Senior Spotlight

Posted November 16, 2017 at 3:28 pm



By: Carl Griffin

Ean Beavers was born June 29, 1999. His parent’s names are Joby and Michele Beavers. He has three older siblings and one younger one. Their names are: Ryenn, Allie, Jacob, and Blake.

His nickname at school is Beves. His favorite saying is “shook shook nasty.” He always says it with a lisp as well. His favorite musicians are: Kid Kudi, Eminem, and Alex Aiono. His favorite movies are either of the Kingsman movies.

His most memorable moment was when he first rode his longboard; his most embarrassing moment is when he stood

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    MS Boys Basketball opens season with tough games against RSM

    By: Brooklyn Gravenish

    The Akron-Westfield middle school boys basketball teams kicked off their season by hosting Remsen St. Mary’s on Monday, November 6. This year the middle school teams will be divided into A & B teams instead of 7th & 8th grade teams.

    The A-team lost to Remsen St. Mary’s by a score of 43-3. The limited offense was led by Tyson Fairbanks with two points and Bryce Stowe who made one of his free throws.

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    Question of the Week

    By: Phillip Mendoza

    This week students and staff were asked “Would you rather go to Public School, Private School, or be Home Schooled, and why?”

    Freshman Ali Welch decided home schooled and she said “I’d be home schooled because it takes less time and then I can do work at home”.

    Tyson Lamp, a sophomore, said “Public school for sure. I myself don’t like going to school

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    Pictures from Annie Get Your Gun

    Cowgirls & young Women (back row): Sophie Knuth, Emme Rohlfs, Hope Hasenbank, Saphire Berg, Laken Mullinix, Aaron Hartman, Natalie Lewison-Brooks, Runggun Joemplang, Taylor Pierce, Madelynn Munsen,
    Socialites (middle row): Hannah Schwartz, Cheridan Wenzel, Sarah Ritz, Megan Swancutt, (front row): Rose Witt, Kiana Appley, and Kailee Tucker.

    Question of the Week

    By: Damien Ericson

    This week students and staff were asked “What kind of mythical creature do you wish actually existed and why?

    Ean Beavers wishes that Gremlins existed because they are cute and he would like to mass produce them sell them and then after that watch the chaos unfold after they get fed after midnight.

    Brady Bergman’s dream is that a cerberus was real (a massive

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    Annie Get Your Gun

    November 10 & 11, 7:30 p.m. A-W Auditorium


    Senior Spotlight



    By: Hailey Wait

    Laken Joy Mullinix, daughter of Rachel Nelson and Don Mullinix, was born in Mercy Hospital in Sioux City, Iowa on September 21,1999. Laken has five siblings: Zoe, Alayna, Sam, Sophie, and Maya.

    Laken participated in FFA, jazz choir, and the school play. Her favorite sport is basketball.

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    Question of the Week

    By: Cody Hillrichs

    This week students and staff were asked “Do you prefer Cars, Trucks, or SUV’s, and why.”

    Junior Nash Lininger said “Trucks” and proudly responded “George Washington didn’t fight off the British army so his future people could drive around in a car that would make his horses laugh. He would want us high and mighty like the men that signed that glorious declaration on July 4, 1776. Murica!”

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    Senior Spotlight



    By: Nash Lininger

    Skylar John Otten was born on October 28, 1998, to Sam and Rhonda Otten. Skylar is the eldest of his two other brothers, Kainan and Ashton.

    Skylar enjoyed playing football for all four years of his time in high school.

    His favorite

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    Annie Get Your Gun Cast Announced

    This year Akron-Westfield students will be performing Annie Get Your Gun. This musical is a fictionalized version of the life of Annie Oakley, a sharpshooter who starred in Buffalo Bill’s Wild West, and her romance with sharpshooter Frank Butler. The lyrics and music were written by Irving Berlin and the book was written by Dorothy Fields and her brother Herbert Fields.

    Performances will be Friday, November 10 and

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