Kindergarten Roundup Scheduled

Posted March 24, 2016 at 5:00 am

Kindergarten Roundup for the Akron-Westfield Community School District is scheduled Thursday, April 14 and Friday, April 15, 2016.

Children must be five years old on or before September 15, 2016, in order to be eligible for discovergarten and kindergarten this fall.

If you have a child eligible for Roundup and they do not attend Akron Headstart or Akron-Westfield Preschool please call 568-3322 to sign them up to receive further information.


    Senior Spotlight



    by: Lynnzee Siebens

    Abbigail Ann Harder was born on January 12, 1998, in Sioux City, Iowa, to Curt and Shelby Harder. Some of her nicknames include Peanut, Abbi, and Abbs.

    Some of the activities Abbi has been involved in are choir, Lakeside Lab, art, FFA, and Student Aid. Abbi’s favorite sport to

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    Senior Spotlight



    by: Brenden Hansen

    Trevor Allen Richter was born July 1, 1997, to Melanie Richter and Rick Hughes. Trevor has one brother and his name is Cody.

    While in high school “TR” has been involved in FFA, football, basketball, and track.

    When Trevor is not in

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    Jazz groups place at Coyote Jazz Festival

    by: Lynnzee Siebens

    On March 15, jazz students traveled to USD in Vermillion, South Dakota to compete in the Coyote Jazz Festival.

    Jazz 1 received 2nd place, Jazz 2 received 5th place, and Jazz Band received 3rd place.

    Jazz 1 includes Nick Schnell, Jackson Gereau, Austin Allard, Daniel Martinsen, Cameron Wahlberg, Charlie Anderson, Brenden Moore, Skyler Briggs, Emmy Knuth, Laken Mullinix, Emme Rohlfs, Lynnzee Siebens, Makayla Swancutt, Cassie Hansen, Jordan Neubrand, Morgan Lavaway,

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    Question of the Week

    by: Derrin Sanchez

    This week, students and staff were asked “What is your favorite movie and why?”

    Junior Casey Wall replied, “The 5th Element, because it’s sci-fi.”

    Zac Eyer, a junior, answered, “Straight Outta Compton, because it

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    Jazz 1 group to compete at State Jazz Championships

    by: Zoe Mullinix

    On Tuesday, March 29, the Akron-Westfield vocal Jazz 1 choir will be competing in Des Moines at the State Jazz Championships.

    Members competing include Austin Allard, Charlie Anderson, Kiana Appley, Skyler Briggs, Jackson Gereau, Cassie Hansen, Emmy Knuth, Morgan Lavaway, Daniel Martinsen, Brenden Moore, Laken Mullinix, Jordan Neubrand, Emme Rohlfs, Nick Schnell, Lynnzee Siebens, Makayla Swancutt, and Cameron Wahlberg.


    Senior Spotlight



    by: Caleb Colt

    Kane Lininger was born on February 13, 1998, in Sioux City, Iowa.

    Kane is the son of Michelle and Timothy Lininger.

    “Kaner” is the brother to Nash Lininger and Amber Spire.

    Three activities that Kane

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    Question of the Week

    by: Abbey Easton & Nicole Varns

    This week, students and staff were asked “If you could be on any television show, what would it be and why?”

    Zoe Mullinix, a senior, said, “Charmed because I want cool powers.”

    Jessica Delgado, a junior, said, “Ellen because she is hilarious and she is the greatest.”


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    ATTENTION SENIOR PARENTS: Yearbook Graduation Ads now available

    Senior Graduation Ads are now available for purchase in the 2015-2016 Akron-Westfield Yearbook.

    Graduation Ads cost $25 and can be purchased by family and friends to say something special to the graduating Senior. This might include 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 can also include a photo.

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    A-W Dodgeball Tournament

    The annual Student Council sponsored Dodgeball Tournament will be held Monday, March 21 at 6:30 p.m. in the old gym. Attending the tournament will cost two dollars for adults and one dollar for students.