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Did you know? Memorable mosaic mural

Did you know? Memorable mosaic mural

Joseph Potts, Reporter

October 26, 2018


Filed under Did You Know, Features, Showcase

Did you know that the art piece on the wall by the lunchroom is actually a mural dedicated to a deceased teacher that formerly worked here at West? The art piece (known as a mural, a painting that is made directly on a wall) was made by Stacey Houk, a teacher from Jackson Elementary. Houk graduated...

Did you know: tunnels under West

Did you know: tunnels under West

Hannah Andrews, Reporter

April 9, 2018


Filed under Did You Know, Features

Did you know there are tunnels running beneath West? These tunnels were created as a fallout shelter during the times of the Cold War in case of a nuclear threat. They would provide protection for the whole west side of Davenport.

Did you know: Shaheen memorial statue

Did you know: Shaheen memorial statue

Michael Davis, Features Editor

February 22, 2018


Filed under Did You Know, Features

Did you know… In the corner of the library on a wooden podium sits a falcon statue, encased in a glass box and practically camouflaged with the background. On the plaque below it, a headline reads “Davenport West High School Shaheen Memorial Statue.” Below the plaque there is a poem titled ...

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