harty

Homecoming Queen: Allison Harty

Reo Lee January 28, 2021

With homecoming week officially coming to an end, there was much excitement even with the absence of the annual homecoming dance. Although the Friday night game was a fun spectacle, a special part of it...

Club Feature: Words to Heart

Club Feature: Words to Heart

Reo Lee January 28, 2021

Sometimes, all that is needed are some warm and comforting words, even if they are from a stranger. Within the chaotic and at times cynical world, kindness is high in demand. Seeking to share the power...

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