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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.

Reflections literary magazine “Kinesthesia” now available

Reflections literary magazine “Kinesthesia” now available

Emily Dickson, Conceptual Editor in Chief
April 28, 2017 • 245 views
Filed under breaking news, news

Today West's literary magazine production club, Reflections, released the 2017 magazine entitled "Kinesthesia". The collection includes poetry, art, and short stories by students that focus around the theme of movement. The book is available for online download and viewing on Issuu and will be available for less than seven dollars for a paper copy by the...

Best Buddies club goes to Prom

Best Buddies club goes to Prom

Sabrina Bohn, Staff Writer
April 28, 2017 • 963 views
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The Best Buddies club is ending the semester on a festive note by taking students with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) to Prom. “[Best Buddies club] really focuses on making kids with IDD feel like they are part of the community,” sophomore Erika Anstine said. “We don’t ...

Photo Gallery: Teachers share their Prom experiences

Photo Gallery: Teachers share their Prom experiences

Sydney Kinzy, Productions Editor-in-Chief
April 27, 2017 • 885 views
Filed under multimedia, showcase

Faculty Spotlight: Linda Peterson, dietary aid

Faculty Spotlight: Linda Peterson, dietary aid

Alina Dunder, Staff Writer
April 26, 2017 • 408 views
Filed under features

Pathfinder: What was your hometown like? Peterson: [I was born on] September 13, 1951. I was born and raised in Detroit, MI. We could go anywhere as long as we were home when the lights came on, your butt better be in the house. You could be anywhere, you could go five blocks away and play and be...

Students are missing Parkway’s mission

Students are missing Parkway’s mission

Lilly Bucher, Staff Writer
April 26, 2017 • 296 views
Filed under editorials

Parkway’s mission is to ensure that all students are capable, curious and confident learners who understand and respond to the challenges of the ever-changing world. This year, an important aspect was added to the mission: caring. Are we living up to the amendment of  “caring”? What is being done ...

The Expenses of Prom: Is it worth it?

The Expenses of Prom: Is it worth it?

Ellie Widowski, News Writer
April 26, 2017 • 799 views
Filed under news

It’s that time of year again. Instagram is filled with promposal pictures. The mall is flooded with teenage girls trying to find the perfect shoes to match their dress. Moms are dragging their son’s to get fitted for tux rentals. Money is being spent like crazy—it’s prom season. There’s...

The Homework Epidemic

The Homework Epidemic

Gabrielle Winkle, Staff Writer
April 25, 2017 • 194 views
Filed under editorials

With the semester coming to an end, and finals right around the corner, students have more homework than ever, leaving stress levels at an all time high. Elevated stress levels in teens over time leads to distress, and eventually larger and more serious medical complications later. Not only does it ...

Students are challenged with spontaneous Dance Dance Revolution

Students are challenged with spontaneous Dance Dance Revolution

Madison Hoffmann, Staff Writer
April 25, 2017 • 236 views
Filed under multimedia, videos

We surprised students in the halls with a DDR mat and captured their responses.

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Prom in perspective

Prom in perspective

Carly Anderson, Staff Writer
April 25, 2017 • 904 views
Filed under editorials, showcase

As Prom season arrives, juniors and seniors are planning the perfect promposals, picking out outfits and going about Prom court preparations… just like they did earlier this year for Homecoming. Homecoming (or Prom) court is an event used to name active students in the school community and award th...

Video: Dichromats in the classroom

Video: Dichromats in the classroom

Hannah Hoffmann, Technical Design Editor-in-Chief
April 24, 2017 • 354 views
Filed under multimedia, showcase, videos

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