Pathfinder

Makinsey Drake
Authorities Discuss the hypotheticals of the 2021-2022 school year. How can you increase the likelihood of “normality"?
Makinsey Drake, Staff Writer • June 4, 2021

American pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, Moderna, Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson reached the end of the race for a vaccine in December. With all three companies currently administering vaccine distribution, immunizations became available to Missouri’s general public, as of April 9. With...

Junior Scotty Peterson finishes painting three of his brake calipers, a sky blue to match with his headlights. He was waiting for suspension upgrades to be fitted into the car, which makes the car more sensitive to steering inputs.  “I chose a bright blue because it seems unique,” Peterson said. “I wanted them to stand out while also being cohesive with the rest of the colors on the car.”
Junior Scott Peterson stays connected to his father through his passion for cars
Joseph Denklau, Staff Writer • June 3, 2021

The sun is setting. Vroom, brab, brap. A car. Without warning, it flies into vision, a gray bullet amongst the red sky. It slides to the left, then the right, then the left and comes to a standstill. A trail of tire marks are left behind, black lines etched into the pavement like a signature. Out steps...

After scoring the winning point, senior Matt Cosgrove holds the State Champions plaque above his teammates. Seconds later the crowds stormed the court in celebration. “It was just unreal. I was speechless to finally win after talking about it for more than a year.  Unreal feeling,” Cosgrove said. (Photo courtesy of Matt Cosgrove)
A team above all, above all a team
Makinsey Drake, Staff Writer • June 4, 2021

Bringing home the first boys varsity State Champions title since 2003, the boys conquered Webster this past weekend 3 to 0. Reaching a goal set in the 2020 season taken away...

Music teachers draw the line between force-feeding their kids music

Grace Putnam, Staff Writer
June 4, 2021

Imagine being a fly on the wall and hearing the voluminous notes choir teacher Brian Parrish plays while he is teaching his children the solfege scale on his piano, mirroring...

Nalbandian Nosh: April/May

Mira Nalbandian, Managing Editor-in-Chief
May 31, 2021

Putting your study skills to the test

Leah Schroeder, Managing Editor-in-Chief
May 6, 2021

This is episode two of the mini-series, "Carieal Doss, Forever 18." Carieal passed just weeks before her high school graduation with the rest of Parkway West
Episode Two: Carieal Doss, Forever 18
Zoe DeYoung, Staff Writer • April 30, 2021

Link to audio version [a beat comes in] Before we begin, a quick disclaimer. This episode will focus solely on facts and personal stories,...

Students and staff discuss their favorite memory from the school year.
A trip down memory lane
Leah Schroeder, Managing Editor in Chief • May 26, 2021

In a one of a kind year, students and staff reflect on the best memories that they have taken away.   

Seniors Grace Putnam, 
Emma Breidecker, Maddie Brueggenjohann, Eli Fassler and Katelyn Tyree encourage you to buy a yearbook.
Making the best of it
April 14, 2021
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The truth about Acting School applications
We have a responsibility to get vaccinated

We have a responsibility to get vaccinated

Debating the quarter system

Debating the quarter system

History is more than a timeline

History is more than a timeline

It would be remiss of me not to mention that I emerged victorious in the Pathfinder
Thank you.
Tyler Kinzy, Managing Editor-in-Chief • May 3, 2021

This Wednesday will mark the three-year anniversary of the first time a story was sent to my inbox. I distinctly remember sitting in my living room towards the end of my freshman year, editing a track...

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