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WHS Today

The student news site of Davenport West High School

WHS Today

Emma Bernick

Emma Bernick, Media Editor

Emma Bernick is a senior and is the Media Editor for WHSToday. She loves being able to share her ideas and thoughts through student journalism. She enjoys writing news and opinion pieces. Emma has a passion for science and public health, and she plans to pursue a career in the medical field. She also loves to travel and hopes to find a way to incorporate it into her future.

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Part of the Falcon spirit at West includes the victory bell. When sports teams and clubs win a victory, they are able to ring the bell during the morning announcements. In the past the bell has been reserved solely for athletic achievements, but this year victories from any school activity can be recognized with a bell ring.

[Photo] West is best

Sophia Iniguez, Reporter
April 5, 2019
Alyssa’s life has been quite a journey. She is very resilient and never gives up, social worker Jenn OHare said.

From success to scholarship

Emma Bernick, Media Editor
February 6, 2019

[Photo] Melissa Rump

November 15, 2018
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
“I like that you get to learn more about different eras of history from the music you’re singing and that the audience and performers can interpret in so many different ways. [Choir] provides a sense of togetherness that I really appreciate,” senior Alexis Syverson said.

A day in the life of a performer

Emma Bernick, Media Editor
October 31, 2018
Students and staff show their school spirit by sporting red and white on Crazy Red and White Friday.

Homecoming week recap

Emma Bernick, Media Editor
September 17, 2018
Senior Vanessa Banks poses with a photo of her beloved pet cat.

Senior Spotlight: Vanessa Banks

Emma Bernick, Media Editor
September 10, 2018
I think youth activism is extremely important because were the future. I think that in order to be a successful generation, we have to start at our age.-junior Lily Hancock

Women of West: Lily Hancock

Emma Bernick, Media Editor
March 23, 2018
On Mar. 14, schools across the nation took part in a walkout aimed to end gun violence.

[Photo] Adults walk over the walkout

Kate Kealey, Editor in Chief
March 18, 2018
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