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AP Fair takes place Wed. Jan 18

AP Fair takes place Wed. Jan 18

Hannah Hoffmann and Nell Jaskowiak
January 17, 2017 • 69 views
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The AP fair will be held tomorrow during Common Ground. Students wishing to go need to go to counseling to pick up a pass allowing them to do so. The fair is a chance for students to talk to teachers of AP classes and students who have gone through them to get an idea of the level of rigor, course material... Read more »

Students Remember John Glenn

Students Remember John Glenn

Mary Claire Moriarity, Staff Writer
December 22, 2016 • 228 views
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Marine Aviator. Senator. Professor. Astronaut. In John Glenn's 95 years, he served his country through his numerous accomplishments.

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Junior Sydney Veltman spreads holiday cheer to animals in need

Junior Sydney Veltman spreads holiday cheer to animals in need

Dani Fischer, Section Editor
December 20, 2016 • 715 views
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This December, holiday wishes aren’t just for humans. Junior Sydney Veltman is looking to spread holiday cheer to abandoned animals in the St. Louis area through a contest sponsored by Petco. “Our dog has made a huge impact in our lives. She’s one of the sweetest dogs we’ve had,” Veltman said. “I was excited about winning ... Read more »

Students dive deep for a lifetime certification

Students dive deep for a lifetime certification

Leigh Ann Barnett, Staff Writer
December 13, 2016 • 98 views
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After a year hiatus, the Scuba and Aquatics class returned as a Physical Education credit. “We did not have enough students sign up for it, so we did not have the class last year.  It was the first year that we did not have it in 15 years,” Physical Education teacher Tommie Rowe said. Prior kno... Read more »

Students participate in StoryCorps Great Thanksgiving Listen

Students participate in StoryCorps Great Thanksgiving Listen

Grant Aden, Sports Editor
December 13, 2016 • 221 views
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The app promotes meaningful conversations with older family members by selecting and following up with interview questions about family history.

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Dakota Access Pipeline remains on hold

Dakota Access Pipeline remains on hold

Bridget Noonan, Staff Writer
December 13, 2016 • 127 views
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Protesters are battling the Dakota Access Pipeline project to keep the 1,172 mile long pipeline from crossing under the Missouri River.  Controversy arose after its approval January 2015. The pipeline will transport light crude oil from North Dakota into South Dakota, Iowa and Illinois. “I... Read more »

Freshman LaTasia Brooks calls 911 on bus to save student

Freshman LaTasia Brooks calls 911 on bus to save student

Maddie Cooke, Staff Writer
December 12, 2016 • 215 views
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Without hesitation, Brooks turned off her music and made her phone into a life saving tool.

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New location of The Shack opens on Clayton Road

New location of The Shack opens on Clayton Road

Mary Claire Moriarity, Staff Writer
December 12, 2016 • 98 views
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Opening its third location on Clayton Road, The Shack has attracted patrons from around the community, including students. The bright paint and giant lit ‘bacon’ sign make a relaxing atmosphere for breakfast or lunch.

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Publications adviser Debra Klevens awarded Teacher of the Year

Publications adviser Debra Klevens awarded Teacher of the Year

Maddie Cooke, Staff Writer
December 4, 2016 • 99 views
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Newspaper and yearbook teacher, Debra Klevens received the Teacher of the Year award for the 2016-2017 school year after dedicating 18 years to Parkway West High. The administrative team and support staff entered into room 3000 holding a large bouquet of flowers during the middle of fourth hour on... Read more »

Y-Kiki Divers to host scuba photos with Santa on Dec. 3

Y-Kiki Divers to host scuba photos with Santa on Dec. 3

Emily Dickson, Conceptual Editor in Chief
December 2, 2016 • 226 views
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In order to participate, divers must be certified and bring at least $15 worth of canned food or product donations to donate.

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