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    Women’s Marches: A push for change
    The time: 2016. The place: a Hilton hotel in Midtown New York. The event: the election of Republican candidate Donald J.
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    Kind of famous
    WO alumna Avery Warsaw has always admired how kind actor Timothee Chalamet is to his fans, and her recent experience onl
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    Ignoring expectations
    The December Holiday Tea with the Select Women’s Ensemble featured the West Ottawa Varsity and Junior Varsity Danc
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    Who was Martin E. Ball?
    All around West Ottawa, the name Martin E. Ball is found representing some of the best aspects of our school. From the b
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    “It’s all about attitude”
    Cory VanRhee is a West Ottawa High School graduate and assistant girls Varsity basketball coach. Ask VanRhee how he is d
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    Top 10 athletes in West Ottawa history
    The 1962 West Ottawa Boys Baseball team won the school’s first-ever conference championship. That was only the beginni

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We are The West Ottawan

The West Ottawan is a publication run by journalism students at West Ottawa High School in Holland, Michigan.

Twitter: @TheWestOttawan

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WO Alumni

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    Kind of famous
    WO alumna Avery Warsaw has always admired how kind actor Timothee Chalamet is to his fans, and her recent experience onl
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    “It’s all about attitude”
    Cory VanRhee is a West Ottawa High School graduate and assistant girls Varsity basketball coach. Ask VanRhee how he is d
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    “He is definitely living his dream job.”
    In the spring of 2010, then Sr. Gavin Bade wrote the longest articles ever published in The West Ottawan.    “He wou
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    From the art room to the stage
    WO alumnus Blake Rhein plugs the cable into his trusty guitar. The bright California sun shines over the crowd waiting f
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    Erica Francis: From WOBN to FOX 17
    In 2011 Erica Francis sits cross-legged in front of the camera in the WOBN studio reporting about Vocalaires auditions a
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    Dancing at Disney
    On day one of the biggest dance competition of their lives, Nick Ybarra and his crew of all girls were standing behind t

 

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