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Tradition With a Twist

Maddy Harr, Staff Editor

May 7, 2018


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  Every year the West Salem Yearbook staff dedicates the Neshonoc Yearbook to one deserving member of the community. This tradition has been going on since 1947,  but there is one major change this year. The dedication ceremony, usually held in the evening, will take place during the sch...

Forensics Advances to Districts

Forensics Advances to Districts

Lauren Gregerson, Staff Writer

February 13, 2018


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Each member of the West Salem High School Forensics team advanced out of subdistrict competition, held at Aquinas Monday, February 12th, to the district level competition to be held at UW-La Crosse on Saturday, March 10th. In order to advance to district level competition, performers must earn a score...

Thanksgiving and Black Friday shopping

Serena Fincher, Staff Writer

December 5, 2017


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There are certainly not 174 million people in Wisconsin, but some students from West Salem, Wisconsin were among the millions that shopped on Grey Thursday and Black Friday. According to the National Retail Federation, there were over 174 million shoppers out over the Thanksgiving weekend. Of the 174...

Breakfast of Champions

Breakfast of Champions

December 1, 2017


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The following students were recognized at today's breakfast of champions Wesley Leren, Teegan Hansen, Dagan Hemker, Andrew Steege, Sydeny Hammes, Damian Schmidt, Bria Fitzgerald, Mackenzie Blackdeer, Savannah Domnie, and Doug O'Donahoe.

Senior Photo Deadline: Nov. 10th

Lauren Gregerson

November 6, 2017


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Seniors, with deadlines for the SEP, colleges, and every other class quickly approaching, don’t let the yearbook photo deadline of November 10th pass you by! Photos, including a yearbook headshot, senior slideshow photo, Times of our Lives photo, and baby photo can be turned into the silver box just...

Compassion Lives Here

Compassion Lives Here

Isaac Jacobson, Business Manager

November 6, 2017


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West Salem students are not strangers to the color orange, but on Wednesday, October 25 their orange took on a whole new meaning. “In honor of Unity Day, we wanted to help bring awareness to bullying and the impact it has on student's lives,” said Tayler Jones, an active leader of West Salem High...

Splashing into Swim Team

Splashing into Swim Team

Julia Stoleson

November 2, 2017


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A new sport began at West Salem this year; started by sophomores Taylor Hennessey and Maggie Cronk. West Salem is now a part of the swim team co-op with two other schools.  Four West Salem High School students are involved: sophomores Taylor Hennessey and Maggie Cronk, junior Sierra Szymanski, and se...

Jenna’s Bookshelf: Who Killed Christopher Goodman?

Jenna’s Bookshelf: Who Killed Christopher Goodman?

Jenna Devine, Staff Writter

October 24, 2017


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Who Killed Christopher Goodman? Written by Allan Wolf Based on a True Crime Rating: 4.5/5   “Everybody likes his Goodman. Sure, he’s kind of weird. He wears crazy bell-bottoms and he really likes the word ennui and he shakes your hand when he meets you, but he’s the kind of guy who is alw...

Banned Book Week

Banned Book Week

Serena Fincher, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017


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Two weeks ago was Banned Books Week. Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. It notices the value of free and open access to books. Sara Oldenburg, West Salem High School's Library Media Specialist, honored Banned Book Week by putting together an event in our LMC. She promoted...

Fresh Food for the Cafeteria Made By Students

Fresh Food for the Cafeteria Made By Students

Madalyn Harr, Editor-in-Chief

October 9, 2017


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Driving past the West Salem Middle School might give residents the impression that the only changes happening in the district are happening there. However, the high school is still a place of change. One of the most recent is the aquaponics system now in the greenhouse. Now you might be asking yoursel...

Jenna’s Bookshelf: Black Coffee

Jenna’s Bookshelf: Black Coffee

Jenna Devine, Staff Writter

September 28, 2017


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Black Coffee  Written by Agatha Christ Adapted as a novel by Charles Osborne Genre: Murder Mystery Rating: 3.5/5 “An urgent call from physicist Sir Claud Amory sends famed detective Hercule Poirot rushing from London to a sprawling country estate. Sir Claud fears a member of his own household...

New Faces, Same Place: Jessica Trip

New Faces, Same Place: Jessica Trip

Grace Brigson, Staff Member

September 27, 2017


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Q: How was your first day? What were your first impressions of WSHS? A: "I loved it. I love the energy, and the kids....I don't want to call you guys kids, but I don't know. Everybody seems so positive and there's such a good vibe here. My first impression was awesome. Link crew made me nervous, but on...

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