Question Of the Week

Posted October 16, 2014 at 5:00 am

by: Hannah Koele

This week, students and staff at AWHS were asked, “If you could be any animal, what would you be and why?”

Wyatt Heyl replied, “Sasquatch, because he is the strongest animal on Earth.”

Kaberly Coyle, “A leopard, because they can run fast.”

Anastasia Hoffer, “A bird so that I could fly.”

Kyle Johnson said, “A shark because they roam the ocean and kill everything.”

Chloe Skogman, “An eagle because it’s the national bird.”

Skyler Briggs, “A lion because they eat everything.”

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    Lady Westerners sweep RU

    by: Desi Oltmanns

    The Lady Westerners hosted Remsen Union on Tuesday, October 7. The Varsity, JV, and C-team all beat the Rockets, with the C-team and JV teams each winning in two sets.

    MS Spikers travel to West Sioux

    by: Kortney Hedlund

    The middle school volleyball team traveled to Hawarden to play West Sioux on Tuesday, October 6.

    The seventh graders lost the first set with a score of 18-21. However, the seventh graders won the second set, 21-4, and won the third set, 21-18 to win the overall game.

    The eighth graders lost a tough battle with West Sioux. The first set, the girls lost a close set with a score

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    Senior Spotlight



    by: Tabi Banks

    Alex Wilken, was born on October 5, 1996, to John and Mary Wilken. He has two siblings; Dennis and Taeji Wilken.

    He is often called “Wilken” by friends and family.

    Wilken’s favorite childhood memories are riding his dirt bike and

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    High School Students Visit Lakeside Lab

    by: Kortney Hedlund

    From October 3 to October 5, 2014, students from A-W attended Lakeside Lab at West Lake, Okoboji.

    At Lakeside, students participated in educational sessions during the day, applying math and science skills in a variety of different ways. After every session, students created a presentation explaining what they did that day. Later that night, the presentations are presented to all of the attendees.


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    Senior Spotlight

    Anthony Strom

    by: Tony Fountoulakis

    Anthony Strom, aka Stromy or Turbo, was born at Mercy Medical Center on June 17, 1996. He is the son of Julie Strom and has two brothers, Kyle and Luke Strom.

    Anthony is not in any high school activities and has no favorite sport. For a pastime, he would prefer to work on

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    JV Loses to EP-J

    by: Desi Oltmanns

    On Monday, October 6, the JV football team lost to Elk Point-Jefferson on a last second play 34-28.

    Those leading the offense were:

    Kyle Johnson had 13 rushes for 120 yards and 1 touchdown. Johnson also was 7 for 15 passing for 197 yards and 3 touchdowns.

    Tristin Golden had 16 rushes for 36 yards and 3 catches for 15 yards.

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