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February 14, 2020

Hamlet confronting Leah before they fight. To try and settle whats between them before they fence, Hamlet apologizes to Leah, who appreciates it but doesnt accept

West theater brings drama to the school in their play Hamlet

Katie Giebelstein, Reporter December 11, 2019

  West took the stage with Hamlet from Friday December 6th to Sunday December 8th. They used this show to present several forms of comedy, such as dark humor and a more mocking-style of modern...

Falcon Friends take off

November 5, 2019

Prior to Wednesday October 30, Mrs. Rommel’s class learned about Newton’s law of motion and the basic structure of CO2 dragsters through instruction given by St. Ambrose professors, Dr. Opar and Dr....

Many of the students attending the dance got up to dance to the cupid shuffle

Homecoming 2019 dance recap

Olaoluwa Johnson , reporter September 30, 2019

West celebrated its Homecoming dance last Saturday. This year's theme was "Old Time Rock and Roll." Student Senate helped to organize the event as well as the other events taking place in the week...

2019 Homecoming court Q&A

Olaoluwa Johnson, reporter September 24, 2019

Notice: King candidates note featured. Isabella Castel How do you feel about making homecoming court? "Surprised and shocked, but excited!" What first went through your head when you found...

Student Senate takes part in Charity Week by wearing jerseys of their favorite sports teams on Wednesday, May 15. They dressed up every day of the week in an effort to raise awareness for the cause.

Surfing through West’s Charity Week

Cameron Wilson, reporter May 22, 2019

  Once a year West has a Charity Week run by Student Senate to provide for those in need. The $3, 415 dollars raised from this year’s event goes to West’s own Falcon’s Nest. The Falcon’s...

Dating advice from the teachers of West

Emma Bernick, Media Editor February 14, 2019

West staff gives their best dating and love advice to high school students in preparation of Valentine's Day.

Senior and flyer Miranda Schwein in the midst of her stunt, preparing to be caught by juniors Hailey Hansen and Ivori Bly and senior Addison Flynn. This stunt was performed at one of the many late night practices required to perfect their routine for state.

Second in the state

Emma Bernick, Media Editor November 5, 2018

On Saturday, Nov. 3, West’s cheerleading team headed to the Iowa State Fairgrounds to compete in the Iowa High School State Cheerleading Championships. The team placed second for their coed cheer dance...

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