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Arnold wasn’t always sure about what he wanted to be growing up. He wanted to be a teacher, but did not originally plan on becoming a science teacher. “Early on I thought I wanted to [be a teacher]. I wanted to be a history teacher actually when I was in my early twenties, but I just was a little misguided,” Arnold said.

More than a teacher

Luke Loving, Reporter February 18, 2021

Until time machines are created, the future is unknown. The steps we take now can help determine the future, but we never know what will happen for certain. When Mr. Arnold grows older however, he wants...

In 2019, the  Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center collected well over 1000 donations from only six schools. This does not include donations from places such as churches or donations given at one the local buildings. 

Saving lives with blood

Tim O'Leary, Media Editor February 24, 2020

On Thursday Feb. 27, the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center held a blood drive at West. During student’s second block, they could come down and donate blood. These blood drives are held once a...

Junior Emma Day gives blood.

One last drop for the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center

Naomi Walker, Reporter April 19, 2018

Update: West donated a total of 93 pints at the Apr. 19 blood drive. On Apr. 19 the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center held the last blood drive of the school year in the YMCA gym from 8:00...

Top blood donors to be honored at graduation

Cha White, Editor April 22, 2016

Hundreds of students have donated blood throughout the year, but a special 15 are being recognized at this year's graduation for becoming a gallon grad. A gallon grad is basically a student who has donated...

Students give blood in the last blood drive of the year on April 7.

Gallon blood donors to get recognized at graduation

Cha White, Editor in Chief April 7, 2016

Hundreds of students have donated blood throughout the year, but a special 15 are being recognized at this year's graduation for becoming a gallon grad. A gallon grad is basically a student who has donated...

Students give blood during the first drive of the year on Sept. 9 in the Davenport Family Y.

Blood drive aims to save 450 lives

Iris Hayslett, Editor November 24, 2015

Tis the season for being thankful and giving, and that’s exactly what Davenport West High is doing. That’s right, the blood drive is back on Dec. 10, 2015 in the West Y. This time around West High...

Senior Logan McBee donates a double unit (two pints) of blood for his second time to become a gallon donor at the West High Student Blood Drive on Sept. 10 in the West Family Y gym.

Students donate to blood drive

Iris Hayslett, Editor September 10, 2015

The first blood drive was a success, with 230 students signing up to donate and save a life. Students came to the West Family Y gym on Sept. 10 to check in during Blocks 1, 2 or 3. The student helpers...

Cheyenne Morgan, senior, signs up for the Blood Drive during second block.

Students sign up for blood drive

Iris Hayslett, Editor September 9, 2015

The first blood drive of the year is Thursday, Sept.10, during first through third block. Sign ups are still going on, with the blood drive committee going around and assisting students to sign up online....

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