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A-W leadership

Posted June 11, 2019 at 2:45 pm

After their May 13 school board meeting, the 2018-2019 Akron-Westfield School Board and administrative staff posed. From left: Grades 7-12 Principal Derek Briggs, Business Manager/School Board Secretary Mandy McCully, Board Member Cory Tucker, Board Vice-President Jodi Thompson, Board Member Nick Mathistad, Board Member Deb Jordt, Board Member Josh Martinsen, Board Member Pam Von Hagel, Board President Nick Schoenfelder, Grades Preschool-6 Principal Cathy Bobier and Shared Superintendent Randy Collins.

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    Akron-Westfield Community Service Day

    On May 13, Akron-Westfield high school students, guided by their teachers, worked voluntarily on their annual Community Service Day. These students under the direction of Teacher/Coach Eric Walkingstick assisted the Akron Historical Society with sprucing up the Akron Area Museum. Their hard work was much appreciated! Thank you!


    A-W Principal Mrs. Bobier surprised at assembly

    At an Akron-Westfield assembly May 22, Discovergarten and Kindergarten students surprised retiring Grades Preschool-6 Principal Cathy Bobier with a signed RRPK (Respectful, Responsible, Prepared, Kind) poster stating “You have been caught being a GREAT A-W Westerner” and recited a story for her. The next day at assembly more students surprised her with flowers.

    Dear Westerner Review readers,

    The 2018-2019 Desktop Publishing class would like to thank you for your support and feedback with our reporting. We are very honored to have kept you informed on the latest information happening and the many successes at Akron-Westfield.

    We thank you for giving us the opportunity to apply our skills in a real world situation.

    Thank you for your time and for supporting all of our Akron-Westfield Westerners! Until next year…

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    Senior Spotlight



    By: Aydin Dicks

    Ethan Lahr, son of Angie Jensen and Jeff Lahr, was born on July 8, 2001. Ethan is the only boy and has two sisters: Katlyn and Erica.

    Ethan currently works at Hy-Vee in Le Mars.

    Ethan’s favorite class is P.E., because he likes physical activity and he said,

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    MS Track Competes At WEC Meet

    The middle school track teams traveled to Hawarden on Friday, May 3, to compete against multiple schools in the War Eagle Conference Middle School Track Meet.

    The girls’ team placed 5th overall. Here are Westerners who placed within the top 6 positions:

    In the 100M dash, Ciara Barron finished 4th and Alyssa Nemesio finished 6th.

    In the 200M dash, Lauryn Saathoff finished 3rd.

    In the 800M Run, Emma

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