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Getting ready for remodeling at A-W

Posted June 1, 2017 at 5:00 am

Akron-Westfield third grade teacher Amy Wilken works on cleaning out her classroom in preparation for the elementary remodeling project that began this week. On Tuesday, a crew began removing the asbestos floor tiling in 14 classrooms. The classrooms will receive new flooring, electrical and plumbing upgrades, and additional cabinetry above new coat racks. Renovations are slated for completion Aug. 4.

    NHD Tip Night

    Akron-Westfield National History Day students will be working for tips to help fund their journey to Washington, D.C. Tip Night is Tuesday, June 6, 5-7:30 p.m. at Akron Pizza Ranch.

    Those attending the national competition will present their projects following Tip Night at 7:30 p.m. at the Akron-Westfield Auditorium. The public is invited to attend.

    Question of the Week

    By: Autumn Stowe

    This week students and staff were asked “What will you miss most about the seniors, and Why?”

    Truc Ly Bui answered, “Third period together in Mr. Thonstad’s class, because they were so nice to me, and we always had lots of fun together.”

    Lilly Stabe responded, “I will miss being on their team for sports and other activities, as well as their smiling faces

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    MS Track races at Hinton

    By: Jillian Hyer

    On Friday, May 12, the Akron-Westfield middle school track teams headed to Hinton to compete with multiple schools.

    The A-W girls placed 7th overall.

    In the 100M Dash Hailey Wilken placed 2nd and Marinda Moore placed 7th.

    In the 200M Dash Taryn Wilken placed 7th.

    In the 400M Dash McKenna Henrich placed 8th.

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    MS Track Finishes Season at West Sioux

    By: Ean Beavers

    The girls placed 7th overall at the final meet of the season.

    In the 100M dash Hailey Wilken placed 3rd, Aubie Hartman placed 4th, and Addison McMillan placed in 9th.

    In the 200M dash, placing in 6th was Taryn Wilken and in 9th was Jersey Wendel.

    In the 400M dash, Elise Knapp placed 3rd.

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    Dear Westerner Review readers,

    The Desktop Publishing class would like to thank you for your support and feedback with our reporting. We are very honored to have kept you informed on the latest information happening and the many successes at Akron-Westfield.

    We thank you for giving us the opportunity to apply our skills in a real world situation.

    Thank you for your time and for supporting all of our Akron-Westfield Westerners! Until next year…


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    Question of the Week

    By: Kaberly Coyle

    This week students and staff were asked “Would you rather be a giant rodent or a tiny elephant?”

    Ean Beavers said, “A Giant Rodent, well a rodent is consisted of several animals and not just a rat. I would want to be a giant Beaver.”

    Callie Henrich, said, “A tiny Elephant, people won’t kill a tiny elephant.”

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    Students Volunteer Over 600 Hours for Community Service Day

    By: Josie Green

    On Monday, May 8, Akron-Westfield High School students took part in community service day. A total of 132 students were involved in different projects, totaling over 600 student volunteer hours.

    The projects the students were involved in were at Trinity Lutheran Church, Hole N the Wall, City of Akron (painting fire hydrants and mailbox stands, general city cleanup), Nature Conservancy, City Park and Legion Hall, Akron Golf Club, A-W Elementary playground

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    MS Track Races at War Eagle Conference Meet

    By: Jillian Hyer

    The Akron-Westfield boys track placed 10th at the War Eagle Conference meet on May 2. Tanner Derochie was the only Westerner to place in the top 6 for the boys. Derochie placed 4th in the 100m dash and 5th in the 200m dash.

    The Akron-Westfield girls track placed 7th in the War Eagle Conference meet. In the long jump, Hailey Wilken placed 3rd. In the high jump, Tori Nemesio placed 4th. In the 400M dash, Elise Knapp

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