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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.

Cheap, easy and stylish looks for Halloween

Cheap, easy and stylish looks for Halloween

Kristin Priest and Leigh Ann Barnett
October 31, 2016 • 1,006 views
Filed under a mess of curls, columns

On Oct. 31, everyone always want to be prepped with an Instagram approved costume. Halloween grants us a time to dress up and become another persona, yet many high schoolers are rushed for time and low on funds. Searching for a Halloween costume that is unique and reasonable in price is a task in itself....

German exchange student Jakob Luxa joins the senior class

German exchange student Jakob Luxa joins the senior class

Hannah Hoffmann and Gabby Leon
October 31, 2016 • 551 views
Filed under features, showcase

Two students—American senior Alex Hoffman, German transfer Jakob Luxa—stare at a math textbook that is not in Luxa’s native language. “Fifty-eight?” Luxa says as he points to a random page. “Do you even know what that means?” Hoffman asks. “Yes,” Luxa confirms. Sponsored by the In...

Artists celebrate Inktober

Artists celebrate Inktober

Mary Claire Moriarity, Staff Writer
October 30, 2016 • 473 views
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Parker encourages artists to post their art on social media platforms such as Instagram so they have a place to get feedback from friends and fellow artists using #inktober and #inktober2016.

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A Pentatonix Christmas review

A Pentatonix Christmas review

Dani Fischer, Arts and Entertainment editor
October 29, 2016 • 1,213 views
Filed under arts & entertainment, music

They have done it again. Pentatonix, a Grammy Award winning acapella group, released their third Christmas album on Oct. 10, entitled “A Pentatonix Christmas,” it reached the No. 1 slot on the iTunes pop chart within the first week of release. When I heard they were releasing another Christmas...

Honors English I students compete in mock “American Idol”

Honors English I students compete in mock “American Idol”

Nell Jaskowiak, Opinions Editor
October 28, 2016 • 584 views
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Varsity football team enters second round of districts

Varsity football team enters second round of districts

Brandon Eckhoff and Sarah Ayers
October 28, 2016 • 836 views
Filed under sports

After defeating Priory 45-3 at the first round of  district playoffs, the varsity football team looks to defeat Borgia at home at 7 p.m. With a regular season record of 6-4, senior Jack Mendonsa knows that any game played could be his last. “Priory is a better team than people think, but as a...

The Running with Scissors Improv team presents a spooktacular show

The Running with Scissors Improv team presents a spooktacular show

Claire Smout and Carson Lolley
October 28, 2016 • 603 views
Filed under features

“Improv is so much fun for me because it is not something I would normally do. It puts me out of my comfort zone and that is really cool to experience,” Lolley said.

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Second presidential debate garners mixed feelings

Second presidential debate garners mixed feelings

Nell Jaskowiak, Opinions Editor
October 28, 2016 • 360 views
Filed under news

Leading into the 2016 presidential election, only 28 percent of Americans are satisfied with the state of the country. The second presidential debate, held at Washington University in St. Louis on Oct. 9, was another chance for GOP Nominee Donald Trump and DNC Nominee Hillary Clinton to make statements about their policy,...

Fall Craft Fair features local businesses

Fall Craft Fair features local businesses

Mary Claire Moriarity, Staff Writer
October 27, 2016 • 538 views
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Over 135 vendors will pack the north and main gym on Saturday Oct. 29 and Sunday, Oct. 30, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., for the 33nd annual Parkway West Band Craft Fair. “It funds much of our competition activities including bus and truck rental and entry fees, which can be sizable,” Craft Fair s...

Testing Coordinator Jeff Taylor Competes in firework shows as hobby

Testing Coordinator Jeff Taylor Competes in firework shows as hobby

Reagin Ward, Convergent Media Writer
October 27, 2016 • 683 views
Filed under news, showcase

It’s raining. Seventy-six explosives cover the ground, laid out across a field in a form that took months to perfect. In a matter of moments, the sky is lit up as Special School District Testing Coordinator Jeff Taylor watches his creation come to life. Taylor has been working with fireworks for...

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