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The student news site of Davenport West High School

WHS Today

The student news site of Davenport West High School

WHS Today

Tammy Burton is a the world language department head at West, more specifically teaching the advanced levels of Spanish, such as dual credit. She believes that reaching higher levels of language learning increases student motivation immensely. I have found that the students are much more motivated for doing the work and asking grammar questions and really getting in depth into the language, Burton said.

Falcons and foreign language

Laurence Walker and Thomas Yates April 3, 2019

Hola! Hallo! Bonjour! Davenport West offers three language programs and a classical languages course. Ask any foreign language teacher or student, and they’d say that language is an important part of...

“I think Flex gives students the option to get a more intense intervention, if they’re having more difficulty with a class, academics foundation teacher Thia Carminati said.

FlexiSched: Flexible or not?

Thomas Yates, Reporter March 19, 2019

It’s Monday afternoon, the bell just rang to dismiss you from your third block class, and you’re on your way to advisory. This is your time to schedule yourself for the week: surely you could have...

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