The Official Student News Site of Parkway West High


The Official Student News Site of Parkway West High


The Official Student News Site of Parkway West High


Marking the 25th anniversary of the Pantone Color of the Year, 2024’s color is revealed: Peach Fuzz.

Stay peachy

Yein Ahn, Staff Writer February 28, 2024

On Dec. 7, 2023, Pantone announced the 2024 Color of the Year: Peach Fuzz. Unlike previous bold colors like Viva Magenta (2023) and Very Peri (2022), PANTONE 13-1023 Peach Fuzz is a much softer, pinkish-orange...

 Students’ favorite songs from the Korean, Bengali, Vietnamese, Russian, Tamil and Farsi languages.

Six MORE songs for your international playlist

Sravya Reddy Guda, Staff Writer January 29, 2024

Cultural diversity traces its roots across West High, featuring students fluent in Korean to Bengali to Farsi. There is no shortage of foreign customs in the halls that surround us. With that, welcome...

(Photo from Netflix) Jackie Howard stands in between brothers Alex Walter and Cole Walter as they fight to win her love. The love triangle looks to continue with Netflix’s recent renewal of the teen drama show for a second season.

Like every other teen drama: “My Life With the Walter Boys”

Ruthvi Tadakamalla, Social Media Manager January 23, 2024

Netflix’s newest teen fascination, “My Life With the Walter Boys,'' unfolds a familiar tale of love and tight-knit family drama, weaving a narrative around a predictable yet compelling love triangle....

To showcase the diversity of West High, six students come forward to share parts of their own culture with the school by sharing their favorite songs in Hindi, Portuguese, Spanish, Turkish, Mandarin and Arabic.

Six songs for your international playlist

Sravya Reddy Guda, Staff January 12, 2024

From Portuguese to Hindi to Mandarin, our community is filled with countless languages, each with its own culture just waiting to be shared. Through this series, featuring six students at a time, members...

A scrapbook-style graphic that reads Pathfinder Favs.

Pathfinder’s 2023 favorites

Lauren Holcomb, Staff Writer January 3, 2024

Dozens of important world events happen every year, yet frequently we find years less defined by political developments but instead by cultural ones. The 1920s, in most minds, aren’t associated with...

This weekend, we followed junior Thalea Afentoullis at the St. Louis Greek Fest.

Ancient Culture in a Modern World: The Sights and Sounds of the STL Greek Fest

Samir Shaik and Cindy Phung May 30, 2023

SOPHOMORE SAMIR SHAIK: Many people forget that Saint Louis is a cultural melting pot. Each year, countless cultural festivities are held that celebrate people from all walks of life.  SOPHOMORE...

This year’s “Spotify Wrapped” was distributed to listeners everywhere, including students at Parkway West High School.

Spotify Wrapped 2022: Parkway West Edition

Claire Creely, Staff Writer January 20, 2023

Students blast Spotify through their AirPods as they walk through the halls. Some play calm melodies when doing their school work or uplifting music at the gym. For students, like junior Katherine Goodwin,...

Seniors Abigail Wheeler and Grace Fotheringham hand candy to a princess at the varsity cheer trunk. Fotheringham helped decorate with streamers and loved interacting with kids and seeing their costumes. I love kids, and it [was] a great way [for them] to get involved at West. It was such a cute idea, Fotheringham said.

Spooktacular Trunk or Treat trunks reviewed

Ashlyn Gillespie, Deputy Managing Editor in Chief October 31, 2022

One hundred elementary kids lined the faculty parking lot at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27. High school teams and clubs greeted cats, princesses, pirates, Ender Dragons and even Pennywise walking across...

Katie and Emily review dishes from around the world.

National Dishes Review

Emily Early and Katie Wallace February 22, 2022

Have you ever wondered what other people are eating around the world? We have always been interested in different cuisines, so we decided to try out some recipes, explore other cultures and eat some (hopefully)...

People gather to see the exhibit at “Beyond Van Gogh: The immersive experience.”

Beyond Van Gogh review: An exhibit worth ‘Gogh-ing’ to

Emily Early and Anna Claywell January 13, 2022

Pulling up to the parking lot of the St. Louis Galleria, most would not expect to see an exhibit of Vincent van Gogh’s life stationed there for the winter. Packed into a tent on the Galleria Parkway...

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