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Audrianna Tete expressing her sadness about West not having a girls soccer team.

Kicked to the Curb

Lanora Sprague, Reporter January 30, 2023

Out of a student population of 1,445 West is unable to find 11 girls who want to play soccer. For the second year in a row the girls soccer team has been cut due to lack of numbers. This is frustrating...

Dave Barnham is a sub security guard at Davenport West High School. He has been a great addition to the security staff of West.

Subbing for Security

Lucy Bernick, Reporter January 27, 2023

Keeping a school of over 1,000 kids in check and where they need to be is a big task, especially if that school is new to you.  Guest security guard Dave Barnham is up for the challenge. He is a security...

 Caleb McDaniel ‘23 and Zane Augustine ‘24 sit at monitors in the esports room by the library. Esports are a big deal in other countries, such as South Korea. According to Dearborn, entire stadiums have been sold out just to watch people play games.

A Challenger Approaches

Morgan Ware and Jimmy Hepler January 24, 2023

Everyone loves sports! Football, basketball, volleyball, and…video games? This spring, a brand new Esports Team is coming to West, and students are pumped to join. Over fifty Falcons showed up to the...

“My dunk was my favorite part of the game,” said Thomas.

A Memorable Game

Makenna Burt, Reporter January 21, 2023

The Davenport West boys basketball team traveled to play Clinton on Thursday, January 20th. Coming off of losing two close games, they were determined to win. They came out with energy and ready to play. “The...

Head secretary Lisa Rostenbach smiling at her desk. She was soaking in the last moments in the office.

New Beginnings

Isabella Martens, Editor In-Cheif January 20, 2023

Answering phone calls, responding to emails, and writing students passes are only a few things Lisa Rostenbach does throughout her day. Rostenbach is the head secretary for West and has a jam packed schedule....

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