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One of the featured games at the annual Falcon senior picnic was bags. West gym teachers were able to bring their supplies for students to use. According to Associate Principal Mike Orfitelli, it was the most popular activity.

Senior Falcon festival

Joseph Potts , reporter May 24, 2019

An annual picnic for graduating students was held on May 22 at the Mississippi Fairgrounds as way for seniors to  get together one last time before graduation. The senior picnic has been a long running,...

“Every student should get to choose if they want a locker. Some lockers are more beat up and old than others,

Lockers: useful or useless?

Thomas Yates, Reporter March 23, 2019

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...

The Davenport Community School District takes off six days and counting due to unbearable temperatures, dangerous wind chill, and treacherous road conditions. School grounds take a heavy impact as they are completely covered in snow and ice.

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

Sarah Bernick, Reporter February 4, 2019

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,...

Freshmen Nasir and Nasiah Kolwey dance at the halftime show at the basketball game on Jan. 4th.

Dance team dismantles gender stereotypes

Tori Dierikx, Reporter January 16, 2019

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...

Senior Taylor Utterback casts her vote on the 2018-2019 senior superlatives form. She will join several other seniors this year who have cast their vote to help decide which of their classmates will be immortalized in the yearbook.

Senior superlatives get a new look

Tim O'Leary, Reporter October 23, 2018

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...

The West varsity football game against Clinton was cut short when head football coach, Justin Peters, called the game in the fourth quarter.

Friday night fights

Tori Dierikx, Reporter September 6, 2018

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...

2018 homecoming court Q&A

Naomi Walker, Co-Media Editor and Buisiness Manager September 3, 2018

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...

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