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Passing time can be hazardous with the risk of COVID-19. Principal Williams has made it a point of interest to keep the students as safe as possible throughout the day. “With the COVID, I wanted to limit that extra movement. We’re already back, it’s already kind of new, and then you throw in an advisory, that’s a whole brand new group of kids that you have to worry about contact tracing,” Williams said.

A new look to the school day

Luke Loving, Reporter February 24, 2021

Just because something isn’t broken, doesn’t mean it can’t be improved. For the past few years, advisory time has been constantly changing. There were different ways to pick your teachers and there...

English teacher and newspaper adviser Alissa Hansen's Introduction to Newspaper class of 33 works hard on a social media webquest. Classes of this size are not hard to find, sometimes having more students than desks.

Is PBIS enough?

Megan Dunn, Reporter October 15, 2019

In December of 2018 the Davenport Community School District was ordered to cut 13.2 million dollars by the 2019-2020 school year in order to balance the budget. This meant offering retirement incentives,...

Davenport Community School District Superintendent Dr. Robert Kobylski prides himself for his experience in several fields that benefit his administrative role. 
“I worked at a private sector in the security industry,” Kobylsk saidi. “I also have financial background and an understanding of education.”

New superintendent moves towards the future

Tim O'Leary, Media editor September 20, 2019

On Aug. 1 Dr. Robert Kobylski officially became the superintendent of the Davenport Community School District. Kobylski, who has worked with multiple districts as well as with private security, plans to...

Junior Caleb Stevens poses with the new Student Handbook in the newly renovated halls of West’s second floor.

New school year, updated policies

Laurence Walker , print editor September 10, 2019

The 2019-2020 school year will be another year of change. This will be Principal Cory Williams’ second year at West and there is an entirely new superintendent. Last year, the new administration introduced...

The Davenport Community School District takes off six days and counting due to unbearable temperatures, dangerous wind chill, and treacherous road conditions. School grounds take a heavy impact as they are completely covered in snow and ice.

Snow days pile up, cause school year to end in June

Sarah Bernick, Reporter February 4, 2019

The Davenport Community School District has taken six days off this year because of some of the most dangerous wind chills in years. Due to recent life-threatening temperatures and extreme travel conditions,...

The Davenport Community School District is facing a mandatory $13 million cut enforced by the state government.

Catastrophically cautious cuts

Joseph Potts, Reporter January 11, 2019

On Nov. 29, the Davenport School Board agreed to a two-year budget plan to remove 83 positions and cut $13 million for the 2019-2020 school year. The district was hoping to have to make less cuts due to...

“Mrs.William is amazing. She is a people person, she was in here right away during the summer and is devoted. She is very easy to talk to, student orainanted and I am excited about her ability to communicate. She has been in my classroom twice already in the first two days of school and I think that is very important,” history teacher Christine Coyne-Logan said.

Fresh faces of administration: Cory Williams

Kate Kealey, Editor in Chief August 28, 2018
Cory Williams receives a new principal for the 2018-2019 school year
Williams decorated her door with a poster and a Packers flag to show her personality.

West High way

Naomi Walker, Co-Media Editor & Business Manager August 28, 2018

Falcons begin the 2018-2019 school year with an almost all new administration headed by new Principal Cory Williams.   New Falcon faces Imagine sitting at home recovering from surgery and...

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