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Falcons give back with annual Thanksgiving feast

Falcons give back with annual Thanksgiving feast

Olaoluwa Johnson, reporter

November 27, 2019

On Monday, Nov. 25, Falcons contributed to the third annual Thanksgiving feast in the West High cafeteria started by social worker Jenn O'Hare. There were approximately 80 people that attended and 24 families were given food.

Formulating fall festivities

Formulating fall festivities

Joseph Potts, Reporter

November 19, 2018

As the fall season arrives, West students and teachers prepare for a Thanksgiving dinner that will be held at the cafeteria on Monday, Nov. 19 at 4:30 p.m. The idea came originally as a way to help students and families that may not have the means to celebrate Thanksgiving or Christmas. The idea of...

West’s Nest ready for new school year

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 room and basic need supply center. “I would say we try to help with basic needs. So food, to help...

Falcon Nest continues to grow

Falcon Nest continues to grow

Kate Kealey, Editor-in-chief

June 1, 2018

On Tuesday morning, May 29 the Falcon Nest laid a new sidewalk leading to the entrance of the pantry. The food pantry started at the beginning of the 2017/2018 school year and has expanded to providing clothes, prom dresses, and a place where students can do laundry. Junior Presley Roseman believes...

Falcon’s Nest helps students in need

Falcon’s Nest helps students in need

Naomi Walker, Reporter

March 30, 2018

The Falcon’s Nest is a food pantry located at West High. Falcon's Nest has been up and running since the 2016-17 school year by social worker Jenn O’Hare. So far, O’Hare runs Falcon’s Nest herself,but she has many plans on making the food pantry more student-run. Engineering students helpe...

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