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Taking a toll

Tiara Soppe, Reporter April 23, 2021

Have you personally experienced mental exhaustion or know someone who does? Has this past year affected your mental health? Has the isolation and zoom meetings drained you mentally? Do you have trouble...

The flooding in Davenport has reached River Drive with water deep enough to surround buildings. Geese and ducks are able to venture from the river to the downtown area.

Mississippi flooding crashes over West

Laurence Walker, Reporter May 9, 2019

On Tuesday, April 30, the levee that has been up for over a month holding the record high flooding from the Mississippi river broke, and crashed over downtown Davenport. According to KWQC, the river levels...

This photo by senior Skylar Hintze that depicts the aspects to lead a happy and healthy life such as being a role model, communicating, having faith, friends, family, humbleness, forgiveness, passion, balance, confidence, and compassion. “Everyone has different keys to life for themselves. One person may feel families are the most important aspect, while someone else may feel communication is important to them,” Hintze said.

The keys to living a happy and healthy life

Tyler Newman, Reporter April 7, 2019

Life is the most wonderful joy in the world. Even with all the negativity in the world, people should try to lead a enjoyable life. Having faith, forgiveness, and compassion are some ways people can make...

190 families were in attendance at West’s first mobile food pantry put on by the River Bend Foodbank. With help from the boys track team, over 250 people were able to receive fresh food at no cost.

West hosts first mobile food pantry

Emma Bernick, Media Editor March 30, 2019

Pushing a shopping cart down a long aisle lined with fresh produce and a variety of food products may be a common activity, and even sometimes a hassle, for most people. However, a percentage of community...

Student Senate, cheerleaders, dancers, and the band went to feeder schools and promoted the student hunger drive and supplied them boxes.

West drives home the Student Hunger Drive

Naomi Walker, Co-Media Editor & Business Manager October 31, 2018

Throughout the month of October, Student Senate held multiple events and rallies in order to promote the Student Hunger Drive and collect non-perishable food and money for those in need. The series...

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