Best of SNO

#22
2018-2019
Distinguished Sites Rank for
Davenport West High School
9
Published Stories for
Davenport West High School
in 2018-2019
#9
2018-2019
Best of SNO Rank for
Davenport West High School
Stories from Davenport West High School
Who is Freddie the Falcon?
Features

Tori Dierikx | November 21, 2018

What would a school be without their mascot? What would the University of Iowa be without Herkey? Or Frosted-Flakes without Tony the Tiger? Perhaps most importantly, what would be Davenport West High School…

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Pushing boundaries and making a change
Features

Zak Keel | November 16, 2018

Alexa Christiansen is a student that may just break the record for most hours existing within the walls of West. An average week for Christiansen consists of walking to school at 6:35 a.m. for early-bird…

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Clean water courtesy of West
Features

Tori Dierikx | November 15, 2018

8,133 miles away, there is a village in Kenya that lacks what many of us take for granted ‒ clean water. This daunting and very real issue was brought to the Davenport West Invent team by Joshua Ngao,…

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Midterm election causes mixed emotions
Midterm Elections

Kate Kealey | November 14, 2018

As the 2018 midterm elections wrapped up on Nov. 6, the Iowa elections went into a late night with Republican Governor Kim Reynolds coming out on top over Democrat opponent Fred Hubbell. With polls closing…

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Senior superlatives get a new look
News

Tim O'Leary | November 9, 2018

The senior superlatives are a tradition in many high schools. A vast array of titles just waiting to be seized by those renowned by their peers. But to those that aren’t able to partake in it, the voting…

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Breaking the stereotype
Features

Kate Kealey | November 9, 2018

She sits at the table during dinner, discouraged and angry. She is over being disrespected and feeling out of place. She goes to her mom to bring her out of this state of mind, her mom reminds her that…

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Coalition of young voters
Midterm Elections

Zak Keel | November 8, 2018

Polls will open up today, Nov. 6, for the 2018 midterm elections as Americans across the nation will partake in state and local races that will soon influence the second half of President Donald Trump’s…

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Welding students refurbish 9/11 memorial
News

Naomi Walker | October 23, 2018

On Sept. 11, Mr. Zinn’s Vocational Welding class began their project to refurbish the 9/11 memorial located in the front of the school.

“We built the memorial 17 years ago in my class and refurbished…

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Drumming up awareness to beat the stigma
News

Zak Keel | October 16, 2018

Students in Davenport West High School’s drumline are raising awareness to beat the stigma of mental health through an outreach partnership with the Vera French Community Mental Health Center.

The…

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