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    School calendar 2018-2019
    Following suit with many other schools in the West Michigan area, West Ottawa will be starting on Tuesday, August 28, si
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    Ballin’ for Bryce
    When school gets out, and people are ready for vacation, relaxation, and cutting loose, the West Ottawa community will
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    My Austin
    Today. Tuesday, May 15. National MPS Awareness Day. National Mucopolysaccharidoses Awareness Day. MPS can fall into 8 di
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    WOBOT Wins
    The clock struck 5 am, and within an hour West Ottawa’s robotics team, WOBOT, was ready to pack up and head to Detroit
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    I want to live
    The razor’s edge glinted under the bathroom lights. I stood there gazing into the mirror; wrestling with the monst
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    All-American artist
    West Ottawa is home to many talented students. State honored musicians and D1 athletes walk the halls. But there is a gr

Student Life

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    WOBOT Wins
    The clock struck 5 am, and within an hour West Ottawa’s robotics team, WOBOT, was ready to pack up and head to Detroit
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    Best classroom at WO
    When thinking of a high school classroom, what comes to mind? Perhaps it’s rows of desks all lined up facing the board
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    WO match making
    WO students Maggie O’Brien and Maddy Eppard attempt to match the perfect couple at WO.   How we made the matches:
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    Holland youth of the year
    Jr. Aalihya Harmon walks up to the stage as excitement and awe rushes over her.  She approaches the microphone to make
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    Primera Plastics: More than just a job
    “I have a job mainly just to provide myself with money to pay for my vehicle and bills. The only benefit I get is lear
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    You really eat that?
    I didn’t even come up with the idea. That should have been my first clue. The person who came up with the idea couldn

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