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Iowa Supreme Court Justice Brent Appel visits West

Iowa Supreme Court Justice Brent Appel visits West

Georgia Witt, Reporter

On Thursday Oct. 12, West was visited by Iowa Supreme Court Justice Brent Appel. During his visit at West, students were given the opportunity to learn more about the Supreme...

October 17, 2017

Thinking about the future

Thinking about the future

October 16, 2017

There are a couple paths people can take after high school: military service, college/trade school, and the workforce. For 2017, How To...

West band prepares to finish marching season

West band prepares to finish marching season

October 12, 2017

The West High Falcon Marching Band is finishing up their marching season within the next week. After practicing and performing for audiences si...

Davenport School District investigates shooting threat

Davenport School District investigates shooting threat

October 4, 2017

Social media shooting threats appeared in Davenport, following similar problems in the Johnston Iowa School District. The threats caused school closu...

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“Friday night lights” dim for seniors

“Friday night lights” dim for seniors

TJ Rhodes, Reporter

The Falcons played the Western Dubuque Epworth football team in the final home game of 2017 Thursday, Oct. 12. It was senior night honoring the current 15 seniors on the team....

October 15, 2017

Girls’ swim team holds Senior Night

Girls’ swim team holds Senior Night

October 4, 2017

On Tuesday, Oct. 3, West had their final home swim meet of the year. Seniors Courtney Schaeffer, Kassie Remley, McKenna Rommel, Madison Cousins and Mac...

Falcon volleyball team faces the Clinton River Kings

Falcon volleyball team faces the Clinton River Kings

October 4, 2017

On Tuesday, Oct. 3, the Falcons faced the Clinton River Kings at West. The freshmen team lost three matches with the scores being 25-8, 25-9, and 15-3. Af...

West hosts 2017 Homecoming Game

West hosts 2017 Homecoming Game

October 3, 2017

Davenport West sophomore and varsity football played the Pleasant Valley Spartans on Sept. 29. Sophomores lost 20-6 while varsity lost 62-7. Matt Mcbeth fr...

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Most terrifying experience

Georgia Witt, Reporter

It is a dark and stormy night and you are sitting up in your room with your favorite book in your hands. Your parents are not home and will not be, until later that night....

October 13, 2017

Catching the fall feels

Catching the fall feels

October 6, 2017

The leaves are falling gently to the ground, the breeze is soothing, and  people are walking with their pumpkin spice lattes. In other words, Autumn ...

Spirit Week 2017

Spirit Week 2017

October 2, 2017

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