WHS Today

Yoder ‘kills it’ in the classroom

Science teacher Brandon Yoder’s goals for his classes vary throughout the year, but he is always just as involved in the class as his students are.
“I believe that every student is capable of doing well in my classes,” Yoder said. “It is my job to guide them where they need to go, to a certain extent they need to do things on their own, but I want them to pave that path to help get them there.”
April 12, 2019

Entering room 119 one will encounter the aroma of fresh air coming from the courtyard windows, and popcorn. Depending on the day, you will find a deceased Anna Garcia mannequin laying on the floor, or...

Volunteer extraordinaire

“I just go with whatever life throws at me. If something goes wrong just keep going because there is nothing you can do to change it now. If you do bad things and don't move forward then you won’t grow,” said E. Brooks.
Humans of West: Emily Brooks
November 9, 2018

Taking time out of her day to volunteer and further her own personal growth, junior Emily Brooks is known for her kindness and many involvements at West. Brooks participates in Student Senate, is Junior...

Ex-gymnast takes over the world of diving

After not qualifying for state last year, Negron qualifies this year after pushing hard at every practice.
November 1, 2018

  Sophomore Tiana Negron has gone 11-0 at all diving competitions she has participated in so far this season. Negron started her diving career in eighth grade when she moved schools. Originally...

Students compete in cyberpatriot competition

Seniors Jack Reis, Chase Thompson, Dusty Beehler, and Adam Gibson are working on Packet Tracer.
October 31, 2018

Cyberpatriot is a competition sponsored by the Armed Forces (mainly the Air Force) for kids who want to enjoy the field of cyber security and computer science. On Nov. 2, Dec.7, Jan.11, and Feb.8 the team...

Challenging hunger

Themes throughout the week will be 'Merica Monday, country vs. country club Tuesday,  out of this world Wednesday, and mathletes and athletes Thursday.
West continues to fight hunger in the 2018 student hunger drive
October 16, 2018

West’s Student Senate finishes up the third week of the Student Hunger Drive. Each week until the drive is over, Student Senate will host a different challenge and goal to meet all to raise money and...

Beak ‘n’ Eye poll

September 25, 2018

Please help the Beak 'n' Eye prepare for our first print issue of the year by answering a few questions for us. Thank you for your time. Loading...

Friday night fights

The West varsity football game against Clinton was cut short when head football coach, Justin Peters, called the game in the fourth quarter.
West unites after quarterback falls injured
September 6, 2018

Football is a heavy contact sport, but sometimes that contact can go too far. On Friday, Aug. 31, the Falcon football team got a first hand glimpse at what “too far” means when they versed the Clinton...

Sophomore and varsity boys basketball take a W at Muscatine

Coach Rob giving the boys a pep talk during a timeout.
February 10, 2018

Final scores Sophomore: 60-59 West Varsity: 58-48 West

Newspaper staff members win in state journalism contest

awards
May 5, 2016

Four Beak ‘n’ Eye newspaper editors have won awards in the 2016 Spring Newspaper Contest sponsored by the Iowa High School Press Association. Caylla Townsley, senior, won second place in the personality...

Paper Day is Nov. 20, 2015

November 20, 2015

Groups take the Falcon Ice Bucket Challenge

September 4, 2014

Three groups took the Falcon Ice Bucket Challenge after school Sept. 4 to raise money for ALS. Representatives from the yearbook, newspaper, and football team got soaked, but the 100-degree heat index...

Load more stories
The student news site of Davenport West High School
Beak ‘n’ Eye