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Week of November 19th through November 24th .... Monday, Nov. 19th -- JH Basketball vs Axtell at 4:00 PM.... Tuesday, Nov. 20th -- JH SkyZone field trip, depart at 3:30 PM.... Wednesday, Nov. 21st -- NO SCHOOL.... Thursday, Nov. 22nd -- Thanksgiving day! NO SCHOOL!!.... Friday, Nov. 23rd -- NO SCHOOL!! Snowflake festival at Degginger park, Senior Center, and Highland Branch Library from 5:00-7:00 PM.... Have a great week!! Happy Thanksgiving!!!!

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FFA Barnwarming

The Doniphan West FFA chapter has a new beau and sweetheart. Senior Jacob Libel and freshman Emma Albers were crowned at the FFA annual barn warming on Tuesday, Nov. 13. These two rose to the top of the competition that consisted of an interview, heaving straw bales, roping steers, eating pie, and grading "livestock" legs. The FFA also conducted its work sale, during which FFA members were auctioned off for 8 hours of work . . .

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Late Night

Doniphan West kicked off the winter sports season with a Rockin' with the Mustangs celebration on Friday, Nov. 16 at the high school. With tunes from the 80's setting the tone, the high school and junior high athletes for basketball, wrestling, and cheer/dance were introduced to fans. Other activities included a lip sync contest between the freshmen and seniors, a glow-in-the-dark dance performance by the high school spirit squad . . .

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First Pledge Made

USD 111 has received the first pledge for it's Beef It Up Program. The Robert and Heather Robinson Family have pledged a steer to be processed in January 2019. Locally-produced, quality beef will be served to Doniphan West students shortly after!  We greatly appreciate the donation from this family! Click here to read more about this program. Beef It Up Program

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JH Wrestling

Junior High Wrestling is off to a great start. Coach Frank Speer said "All the wrestlers are working hard and getting better every week. All of their coaches are very proud of them." The results from Rock Creek were Kody Johansen- 1st place, Cameron Yuill- 2nd place, Collin Yuill- 2nd place, and Jade Lewis- 2nd place. Those placing at Silver Lake were Kody Johansen - 1st place, Logan Hackaby- 4th place, . . .

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Kay Club Veteran's Day Assembly

Doniphan West schools celebrated Veterans Day and honored local veterans on Monday, Nov. 12, with students in kindergarten through 12th grade and many guests in attendance. The program, hosted by the D-West KAY Club, included patriotic music, a POW/MIA remembrance by the Highland Cub Scout Pack 106, the introduction of guest veterans, and a patriotic video that included photos of students' family members and friends who are . . .

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DWHS Fall Musical

The Doniphan West High School drama department presented its fall musical production "Just Another High School Musical" on Saturday, Nov. 10 and Sunday, Nov. 11. The action of the musical centered around a group of high school actors, who had been abandoned by their director and left to fend for themselves. Unprepared to perform, the group finds a box of old scripts for plays, which they interpret with comedy, gags, and satire.

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Mustang Moments

Mrs. Taylor's journalism 1 class is creating a website to keep people informed about what is going on in Doniphan West High School. Mustang Moments

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DWES Fundraiser

Doniphan West Elementary is selling socks as a fundraiser. Orders and payment due by Tuesday, November 20th. Either download an order form or they are available at both the high school and elementary school buildings. 

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NEK Early Head Start

NEK- CAP, Inc. is accepting applications for prenatal through three year olds for a comprehensive school readiness program. 

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