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Clean water courtesy of West

Clean water courtesy of West

Tori Dierikx, Reporter

November 5, 2018


Filed under Award Winners, Features, Showcase

8,133 miles away, there is a village in Kenya that lacks what many of us take for granted ‒ clean water. This daunting and very real issue was brought to the Davenport West Invent team by Joshua Ngao, a resident of Muamba who believed the seemingly impossible task could be tackled by Davenport West st...

Pushing boundaries and making a change

Pushing boundaries and making a change

Zak Keel, Reporter

October 26, 2018


Filed under Features, Senior Spotlight, Showcase

Alexa Christiansen is a student that may just break the record for most hours existing within the walls of West. An average week for Christiansen consists of walking to school at 6:35 a.m. for early-bird some days and staying after school until 8:30 p.m. for Robotics on others. Even when not on a sche...

Not without us if it’s about us

Not without us if it’s about us

Zak Keel, Reporter

October 23, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Students and teachers from West trained in unison as they received their youth mental health first aid certifications on Thursday, Oct. 18 at the Davenport Community School’s Achievement Service Center. The participants attended an eight-hour training session led by Project Aware Mental Health Gran...

Fifty-eight students inducted into National Honors Society

Fifty-eight students inducted into National Honors Society

Naomi Walker, Co-Media Editor and Business Manager

September 21, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

On Sept. 20 at 7:30 p.m., 58 new juniors and seniors were inducted into National Honors Society (NHS) for the 2018-19 school year. These students were joined with the 63 NHS inductees from the 2017-2018 school year. “The initial criteria is that students have to have a 3.5 or higher GPA at the en...

2018 homecoming court Q&A

Naomi Walker, Co-Media Editor and Buisiness Manager

September 3, 2018


Filed under Features, Profiles

Naomi Walker Jenna Dougherty How do you feel about making homecoming court? ¨It is really exciting because I’ve wanted to be on homecoming court ever since I was a freshman.¨ What first went through your head when you found out you made court? ¨I was like ‘I have to tell my mom!’ because my mom really wanted me to be...

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