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2018 homecoming court Q&A

Naomi Walker, Co-Media Editor and Buisiness Manager September 3, 2018

Naomi Walker Jenna Dougherty How do you feel about making homecoming court? ¨It is really exciting because I’ve wanted to be on homecoming court ever since I was a freshman.¨ What first went...

Superintendent Dr. Art Tate introduces the Vision 2020 plan at the public forum at West High School on June 12.

Public forum held to address school closures

Emma Bernick, Media Editor June 14, 2018

On Tuesday, June 12, a public forum was hosted by Superintendent Dr. Art Tate at Davenport West High School. Dr. Tate explained the school district’s current budget plan and provided statistics about...

Wests Anatomy and Physiology class poses on the campus of St. Ambrose before making discoveries at the cadaver lab.

Anatomy and Physiology students visit cadaver lab

Emma Bernick, Media Editor May 11, 2018

On Thursday, May 10, the INSPIRE Anatomy and Physiology class took a field trip to St. Ambrose University to visit one of the school’s three cadaver labs. Dr. Neil Aschliman, who has been a biology professor...

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...

West is the only school that was able to go to St. Ambrose for National Biomechanics Day.
I think this is a great opportunity for students to talk to young professionals, professors, and to explore new possibilities. It is great in so many ways, Anatomy and Physiology teacher John Arnold said.

Falcons become bees for the day

Kate Kealey, Editor in Chief April 12, 2018

I think youth activism is extremely important because were the future. I think that in order to be a successful generation, we have to start at our age.-junior Lily Hancock

Women of West: Lily Hancock

Emma Bernick, Media Editor March 23, 2018

"My happy place is my house because I can always count on someone being there; my family, my pets, my friends. My biggest influences are my parents because they support me in everything I do. They give...

Students hold up signs in an effort to change the world and end gun violence.

West walks out for change

Samantha Makl, Reporter March 14, 2018

Thousands of schools across the country are walking out to honor those who died in the recent school shooting in Parkland, Florida and to call for stricter gun laws. Today students at West High School...

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