The School Newspaper of West High School

West Signals

The School Newspaper of West High School

West Signals

The School Newspaper of West High School

West Signals

Alexssa Takeda

Alexssa Takeda, News Editor

Alexssa Takeda is West Signals’ News Editor. As a rising junior at West High, this is her third year on staff. Aside from Signals, she is a member of the Girls’ Tennis team and is an active volunteer in multiple clubs on campus. In her free time, Alexssa dabbles in creative writing, enjoys reading sci-fi novels, and spends time with her friends. This year she hopes to reconnect with her community and use journalism to amplify the voices of those around her.

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Despite the challenges, ASB was able to host a great week of competitions to bring students together through these isolating times. Track race runner Makena Young (12) stated, “It was nice that they recorded it so we can all share some school spirit!”

Courtesy of West High ASB.

Let the Games Begin!

March 30, 2021
West High’s ASB threw themed events for each class using the GooseChase scavenger hunt app. Anika Agarwal (10) participated in the St. Patrick’s Day themed event, noting how one event included collecting as many green items as she could find to photograph: “it was pretty fun, especially [when] asking my family to [help].”

The Hunt Is On!

March 25, 2021
The recent rise in COVID-19 cases nationwide and political pressure from the Trump Administration raises political and ethical concerns about the COVID-19 vaccine coming before the November election.

The Race to Relief

October 27, 2020
Parents, students, and teachers encountered many of the ups and downs of West High’s virtual Back-to-School Night over Zoom.

Back-to-Zoom Night

October 4, 2020
Student Amber Huang (9) watched a firework show with her family while reminiscing about the passing year. Picture Courtesy of Amber Huang.

New Year, New Me

January 15, 2020
Courtesy of Ulia Zaman

Make Way For Med Club

September 13, 2019
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