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Lockers: useful or useless?

Lockers: useful or useless?

Thomas Yates, Reporter

March 23, 2019


Filed under Award Winners, Features, Showcase

The bell rings to announce the end of first block. You don’t need your heavy textbook for the rest of the day, but it’s just light enough that you don’t mind if you have to carry it. The question stands: do you go out of your way to put the textbook in your locker, or do you just deal with it and...

Snow days pile up, cause school year to end in June

Snow days pile up, cause school year to end in June

Sarah Bernick, Reporter

February 4, 2019


Filed under Award Winners, News, Showcase

The Davenport Community School District has taken six days off this year because of some of the most dangerous wind chills in years. Due to recent life-threatening temperatures and extreme travel conditions, the district has had to shorten and cut days out of the school year for the safety of all staf...

Dance team dismantles gender stereotypes

Dance team dismantles gender stereotypes

Tori Dierikx, Reporter

January 16, 2019


Filed under Dance, Showcase, Sports

Those who attended the Jan. 4 basketball game may have been expecting a fun 15 minutes between the second and third quarter due to the annual dance to be put on by the dance team. This time, however, there was a major change that would surprise the audience. Instead of the typical all female team, fr...

Senior superlatives get a new look

Senior superlatives get a new look

Tim O'Leary, Reporter

October 23, 2018


Filed under Award Winners, Features, Showcase

The senior superlatives are a tradition in many high schools. A vast array of titles just waiting to be seized by those renowned by their peers. But to those that aren’t able to partake in it, the voting process can be fairly alien. To put it simply it all begins with white. A list of categories ...

Friday night fights

Friday night fights

Tori Dierikx, Reporter

September 6, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Opinion, Showcase

Football is a heavy contact sport, but sometimes that contact can go too far. On Friday, Aug. 31, the Falcon football team got a first hand glimpse at what “too far” means when they versed the Clinton Riverkings. At the end of the fourth quarter, with about three minutes left, junior quarterba...

2018 homecoming court Q&A

Naomi Walker, Co-Media Editor and Buisiness Manager

September 3, 2018


Filed under Features, Profiles

Naomi Walker Jenna Dougherty How do you feel about making homecoming court? ¨It is really exciting because I’ve wanted to be on homecoming court ever since I was a freshman.¨ What first went through your head when you found out you made court? ¨I was like ‘I have to tell my mom!’ because my mom really wanted me to be...

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