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This Year’s Carl Sandburg Winners

March 5, 2020

The Debate team went head on in competition on January 25 at Carls SandBurg...

The January Student and Staff of the Month

January 30, 2020

Belleville West is filled with students constantly doing good deeds, and upholding...

Service Dog Aladdin Opens Whole New World For Cancer Survivor Winter Racine

Service Dog Aladdin Opens Whole New World For Cancer Survivor Winter Racine

December 3, 2019

High school is hard enough for healthy students. Now imagine being a cancer...

Get Out and Vote

Junior Faith Levery Talks About E-Learning Day

April 3, 2020

Get Invovled With College Visits

Get Invovled With College Visits

March 10, 2020

Talking to local college representatives can help answer...

Students Hit the Books for the Million Page Challenge

Students Hit the Books for the Million Page Challenge

February 27, 2020

For ten years West has participated in the Million...

Josh Koderhandt Wins State for Boys Wrestling
BTHS Hockey Team Completes Another Successful Season

BTHS Hockey Team Completes Another Successful Season

March 2, 2020

The BTHS hockey team’s season is in the books and...

Competitive Cheer

February 10, 2020

The Competitive Cheer season has already begun, competing...

Baseball Workouts Give Players a Chance to Get Better

Baseball Workouts Give Players a Chance to Get Better

January 27, 2020

Baseball off-season workouts have already started,...

Julia Koziatek, Editorial Editor | October 26, 2020

Belleville West is just one of tens of thousands of high schools in America grappling with the choice of whether to return to in-person learning this year, or not. This choice isn’t black and white--it is complex, and varies from district to district. The size of the district, the internet and technology students have access to, the positivity rate of the surrounding area, and what measures schools...

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Ready Or Not, Here We Come: Majority Of West Students Return To Campus On Split Days

Mason Hagarty, Editorial Writer | October 26, 2020

After more than six months away, Belleville West Mighty Maroons once again populate the hallways and fill the building with the sounds of laughter, conversation, and slamming lockers. On September 17, District 201 decided that current St. Clair County COVID-19 health metrics were such that it was safe to return to blended in-person learning, but some question the decision. From one-way staircases...

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Sonic the Hedgehog and the Brand Deal with Olive Garden

Paige Goodrich, Entertainment Editor | March 11, 2020

Released on February 14th, Sonic the Hedgehog was a movie I never expected to see in theaters… or ever. One, I’m not a huge fan of animation in movies. And two, the trailer genuinely made me lose all faith in this movie being even slightly good. The trailer portrayed a basic plot about friendship and the typical “even-though-I-don’t-know-who-you-are-you’re-gonna-be-my-best-friend-and-help-me-save-the-day-in-the-end”...

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Students Taking a Language Celebrate Mardi Gras

Alyssa Hafford, Entertainment Reporter | March 2, 2020

On Monday the 24th, all three foreign languages pulled together and to celebrate Mardi Gras. This activity included food, games, and prizes.  Students of the foregien language department were invited to this event, and they were also encouraged to invite another student that is not a foreign language student. For the price of getting in, students were instructed to bring in food for everyone to...

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