The Zephyr

  • West takes home the W for Homecoming game

    West takes home the W for Homecoming game

    Andrea Rivera, Sports Editor

    October 11, 2018

    An exhilarating day began when the bell struck 1:55 pm. Everyone hustled and bustled to their cars to make it downtown to watch the beautiful floats built by our own students and hear the marching band play their dazzling music. However, no one knew how intense and exciting the game that was about to...

    West Varsity players walk confidently on their home field, ready to take home the Homecoming win

    Andrea Rivera

  • There’s more than one way to college

    There’s more than one way to college

    Natalie Mangskau, News Editor

    October 10, 2018

    As the school year starts many students have adjusted to the joy, stress, and work of school.  To the current juniors and underclassmen, keep an eye on your grades, as the year for your college admissions is approaching too. 4 year universities typically look for the basic A-G requirements when looking...

    Courtesy of Stanislaus State University

  • Yearbook wins award for picture perfect theme concept

    Yearbook wins award for picture perfect theme concept

    Jasjot Kaur, Copy & Features Editor

    September 6, 2018

    This summer, members of our yearbook class attended a summer yearbook camp, Yearbook NCA, at University of the Pacific in Stockton. Here four students, seniors Jaqueline Estrada and Hannah Borges, juniors Erin Mendoza and Antonia Ortiz and yearbook teacher Leslie McCoy, representing West High’s year...

  • Fall Sports Overview

    Fall Sports Overview

    Andrea Rivera, Sports Editor

    September 6, 2018

    Volleyball This year senior Vanna Marquez, who plays setter, libero and an outside hitter for West High’s girls volleyball team, is looking forward to attempting “to win league and growing as a team.” Marquez is expecting to see many different personality traits due to the individual players’ level...

  • Meet the new members of the ‘Pack

    Meet the new members of the ‘Pack

    Jasjot Kaur, Copy & Features Editor

    September 4, 2018

    Ms. Jones New to West High, Ms. Jacie Jones teaches U.S. History and the elective Social Psychology. Having previously been a middle school teacher, this is Jones’ first year teaching high school. She finds it, “So nice to be with a group of older young adults.” According to Jones, the best ...

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Female Athlete of the Issue
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  • Fall Sports Overview September 6, 2018
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One lunch: the pros and cons

September 11, 2018

Three gripping games to play when you’re not studying

Three gripping games to play when you’re not studying

August 31, 2018

Dear freshmen…

Dear freshmen…

August 31, 2018

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Student Newspaper of Merrill F. West High School
Student Newspaper of Merrill F. West High School