Smoke Signals

West High’s Festive Winter Rally

Chika Ojukwu, Staff Writer

December 6, 2011

Ecstatically cheering, spirited students clad in red, green, blue, and purple overflowed the bleachers of the gym during the Winter Spirit Rally on Friday, December 2, 2011. At the beginning of the rally, students were amused...

Welcome Back Mrs. Sprague

Zirwa Kainat, Staff Writer

October 19, 2011

  Going away is difficult but coming back is tougher. One such teacher that had to learn this was Mrs. Sprague. Previously, Sprague taught English 3 Honors and Thanatology but now she teaches English 3 AP and English 1. Mrs. ...

Homecoming Top 5 Announced

Chika Ojukwu, Staff Writer

October 14, 2011

Purple, blue, green and red colored the gym as students attended the Homecoming Top 5 Rally, held today, October 14th, which proved to be as spirited, convivial and entertaining as the last week’s rally. Performances from Cheer...

In the Bag

Carly Saber, Staff Writer

October 13, 2011

The West High Girls Varsity Volleyball team earned their first win of the season on Saturday October 1st. They played against Torrance High in the tournament. The girls won in a sweep winning all three games. The scores were:...

Two New Counselors Come to WHS

Nicole Jeon, Freelance Writer

October 1, 2011

Students are not the only ones dealing with confusion regarding their new schedules; the counselors have gone down the same road. With the news of Mr. Drasner’s indefinite leave and Mrs. Garcia’s maternity leave, the counseling o...

Small But Mighty

Carly Saber, Staff Writer

September 27, 2011

 When someone first sees Emily Nitao (11), they often make note of her height. However, first impressions can be deceiving for she is an amazing player on the volleyball court. She is a member of the Girls Varsity Volleyball te...

Warriors Struggle in Season Opener

Chika Ojukwu, Staff Writer

September 19, 2011

On September 9th, the Warriors Varsity Football team played their first game of the season against the Culver City Centaurs. Although the team played consistently throughout the first half, the second half was a completely different...

Band Camp: the Good, the Bad, and the Burned

Kiana Schmitt, Staff Writer

September 13, 2011

If you are not a part of the West High Entertainment Unit, then the week of August 15th would most likely be of little importance to you. For those who are on color guard, drill team, or in band, however, it was a week filled wit...

Time for a New Renovation!

Nicole Jeon, Staff Writer

September 13, 2011

Step onto the West High grounds and you noticed the messy construction taking place. These construction sites might look cluttered and muddled, but these sites were in fact undergoing renovation. The school went under construction...

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