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Living up to the ‘West High Way’

'We win, We engage, We are safe and We teach' is West High School's mantra known as the West High Way. It is a part of the Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support' (PBIS)  systems that West has adopted to help maintain expectations and behaviors.
December 7, 2019

Like any other institution, West is bound by its goals and ideals to provide quality education to students. However, the role of the school goes beyond that. While its main purpose is to give students...

Is PBIS enough?

English teacher and newspaper adviser Alissa Hansen's Introduction to Newspaper class of 33 works hard on a social media webquest. Classes of this size are not hard to find, sometimes having more students than desks.
October 15, 2019

In December of 2018 the Davenport Community School District was ordered to cut 13.2 million dollars by the 2019-2020 school year in order to balance the budget. This meant offering retirement incentives,...

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