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Senior Spotlight

Posted December 13, 2018 at 6:00 am

Spencer

Olson

By: Jayla Berg

Spencer Olson also known as “Spenc”, or Solson, was born July 31, 2000, in Sioux City. Spencer has two sisters: Natalie and Kendra.

Solson enjoys playing sports such as football, baseball, and golf and also hanging out with friends and his girlfriend Alayna.

One of his favorite movies is “Step Brothers.” Fun fact: Spencer has a picture of Nick Jacobs and himself photoshopped in a picture of the “Step Brothers”. It’s his favorite movie

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    MS Boys Split With GC & WS

    By: Nash Lininger

    The middle school boys split their games at West Sioux on Monday, December 3.

    The B-Team won 43-13, Laytin Koch with 11 points, Raiden Ericson with 6 points, and Jackson Marnach with 5 points.

    The A-Team lost by a score of 76-36. Sawyer Drent led the team with 16 points. He was assisted by Johnny Watkins, Carter Wilken, Michael Varns, and Jackson Marnach.

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    Upcoming Activities:

    Thursday, Dec 13:

    • Grades 9-12 Vocal & Instrumental Holiday Concert at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium.

    Friday, Dec 14:

    • AWEEF (Scholarship Fundraiser) tailgate supper from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. $7.00/adult and $3.00/10 & under.

    • Varsity girls’ and boys’ basketball games vs. Clay Central-Everly. Girls’ game tips off at 6:00 p.m.

    Saturday, Dec 15:

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    Senior Spotlight

    Aaron

    Hartman

    By: Alyson Ten Napel

    Aaron Hartman, son of Luke and Mindy Hartman, was born September 12, 2000, in Vermillion, SD. Aaron has one sibling, Aubie. Some of Aaron’s nicknames are Harmana or Hartman.

    While in high school Hartman has been involved in football, FFA, and Large Group speech. Harmana’s favorite class is CAD (Computer-Aided Drafting) because, “Mr. Drent

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    Question Of The Week

    By: Lilly Stabe

    Students and staff of Akron-Westfield were recently asked, “What are your family’s holiday traditions?”

    Cameron Moore, a sophomore, responded, “My family and I usually go to my grandma and grandpa’s house in Akron and we all eat lunch in the afternoon and then we open gifts and after that we go to church.”

    Mrs. Colleen Westergard, a teacher, said, “We go to my parents’

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    MS Boys Win Both Games Against Hinton

    By: Nash Lininger

    The middle school basketball team played a great home game against the Hinton Blackhawks on Thursday, November 29. Both teams secured some very good victories this past week.

    The B-Team won 45-16 over the Blackhawks. Conner Wendel was the leading scorer with 12 points. Raiden Ericson and Carter Wilken both helped by scoring 6 points each.

    The A-Team also won a close game, beating Hinton 49-47. Sawyer Drent put up

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    MS Boys Split With Remsen Saint Mary’s

    By: Nash Lininger

    The middle school basketball team hosted Remsen St. Mary’s on Monday, November 26, and played some very good games.

    The B-Team won their game 41-26. They were led by Jackson Monarch and Carter Wilken with 17 points and 6 points respectively. Laytin Koch and Raiden Ericson both added 4 points to help with the win.

    The A-Team lost their game 43-29. Sawyer Drent led all scorers with 14 points, Jacob

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    MS Boys Lose Three Games To West Lyon

    By: Nash Lininger

    The middle school basketball teams played some hard games against West Lyon on Friday, November 16.

    The C-Team lost a close one by 8-5 with points put up by Arik Allard, Ben Phillips, and Conner Wendel.

    The B-Team lost 42-35 with leading scorers being Carter Wilken with 12 points, Jackson Monarch with 8 points, and Raiden Ericson with 5 points.

    The A-Team played

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    Question Of The Week

    By: Alyson Ten Napel

    Students and staff of Akron-Westfield were recently asked, “What is your favorite part of Thanksgiving Break and why?”

    Mr. Mike Allner said, “Getting home from Colorado and sleeping in my own bed.”

    Sydnie Parks, a freshman, stated, “Being able to spend time with family that was visiting because I haven’t seen them for awhile.”

    Mrs. Julie

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