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Senior Spotlight

Posted October 12, 2018 at 7:54 pm

Autumn

Stowe

By: Lilly Stabe

Autumn Stowe, the daughter of Kammy and Jerry Walker and Rob and Kim Stowe, was born on October 19, 2000, in Sioux City, Iowa. Autumn has two siblings: Chase and Bryce.

Autumn is employed at Maynards and the Akron Veterinary Clinic.

Her favorite pastime is studying. Her favorite movie is Moana and her favorite musician is Frank Sinatra. Autumn’s favorite saying is “The word impossible itself says “I’m possible””.

When Autumn was a child she imagined herself as a veterinarian.

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    JV FB Loses to West Lyon

    By: Nash Lininger

    Akron-Westfield’s JV football team played a tough game against West Lyon on Monday, October 1. Sadly, the Westerners were defeated by a score of 42-28.

    Sam Mullinix was 12-22 passing with 3 touchdowns and 226 yards under his belt. In rushing, Cole Moffatt led the team with 6 rushes for 32 yards. Dallas Smith led the receivers with 4 catches for 142 yards and 3 touchdowns, followed by Donovan Irizarry with 5 catches for 81 yards.

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    Lillian

    Stabe

    By: Lilly Stabe

    Lillian Stabe, the daughter of Justin and Cindy Stabe, and Angie Stabe, was born on January 5, 2001, in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Lillian has one brother named Kody.

    Some of the other names Lillian goes by are “Lilly”, “Lil”, and “Squeak”.

    Lilly is employed at the Akron Pool

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    Question Of The Week

    By: Hailey Wait

    Students and staff of Akron-Westfield were asked, “What is your favorite time of the school day and why?”

    Teacher and coach, Mr. Eric Walkingstick, said his favorite part of the day is, “all of it, it’s fun to get to be around good people.”

    Shaylee Siebens, a senior at Akron-Westfield, said her favorite part of the day is, “In between class times because we

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    Hailey

    Wait

    By: Hailey Wait

    Hailey Erin Nicole Wait, daughter of Tasha Wendel, was born on July 7, 2001 at Mercy Hospital in Sioux City. Hailey, otherwise known as hailes01, is the proud older sister of Bridget, Jordan, Hunter, Ciara, Dillon, Phoenix, and Laila.

    Her favorite pastime is reading, writing, watching Netflix, and sleeping. Hailes01 enjoys listening to Ed Sheeran and

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    Shaylee

    Siebens

    By: Hailey Wait

    Shaylee Rose Annette Siebens, daughter of Bev Siebens, was born on the 2nd of August in 2000. She has eight siblings: Chris, Travis, Ashley, Michael, Lynnzee, Dakota, Montana, and Airalynn.

    Her favorite childhood memory is “playing in the grove and down by the creek with my siblings.” When Shaylee, or Shay, was younger, she wanted to

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    Students Begin Rehearsals for “Shrek The Musical”

    “Shrek The Musical” is a musical based on the 2001 DreamWorks Animation’s film Shrek and William Steig’s 1990 book Shrek!. The music is by Jeanine Tesori and the book and lyrics are by David Lindsay-Abaire. Congratulations to the whole cast!

    Shrek Aaron Hartman

    Donkey Nash Lininger

    Fiona Emme Rohlfs

    Lord Farquaad Kyle Welch

    Dragon Kailee Tucker

    Mama Ogre

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    Question Of The Week

    By: Nash Lininger

    Students and staff of Akron-Westfield were asked, “If you had an unlimited amount of money to make one purchase, what would it be and why?” And out of all the responses, these were some of the very best.

    Mr. Mike Baker, math expert, said “My own school, let the students and teachers and staff that care about what they do, and care about other people,

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    A-W begins third bond attempt process

    By Julie Ann Madden

    The Akron-Westfield School Board began holding public forums to get opinions from their school district’s voters and school community on future infrastructure needs and wants to provide the best education possible for students.

    Prior to these forums, the school board hired CMBA Architects of Des Moines, which also has offices in Sioux City, Spencer, and Grand Island, Neb., to direct its third bond attempt. This firm has completed education projects for Hinton, Le Mars, Sioux Center

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    A-W hires more staff

    At a special Aug. 7 meeting, the Akron-Westfield School Board unanimously approved hiring six new staff members:

    • Robyn Van Eldik, Head High School Volleyball Coach

    • Sarah Schroeder, Assistant High School Volleyball Coach;

    • Jordan (Wood) Hoffman, Assistant Large Group Speech Coach;

    • Brand Dicks, Concession Stand Manager;

    • Devon Myers, Assistant High School Football Coach, replacing

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