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Need an elective? Consider Art Appreciation

Need an elective? Consider Art Appreciation

Kay Widen, Former Staff Writer January 27, 2023

Norwalk provides many electives to fill your schedule up, one being Art Appreciation. Art Appreciation is a class that combines art history, sociology, and real-world problems and connects it to types...

Fareway hires Norwalk students

Fareway hires Norwalk students

Parker Cary, Former Staff Writer January 23, 2023

Fareway in Norwalk has been hiring young employees for decades, with kids starting off as baggers and making their way to new and better positions as they age. "Fareway is always happy to hire new and...

The Norwalk varsity volleyball team celebrates on Oct. 4. The team said they have lots to be proud of this season.

Norwalk volleyball: Strong motivators lead to a great season

Taylor Stanley, Staff Writer January 18, 2023

The Norwalk High School volleyball team had many goals going into the season this year according to new coach John Fulton. He said one of the biggest goals was to be a top 10 team, and they delivered. “Our...

Brandon Schmitz (center) and Cory Archer teach P.E. student Mariola Torra Abad how to use the new TRX band system during strength and conditioning. Many students are learning how to use the new NPECC equipment in the high school.

Making it their own

Taylor Stanley, Staff Writer January 18, 2023

The Norwalk Physical Education and Competition Center (NPECC) was part of a $24 million project that includes a new gym, wrestling room, fitness center, weight room, locker rooms, concessions and more. “I...

Russ Greenwood encourages bowlers during a meet at Air Lanes in December of 2021. Greenwood took over as head bowling coach for the 2022-2023 school year.

Norwalk High School bowling team competes under new head coach

Kay Widen, Former Staff Writer January 18, 2023

Recently, head bowling coach Nathan Stocker retired, leaving an opening for the old assistant bowling coach, Russ Greenwood. Greenwood is hoping to add new things in order to promote success within the...

Dan Trilk teaches a student piano in his basement after school on Oct. 25. Piano is one of the many instruments Trilk teaches, as he has played it throughout the majority of his life.

Norwalk music passes through the generations

Taylor Stanley, Staff Writer January 7, 2023

For the last fifteen years, Trilk has been teaching instrumental music lessons to students around the Des Moines area ranging from young elementary age to high school students. “I started teaching...

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