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West drives home the Student Hunger Drive

West drives home the Student Hunger Drive

Naomi Walker, Co-Media Editor & Business Manager

October 31, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

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 of events began with a hunger drive kick-off and skit competition on Sept. 24 to get students excite...

West’s Nest ready for new school year

West’s Nest ready for new school year

Hanna Seago, Managing Editor

September 8, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

West’s own food pantry has begun operation for the school year. The Falcon Nest is run by Jenn O’Hare and provides students and their families with a full service food pantry, clothing closet, laundry room and basic need supply center. “I would say we try to help with basic needs. So food, to help...

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...

Falcon Nest continues to grow

Falcon Nest continues to grow

Kate Kealey, Editor-in-chief

June 1, 2018


Filed under News

On Tuesday morning, May 29 the Falcon Nest laid a new sidewalk leading to the entrance of the pantry. The food pantry started at the beginning of the 2017/2018 school year and has expanded to providing clothes, prom dresses, and a place where students can do laundry. Junior Presley Roseman believes...

West hosts Steamwheelers game

West hosts Steamwheelers game

Naomi Walker, Reporter

March 1, 2018


Filed under News

West's Diamond Dancers, Pep-Band, and Marching Band performed at the Steamwheelers game on Sunday, Feb. 25. The varsity football team was also honored at the game. This is the first year that the Steamwheelers football team has returned to the Quad-Cities. The Steamwheelers started an outreach...

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