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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.

Music department prepares for spring concerts

Music department prepares for spring concerts

Justin Cupps, Staff Writer
May 21, 2016 • 786 views
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The month of April is a busy month for the music department; all three spring concerts—band, orchestra and choir—fall within three weeks of each other.

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Throwback Thursday: Chris Landig, SSD teacher assistant

Throwback Thursday: Chris Landig, SSD teacher assistant

Tyler Hannegan, Staff Writer
May 19, 2016 • 797 views
Filed under people of west, throwback thursday

Pathfinder: What high school did you go too? Landig: I went to Mehlville Senior High School. When did you graduate? I graduated in 2006. What were your least and favorite subjects? My least favorite subject was English. My favorite Physical education. What is different now than when y...

Obama administration voices transgender access to school restrooms

Obama administration voices transgender access to school restrooms

Will Cremeens, Staff Writer
May 19, 2016 • 806 views
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On Friday, May 13, the Obama administration issued a statement from the Department of Education and Department of Justice regarding transgender admittance to school restrooms.

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Instagram update unappealing to users

Instagram update unappealing to users

Ellie Widowski, Staff Writer
May 19, 2016 • 1,150 views
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When Instagram announced its change, officials said they did it in order to put more focus on the pictures and videos without changing how the app is navigated.

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Captain America: Civil War review

Captain America: Civil War

Over the past eight years, the Marvel studios, a Disney-own corporation, has provided entertaining comic book movies such as the Iron Man, The Avengers and Guardians of the Galaxy. However, the most recent addition to the Marvel cinematic universe could possibly be its best yet.

Our Rating: 9/10

Grant Aden, Sports Editor
May 17, 2016 • 894 views
Filed under arts & entertainment, movies

Over the past eight years, the Marvel studios, a Disney-own corporation, has provided entertaining comic book movies such as the Iron Man, The Avengers and Guardians of the Galaxy. However, the most recent addition to the Marvel cinematic universe could possibly be its best yet. Captain America: Civi...

Survey reveals the effects of finals on students

Survey reveals the effects of finals on students

Nell Jaskowiak, Staff Writer
May 16, 2016 • 643 views
Filed under news, showcase

No Matter Where You Are album review

No Matter Where You Are album review

Dani Fischer, Staff Writer
May 14, 2016 • 890 views
Filed under arts & entertainment

The concept of a two-person band is nothing new. The White Stripes heavily influenced alternative music, and Twenty One Pilots’ “Blurryface” is played constantly on nearly every radio station. However, Us the Duo brings something new to the table—marriage. After meeting in 2011, Cariss...

Students feel pressure to attain a “perfect summer body”

Students feel pressure to attain a “perfect summer body”

Sydney Kinzy, Features Editor
May 12, 2016 • 676 views
Filed under features, showcase

Summer is coming, and excitement is in the air. Along with that, people work hard to get a “perfect beach body."

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Students push to raise awareness for lack of teacher diversity

Students push to raise awareness for lack of teacher diversity

Emily Dickson, Convergent Media Writer
May 12, 2016 • 822 views
Filed under editorials

The school has been making an effort to promote religion, gender and racial inclusiveness in Common Ground, but many students feel this is rendered ineffective with an undiversified teaching staff.

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