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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.

Students are missing Parkway’s mission

Students are missing Parkway’s mission

Lilly Bucher, Staff Writer
April 26, 2017 • 255 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 ...

Breaking down borders to celebrate prom

Breaking down borders to celebrate prom

Maddie Cooke, Staff Writer
April 14, 2017 • 1,147 views
Filed under features, showcase

Senior Joe Fuller closes a 1,200 mile gap for his Prom date that lives in Monterrey, Mexico.

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Throwback Thursday Carson Brown

Throwback Thursday Carson Brown

Tyler Hannegan, Staff Writer
April 13, 2017 • 291 views
Filed under features, people of west, throwback thursday

Pathfinder: How would you describe yourself to somebody who has never met you? Brown: I would describe myself as a quiet person who enjoys being around other people. I enjoy being around other people because I am a very social person and I feel good and confident when I talk to other people. ...

Medical club exposes students to the medical world

Medical club exposes students to the medical world

Anjali Shah, Staff writer
March 8, 2017 • 539 views
Filed under news, showcase

From cardiothoracic surgeons to dance therapists, the medical field offers a wide variety of professions. Even for those with an interest in science and medicine, choosing a profession can be difficult for students without an introduction into the field. With the help of student-led Medical Club, fo...

A story only an artist can tell

A story only an artist can tell

Claire Smout, Organizational Manager
March 3, 2017 • 298 views
Filed under features

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. ...

Social media’s dismissed impacts

Social media’s dismissed impacts

Alina Dunder, Staff Writer
February 13, 2017 • 562 views
Filed under features

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...

Latin club sells liver grams for Valentine’s Day

Latin club sells liver grams for Valentine’s Day

Claire Smout, Organizational Manager
February 9, 2017 • 332 views
Filed under news

According to Latin teacher and sponsor of Latin club Tom Herpel, nothing shows your special someone that you care more than a Valentine’s Day card shaped like a human liver. For the third consecutive year, Latin club is selling liver grams, in the cafeteria, from Feb. 6-13 for $1. “Students can ch...

Students and teachers are effected by fake news epidemic

Students and teachers are effected by fake news epidemic

Claire Smout
January 26, 2017 • 289 views
Filed under news

With 2016 being a presidential election year and 2.3 billion active social media users increasing, fake news has never been more prominent. “I have only encountered fake news on social media. I typically see people sharing and posting things that are clearly not true and asserting them as fact,” Engli...

Two sophomores audition for television talent shows

Two sophomores audition for television talent shows

Claire Smout, Features Editor
December 10, 2016 • 2,147 views
Filed under features

Ellis, who realized her love for singing as a young child, realizes that there is more to this experience than getting to be on the TV show.

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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 • 565 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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