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Students show off their fancy dance moves and sparkling gowns during a line dance.

An Enchanted Evening

Marissa Klum, Writer May 18, 2023
Prom was a huge success! Mrs. Marx mentioned, "the planning this year was great, everyone did what they were supposed to, were quite agreeable with the theme, and helped out.” There were around 186 tickets sold and of that there were 184 kids that came in. Mrs. Marx also mentioned that “it was a great night, the kids danced more than I’ve ever seen kids dance, at a dance.”
FFA Seniors view the windy city from the Skydeck at Willis Tower.

FFA Update: Senior Windy City Adventure

Abby Leis, Writer February 13, 2023

The last week of January, eight FFA seniors boarded the Amtrak in La Crosse bound for Chicago. Along the way local FFA chapters joined them on their journey to Illinois. Highlights of the train ride were...

Decorative image with pine boughs and red and silver decorations.

Holiday Week…

Monica Muraski, Advisor December 5, 2022
WASD made the change from the traditional shortened "Holiday Week" to a new theme this year: "The 12 Days Before Holiday Break." Students of all ages and staff alike look forward to dress up days, class competitions, and fun activities.
Homecoming King Jack Weninger (12) & Queen Kenzie Stellner (12) watch the fire.

Homecoming Review

Jade Levendoski, Editor in Chief December 1, 2022

This year’s Homecoming Week was very enjoyable for the students and the community. The theme for this year was Decades. Freshman had the 50s, Sophomores had the 60s, Juniors had the 70s, Seniors had...

Two cowgirls hold belt buckles

Barrel Racing Win

Jordan Derrick, Front Page News Editor December 1, 2022
September 17 and 18, 2022, Gabrielle Olson (12) and Rachel Simonson (12) competed in Manawa, Wisconsin as a part of Wisconsin High School Rodeo Association.
Student section shows school spirit

State of the High School

Abby Leis , Senior Class President November 17, 2022
The 22-23 school year is the best one yet! Our student officers are working hard to make this year excellent.
Man in suit smiles during confetti blast for the ribbon-cutting

Ribbon-cutting News

Monica Muraski, Advisor November 1, 2022
Westby Area High School's construction continues into the fall this year, with a ribbon cutting ceremony on the steps of the new high school entrance on the Friday of homecoming week, October 1st, 2022.
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