Question of the Week

Posted December 22, 2016 at 6:00 am

By: Josie Green

This week students and staff were asked “What is your favorite song?”

Payton Green, a junior, said his favorite song is “Watching You.”

Danika Smith, a junior, responded with “Dirty Laundry.”

Freshman Cori Main said her favorite song is “Waiting for Superman.”

Justyne Rabey, a junior, said her favorite song is “Blue Ain’t Your Color.”

Elizabeth Caballero, a sophomore, said that her favorite song is “Bad Things.”

Freshman Donovan Irizarry’s response was “The Hills.”

Freshman Tyson Lamp’s favorite song

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    Senior Spotlight



    By: Natalie Harvey

    Charlie Anderson is the son of Kevin and Pam Anderson. He was born July 3, 1998, in Akron, Iowa. Charlie has three siblings, Max, Jack, and Campbell.

    Charlie is involved in Speech, Football, and the Musicals. Football is his favorite sport.

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    Senior Spotlight



    By: Natalie Harvey

    Cameron Wahlberg is the son of Beckie and Jeff Wahlberg. He was born January 29, 1999, in Sioux City. Cameron has two younger siblings Alaina and Hayden.

    Three high school activities that he is involved in are Large Group Speech, Jazz Choir, and the Musicals.

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    SCC beats MS Boys BB

    By: Nicole Varns

    On December 9, the A-W 7th and 8th grade boys played Siouxland Community Christian in basketball.

    The 7th grade boys lost by a final score of 21 to 36. Leading scorer was Parker Britton with 8 points and the leading rebounder was Cade Walkingstick with 6 rebounds.

    The 8th grade boys also lost, by a final score of 22 to 46. Leading scorers were Tanner Derochie with 8 points and

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    Hinton beats MS Boys BB

    By: Ean Beavers

    On December 12, the 7th and 8th grade boys traveled to Hinton.

    In the 7th grade game, Hinton won 47-21. The leading scorers were Parker Britton with 5 points, Tyson Fairbanks, with 4 points, and Sam Philips, Cade Walkingstick, and Carson James each with 2 points.

    The 8th grade boys lost by a final score of 49 to 38. Leading scorers were Jader Briggs with 13 points, Carter Anderson with

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    ATTENTION SENIOR PARENTS: Yearbook Graduation Ads

    Order your Senior Graduation Ads in the 2016-2017 Akron-Westfield Yearbook now. Graduation Ads cost $25 and can be purchased by family and friends to say something special to the graduating Senior. Grad Ads can include a photo and 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.

    Grad Ads are available by contacting Mr. Thonstad at:

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    MS Boys fall to Siouxland Christian

    By: Ean Beavers

    On December 2, A-W played basketball games against Siouxland Christian.

    The Westerners lost the 8th grade game by a score of 25-52. Our leading scorers were Sam Mullinix and Carter Anderson each with 8 points, and Jader Briggs and Rivers Moffatt each with 4 points.

    The 7th grade boys lost be a score of 22-42. The leading scorers were Parker Britton with 6 points, Bryce Stowe and Tyson Fairbanks each

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    WS defeats A-W MS Basketball

    By: Schon Mack

    On Tuesday, November 29, the West Sioux Falcons visited A-W for two middle school basketball games.

    In the 8th grade game, the Falcons defeated the Westerners by a score of 30-27. Leading scorers were Carter Anderson with 12 points, Sam Mullinix had 8 points, Jader Briggs and Rivers Moffatt both had 4 points. The leading rebounders were Moffatt and Tanner Derochie who both had 6 rebounds.

    In the 7th grade

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    Senior Spotlight



    By: Kaberly Coyle

    Jared Black, son of Jim and Sharyl Black, was born April 6, 1999, in Sioux City. Blackie has an older sister, Katie Black.

    JB has been involved in football, basketball, golf, and NHS activities while in high school.

    Jared’s favorite pastimes are water sports, fishing, and boating.

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    RSM beats MS Boys

    By: Nicole Varns

    On December 5, the 7th and 8th grade boys basketball team traveled to Remsen St. Mary’s.

    The 7th grade team lost 46 to 19. Leading scorers for the 7th grade boys where Parker Britton with 7 points and Kade Walkingstick with 5 points. Leading rebounders were Bryce Stowe and Tyson Fairbanks each with 5 rebounds.

    The 8th grade team lost 59 to 24. Leading scorers for the 8th grade boys

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