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Take Me Out to the Ball Game

Take Me Out to the Ball Game

Avery Conger, Reporter September 2, 2021

  Our drums are out on the baseball field! The West High Drumline will be playing at the River Bandit’s baseball game on September 12th at 1pm! The band will be selling tickets in order to raise...

Kahley poses with his quince drum in the band room.

Senior Spotlight: Carson Kahley

Naomi Walker, Co-Media Editor and Business Manager September 17, 2018

Q: What was/is your favorite part of West? A: My favorite part of West is drumline. I’ve been in drumline for four years and I just enjoy it. We are a pretty tight group, so it is fun.   Q:...

Mental health is a subject that isnt normally talked about a lot, drumline instructor Courtney Long said. We are aware that a lot of our students, our staff members, and people in the community struggle with mental health.

Drumming up awareness to beat the stigma

Zak Keel, Reporter September 11, 2018

Students in Davenport West High School’s drumline are raising awareness to beat the stigma of mental health through an outreach partnership with the Vera French Community Mental Health Center. The...

Hayden Heath walks with his teammates in a surprise parade down the halls during Block 4 on Sept. 4.

Slideshow: Drumline leads football players in hall parade

September 4, 2015

        The sharp roll of snare drums interrupted classes at the end of Block 4 on Sept. 4 as the drumline led a jubilant procession of football players through the halls...

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