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  • WEST HIGH SCHOOL
    Principal: Mike Lawler
    3505 West Locust Street
    Davenport, Iowa 52804
    Phone:  563.386.5500
    Fax:  563.386.5508

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  • News, Events, and Announcements

    Support Pennies for Patients!

     

    Cancer ShirtHelp West High School raise money for Pennies for Patients. Purchase this shirt for $15 and wear to the West vs. North basketball game in February to show your support. You can order your shirts in the Guidance Office or see Cassie Daily. More questions? Call Ms. O’Hare 386-5500.

    West Robotic Teams Recognized at League Championships

     

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    Congrats to the Falcons and Lemons Robotics teams for a great performance at League Championships! The Lemons were captains of the Winning Alliance and were recognized for many awards. They will advance to the State Championship on March 6th. The Falcons and Lemons next stop is at the Nebraska State Championship this weekend.  —Jason Franzenburg & Greg Smith

    Roll Up Your Sleeves! Third Term’s Blood Drive Is Coming!

     

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    Gala King To Be Elected…

     

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    Quinton Baenziger, Brad Belz, Ben Cook, Jared Crow, Khalil Hacker, Chris Hollingshed, Leonard Logan, Reece Paper, Logan Skulte, Jardd Stangl, Kyle Verdon, and Joseph Watkins–stay tuned for the voting results.  For MORE pictures, click here.

    West’s Show Choirs Win Awards!

     

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    Congratulations to West’s Show Choirs on a fantastic showing at the Midwest Invitational at Mt. Zion, IL, on January 17th. The varsity choir, West Connection, won People’s Choice and tied for 5th place during the day round, earning a spot in the evening finals where they earned 5th Runner Up. The prep show choir, This Just In!, were named Grand Champions in the prep division. They also received Best Vocals and Best Choreography in the prep division. Go Falcons!

    West Students Part of North’s MLK Mosaic Mural

     

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    Photo by John Greenwood

    Students from Davenport North and Davenport West High Schools were applying the finishing touches to panels for a mosaic mural of Martin Luther King Jr. at art teacher Dave Schaeffer’s residence on Monday afternoon. The mural will be unveiled Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, at St. Ambrose University as part of a week of civil-rights activities. It will be placed permanently at the new MLK park at 5th and Brady streets. Students include Austin Robertson and Deven Skaff from North High School and Mayli Grady and Brianna Hillyer from West High School.

    West Basketball Teams in Action!

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    Davenport West’s Chrislyn Carr (3)drives past Davenport North’s Kaylee Taylor (12) earlier this season. Carr is averaging 22.3 points per game, tops in Iowa Class 5A.  Carr broke the school’s single game record for steals and most 3-pointers in a game. Muscatine’s Spencer Beatty drives and collides with Davenport West’s Isaiah Ross during Monday’s first half. West has won back-to-back games for the first time since early December. Davenport West’s Michael Evans shoots over Muscatine’s Duncan Snider on Monday during first-half action at West High.

    West Speech and Debate Congratulates Two Winners

     

    olivSpeech and Debate is gearing up for the most important time of the year with district qualifying tournaments and state just around the corner. We only have one weekend off until Spring Break! Luckily, it seems that two of our seniors might just be peaking at the perfect time. Please congratulate Mitchell Dunn for placing second in Extemporaneous Speaking and Olivia Grubbs for placing first in Original Oratory at the Columbus Wildcat Classic on Saturday. GO, FALCONS!

    West Previews Show Choir Performances

     

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    West Students Join Central and North Students in SEIBA Honor Band

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    On Saturday, January 10th, Davenport West took 9 band students to audition for the SEIBA honor band in Fairfield, IA. We were honored to have 7 students recalled and 5 students accepted. Congratulations to Chane Eckhardt (9) and Kersten Kahley (9) for being recalled and the following students for being accepted into the SEIBA honor band: David Aust (11) percussion, Collin Bell (11) percussion, Sophie Buckley (9) alto saxophone, Jacob Clearman (11) trombone, and John Ward (11) alto saxophone. The SEIBA honor band will take place at Iowa City West High School on Saturday, January 24th. Congratulations to Davenport North and Central High Schools as well. Collectively the Davenport Schools had 21 students accepted in to the SEIBA Honor Band.