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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.

Hands in!

Hands in!

Debra Klevens, Guest Writer
March 28, 2013 • 1,734 views
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Varsity soccer team defender freshman Megan Loaney puts her hand in for a team huddle on Friday, March 8. Loaney attended the team camp out at Meramec State Park on Saturday, March 9. "I'm ready to play and am super excited for the upcoming season because we have been practicing so hard," Loaney said.

The real consequences of sequester

The real consequences of sequester

Austin Oakes, Opinions Editor
March 26, 2013 • 2,006 views
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Modern day America is in grave danger of turning into the now-penurious Greece, or so the congressional Republicans and Conservative commentators have been warning us for years now.  For many reasons, this comparison and indignant soothsaying is absurd- but it may very well become a reality if Washington’s...

Choir success at State

Choir success at State

Catharine Conway, Arts and Entertainment Editor
March 13, 2013 • 2,450 views
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On Tuesday March 12, the Concert Choir traveled  to Westminster Christian Academy to compete in the annual Missouri State Festival. The choir received all superior ratings in the two categories of performance and sight-singing. They performed the Gloria from Schubert Mass in G as well as Carpenters...

School board recognizes teachers

School board recognizes teachers

Debra Klevens
March 13, 2013 • 1,384 views
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Red Light Cameras: Fair or Unfair

Red Light Cameras: Fair or Unfair

John Watson
March 13, 2013 • 3,227 views
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Picture this: You are driving down Manchester during the middle of the day. There are no other cars on the road, so being extremely cautious is not necessary. You see a traffic light turn yellow and speed up to make it through. Just before you make it to the intersection, the light turns red, but you...

Culinary students take home second place at cook-off

Culinary students take home second place at cook-off

Eileen Tully, Staff Writer
March 13, 2013 • 2,921 views
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On Wednesday, March 6, seniors Carolyn Stewart, Kristen Solodar, Laila Kuziez and Kevin Kobalt competed in the Ready Set Cook Competition at Parkway North High School. The cook-off was hosted by Kendall College included Parkway West, Parkway North, Parkway South, Parkway Central and Lafayette. Competitors...

Dance, Seniors, Dance!

Dance, Seniors, Dance!

Jacob Cupps
March 13, 2013 • 1,103 views
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Performing the routine for the Spring Pep Rally, seniors Kevin Meyers, Brian Kuehnle, and Tyler Rhoads dance with the cheerleaders. The rally took place on March 8 to celebrate spring sports and highlight student body accomplishments. "We had only practiced a little bit before, but when we preformed,...

Boys’ track and field season kicks off

Nathan Rands
March 12, 2013 • 846 views
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On Feb 25 the Boys Track and Field had their first practice of the season with a total of 40-45 athletes who showed up to be a part of the team "The first practice the distance runners ran 5 x 1 mile trying to hit a certain time for each," Long Distance Coach John said. The team set goals to better...

Parkway West day at the movies

Parkway West day at the movies

Alex Ripper, Staff Writer
March 12, 2013 • 1,141 views
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To celebrate the opening of the new movie "The Great Gatsby," the English Department is sponsoring a Parkway West Gatsby Movie Day on May 11. Set in the 1920s, The Great Gatsby, a novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald, tells the story of Nick Carraway (played by Toby Maguire) and his move to the West Egg dist...

Women of West teaches yoga class

Women of West teaches yoga class

Susie Watson, Editor in Chief
March 12, 2013 • 1,408 views
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On March 5, Women of West (WOW) taught a yoga class at 7 a.m.  The class was led by English teacher Erica Rogers and senior Misri Patel who both practice yoga regularly. "WOW wanted to do yoga as a breath of fresh air for the girls.  It is the middle of the spring semester so things can get pretty...

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