WHS Today

Pepper spray mishap sparks concern about safety

Many students carry pepper spray on their keychains.

Tori Dierikx, Reporter

September 14, 2018

Students in English teacher Katie Choate’s Introduction to Newspaper had a first hand experience with pepper spray on Sept. 6. “It didn’t take long for us all to start coughing,”  junior Nakia Allen said. Choate said the incident happened as a joke, but within a span of thirty seconds, i...

Students prepare for solo and ensemble competition

West’s music department will hold solo and ensemble at West on Apr. 14. This is an example of what a solo might look like.

Danielle Stevens, Managing Editor

March 31, 2018

On Apr. 14, West’s music department is holding solo and ensemble at West. Students from the band, orchestra, and the choir department are able to participate. As of 2018, there were 49 entries, all from soloists and ensembles. “These competitions have been going on for about 70 years,” band director Mark ...

The student news site of Davenport West High School
Gracie Quinn