The Zephyr

  • Educating ourselves: recap of The Zephyr’s Student Safety Forum

    Educating ourselves: recap of The Zephyr’s Student Safety Forum

    Jasjot Kaur, Seemani Dash, and Ashley Christopher

    March 22, 2018

    On Wednesday, March 14, the West High Journalism class opened its classroom doors during first lunch and fourth period to host a Student Safety Forum in hopes of addressing student concerns and continuing the conversation that swept the nation following the tragic shooting that killed 17 people at Stoneman...

  • Update on the United States

    Update on the United States

    Chrissy Martinez, Staff Reporter

    March 6, 2018

    Many have seen the #savenetnetality trend all over Twitter with petitions trying to keep the net neutrality rules in place. Thousands of Americans voiced their concerns through emails, phone calls and letters to congressman all over America. But on December 14, 2017 the Federal Communications Commission...

    According to Newsweek, there have been 142 school shootings from 2013-Present. Courtesy of Polly Mosendz

  • Female athlete of the issue

    Female athlete of the issue

    Seemani Dash, Staff Reporter

    February 28, 2018

    Sophomore Caitlin O’Neill has been an avid swimmer for many years, swimming competitively since she was five years old. She represents West High in both Water Polo and Swim and works hard in both the pool and out to achieve her goals. Full name: Caitlin O’Neill Grade: 10th Birthday: January...

  • SAT: Study All Things

    SAT: Study All Things

    Ajaybir Heir, Staff Reporter

    February 27, 2018

    College acceptance can be a gamble, but as students we always want the best chances. When you factor in all the variables that colleges observe to make admission decisions, standardized test scores tend to stand out. They can help students with lower GPA’s if performed well enough. Generally speaking,...

  • Male athlete of the issue

    Male athlete of the issue

    Marwa Mohammadi, Features Editor

    February 26, 2018

    Senior Michael O’Leary is passionate about baseball and loves to participate in West High activities. He has been a part of Leadership since freshman year and hopes to spread positivity in and out of the game. Full Name: Michael O'Leary Grade: 12 Birthday: May 25, 2000 Height: 5’6” Hair...

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SAT: Study All Things

SAT: Study All Things

February 27, 2018

Things to do during spring break

Things to do during spring break

February 26, 2018

Tips to refresh your mind and soul in spring

Tips to refresh your mind and soul in spring

February 26, 2018

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Student Newspaper of Merrill F. West High School