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Underappreciated Staff at West

Underappreciated Staff at West

February 8, 2022

Take a look into a day at work with our janitor and campus patrol guard.

Puffs Cast and Crew

Puffs Cast and Crew

November 30, 2021

Behind the scenes of the 2021 Freshman-Sophomore Show "PUFFS."

Administrative Assistants Introduce Themselves

July 14, 2020

Ms. Schraufnagel has been working here for approximately two years as a...

The Coffee and Snack Shack is Now Open

Belleville West’s Adventures to France and Germany

November 29, 2022

On June 7, 2022, Belleville West’s foreign language...

Recapping the 38th annual Belleville Chili Cook-off

Recapping the 38th annual Belleville Chili Cook-off

November 12, 2022

The 38th annual Chili Cook-off was held in downtown...

What is the Belleville West Marching Band?

What is the Belleville West Marching Band?

November 3, 2022

This year, the 2022 Belleville West Marching Maroons...

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,...

Does Belleville West Stand Against Racism?

Dallas Watson and Peter Brennan-Fleming | May 9, 2022

By Dallas Watson “The Black Kids”  We walk the halls with our heads Held high With the latest fashions,  And the hottest music. We scream and yell and say  “When will it stop?” “When will things change?” The Black kids are a group of  People that move culture, That set trends, That are activists, And stand up for injustice.  We Pass the open...

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Part of a Ru-velution

Mason Hagarty, Editorial Editor | March 17, 2022

For more than a decade, drag queen RuPaul Charles has brought attention to the art of drag with his award winning show RuPaul’s Drag Race. Mingled in between mini challenges of talent, maxi challenges, and various runway themed challenges, contestants often address issues and challenges they’ve faced personally and professionally.  Originally, the cast of contestants mainly identified as gay...

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Parks Moser | November 29, 2022

RENAISSANCE by Beyonce 100% RENAISSANCE [2022] is Beyoncé’s seventh solo album, eleventh in total. The album is, as most of her recent work, a love letter to black culture. An homage to house music, a genre [of many] stolen from black individuals, and claimed by white people. What started as the child of disco, for queer people, by queer people, became the soundtrack to partying white girls...

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Glamour, Laughter, and Shock: the 94th Annual Academy Awards

Gabby McWhorter, Entertainment Editor | April 26, 2022

Infamous is the slap that shook the world, but the 94th annual Oscars on Sunday, March 27th brought glamour, laughter, and current events, plus some unexpected excitement, to an otherwise dying awards show. The night started with hosts Wanda Sykes, Amy Schumer, and Regina Hall, who continuously delivered punchlines and roasts every time they took the stage. Such a diverse group of women not only...

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