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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 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...

Odyssey of the Mind Needs More Brain Power

Odyssey of the Mind Needs More Brain Power

February 10, 2020

Coming up on April 4th there is an Odyssey of The Mind...

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, News Reporter | July 14, 2020

As coronavirus cases surge in the U.S., the blame for the hastening spread of the virus is shifting to young people. This can be attributed to several causes, like the fact that they make up a significant number of essential workers, or frustratingly, being the most common to ignore social distancing guidelines to head out to various social, and largely unmasked, gatherings, from parties to beaches...

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What “Defunding The Police” Means and Why It’s Is The Right Thing To Do

Mason Hagarty, Features Reporter | July 14, 2020

Following the killing of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, at protests around the country, one of the calls to action is to “defund the police.” For those who may not understand the message, this demand makes it sound like there would be no law enforcement at all and conjures up images of lawlessness and anarchy. Some have even likened a world without police to the movie “The Purge.” But that's...

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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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