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West on Lockdown

Andrew Lord, News Editor

On Wednesday morning, Sept. 14, West High School and Wilson Elementary School went into a lockdown. At 8:30 a.m. Davenport police were notified of a person with a gun in the 130...  Read More »

September 14, 2016

Newspaper staff members win in state journalism contest

May 5, 2016

Four Beak ‘n’ Eye newspaper editors have won awards in the 2016 Spring Newspaper Contest sponsored by the Iowa High School Press Association. Caylla...  Read More »

Top blood donors to be honored at graduation

April 22, 2016

Hundreds of students have donated blood throughout the year, but a special 15 are being recognized at this year's graduation for becoming a gallo...  Read More »

Cast performs Guys and Dolls

April 22, 2016

Director Kristin Koski said she was pleased with the performances of the musical Guys and Dolls, which was held April 1-3 in the West High auditoriu...  Read More »

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Boys basketball team hits the court

At its first home game on Dec. 1, the boys basketball team started out strong, leading Dubuque Senior by 32-24 at the half.  However, Senior's full court defense forced...  Read More »

December 4, 2015

Interview with new football coach Justin Peters

October 19, 2015

New football coach Justin Peters comes from Colorado bringing a new direction for success, both on the field and off.

Coach works to change attitudes of players as well as community

September 28, 2015

New football coach Justin Peters, isn’t just changing the football team’s record; his plan is to change West students’ attitude toward success. Sc...  Read More »

Pep assembly kicks off the year

September 14, 2015

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Humans of West – Junior Austin Richards

Michael Davis, News, Media. Leisure Editor

  Humans of West- Junior Austin Richards If you could have a different hair color what would it be? Red and white because I go to West High School. I’m a Falcon. Our colors...  Read More »

September 16, 2016

Review: ‘The Nerd’ actors delight audiences

November 12, 2015

Falcon Theater presented a delightfully energetic rendition of the comedy "The Nerd" on Nov. 7.  Larry Shue's script provides a range of humor, from snappy...  Read More »

New principal doesn’t fit the mold

October 28, 2015

Jenni Weipert isn’t what one might imagine the average principal to be. West High's new head principal has brought new ideas to improve the learning e...  Read More »

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