WHS Today

Senior Spotlight: Katie Melville

Senior Spotlight: Katie Melville

Billie Jo Sherman, Reporter

April 12, 2018

Q: What was your favorite high school memory? A: “I loved going to football games and being with friends. White out and pink out games were my all time favorite.”   Q: What was your favorite class? A: “My favorite class was AP Studio Art. It was a stress relief for sure.” &...

Tate requests 1.5 million reserve fund dip for school security

Superintendent Dr. Art Tate talks to West's News Lab class during a press conference in the fall of 2017.

Billie Jo Sherman, Reporter

April 11, 2018

The infamous Feb. 14 Florida Parkland school shooting has motivated Superintendent Dr. Art Tate to strongly review school security for Davenport Schools. On Mar. 29, Tate sent a letter to Gov. Kim Reynolds and Iowa legislative leaders requesting school districts an opportunity to use reserve funds to strengt...

Humans of West: Jen Kizer

This is teacher librarian Jen Kizer's first year at West.

Billie Jo Sherman, Reporter

April 5, 2018

"Reading opens the door to new worlds. Books give readers endless opportunities to use your imagination and make it yours." -Teacher librarian Jen Kizer

Women of West: Bree McMahon

Women of West: Bree McMahon

Billie Jo Sherman, Reporter

March 31, 2018

"Getting involved in high school is important because it allows you to create great friendships, as well as good experiences that you can potentially use when you graduate high school!" - senior Bree McMahon...

Senior Spotlight: Whitney Martinez

Senior Whitney Martinez

Billie Jo Sherman, Reporter

March 27, 2018

In her freetime, you can catch Whitney Martinez trying new coffee places, volunteering in the community, creating art, and checking out local bands. Martinez is a well-involved and active member of the West High community. Throughout her four years at West, she has achieved many accomplishments. Martine...

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