The Westwind

Cthulhu beckons

Leon Giron, Reporter

October 30, 2015

“The Thing cannot be described - there is no language for such abysms of shrieking and immemorial lunacy, such eldritch contradictions of all matter, force, and cosmic order. A mountain walked or stumbled.” “Call of Cthulhu”...

The Birth of Mothman

Kyle Brook, Editor

October 30, 2015

Mothman, a semi-humanoid, birdlike creature, made its first appearance in 1966, in Point Pleasant, West Virginia; specifically in a so called “TNT” area, named after its use in World War II for the creation of TNT (it was...

Skateborder’s reality

Isabeau Andrews, Reporter

February 23, 2015

  “Buzz, buzz” The alarm sounds out at nine AM as Haleigh Coalson turns it off and gets up. No time for sleeping in today--the skate park is calling. Skateboarding: Loud, dangerous, corrupt. Skateboarders: Punks,...

Nicole Burkhalter: An officer on duty

Scott Kordziel, Editor

April 15, 2014

   Nicole Burkhalter is a leader. Like any leader, she has many responsibilities, such as working for the community. Burkhalter is currently an active officer for the National Honors Society at Arvada West. For Burkhalter, ...

Brody hits a home run, signs to Iowa

Tessa Dryke, Editor-in-Chief

March 14, 2014

The time has come for many high school seniors to apply for college. A lot of pressure falls on seniors this time of year, especially the athletes, because now is the time to decide whether or not to play college sports. When...

Bend it like Breanna: Outstanding athlete shoots for CSU and scores

Michaela Cameron, Reporter

March 14, 2014

The Arvada West student body is no stranger to success when it comes to athletics. Many students have contributed their blood,sweat, and tears to many athletic league titles throughout the years. However, there are always athletes...

Staying on track: Savanna Wiman races to Vasser

Scott Kordziel, Editor

March 14, 2014

 “No matter what you are facing in your life, everything disappears, and you focus on the run,” says Savanna Wiman. Like many seniors, Wiman is quickly approaching the finish line of her high school career. “... I knew I wanted to do something [extracurricular] , but I hadn’t p...

From stick figures to accomplishing figures

Scott Kordziel, Editor

February 13, 2014

   “There wasn’t a whole lot of grade checking going done on the parents’ part,” says Donald Wahl (history and psychology teacher at Arvada West). For Wahl, education was not always his top priority. He grew up in a...