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Senior Falcon festival

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, approximately 30 years, tradition for the school. “I think it would probably go back around ...

Thoughtful theatre

Thoughtful theatre

Joseph Potts, Reporter

May 15, 2019

  West students produced the 59th annual West High variety show on May 10 in the auditorium. Preparations for the variety show began the first week of May. Senior Lily Hancock says that they started late this year and pulled the show together in one week. The variety show is directed by show choir...

The keys to living a happy and healthy life

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 a change for themselves. Research shows that if people are more happy, it can even lead to better relati...

“Little Shop of Horrors” preview

“Little Shop of Horrors” preview

Zack Misner, Co-Managing Editor

March 26, 2019

Every year the West High Falcon Theater puts on a musical, and this year they decided to put on the modern classic “Little Shop of Horrors.” “Little Shop” is about an alien plant called Audrey II, voiced by senior Robert Greve, who tricks the male lead Seymour, played by senior Ben Gabriel, i...

Duet ’til the end

Duet ’til the end

Zack Misner, Managing Editor

November 16, 2018

On Nov. 9, 24 students from West’s drama department departed from the campus in the early hours of the morning for the three-hour drive to reach the UNI campus. This campus is home to the Iowa Thespian Festival. This festival is an annual event where drama troupes from all around the state of Io...

Friday night fights

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 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

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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