The student news site of Arvada West High School

The Westwind

The student news site of Arvada West High School

The Westwind

The student news site of Arvada West High School

The Westwind

Locks, lights lockdown drills
Locks, lights lockdown drills
Aly Nichols, Reporter • April 22, 2024

In the state of Colorado there have already been 2 school shootings in 2023, and even though it’s almost...

Struggles, success of opening a business
Struggles, success of opening a business
Aly Nichols, Reporter • April 23, 2024

Opening a business can be a struggle, but many people have wanted to open one at some point in their lives. Whether it be a lemonade stand or some other creative idea, wanting...

New technology has allowed students easy access for building their own supercomputer.

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PC Buyer's Guide: 2023 Edition
Joey DiGiovanni, Reporter • April 24, 2023

Today, we will be looking at 3 price tiers for what kind of PC is best to use for gaming, design, work, or just getting you from point A to point B. The only points of concern...

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Boys volleyball has been in the shadows for a long time, but Arvada West High School is working to bring it into the light - possibly with a state championship. (Photo taken by Madeus Frandina)
Boys volleyball and what it means to the players
Madeus Frandina, Feature Editor • May 6, 2024

According to a survey conducted by The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS), “There were 24 states with 2,472 schools that had a boys volleyball...

Meet the Staff
Aly Nichols
Aly Nichols
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Alayna "Aly" Nichols is a freshman and this is her first year on staff. She enjoys theater, writing, and drawing. She is excited and looking forward to writing for her first year at the Westwind and interviewing...

Mattie Perez is a freshman and this is her first year on staff. She loves being social and making new friendships. She enjoys sports and participates in soccer and flag football. She is looking forward...

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Senior Johanna Baucum reflects on her time in high school and shares her plans for the future.
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Senior Johanna Baucum has found herself: her journey in tennis, student teaching, Link Crew
Chloe Rios, Editor • May 18, 2024

The last four years have been a whirlwind for Arvada West High School senior Johanna Baucum. Through it all, as she sits and reflects on her high school experience before...

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The student news site of Arvada West High School
The student news site of Arvada West High School