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  • Locker clean-out is today, May 22, from 1:43 p.m. to 1:52 p.m.

  • 2/3 hour finals Tues., 4/5 hour finals Wed., 6/7 hour finals Thurs., good luck everyone!

  • Congratulations to the new student body co-presidents Alec Zhou and Sarah Bonnett.

  • Congratulations to the boys' and girls' track teams for placing 3rd at District 2 Championships.

Alison Owen to be released from Children’s Hospital today

Alison Owen to be released from Children’s Hospital today

Eileen Tully, Staff Writer
February 28, 2013 • 7,762 views
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Today, Feb. 28, sophomore Alison Owen will be released from Children's Hospital after receiving treatment for the past 26 days. On Friday, Feb. 1, Owen was involved in a car accident and initially suffered a brain hemorrhage, broken vertebrae, bruised lungs and had fluid in her abdomen. With her occupational,...

Girl’s swim team takes second place

Girl’s swim team takes second place

Jacob Cupps, Sports Editor
February 28, 2013 • 2,962 views
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Finishing second in the overall team competition, the Parkway West Girl’s Swim Team finished behind Glendale High School and tied with Notre Dame High School. “State was the most exciting meet. The energy was so high and everyone was ready to race,” freshman Caroline Bias said. Swimming sco...

Culinary Arts II caters the African American read-in

Culinary Arts II caters the African American read-in

Eden Harir, Staff Writer
February 28, 2013 • 2,770 views
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The 10th annual African American Read-in took place in the library during both lunches on Monday, Feb. 25. The read-in promoted the awareness of African American authors. “Various students read short excerpts from famous writers sampling African American poems, passages from books and other categories,” Librarian Mary Ann McFarland said. Senior Amber Jones was the first to read from a book that Library Sec...

Stars in the making

Stars in the making

Catharine Conway, Arts and Entertainment Editor
February 28, 2013 • 1,220 views
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On Friday Feb. 22, juniors Claire Logan and Kindermarie Williams starred in De Smet Jesuit High School Theatre Department's production of Footloose. Junior Claire Logan starred as Ariel Moore, the rebellious daughter of a the local reverend who birthed the law against dancing. Logan performed alongside...

What’s the problem with North Korea?

John Watson, Staff Writer
February 28, 2013 • 7,915 views
Filed under editorials

With tensions continuing to rise on a dangerous scale, it becomes a greater question as to what should be done about the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, or, North Korea. Since becoming an international power of nuclear energy, North Korea has exemplified extremely provocative and questionable...

Raising the minimum wage

Raising the minimum wage

Austin Oakes, Opinion Editor
February 27, 2013 • 2,497 views
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The general existence of a minimum wage is non-controversial in U.S. politics.  Although there are many countries that do not implement a minimum wage, the majority of people on the spectrum in American politics see it as a necessity.  However, the more divisive topic is the actual price of the minimum...

Girls lacrosse: check it out

Girls lacrosse: check it out

Eileen Tully, Staff Writer
February 27, 2013 • 1,287 views
Filed under sports

On Monday Feb. 25, girls’ lacrosse tryouts began. On the first day, tryouts consisted of an informational meeting about the upcoming season. Tuesday, the players ran, performed drills and did plyos, a series of warm-up exercises such as skipping and lunges. “It would’ve been hard for people...

American Idol: mocking hits edition

American Idol: mocking hits edition

Lily Briscoe, Feature Editor
February 27, 2013 • 2,445 views
Filed under features, showcase

American Idol Mocking hits edition just finished their fourth season. English teacher Michelle Kerpash assigned her freshman English classes an assignment where they re-wrote song lyrics to fit the story line of "To Kill a Mockingbird." They had three to four judges each class period. Counselor Chris...

St. Louis County canine unit visits West

St. Louis County canine unit visits West

Susie Watson, Editor in Chief
February 27, 2013 • 8,449 views
Filed under news, showcase

On Feb. 25, the St. Louis County canine unit performed their first search at 8:22 a.m. "It was an exterior search," Principal Dr. Jeremy Mitchell said. St. Louis County police officer Brian McCauley and his German Shepherd, Olla, performed the search.  The search lasted 30 minutes. Initially....

“The Bobby Bones Show” turns country

“The Bobby Bones Show” turns country

Alex Ripper, Staff Writer
February 26, 2013 • 8,051 views
Filed under arts & entertainment

Monday morning ritual: get up, get dressed, turn on 93.7 The Bull and listen to Mason and Remy say "What's Awesome" with their weekend. If you are an avid Bull listener, Monday morning's broadcast probably sounded different. On Feb. 4, it was announced that "The Bobby Bones Show," originally based...

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