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WHS Today

Students show their tickets to get let into the dance. Student Senate had to come early to set up and stay late to clean up after.

Hustle to Homecoming

Isabella Martens, Editor-in-Chief September 20, 2022

Crowns, streamers, and tickets, that's all Student Senate has been able to think about since July. They were on a tight schedule with Homecoming being in the third week of school. Student Senate is a class...

¨I like ecology club because it brings together people who are interested in plants and gardening and gives us a place to all participate together,¨ sophomore Lanora Sprague said.

Going Green

Isabella Martens, Reporter April 28, 2022

Living Lands and Waters partnered with West´s Ecology Club on the 24th and 25th of May to do tree bagging. LLW´s mission is to create an opportunity for citizens to take an active role in helping to...

Book club is welcoming to anyone who wants to meet new people and discuss their opinions. This was a poster found in the hallway advertising book club.

Book worms

Isabella Martens, Reporter January 31, 2022

Do you like to meet new people with your same interests and get involved with clubs at West? A book club has been started at West and all students are welcome. Book club meets after school on Wednesdays...

Phearless Caruthers ‘22 shows off his athleticism with a slam dunk during spring basketball practice.

West Narrowly Defeats Central 59-56

Owen Logsdon, Reporter January 7, 2022

  Tuesday’s thriller between Davenport’s West (3-4) and Central (1-6) high schools showed big performances from both sides. Central’s senior Kaden Johnson scored 24 points and grabbed 8 rebounds....

 Mr. Schaeffer helps Jaden Nguyen 22 with airbrushing. Airbrushing is used to give an even surface when painting. Its usually used to create realism.

Creative minds

Isabella Martens, Reporter February 26, 2021

Do you want to learn how to airbrush, use a ceramic wheel, or use the dark room? Art club has started back up and they are doing all of those things. There's usually three different art teachers there...

Peyton Flynn smiling during second block. She is a great role model for those around her and she is in lots of clubs/sports at West. “I really like high school and just West in general. I feel like theres a lot of positivity rolling around through like school activities and sports. I just feel like its a really good place to get involved,” junior Peyton Flynn said.

On the go

Isabella Martens, Reporter February 23, 2021

Chorale, show choir, jazz band, concert band, drum line, dance team, cheer team, and golf. Just to name a few of the many things Peyton Flynn takes part in during her time as a West High Falcon. She is...

From left to right: 1969 West graduates Charles Hudson, Jan Rangel, Steve Arp, Bobbie Noel-Behrens, and Jo Faris are members of the West’s class of 69’ reunion committee. They are in in front of the greenhouse that they donated $4,000 to on Nov. 1. 2019. “My years at West were so important in establishing my personal core values. Friendships made at West have endured 50 years and is the main reason for large attendance at our class reunions. The greenhouse project has been the perfect way for the class of 69’ to show our gratitude and ‘pay it forward’ to current and future West students,” class of  69’ West graduate Steve Arp said.

Awesome alumni: 60 years, 29,079 people served

Megan Dunn, Reporter January 29, 2020

The youngest city council member, a dedicated public servant, and a group who continues to give back. What do they all have in common? They graduated from Davenport West High School. When West first...

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