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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.

Faculty spotlight: Eric Anthony

Faculty spotlight: Eric Anthony

Alina Dunder, Staff Writer
March 6, 2017 • 875 views
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Pathfinder: What is your name and what is your job title?  Anthony: “My name is Eric Anthony, I am the Choir director.” Describe where you grew up. “I grew up here, not in St. Louis County, but in St. Louis City.” What was your childhood like, particularly when you were in elementary school?...

A story only an artist can tell

A story only an artist can tell

Claire Smout, Organizational Manager
March 3, 2017 • 298 views
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Papers and canvases stretched out in front of them, pencils and paints laid out on the the table, a quiet classroom full of other artists. This is the atmosphere where art students at West spend hours perfecting their compositions. “I was drawn to art, especially drawing, because I just love to make. ...

Throwback Thursday: Jacob Huber

Throwback Thursday: Jacob Huber

Tyler Hannegan, Staff Writer
March 3, 2017 • 212 views
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Pathfinder: How would you like people to remember you for who you are?    I would like people to remember me as kind, outgoing and that I cared about other people. I help other people with their homework when they need it and sit right next to them in lunch when they are lonely. What students or t...

Junior Reggie Burns faces police discrimination

Junior Reggie Burns faces police discrimination

Samantha Gaddis, Staff Writer
February 21, 2017 • 913 views
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Walking home from a friend’s house, junior Reggie Burns heard the loud, air-piercing sound of a killing machine--a sound he hears on a regular basis: gunshots. Burns watched an off-duty police officer raise his firearm to an unarmed black man, and shoot multiple times. That man was Michael Brown. ...

Cody Corbin displays skateboard line at Orlando showcase

Cody Corbin displays skateboard line at Orlando showcase

Nate Kronert, Convergent Media Writer
February 16, 2017 • 420 views
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Refine Skateboard Company Co-founder, Cody Corbin, spent Jan. 26-28 in Orlando, FL showcasing his skateboard line at the Global Watersports and Beach Lifestyle Tradeshow. The expo displayed the world of board sports along with vendors like Corbin’s. Over 1000 exhibitors displayed what their brands had to...

Throwback Thursday: Dima Berry

Throwback Thursday: Dima Berry

Tyler Hannegan, Staff Writer
February 16, 2017 • 332 views
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Pathfinder: What is one of your happiest memories? Berry: One of my happiest memories was going to Costa Rica for vacation with my family. The weather was mild, warm and very sunny.  I went on the zipline and deep sea fishing and caught a lot of baby sharks. Which adult or older student has had...

Social media’s dismissed impacts

Social media’s dismissed impacts

Alina Dunder, Staff Writer
February 13, 2017 • 562 views
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Social media’s impact on gender inequality is issued around the world, from the images women are expected to follow to the way men are expected to respond. According to NYC Girl’s Project, social media has created an ideal image of how women should present themselves. “The exposure that most peop...

Shooting for success

Shooting for success

Maddie Cooke, Staff Writer
February 8, 2017 • 567 views
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Senior Duncan McBride is not only a sharp student, but a sharp shooter. Her passion for shooting started as a family tradition, and is now her competitive sport.

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Alyssa Erhardt grieves for her late father

Alyssa Erhardt grieves for her late father

Samantha Gaddis, Staff Writer
February 2, 2017 • 1,579 views
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On Sept. 29, Craig Alan Erhardt passed away after he lost a battle with cancer. At first, the doctors found that it had metastasized to his lymph nodes, but after having surgery to remove it, they discovered that it had traveled to other regions of his body. “A while after the surgery to remove his l...

Senior Annie Doig visits her native country and orphanage

Senior Annie Doig visits her native country and orphanage

Jenny Chai, Convergent Media Writer
February 1, 2017 • 1,736 views
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Just three days before finals week, senior Annie Doig left for China to visit her native country for the first time in 17 years.

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