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“It is important to become educated on the game. I played until I was a junior and so I just relied on my smarts and athletic ability. Somebody with more technique and who was more educated on how to hit the ball correctly ended up taking my varsity spot when I was senior,” science teacher and tennis coach Ian McCloud said.  “I don’t ever want to see that happen again, and I know I have gotten a lot better when I know how to play the game correctly, so get educated.”

Sarah Bernick and Sophia Iniguez

April 8, 2019

Figuring out exactly what you want to join in high school can be nerve-racking, but also an exciting journey. It opens up opportunities, while challenging people to do activities they would never think of doing. West’s girls tennis team and coach give some tips on this active spring sport. For m...

A student today, teacher tomorrow

Dani Reitz, Voice Editor

October 24, 2018

For senior Noah Hensley, the journey of self-discovery has not been an easy path. Despite facing many obstacles throughout his 17 years of life, Hensley continues to remain open-minded, as well as a person of sound character. Growing up in Davenport, Hensley attended Williams Intermediate. Derived from ...

Students plan to take on Italy

McCloud poses above a city in Verona, Italy.

Aiden Rushing, Reporter

October 17, 2018

Science teacher Ian McCloud is planning a trip for students to travel to Italy. The date is tentatively set for July 2020. The trip will be orchestrated through the company EF (Education First) A meeting was held Thursday Oct. 11 discussing the specifics of the trip. McCloud’s main reason for t...

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