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Junior Emmaly Maylum runs the ball and the team cheers her on for the touchdown.

Freaky Friday

Lucy Bernick, Reporter November 1, 2023

On October 27th, 2023 the Davenport West senior girls played the junior girls in a game of flag football. This event called “Powderpuff” was created to raise money for student senate’s hunger drive....

Sign for the Baldry Band hung in the history hall with the new name change. “The gong is pretty fun this year and the bagpipes, youve got two different ones [instruments] this year thats new” Baldry said.

Baldry Big Brass (And Bagpipes) Band

Raegan Ware, Reporter October 23, 2023

Every year, West High School takes part in the Student Hunger Drive, prompting students to bring in cans and lead fundraising activities. The Student Hunger Drive was started by River Bend Food Bank. As...

Student Senate help box up food and load the trucks on delivery day on Thursday, Nov. 14. West collected over 21, 000 pounds of food. “I think that the most successful part of the Hunger Drive was bringing the school together,” Student Senator and senior Madison Fuller said

2019 Hunger Drive comes to a close

David Sanchez, Reporter November 18, 2019

Seventeen high schools in eastern Iowa and western Illinois vy for most cans collected before the Thursday, Nov. 14, delivery date marks the end for this year’s Student Hunger Drive. The Student Hunger...

Food that the Leo Club collected sits in the West garage before waiting to be shipped of to the food bank

Leo Club helps hunger drive

Kelly Snawerdt, Print Editor October 19, 2018

West's Leo Club had a Student Hunger Drive canned goods pick-up on Oct. 17. Students in the club donated their time to help go around eight streets (Fairmount through Clark) by West and pick up the food...

West performs a skit of Wests Got Talent filled with songs  and dance battles encouraging people to donate cans to help their community.

Student Senate competes for pounds instead of gold

Kate Kealey, Editor in Chief September 25, 2018

On Monday Sept. 24 Davenport West student senate competed in the River Bends student hunger drive kick off. Each school had the chance to create a one minute skit about the hunger drive. The winning...

The main function of the Falcon Nest is to act as a food pantry for West students.

West’s Nest ready for new school year

Hanna Seago, Managing Editor September 8, 2018

West’s own food pantry has begun operation for the school year. The Falcon Nest is run by Jenn O’Hare and provides students and their families with a full service food pantry, clothing closet, laundry...

Guys to compete for Freddie Falcon title

Katie Griffith November 3, 2015

The Freddie Falcon pageant Nov. 5. will have eight guys competing for the title by doing special performances, hilarious dance moves, and answering different round of questions. “I’m super...

Neon dance features neon lights and fog machine

Katie Griffith , News Editor October 21, 2015

Come dance the night away at Senate's first ever neon dance featuring neon strobe lights, an awesome fog machine, and the hottest songs from DJ Kellen! He DJ'd at Central's homecoming this year and promises...

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