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Senior Spotlight

Posted November 3, 2016 at 5:00 am



By: Maggie Brown

Michael Alan Ford, also known as “Mike” and “Ford”, son of Julie and Gregory Ford, was born on June 11, 1999 in Sioux City, Iowa. He has two siblings: Justin, who is in eighth grade, and Tyler who is in sixth grade.

Mike’s has participated in band, choir, and the plays. His favorite pastimes are sleeping, working at Maynards, playing video games, reading, and hanging out with friends.

Mike’s favorite sport is bowling. His favorite movie is “Underworld Series.” His favorite musicians are Three Days Grace, and Green Day.

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    Middle School Football Team

    Members of the seventh and eighth grade middle school football teams are (front) Bryce Jurgensen, Hayden McMahon, Jordan Rabey, Tyson Fairbanks, Elijah Hoffer, Sam Phillips, Cael Moffatt, Landyn Vossberg, Jacob Hankins, Carson James, Bryce Stowe, Garret Rush, Thomas Lane, Cade Walkingstick, (back) Jader Briggs, Trevor Miller, Carter Meinen, Carter Anderson, Brett Tentinger, Tanner Derochie, Kaden Hebert, Kyle Welch, Sam Mullinix, Levi Small, Coach Kluender, Coach Ludwig.

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    Senior Spotlight



    By: Nicole Varns

    Christopher Voter was born November 28, 1998 in Omaha, Nebraska. Chis is the son of Bridget and Paul Davidshofer and brother of Taylor and Cody.

    While in high school Chris has been in football, track, and lifting. Christopher’s favorite pastimes are bull riding, spending time with family, and

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    Question of the Week

    By: Nicole Varns

    This week students and staff were asked “What’s one thing you’re glad you did?”

    Brynn Van Eldik, a junior, answered, “Going out for sports.”

    Alicia Sanchez, a senior, replied, “Quitting volleyball.”

    Alyson Ten Napel, a sophomore, said, “Moving to Akron.”

    Jared Black, a senior, said, “Everything (it’s all made me

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    Senior Spotlight



    By: Natalie Harvey & Josie Green

    Tristin Golden, son of Rob Golden and Mandy Less, was born on February 3, 1999, in Harlan, Iowa.

    His nickname is “Golden”.

    Tristin has two siblings Chris Swearingen and Roberta Golden.

    “Golden” has been involved in high school

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    Senior Spotlight



    By: Natalie Harvey

    Chloe Skogman, the daughter of Jessica Renken (Mark Leekley) and Sam Skogman, was born on September 24, 1998, in Sioux Center, Iowa.

    Chloe has one brother Quinn Leekley, who is in 3rd grade.

    Activities she has been involved in high school

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    Musical: Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

    By: Ean Beavers

    A-W students will be performing Seven Brides for Seven Brothers.

    The two leading roles are Adam, played by Cameron Wahlberg, and Milly, played by Makayla Swancutt.

    The musical is about Adam, a mountain man who travels down to a orderly town looking for a wife. He finds Milly. After a brief courtship, they are married and return to

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    Seventh Grade volleyball team

    Members of the Seventh Grade volleyball team are (back) Sabrina Gutierrez, Cassie Miller, Taryn Wilken, Natalie Nielsen, Keira Hillrichs, Presley Marnach, Aubie Hartman, (middle) Marinda Moore, Hailey Jackson, Emmalee Wilken, Sydney Parks, Chloee Colt, Jadin Hartman, (front) Madison Green, Megan Meinen, Kailey Jackson, Jersey Wendel, Sadie Toben.