Doniphan West Middle School is selling shirts to raise money for their Mini Relay for Life which is held annually at the middle school. All profits will be donated for cancer research. If you would like to help out our students, please click on the link below for the order form. Orders are due November 3 rd . Shirt Order Form
$1 for 1 Chance at Drawing $5 for 6 Chances at Drawing 3 names will be drawn to compete at halftime, prizes will be awarded Names will then be added to the grand prize drawing for a gift certificate Grand Prize winner will be announced after halftime at . . .
The Doniphan West High School cross country team traveled to Troy for their forth meet this season. This was the cross country twin valley league meet, it included most of the schools from our league. The Mustang ladies started off the meet strong and battled hard. Mackenzie Boos took 8th place and medaled with . . .
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The juniors have responsibilities and high expectations for the upcoming senior year. The number one rule for senior year is don’t procrastinate. Since they will have senior project they will have to learn to keep up on their work. Procrastination is probably one of the main things that everyone faces. But with senior project it should help with getting homework done on time. With just one year left, the class of 2015 must have fun with it and make it a memorable one. They have one more prom left and then graduation. It will all be done in a blink of an eye. Senior year . . .
The Mustang of the Month program is meant to promote success in and out of the classroom. For a student to be a well-respected citizen, they must be able to balance many different areas of life. They must exemplify outstanding characteristics both as a student and as a citizen of the community. The student must be able to handle many different aspects of student life while maintaining excellence in the classroom. This award is designed to nominate and select students who promote and take pride in Doniphan West High School and in themselves. The two students . . .
Below is a link to the HS Activities for 2014-2015. Please note that dates and times are subject to change throughout the school year. Default Hyperlink Text
Some DWHS girls showed they were tough enough for Powder Puff football last Thursday, Oct. 16 at the high school football field. The juniors and sophomores, in purple, took on the pink clad seniors and freshmen in a fierce competition, with purple coming out on top. After the non-injury, fierce football follies, the students came together for a pep rally focused on the football game against county rivals from Troy.
The Doniphan West High School cross country team traveled to Troy for their third meet this season. It was a smaller meet involving six schools from around the area. The Mustang ladies started off the meet strong and battled hard. The two ladies went above and beyond my expectations and brought home two medals. Mackenzie Boos took 4th place and medaled with a time 20:41. Kassydi Miller took 6th place and medaled with time 22:05. Unfortunately Cara Prawl was injured with a possible foot fracture from the previous meet and unable to race this meet. Casey . . .
The D-West football team traveled to KC Maranatha Christian Academy last Friday night and came home with a 26 – 6 victory. The Mustangs totaled 340 yards total offense with Wade Joyce gaining 133 yards rushing and Lane Spiker adding another 110 yards. Maranatha scored first when they blocked a punt and returned it for a touchdown. D- West struck back and scored when Wade Joyce ran it in from 2 yards out. The PAT failed. The Mustangs struck again in the second quarter when Levi Watts hit Cooper Leach with a 6 yard pass and Lane Spiker kicked the . . .
The Lady Mustangs continued league play at home on Tuesday, October 7. The Mustangs hosted the Eagles of Blue Valley and the Hanover Wildcats. Both the Varsity and JV squads started off the night against Blue Valley. The Varsity girls came out strong, easily defeating the Eagles in the first set. But they were unable to maintain their momentum and lost the next two sets (25-15/22-25/12-25). The JV girls met a very similar fate, starting out strong but losing the match in three sets (25-16/13-25/9-15). Prior to the final match . . .
Below is a link to the MS Activities for 2014-2015. Please note that dates and times are subject to change throughout the school year. Doniphan West MS Activities Calendar 2014-2015
The sixth grade class was given a challenge of building a castle out of straws. This project was done much differently than most projects due to the lack of directions. I simply stated build me a castle. The class of 33 students worked diligently for 2 hours on building this amazing structure. The fun part of this project from a teacher’s aspect was seeing students take on leadership parts and learn to constructively build team rapport. Students soon developed a plan and split responsibilities up amongst different rooms and groups. It was . . .
Doniphan West Student Council Members traveled to Atchison Middle School on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 to build and enhance their leadership skills. Joe Coles leads the C.L.A.S.S. (Cooperative Leadership and Sharing Strategies) lessons over a period of 3 days a year with 3 schools coming together one day at each of their locations. Students learn proper handshaking technique as well as listening skills and assertive positive communication among their peers. As part of the training, students compare their schools with the other two. One of the missions on Tuesday . . .
The D-West Mustangs traveled to Troy on Tuesday, October 7 for an in-county football game. The mustang offense scored 14 points on the night and the defense only gave up 8 points to secure the win with a score of 14-8. Great job Mustangs! The MS football team will end their season on Thursday, Oct. 9 with a home game vs. St. Peter & Paul.