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West theater brings drama to the school in their play Hamlet

Hamlet confronting Leah before they fight. To try and settle what's between them before they fence, Hamlet apologizes to Leah, who appreciates it but doesn't accept
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....

Homecoming 2019 dance recap

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

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...

Surfing through West’s Charity Week

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.
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...

Second in the state

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.
Falcons receive second place for coed cheer dance at state competition
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...

First fall pep aud of the 2018-2019 year

“Everyone is a falcon, we need to build that community, and the school spirit, this pep assembly will do that,” social studies teacher Christine Coyne-Logan said.
On Friday Sept. 28 the first pep aud of the school year was held in the gym during fourth block.
October 2, 2018

Freshman volleyball takes a win over Assumption

Middle Kaitlyn Leuenhagen faces off an assumption player.
September 18, 2018

Brimming with high energy and intensity, the freshman volleyball team took a satisfactory win over rival Assumption in one of last night’s sets. “We had a couple plays that got us down, but we got...

Homecoming week recap

Students and staff show their school spirit by sporting red and white on 'Crazy Red and White Friday'.
Falcons' favorite moments from the 2018 homecoming week
September 17, 2018

West celebrated the 2018 homecoming week with various events. The week started with the homecoming presentation aud on Monday, Sept. 10, featuring the homecoming court and their escorts. On Tuesday, Sept....

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