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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.

Teacher Spotlight: Charles Cutelli

Teacher Spotlight: Charles Cutelli

Austin Oakes, Guest Writer
October 31, 2013 • 1,527 views
Filed under features

By day, Charlie Cutelli is known to students as a Biology, Anatomy and Physiology teacher. In the afternoons, he plays the role of varsity water polo and girls’ cross country coach.  However there is more to his story. During Cutelli’s junior and senior years of high school, he helped Parkway...

Fall into this seasons top fashion trends

Fall into this seasons top fashion trends

Austin Oakes, Staff Writer
October 31, 2013 • 1,856 views
Filed under features

As fall weather rolls in, so do the most popular fashion trends.  From runways to hallways, student’s wardrobes are changing to accompany the St. Louis weather. “An easy everyday trend is wearing a cardigan, leggings and boots,” Nordstrom BP Assistant Manager Michelle Munson said. “A fun...

“Captain Phillips” Review

“Captain Phillips” Review

Kathryn Harter, Staff Writer
October 30, 2013 • 1,107 views
Filed under arts & entertainment, movies

Raw, real and disturbingly thrilling, Paul Greengrass’ film, Captain Phillips, left me in a state of awe. The movie is a mix of harsh reality, the nature of humans, and quality acting. The movie stars Tom Hanks and Barkhad Abdi whose characters struggle for the dominance of an American cargo ship. The...

Calming the Cardinals craze

Calming the Cardinals craze

Rachel Osborne, Staff Writer
October 30, 2013 • 759 views
Filed under sports

The Cardinals have yet again reached the World Series, proving they deserve to be a part of the Postseason. They face one of their greatest rivals: the Boston Red Sox. Both teams have each won 11 World Series titles, and for both teams this is their third trip to the series in the last 10 years. “We...

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Alya Bajwa, Staff Writer
October 30, 2013 • 834 views
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On Sept. 30 the FDA approved Perjeta, a pre-surgical drug for breast cancer patients. Doctors believe this drug will reduce tumor sizes, as well as stop them from re-occurrence. The drug is approximately $6000 a dose. In a test to see the drugs effectiveness, 417 women with breast cancer took the...

Improv: Spooktacular! Review

Improv: Spooktacular! Review

Jacob Cupps, Staff Writer
October 30, 2013 • 3,955 views
Filed under arts & entertainment

Bringing the theater department food drive to a close, the Improv team, Running with Scissors, put on Improv Spooktacular, a night of quick wit and truly terrific performances. Hosted by senior JD Lister, juniors Dakota Payne and Greg Robson, the night included the games “Presidential Debate,” ...

Piece By Piece

Piece By Piece

Alya Bajwa, Staff Writer
October 30, 2013 • 648 views
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In 2011 junior Taylor Klein started a Halloween candy drive where people pledged money for each piece of candy she receives on Halloween, with all proceeds benefitting a charity of her choice.   Klein started the drive her freshman year and raised almost $1,000 for St. Louis Children’s Hospital,...

The calm before the race

The calm before the race

Austin Oakes, Editor in Chief
October 29, 2013 • 1,168 views
Filed under snapshot

The Parkway West Boys Cross Country team finished seventh in the District meet at Parkway Central on Oct. 26.  Despite the team's finish, senior James Morse as well as sophomores Philip Aden and Andrew Osborne advanced to the Sectional meet. “I felt like, as a team, we did all we could do to move...

Sparks Middle school shooting

Sparks Middle school shooting

Brendan Riehl, Staff Writer
October 28, 2013 • 870 views
Filed under news

On the morning of Monday, October 17, 2013, a school shooting occurred in Sparks, Nevada. Two are dead, including the shooter himself, and two have been wounded. Shortly before classes were to start that morning, Sparks Middle School issued a lockdown upon hearing gunshots. The authorities were contacted...

Battle between the holdiays

Battle between the holdiays

Rachel Osborne, Staff Writer
October 28, 2013 • 604 views
Filed under features

The first day of fall was Sept. 22, but until last weekend, the weather hadn’t changed at all. But last weekend, the temperature hit 50 degrees, qualifying by most people as ‘official fall weather.’ With fall having officially arrived, the question can be asked: which holiday is more popular –...

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