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During a Crime and Law mock trial, senior Nadir Gheith acts as the defendant, Jack Percy who is on trial for the first-degree murder of Butch Burly. Officer Matthew Paubel removed Gheiths handcuffs at the start of the trial after escorting him to the pretend courtroom. “[The most challenging part of the mock trial] was seeing me lose because I hardly lose, and I needed to bounce back from that. [I lost] because the jury hates me. I don’t know what I did wrong, but they just didn’t like me,” Gheith said.
Photo of the Week - Nov. 11
Elle Rotter, Deputy Conceptual Editor-In-Chief • November 14, 2022

English teacher Shannon Cremeens is still in the lead with 321 items, but English teachers Cara Borgsmiller and Michelle Kerpash are not far behind.
Who is in the lead?
Elle Rotter, Deputy Conceptual Editor-in-Chief • November 17, 2022

Sophomore Lila Hartle and other Bollywood night participants mirror sophomore Triya Gudipati’s moves during the first dance class. Hartle liked seeing her friend teach a different dance style. “As someone learning [this style] for the first time, [Gudipati] made it easy and friendly to follow along,” Hartle said.
Bollywood boogie
November 16, 2022
Junior Suraiya Saroar enjoys both American and Bangladeshi traditions on Thanksgiving. For dessert, she has pumpkin pie and mishti, a broad category of sweets from south Asia.
You ain’t seen stuffing yet
Serena Liu, News Editor • 1 day ago
Thanksgiving is when families and friends gather to show their gratitude for each other. However, every family celebrates in unique ways, often beyond the stereotypical turkey and stuffing. Read on to learn about some of our student’s untraditional traditions.
Roaming around crowds of visitors, junior Kyle Parini gives looks of horror to children. Parini was assigned to the cannibal section of this years Fright Fest experience. “[The highlight of this season] didn’t happen until my last shift, when my monster maker gave me a staff, so I chased someone with it, then two girls fell on top of each other, and I griddied over them, it was the best thing ever.”
Creepin' it real
November 17, 2022
Junior Carter Rush hops on his motorcycle and starts the engine. Rush decided to take his bike to school at the beginning of the school year because it was convenient and fun to ride. “I like my bike. It gives me a thrill that I can’t find in anything else,” Rush said.
Rush-ing down I-64
November 15, 2022
As environmentally friendly practices — as well as the ways that companies shortcut them — become more prevalent in many areas of consumerism, student consumers need to inform themselves of these two “sus”-tainable practices to reduce their contribution to the impending effects of climate change.
“Sus”-tainable fashion
Ashlyn Gillespie, Deputy Managing Editor in Chief • 1 day ago

In the modern global market, environmentally-friendly products are rising to the top of fashion trends. Whether it’s a hunter-green backpack...

This photo illustration is inspired by the copious political attack ads plastered over all news and local stations in the St. Louis Metro area. These commercials exploit current event issues by using the biggest concerns to attract attention. Marijuana is one [concern] in Missouri because they’re having a ballot issue. Illegal immigration and cutting taxes are the ones that Republicans use. The whole ‘[Republicans] being very right-wing and autocratic’ is [an issue ad] that you would see the Democrats doing. They’re all over the place depending on what the hot-button issue is, social studies department chair Jeffrey Chazen said.
They can't be trusted
November 9, 2022
The idea of attending university following high school is so ingrained in our high schools, many do not receive a thorough explanation of alternate options.
Postsecondary pressures
October 26, 2022
As environmentally friendly practices — as well as the ways that companies shortcut them — become more prevalent in many areas of consumerism, student consumers need to inform themselves of these two “sus”-tainable practices to reduce their contribution to the impending effects of climate change.
“Sus”-tainable fashion
Ashlyn Gillespie, Deputy Managing Editor in Chief • 1 day ago

In the modern global market, environmentally-friendly products are rising to the top of fashion trends. Whether it’s a hunter-green backpack...

The idea of attending university following high school is so ingrained in our high schools, many do not receive a thorough explanation of alternate options.
Postsecondary pressures
October 26, 2022
Five Week Fantasy Football Recap
Five Week Fantasy Football Recap
Raj Jaladi, Newsletter Editor • October 24, 2022

  pwestpub · Five Week Fantasy Football Recap   Raj Jaladi  Welcome to Parkway’s fantasy football podcast. It's been about...

Homecoming on tour
Homecoming on tour
September 16, 2022
A&E
Sitting on fellow contestants’ shoulders, senior Christian Fleming celebrates his victory. Fleming was crowned “Mr. Longhorn” after a display of his occupation, talent and formal attire. “I really wasn’t [expecting to win]. I was just excited to come out on top. All the guys did phenomenally,” Fleming said.
A night like no other
Emily Early, Serena Liu, and Elizabeth Franklin 6 days ago

Beams of blinding lights in hues of purple, pink and blues shine on the theater stage. The audience’s fervor bleeds into the atmosphere’s...

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