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Iowa standardized tests go digital

Students log into a practice test for the upcoming ISASP test which will be done entirely online. When tests are administered, they will begin via an application that prevents students from viewing other windows to make sure testing is an accurate gauge of student’s understanding.
April 18, 2019

     Iowa Assessments are given to students in order to rate the state in education by comparing scores nationally. This will be the first year that Iowa Assessments go online.      The new test,...

Battle of the Books

Senior Skylar Hintze (Left) and Junior Anton Kordick (Right) holding participation ribbons after the Battle of the Books competition (2017-18) at the Bettendorf Public Library.
February 12, 2019

Battle of the Books is an Iowa Quad Cities regional competition that involves students reading a wide variety of books. At the competition, there are a series of questions asked about the books’ author,...

Humans of West: Jen Kizer

This is teacher librarian Jen Kizer's first year at West.
April 5, 2018

"Reading opens the door to new worlds. Books give readers endless opportunities to use your imagination and make it yours." -Teacher librarian Jen Kizer

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