Question of the Week

Posted February 23, 2017 at 6:00 am

By: Ean Beavers

This week students and staff were asked “If you could be anyone or anything in the world what or who would you be?”

Alayna Mullinix, a freshmen, answered, “myself, because I’m happy with who I am!”

Danika Smith, a junior, responded, “Santa Claus, so I can make children happy.”

Junior Michael VanderMeulen answered, “A cat.”

Derek Myers, a junior, answered, “Myself, because why would I want to be anybody else?”

Chase Stowe, a Sophomore, answered “Myself, because I’m amazing.”

Mason Mackey, a senior, answered, “I would

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    MS Girls continue their winning ways

    By: Natalie Harvey

    The middle school girls basketball team played against Siouxland Christian on February 9.

    The 7th grade team won 36-27. They were led by Chloee Colt with 7 points; Megan Meinen with 2 points and 5 rebounds; Aubie Hartman with 2 points; Taryn Wilken with 6 points; Natalie Nielsen with 6 points and 4 rebounds; Sabrina Gutierrez with 8 points and 3 rebounds; Alissa Hughes with 2 points; Kailey Jackson with 2 points; and Jadin Hartman with 4 points.

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    MS Wrestlers compete at Central Lyon

    The Akron-Westfield middle school wrestlers traveled to Central Lyon for a wrestling meet on February 10. It was a tough meet with many teams A-W has not faced this season.

    Akron-Westfield’s wrestling were: Tanner Derochie with 3 wins; Carson James with 2 wins and 1 loss; Landon Vossberg with 2 wins and 1 loss; Bryce Jurgensen with 1 win and 1 loss; Jader Briggs with 1 win and 2 losses; Haden McMahon with 1 win and 2 losses; Garrett Rush with 1 win and 2 losses;

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    MS Wrestlers travel to Le Mars

    By: Casey Wall

    The Akron-Westfield middle school wrestlers attended a wrestling meet on February 14 at Le Mars High School.

    The schools in attendance included Akron-Westfield, Lawton-Bronson, Kingsley-Pierson, Woodbine, Ridge View, River Valley, MVAO, and West Monona.

    Akron-Westfield’s stats in the end were: Jader Briggs with 3 wins; Landon Vossberg with 2 wins and 1 loss; Riley Ericson with 3 losses, Garrett Rush 3 losses; Tanner Derochie with 2 wins and 1 loss;

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    MS Wrestlers host five wrestling teams

    By: Natalie Harvey

    The Akron-Westfield middle school wrestling team hosted Bishop Heelan, Elk Point-Jefferson, Kingsley-Pierson, West Sioux, and Woodbury Central on February 3.

    For A-W wrestlers: Jader Briggs had 2 pins; Landon Vossberg had 1 pin and 1 loss; Riley Ericson lost 2 matches; Cade Walkingstick lost 2 matches; Bryce Jurgensen had 2 losses; Haden McMahon won by pin and had 1 loss; Carson James had 2 pins; Kyle Welch had 1 pin; Bryce Stowe had 1 pin and 1

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    MS Wrestlers visit Westwood

    By: Nicole Varns

    On February 6, the Akron-Westfield middle school wrestling team traveled to Westwood to compete with Kingsley-Pierson, West Harrison, West Monona, and Westwood.

    For A-W wrestlers: Bryce Jurgensen won 14-0 in his first match and lost 5-7 in his second match; Jader Briggs won by pin in both of his matches; Landyn Vossberg won by pin in his first match and lost 0-10 in his second match; Riley Ericson lost by pin his first match and won by

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    MS Girls sweep opponents

    By: Ean Beavers

    On February 6, the A-W middle school girls dominated in both of their games with West Sioux.

    The 7th grade girls destroyed Falcons by a score of 43-8 The top three scorers were Taryn Wilken with 12 points, Chloe Colt with 8 points, and Natalie Nielsen also with 8 points.

    In the 8th grade game, A-W won 20-15. The leading scorers were Mckenna Henrich with 9 points, Elise Knapp with

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    Question of the Week

    By: Autumn Stowe

    This week students and staff were asked “If you had $1,000,000 for a whole week, how would you spend it?”

    Ean Beavers answered that he would, “Pay off his family’s debt, because then they wouldn’t have to worry as much.”

    Josie Green responded that she would, “Buy her mom a new car because she needs one.”

    Mr.

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    Dance Team prepares for Annual Concert

    By: Kaberly Coyle

    The AWHS Dance Team will be performing their annual dance concert on Tuesday, March 14, in the Old Gym. Dancers will be performing all of the dances they have been working on throughout the year.

    The team will showcase dances they learned at their dance camp during the previous summer, along with their award winning state routines.

    The concert will feature the popular Mom’s and Dad’s dances, the COED dance,

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