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Senior Spotlight

Posted January 19, 2017 at 6:00 am

Alexander

Mendoza

By: Josie Green

Alexander Louis Mendoza is the son of George and Sari. He was born February 3, 1999, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Sioux City. Alex has four siblings: Nettie (freshman in college), Philip is in 10th grade, and Sam and Tom who are both in 3rd grade.

Alex’s nickname is Bulldoza.

Three activities that Bulldoza has been involved in while in high school are FFA, weight lifting, and football (his favorite sport).

Some of his pastimes are fishing, hunting, mudding, and farming.

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    Senior Spotlight

    Cal

    Eskra

    By: Natalie Harvey

    Cal Eskra is the son of Mark and Sonya Eskra. Cal is sometimes called by his nickname, Mookie. He was born September 8, 1998, in Sioux City, Iowa. Cal has two siblings Cory and Eric.

    Mookie has been involved in football, basketball, golf, and baseball, with football being

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    Senior Spotlight

    Alexis

    Koele

    By: Josie Green

    Alexis Koele, the daughter of Bruce and Carrie Koele, was born on November 30, 1998, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Sioux City, Iowa.

    Alexis’s nickname is Lexi.

    Lexi has three siblings: Tyler (and his wife Tara), Hannah, and Brooke.

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    Question of the Week

    By: Jillian Hyer

    This week students and staff were asked “If you could anywhere for vacation, where would you go and why?”

    Autumn Stowe, a sophomore, answered, “Hawaii with Jillian, because we could be happy and share pineapple together.”

    Senior Natalie Harvey said, “Cancun, because I love the beach and the shopping areas.”

    Sophomore Jennifer Ritz responded, “Hawaii, because its

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    A-W elementary students perform Christmas Concert

    On Dec. 8, the Akron-Westfield Grades DK-4 students sang three songs each at their annual Christmas Concert. Grades Dk-1 are taught by Timothy Zorr and Grades 2-4’s teacher is Ryan Schuknecht.

    Pictured Discovergarten and Fourth grade.

    ATTENTION SENIOR PARENTS: Last Call for Yearbook Grad Ads

    Order your Senior Graduation Ads in the 2016-2017 Akron-Westfield Yearbook now. Graduation Ads cost $25 and can be purchased by family and friends to say something special to the graduating Senior. Grad Ads can include a photo and words of encouragement and praise, a poem or song, or just a few words to tell your graduate how proud you are of him or her.

    Grad Ads are available by contacting Mr. Thonstad at:

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    Question of the Week

    By: Ean Beavers

    This week students and staff were asked “What was your favorite gift for Christmas?”

    Junior Danika Smith answered, “A necklace from my Grandma, because it was my Grandpa’s, who passed away.”

    Sophomore Chase Stowe responded, “My smart watch because it tracks my workouts.”

    Derrick Myers, a junior, said, “The presence of my family, I love them.”

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    Senior Spotlight

    Nicholas

    Schnell

    By: Josie Green

    Nick Schnell is the son of Amy (and Kevin Linder) and Steve (and Tracy Schnell). He was born on November 25, 1998, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Sioux City, Iowa.

    Nick’s friends call him by a few of his nicknames, including “Nickelodeon” and “Penguin.” He has three siblings

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    ATTENTION SENIOR PARENTS: Last Call for Yearbook Grad Ads

    Order your Senior Graduation Ads in the 2016-2017 Akron-Westfield Yearbook now. Graduation Ads cost $25 and can be purchased by family and friends to say something special to the graduating Senior. Grad Ads can include a photo and words of encouragement and praise, a poem or song, or just a few words to tell your graduate how proud you are of him or her.

    Grad Ads are available by contacting Mr. Thonstad at:

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    Senior Spotlight

    Austin

    Allard

    By: Maggie Brown

    Austin Allard, son of Tim and LaRae Allard, was born August 18, 1998, in Sioux City, Iowa.

    Austin has four brothers Andrew, Aaron (who is also a senior), Adam (who is a freshman), and Arik (who is in fifth grade).

    His

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