MS track competes at Vermillion

Posted April 23, 2015 at 5:00 am

by: Alex Wilken

The Akron-Westfield middle school track team competed at Vermillion against Beresford, Elk Point Jefferson, and Vermillion.

For the 7th grade girls in the 100 hurdles Lilly Kenny placed 3rd and Jaden Harris placed 4th. Kailee Trucker placed first in 100 meter. The ladies placed first in the 4by200 relay. In the 400 meter race, Isabelle Fegley placed 4th and Melissa Meinen placed 6th. In the 4by100 we placed 4th. In the 800 meter McKenna Moats placed 3rd, Autumn Bundy placed 4th, and Kayla Johnson placed 5th. In the 200 meter Lilly Kenny placed 1st, Kailee Tucker placed 3rd, and Melissa Meinen placed 6th. In Discus McKenna Van Eldik placed 1st. In High Jump, Jaden Harris placed 1st. In long jump Kailee Tucker placed 4th.

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    Question of the Week

    by: Tony Fountoulakis

    The question of the week asked to the staff and students at Akron-Westfield was, “Why is it against the law for a man living in New York to be buried in California?”

    Mr. Thonstad answered correctly “because he is alive.”

    Kevin Carlson answered honestly with “I have no idea.”

    Cali Westergard also answered honestly with “because its

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    SENIOR PICTURES

    Seniors, please turn your senior pictures in to Mr. Thonstad as soon as possible.

    You can also email your senior pictures to athonstad@akron-westfield.com.

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    Senior Spotlight

    Michael

    O’Byrne

    by: Michael Siebens

    Michael O’Byrne, aka MOB, was born at St. Luke’s Hospital on October 22, 1996

    Mike’s parents are Michael and Barbara. His three siblings are Kellie, Katie, and Beth.

    Mike’s favorite activities in high school are choir, speech, and the fall play.

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    MS track travels to Dakota Valley

    by: Tony Fountoulakis

    The Akron Westfield Middle School track team participated in the Dakota Valley Invitational track meet on April 14.

    7th Grade Girls:

    Participating in the High Jump, placing 4th with a 4’ 2” jump was Jaden Harris. In the 200 meter dash, Lily Kenny and Kailee Tucker placed 1st and 4th respectively, with a 29.5 and a 32.3 time. Lily Kenny placed 2nd in the 400 meter dash, with a 1:07.6. AW

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    Upcoming School Events

    HS Golf vs Trinity Christian: Tuesday, April 21 @ 4:30

    Fine Arts Banquet: Tuesday, April 21 @ 6:30

    HS Golf vs Harris Lake Park: Thursday, April 23 @ 4:30

    HS Girls Track @ Sergeant Bluff: Thursday, April 23 @ 4:30

    HS Boys Track @ Hinton: Thursday, April 23 @ 5:00

    HS Track @ HMS: Friday, April 24 @ 4:30

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    LAST CALL: Yearbook Senior Grad Ads

    Senior Grad Ads are now available for purchase in the 2014-2015 A-W Yearbook.

    Graduation Ads cost $25 and can be purchased by family and friends to say something special to the graduating Senior. This might include 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. The spaces can also include a photo.

    Grad Ads are available on

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    Yearbooks

    The 2014-2015 A-W school yearbooks can be pre-ordered now for $45 until Friday, May 22.

    Students and families can order via PaySchools (on the A-W website) or by sending payment with your student. Contact Mr. Thonstad at athonstad@akron-westfield.com with any questions.

    Order your Yearbook today!

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    A-W elementary students perform

    Akron-Westfield elementary music students sang their hearts out during the annual Spring Concert, which was split into two nights in order that the students could perform in the school’s auditorium for the first time. One huge problem was the lack of seating for such large crowds. Family, community members and guests had to take turns going in to see “their” students perform. A-W Vocal Music Director Ryan Schuknecht thanked the audience for their patience and cooperation with this new venture. On March

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    Yearbooks

    The 2014-2015 A-W school yearbooks can be pre-ordered now for $45 until Friday, May 22.

    Students and families can order via PaySchools (on the A-W website) or by sending payment with your student. Contact Mr. Thonstad at athonstad@akron-westfield.com with any questions.

    Order your Yearbook today!

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