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Commencement To Be Held Sunday

Posted May 24, 2017 at 5:45 pm




Pat Merrick will give the commencement address to 37 Westbrook Walnut Grove seniors

By Tom Merchant

Sentinel Tribune

WWG — Thirty seven seniors will conclude a 13 year journey of formal education, and will go out into the world to meet new challenges in their life pursuits. As they leave as high school graduates, their paths will lead each of them in different directions as they pursue adventures that are called life in the real world.

Please see this week’s edition of the Westbrook Senitnel Tribune for more graduation information and the Grad Section.

    School board reviews capital outlay budget

    Board hears class trip report from senior Emma Woelber

    By Tom Merchant

    Sentinel Tribune

    WWg — Superintendent Loy Woelber presented the proposed capital outlay budget for 2018 the requests topped $307,000. That was a fairly hefty increase. The requests from the elementary was $42,700 and the secondary came in at $43,400. Woelber said he felt these requests were not at all extravagant. They included technology supplies of $7,000 and $12,000 for technology hardware.

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    Elementary Family Day featured Bicycle Safety theme

    Elementary students broke into

    family groups as they spent an afternoon of bicycle safety classes

    By Tom Merchant

    Sentinel Tribune

    WWg — Recently the elementary school used a novel way to promote bicycle safety. In the past a bicycle rodeo was held with safety checks of the kids bicycles by the Walnut Grove Police Department. This year the school used their Family Day program

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    Duane Hannan retires after 32 years of teaching

    Hannan taught many sylabuses related to

    language arts, along with being the high school technology director

    By Tom Merchant

    Sentinel Tribune

    WWg — Growing up in St. Paul, Duane Hannan did not have an ah ha moment that steered him into the teaching profession.

    He said while he was in the Army, stationed in Germany, he took some courses in German

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    FCCLA chapter continues to build

    Posted May 17, 2017 at 5:38 pm

    Several West Lyon students, representing the West Lyon FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) chapter competed and earned awards at the annual Iowa FCCLA State Leadership Conference in March. West Lyon

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