MS Wrestlers host five wrestling teams

Posted February 16, 2017 at 6:00 am

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 loss; Tanner Derochie won by pin and had 1 loss; Jacob Hankins won by pin and had 1 loss; Garrett Rush lost both his matches; and Nola Schiering lost both her matches.

    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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    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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    Senior Spotlight

    Jarett

    Heyl

    By: Maggie Brown

    Jarett David Heyl, also known as Yarig, Lurch, and Jrat was born on September 29, 1998, at St. Luke’s in Sioux City, to Dave and Kim Heyl.

    Yarig’s siblings are Amanda, Quinn, and Arlena.

    His favorite pastimes are hunting, fishing, and

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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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    Kindergarten Roundup dates announced

    Discovergarten/Kindergarten Roundup for girls and boys in the Akron-Westfield Community School District is scheduled for Thursday, March 30, and Friday, March 31, 2017.

    Children must be five years old on or before September 15, 2017 in order to be eligible for discovergarten and kindergarten this fall.

    The Roundup will be held in discovergarten/kindergarten rooms with small groups of parents and children coming at scheduled times during the day. Letters will be sent to parents telling the day and time

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    MS Girls Basketball continues to win

    By: Ean Beavers

    On January 26, the MS girls basketball team played against Hinton.

    The seventh grade girls won their game, by a score of 37-28. Leading scorers were Jadin Hartman with 14 points, 5 steals, and 2 rebounds; Natalie Nielsen with 13 points and 10 rebounds; and Chloee Colt had 11 points, 3 steals, and 5 rebounds.

    By: Ean Beavers

    On January 23, the seventh grade girls

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    Question of the Week

    By: Josie Green

    This week students and staff were asked “Would you rather swim with pigs or dolphins in the Bahamas?”

    Elisabeth Caballero, a freshman, responded, “dolphins.”

    Sophomore Truc Ly responded, “pigs.”

    Kainan Otten, a freshman, replied, “pigs.”

    Freshman Donovan Irizarry replied, “dolphins.”

    Mr. Thonstad said,

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    Kindergarten Roundup dates announced

    Discovergarten/Kindergarten Roundup for girls and boys in the Akron-Westfield Community School District is scheduled for Thursday, March 30, and Friday, March 31, 2017.

    Children must be five years old on or before September 15, 2017 in order to be eligible for discovergarten and kindergarten this fall.

    The Roundup will be held in discovergarten/kindergarten rooms with small groups of parents and children coming at scheduled times during the day. Letters will be sent to parents telling the day and time

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