• Parkway will not be physically returning to school this school year. The Parkway School District will continue with eLearning for the duration of the semester.

Pathfinder

Along for the ride: staff explores alternate methods of transportation

Along for the ride: staff explores alternate methods of transportation

Leah Schroeder, Staff Writer

12 hours ago

Whether it’s a way to get energized for the coming day or a form of meditation after school, Special School District teacher assistant Chris Powers and Orchestra teacher Ed Sandheinrich advocate for the benefits that riding a bike to school offers.  Powers began riding his bike to work as a fo...

Junior Lauren Barron learns the ropes of entrepreneurship through an internship

Junior Lauren Barron learns the ropes of entrepreneurship through an internship

Zoe DeYoung, Staff Writer

2 days ago

A day for junior Lauren Barron is much like any other student athlete: go to school, then go to practice. What separates her from the rest is that when she is not throwing around a lacrosse ball or taking notes in chemistry, she is an intern for Amelia Madison, an online boutique.  After discovering Amelia Madison in February, Ba...

Senior Ronik Bhaskar codes Trivia Crack game for Erin Fluchel’s English III class

Senior Ronik Bhaskar codes Trivia Crack game for Erin Fluchel’s English III class

Paige Matthys-Pearce, Staff Writer

April 2, 2020

Whiteboards shooting up, discussion clamoring and competition raging, juniors in English III teacher Erin Fluchel’s class play a Trivia Crack-inspired game coded by senior Ronik Bhaskar to discuss chapters five and six of the “The Great Gatsby” in classic game show fashion. Fluchel wanted to find a unique way for ...

Aiming for nationals: freshman Tristan Caudill competes in the VIP Classic gymnastics tournament

Aiming for nationals: freshman Tristan Caudill competes in the VIP Classic gymnastics tournament

Sophia Frobish, Staff Writer

March 31, 2020

Working on moves like double flips and twists, freshman Tristan Caudill attended the VIP Classic Trampoline and Tumbling (T&T) competition Feb. 27 to March 1 in hopes of qualifying for nationals.    Caudill started T&T in fourth grade after being influenced by his older sister Abby Caudi...

Senior Maddie Hoffmann shines at Poetry Out Loud competition

Senior Maddie Hoffmann shines at Poetry Out Loud competition

Karina Christ, Staff Writer

March 25, 2020

Getting over her stage fright and having only three poems to compete with, senior Maddie Hoffmann came in third place at this year's regional Poetry Out Loud competition with her love for reading and writing. “I’ve always liked poetry. I like writing it [and] I like reading it. My [AP English Lite...

All in the family: junior Ally Martin and freshman Andrew Martin start a band

All in the family: junior Ally Martin and freshman Andrew Martin start a band

Charlotte Zera, Staff Writer

March 12, 2020

Whether they are jamming with other bands in their basement, playing alongside their parents at their father’s live music restaurant, Circa Pub and Grill, or performing at the PWest for Bahamas benefit concert, you can find junior Ally and freshman Andrew Martin rocking around St. Louis. Their band, t...

Senior Sophie Reidt takes center stage at CBC

Senior Sophie Reidt takes center stage at CBC

Madi Michajliczenko, Staff Writer

March 3, 2020

Acting on the Christian Brothers College High School (CBC) stage, senior Sophie Reidt pursues her passion for acting as a member of CBC’s co-ed theatre program. While Reidt stays on campus for academics, she is one of the few students who can often be seen acting at other schools. Reidt began a...

Alumnus Andrew Peterson begins new business as a private chef

Alumnus Andrew Peterson begins new business as a private chef

Zoe DeYoung, Staff Writer

February 28, 2020

At just six years old, 2016 alumnus Andrew Peterson remembers sitting on his kitchen counter cutting vegetables because he was too small to see over the countertop.  "We all helped cook and enjoyed our family dinner, so the idea of dinners was instilled in me early on,” Peterson said. “That pla...

Road to recovery: senior Vickey Karl pursues her passions after successful open-heart surgery

Road to recovery: senior Vickey Karl pursues her passions after successful open-heart surgery

Jacob Stanton, Staff Writer

February 24, 2020

After being diagnosed with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, also known as the thickening of the walls of the heart, senior Vickey Karl learned that she would need a very risky surgery to save her life. She started to develop the condition when she was born, but it went unnoticed until she found out at a ...

The Official Student News Site of Parkway West High
Features