Monday, January 25, 2021

Alec Palm

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Editor in Chief

Hi, I'm Alec Palm! I began my service as Editor in Chief in June of 2018. Since joining the newspaper I've focused on leading the Spectator into the 21st century by creating this website and our social media presence including Instagram and Facebook. Be sure to follow me for the latest breaking news.

State Music Championships

Here at West Salem High School, music is a big deal. Our wind ensemble, symphony orchestra, chamber orchestra, and Choir of the Titans have consistently upheld their reputations of...

October Movies

With fall in full swing, it’s time to light a candle, put on some comfy clothes, and watch a movie! There are lots of movies that are available this October,...

Birds of Prey Trailer Breakdown

The new DC movie Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn (yes, that is the actual subtitle) just had a new trailer released, and there...

Is Getting Engaged in High School the Right Move?

In these days, adolescents primarily focus on the smaller things in life, such as finishing school and graduating, dating, and possibly finding a job. They see the world in...

“If You’re Out There” Review

If You're Out There, by Katy Loutzenhiser, is a novel that came out in March that follows the story of a girl named Zan as she tries to cope...

Summer Activities In Salem

Many people would argue that Salem is boring. There’s not much to do; no major amusement parks or monuments. However, Salem has a good handful of fun weekend/summer activities...