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03/27/21: With 'The Madisonian Podcast,' 14-year-old Ben Brown offers a new lens on the city (The Capital Times)

02/12/21: Madison teens team up for 'Her Drive' to collect hygiene products (Channel 3000)

01/17/21: Meet Madison native who spotted pipe bomb (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)

08/10/20: West High sign hopes to honor past, inspire future (Madison Magazine)

05/27/20: Going the distance: Madison teachers miss their students as they adjust to virtual learning (The Cap Times)

12/02/19: West High School food drive delivers Thanksgiving dinner to 31 families (Wisconsin State Journal)

7/29/19: High school students learn by traveling abroad (Wisconsin State Journal)

6/4/19: Local rocketry team to represent U.S. in Paris competition (

5/31/19: Madison West High School students to compete in international rocketry competition (Wisconsin State Journal)

4/25/19: Phil Lyons retires from teaching ceramics after 30 years (Isthmus)

2/21/19: Madison students and local leaders are embracing the green movement (Cap Times)

12/30/18: Know Your Madisonian: Mountain bike coach, Mike McGarry (West Teachers) is all about inclusion (Wisconsin State Journal)

12/17/18: Madison West student selected to play at Carnegie Hall (Fitchburg Star)

12/13/18: High School Mountain Biking Is Blowing Up, featuring Madison West Mountain Bike Team 

11/20/18: Madison West High School Green Club (Mayor's Office Blog)

10/31/18: Madison high schoolers prepare to vote in their first election (Cap Times)

9/12/18: Madison West leads state with 26 National Merit Scholarship semifinalists (

6/1/18: Former Madison West grad performs with Second City (

5/30/18: Mann Scholars Program Continues to be “Game-Changer” for MMSD Students (

5/15/18: Boys & Girls Club of Dane County celebrates students committing to college (

5/8/18: West High senior Charles Hua named presidential scholar (Capital Times)

4/16/18: West High students build rockets, compete nationally (

3/22/18:  West High’s “Dragon Maker” (Isthmus)

3/9/18:  West High School displays student's 'Dragon Boy' art showcase (

3/7/18:  Local partnership with West High School's Woodshop Class (

1/29/18:  West High School hosts "SOUPer Bowl" to raise money for Habitat for Humanity (

1/16/18:  West Seniors help plan the First Annual Black Excellence Youth Conference (The Cap Times)

9/14/17:  Seven named distinguished alumni at UW-L (including West High School ACP and Pathways Coordinator, Lisa Koenecke) (La Crosse Tribune)

9/13/17: Area high school seniors named semifinalists for National Merit Scholarships (Wisconsin State Journal)

4/20/17: Chicago educator Karen Boran named new West High School principal (Wisconsin State Journal)

4/19/17: West High School senior wins National Merit Scholarship (

4/19/17: “He’s a star”: Madison West Grad Heads to Hollywood (

2/6/17: New drum line at West High aims to start off with a bang (Wisconsin State Journal)

2/4/17: Thousands attend 'Souper Bowl' (Channel 3000)

1/26/17: West High principal announces retirement (Wisconsin State Journal)

12/7/16: Madison West cross country coach gets unexpected company on weekly Sunday run (Wisconsin State Journal)

6/13/16: Catching Up: Madison West High School to continue gender-neutral royalty courts (Wisconsin State Journal)

5/10/16: Four students from Madison's West High School have won a national writing contest (NBC15)

5/6/16: West High School Senior, Gabriel Saiz, recognized as Presidential Scholar (Wisconsin State Journal)

4/28/16:  An interview from Capital Times with Fred Schrank, West High School Orchestra Teacher (Capital Times)

4/14/16:  AVID/TOPS Program increases academic success, emotional support for Madison students featuring West Senior Cerxio Guerrero and West Freshman Shamya Gilmore (Channel 3000)

3/9/16:  UW report: More promising results for AVID/TOPS college prep program (Capital Times)

2/2/16:  West hosts 20th Annual SOUPer Bowl to benefit Habitat For Humanity (WKOW Channel 27)

               Photos from the SOUPer Bowl (Channel 3000)

1/27/16:  West AVID Senior, Cerxio Guerrero, Awarded Boys & Girls Clubs of Dane County Youth Of The Year

1/21/16:  Through MultiCo, students learn about acceptance, respect and tolerance (Capital Times)

1/19/16:  Boys & Girls Club of Dane County receives seven-figure grant to boost AVID/TOPS program (Capital Times)

10/27/15:  Madison West teacher, Helen Yan, awarded fellowship (

10/15/15:  Blazing a trail, Madison West High School makes homecoming court gender neutral (Wisconsin State Journal) & Local high school makes homecoming court gender-neutral (NBC15 Video)

8/20/15:  Boys & Girls Clubs awards $100,000 scholarship to West High School AVID Senior - Capital Times Story & WKOW Channel 27 Video

7/14/15:  Sandy Botham returns to Madison West as Athletic Director (Wisconsin State Journal)

6/15/15:  Sandy Botham as Athletic Director at Madison West (Wisconsin State Journal)

3/22/15:  Play it Forward: Basketball game brings community, police together (Channel 3000 - WISC TV3)

3/21/15:  Play It Forward Basketball: Madison Police vs High School (NBC15)

2/2/15:  West hosts Madison Boychoir Festival (Wisconsin State Journal)

1/31/15:  Madison SOUPer Bowl fundraiser draws crowds (NBC15)

1/28/15:  Grandma of former West High School a decade ago has knitted caps for the boys swim team. (Wisconsin State Journal)

1/17/15: Prep cross country: Madison West's Olin Hacker named state Gatorade Cross Country Runner of the Year

See the press release.

1/12/15: Data shows the opportunity gap in Madison may be narrowing, thanks in part to the AVID/TOPS program, which we feature at our own West High School.  NBC 15 Story.  WKOW Channel 27 Story.

12/19/14:  West Spanish Teacher wins foreign language award (Fitchburg Star)

11/20/14: NASA Selects Student Teams for High-Powered Rocket Challenge

11/18/14: Wisconsin State Journal - Prep Profile: Will Olson

11/18/14: Wisconsin State Journal - Prep Profile: Ellie Degen

11/2/14:  Images from the Division 1 competition at the 102nd annual WIAA state cross country meet at The Ridges Golf Course in Wisconsin Rapids (

11/2/14:  WIAA Div. 1 state cross country: Olin Hacker's crowning achievement leads Madison West to state team title (Wisconsin State Journal)

10/21/14: MMSD: West High group seeks to teach empathy (Fitchburg Star)

10/20/14: Madison West Mountain Bike Club at State (WKOW)

10/16/14: New Wisconsin mountain biking league sees early growth (

10/6/14: Top Notch Teacher: Anthony Cao (Channel3000)

6/12/14: Beth Thompson named principal of West High School (Wisconsin State Journal)