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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.

Seniors tie the knot three days before graduation

Seniors tie the knot three days before graduation

Shannon Anderson, Editor-in-Chief / Staff Writer
May 22, 2014 • 2,270 views
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Matt Colombo and Tawney (Hummell) Colombo wed after beiing together for two years.

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Water Polo claims third state title over SLUH

Water Polo claims third state title over SLUH

Jacob Cupps, Editor-in-Chief
May 22, 2014 • 2,071 views
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Varsity Water Polo defeats SLUH for the second time in three years by one point at the State Championship game.

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Baseball finishes strong

Baseball finishes strong

Bobby Connor, Staff Writer
May 22, 2014 • 1,319 views
Filed under sports

Varsity baseball ended the season last Saturday with a 6-0 loss against Parkway North, finishing the year with an (8-18) overall record. The season was full of ups and downs, but the Longhorns hit stride going into districts. In the final six games, the team had three impressive wins over University...

Boys’ golf team sends junior Peter Back to State

Boys’ golf team sends junior Peter Back to State

Alya Bajwa, Staff Writer
May 20, 2014 • 1,167 views
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By the end of the season, the boys’ varsity golf team had a total score of above 500 for all of the tournaments they competed in. Varsity was 5-4 in conference, while JV was 9-4. After the team’s season ended, junior Peter Back individually competed at state on May 19-20 after scoring a 75 at...

Alumna Spotlight: Kristen Cooper

Alumna Spotlight: Kristen Cooper

Jacob Cupps, Editor-in-Chief
May 20, 2014 • 13,302 views
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For alumna Kristen Maxwell Cooper, journalism skills developed during her time at Parkway West which ultimately led to a decision to major in journalism, leading her to a position as Deputy Editor for People Stylewatch. “I applied for early admission to the journalism school and did my first internship...

Boys track season recap

Boys track season recap

Kathryn Harter, Staff Writer
May 19, 2014 • 1,452 views
Filed under showcase, sports

Leaving other teams frozen in their tracks, the team’s season just competed in Districts, the third to last meet, with a 4th place finish in the JV and varsity division at Conference. “We have good sprinters now and good distance runners, which has really helped the team over all. Running at Conference...

Water polo makes waves at the graduation ceremony

Water polo makes waves at the graduation ceremony

Shannon Anderson, Editor-in-Chief
May 19, 2014 • 1,427 views
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Lauren Gieseking reacts to the news that the varsity water polo team won state.

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Sterling Expelled from NBA

Sterling Expelled from NBA

Bobby Connor, Staff Writer
May 12, 2014 • 1,479 views
Filed under sports

The NBA bans Clippers owner, Donald Sterling, for life from any association with the league after he was recorded making prejudiced comments about African-Americans. The recording was between Sterling and of his girlfriend, V. Stiviano, whom appear to be arguing about her affiliation with African-Americans...

Seventeen seniors sign for sports

Seventeen seniors sign for sports

Shannon Anderson, Staff Writer
May 12, 2014 • 1,973 views
Filed under features, sports

Behind academics, athletics are one of the most influential reasons to pick a college. This year, 17 seniors committed to play sports for their college careers. The athletes are David Baranski, Clifford Chi, Tommy Christensen, Joshua Emde, Savannah Fillion, Francesca Giganti, Emily Goldenstein, Grant...

Student Spotlight: Tabatha Saake

Student Spotlight: Tabatha Saake

Kathryn Harter, Staff Writer
May 12, 2014 • 1,185 views
Filed under features

Sophomore Tabatha Saake is reaching her goals from inside the net. This season she is being awarded with the first team All Conference Award for goalie, an award given to the best player in the conference for a position. “I worked really hard at practice and at games to win this award and I think...

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