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West Signals

The School Newspaper of West High School

West Signals

The School Newspaper of West High School

West Signals

Alexssa Takeda

Alexssa Takeda, Co-Editor-in-Chief

Alex Takeda is West Signals’ Co-Editor-in-Chief. As a rising senior at West High, this is her fourth year on staff. Inspired by the writers around her, Alex hopes to use journalism as a tool to amplify the voices of those in her community. Aside from Signals, she is a member of Girls’ Tennis and Drill, and is on Choreo Club board. In her free time, you can often find her journaling, playing video games, or hanging out at Yogurtland.

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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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