The Official Student News Site of Parkway West High

Colyer brothers fight to stay at West

Colyer brothers fight to stay at West

Shannon Anderson and Kathryn Harter
April 21, 2016 • 769 views
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Juniors petition to prevent transfer students from returning to their home district of Riverview Gardens district.

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Heart of Los Angeles

Heart of Los Angeles

Sydney Kinzy, Features Editor
April 21, 2016 • 140 views
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Juniors petition to prevent transfer students from returning to their home district of Riverview Gardens district.

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SADF leaders strengthen program by addressing integrity issues

SADF leaders strengthen program by addressing integrity issues

Betsy Wait and Claire Smout
April 18, 2016 • 237 views
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On March 15, the lunch room was abuzz with rumors of hypocrisy in the Safe and Drug Free programs at West. A controversial exposé revealing that a minority of drug free leaders engaged in drug and alcohol use elicited strong emotions from students, teachers and administrators alike.

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Behind the screen: installing the Jumbotron

Behind the screen: installing the Jumbotron

Gwenn Pietrowski, Staff Writer
April 18, 2016 • 113 views
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The new Jumbotron will provide internship opportunities and sports broadcasting experience to students.

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“Multiples” face day-to-day sibling comparison

“Multiples” face day-to-day sibling comparison

Hannah Hoffmann, News Editor
April 13, 2016 • 360 views
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Twins, triplets, quadruplets—When it comes to siblings from a multiple birth, life can easily become a game of comparisons. Who is the tallest? Who has the best grades? Who is the most athletic?

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Dr. Beth Middendorf named St. Louis Assistant Principal of the Year

Dr. Beth Middendorf named St. Louis Assistant Principal of the Year

Emily Dickson and Emily Wind
April 6, 2016 • 428 views
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Beyond the job requirements of assistant principal, the award seeks to honor a person who makes a substantial and outstanding contribution to the school community.

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Flip kicking on a homegrown board

Flip kicking on a homegrown board

Bridget Noonan, Staff Writer
April 3, 2016 • 198 views
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Refine Skateboard Co. began three years ago when freshman Cody Corbin and his dad, Mike, decided that they would rather skate on boards that they made than the boards you could buy in the store.

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Anonymous app Whisper: safe space or cyberbullying?

Anonymous app Whisper: safe space or cyberbullying?

Kathryn Harter, Multimedia Editor
March 29, 2016 • 379 views
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Another anonymous outlet for students... is it a force of good or evil this time?

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Dinky data tables

Dinky data tables

Emily Dickson, Conceptual EiC Intern
March 28, 2016 • 186 views
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Evidently, Parkway doesn’t see its students like scientists in their science fair. The narrow judging rubric treats science like a one-size-fits-all equation, when in reality, the most successful and ground breaking projects often develop not as rigid experiments, but as ideas, inventions and cumulative research.

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Teachers sing “A Thousand Miles”

Maddie Cooke and Hannah Hoffmann
March 15, 2016 • 1,053 views
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Evidently, Parkway doesn’t see its students like scientists in their science fair. The narrow judging rubric treats science like a one-size-fits-all equation, when in reality, the most successful and ground breaking projects often develop not as rigid experiments, but as ideas, inventions and cumulative research.

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