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CORRECTION: Incorrect date given for Westlake State of Schools report

Due to an editing error, an article in the Jan. 28 issue of West Life incorrectly stated that Superintendent Geoff Palmer’s state of the schools report is this Tuesday. Palmer’s state of the schools talk took place last Tuesday, Jan. 27. An article on Palmer’s remarks will appear in the Feb. 4 issue of West Life. West life regrets the error.

Civil War Encampment tradition continues at new middle school

By Emily McIntyre Westlake Eighth-grade students gathered at Lee Burneson Middle School Wednesday night for the school’s annual Civil War Encampment, put on by the three history teachers and several parent volunteers. Approximately 28 students were selected to re-enact a famous or fictional figure of their choice from the Civil War era. “When (the teachers) […]

RITA’s statement on tax filing problems

Tax filings postmarked or electronically transmitted by Monday, April 21, by midnight will not be assessed penalty or interest for late filing, the tax collection agency said.

Guest column: A day in the life of a sixth-grade teacher

  We drive by them every day. Those big, elusive buildings that bring back so many memories of tests, papers, peer pressure, cliques, insecurities, nice teachers, mean teachers and, of course, our very first crush. But do we really know what goes on behind the scenes of school from a teacher’s point of view? Unless […]