The Zephyr

Jasjot Kaur
Jasjot Kaur (JJ), born in Tracy, California, is a senior at West High. This is her third year of Journalism and she is Features and Copy editor.  When explaining why she joined Journalism, Kaur said, “To explore more of my writing side… I would like to have people read more of my stories and see my side to certain situations.”

Kaur is an excellent student who favors her science classes, finding topics like space and environmental science especially intriguing. She has multiple challenging classes where she hopes to push her limits and dispose the unhealthy habit of procrastination while still enjoying her senior year. Kaur is trying to be present in school life by going to sports games and participating in clubs such as API, Project Smile, and CSF. Kaur is President of Project Smile and loves the club's goal of spreading positivity. She wishes to continue her life's path in the medical field as a general practitioner with a minor in environmental science. Outside of school, Kaur is a Youth Advisory Commissioner and works alongside students from all the high school's of Tracy. This involvement in city government allows her to interact with all types of people and help create opportunities for teens with the help of City Hall.

She loves Marvel movies and her favorite super hero is Iron Man. Sone of Kaur’s favorite movies are Interstellar, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Fast Five, and Meet the Robinsons.  Aside from her student life, Kaur is quite the frequent flyer, she loves to travel and experience new cultures. She has been to Australia, England, Italy, France, India, Canada, Mexico, and Hawaii but longs to explore much more of the globe. Seeing the Northern Lights and visiting NASA HQ are two things at the top of her bucket list.

Jasjot Kaur, Copy & Features Editor

May 07, 2019
SEA seeks out the stars (Story)
Apr 16, 2019
Advice for future seniors (Story)
Apr 16, 2019
Jasjot’s Senior Reflection (Story)
Mar 14, 2019
Wolfpack Robotics tinkers their way to state championships (Story)
Feb 05, 2019
AVID: a pathway to success (Story)
Nov 28, 2018
Recipes for your holiday sweet tooth (Story)
Nov 16, 2018
West adds new Algebra class and divides curriculum (Story)
Oct 26, 2018
Fall sports recap: an insight on girls golf (Story)
Sep 06, 2018
Yearbook wins award for picture perfect theme concept (Story)
Sep 04, 2018
New season, new team (Story)
Sep 04, 2018
Meet the new members of the ‘Pack (Story)
Apr 30, 2018
West High’s 2018 Valedictorian and Salutatorian (Story)
Mar 22, 2018
Educating ourselves: recap of The Zephyr’s Student Safety Forum (Story)
Feb 26, 2018
SEA shoots for the stars (Story)
Jan 15, 2018
Food Review: Sandwich Cousins (Story)
Nov 03, 2017
Life outside the gates of West (Story)
Sep 20, 2017
Season goals (Story)
Sep 14, 2017
West takes on the world (Story)
Sep 12, 2017
Movie review: Dunkirk (Story)
Apr 25, 2017
Graduation: how do the younger siblings feel? (Story)
Apr 25, 2017
West High Wolfhackers (Story)
Mar 06, 2017
Male athlete of the issue (Story)
Jan 26, 2017
To love, or not to love: Cupid’s ball is underway (Story)
Jan 26, 2017
Coming soon to a theater near you! (Story)
Nov 30, 2016
Mr. Rio (Story)
Oct 18, 2016
Banned Books Week (Story)
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Jasjot Kaur