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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.

The terrorism scare

The terrorism scare

Austin Oakes, Opinions Editor
April 26, 2013 • 11,107 views
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The hunt for the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing may be over, but the consequences will continue to be felt, affecting everything from the dignity of mainstream politics to the scaremongering about “radical Islam,” both abroad and on U.S. soil.  If the authorities decide there is a “terrorist...

Senior receives opera scholarship

Senior receives opera scholarship

Kathryn Hunter, Staff Reporter
April 25, 2013 • 904 views
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This past Sunday, April 21, marked the spring recital at the Sheldon Concert Hall for the Opera Theatre of St. Louis’ Artists in Training program.  Composed of 23 high school men and women, the group ranged from sophomores to seniors, with ten seniors. Senior Kristina Jordan was one who performed. “The...

Girl’s Track Relay team top 25 in state

Girl’s Track Relay team top 25 in state

Jacob Cupps, Sports Editor
April 25, 2013 • 4,219 views
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With districts, sectionals and state meets around the corner, sophomore Maddie Brown, freshmen Rachel Osborne, Abby Allgeyer and Sydney Jackson, the 4 by 800 meter relay team, has run a combined time of 10 minutes, 12 seconds, placing them amongst the top 25 teams in the state. "Along with the goals...

Debate team heads to nationals

Debate team heads to nationals

Shane Frazier, New's Writer
April 25, 2013 • 1,393 views
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Keeping up with tradition, the Parkway West Debate team will head to Debate Nationals in Indianapolis, Indiana this summer. "We did really well last year and we hope to do well again," junior Sarah Burack said. "We have a lot of confidence and everyone is really supportive of each other." The national...

Prom-sformation

Prom-sformation

Annie Spewak, Editor in Chief
April 24, 2013 • 1,378 views
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Prom: it’s the social event of the year…at least if you are a junior or a senior. Every year, students go above and beyond compared to years past. Girls must have an eloquent, beautiful gown while the boys must ask their date in the most creative way possible, short of skydiving with “PROM?”...

Senior portraits provide an opportunity to help the community

Senior portraits provide an opportunity to help the community

Debra Klevens, Guest Reporter
April 23, 2013 • 878 views
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In 2012, Prestige Portraits, the senior division of Lifetouch began their first annual canned food drive reducing session pricing to support the Circle of Concern and Oasis Food Pantries. “Lifetouch and Prestige wanted to support a community that has supported their business over the decades. We...

A nation of debt

John Watson
April 22, 2013 • 874 views
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As the nations debt toll continues to rise as it has been since the Bush administration, we await a much-needed change in our current federal spending habits. According to usdebtclock.org, as of now, the United States National debt is at $16.5 trillion and rising. The debt can be blamed on a plethora...

Slam Poetry!

Slam Poetry!

Austin Oakes, Opinions Editor
April 22, 2013 • 1,248 views
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The Parkway West High School Poetry Slam was held on April 18 at 2:30 p.m. in the library. There were 26 participants, with 16 of them coming from the original poetry category and 10 coming from the published poetry category. “I was amazed at the quality of work that came from the students in...

Administration proposes graduation changes

Administration proposes graduation changes

Susie Watson, Editor in Chief
April 22, 2013 • 1,004 views
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Over the month of April, administration asked that students, parents and teachers vote on whether or not to change the dates of graduation. “I proposed the idea because I was getting calls from parents who had collegiate graduations the same day,” Principal Dr. Jeremy Mitchell said. The proposed...

Fashion Show

Fashion Show

Lily Briscoe, Feature Editor
April 22, 2013 • 1,102 views
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On April 5, Renee Broemmelsick’s Fashion Merchandise class put on a fashion show in the cafeteria during both lunches.The 20 year tradition, took three months to plan. “It’s a tradition in the fashion merchandise class,” Broemmelsick said. “It’s a learning experience for them and it helps...

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