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  • The last day to add a class is Jan. 16. Please start finalizing your schedule to fulfill your graduation requirements. Have a good semester!

  • Tomorrow is the last day to turn in your Day of Service permission form to Ms. Cibulka in the freshman office.

  • Tickets for Ted Drewes frozen custard will be available for $3 from all science teachers until Jan. 28. Don't miss out!

Junior Audrey Heathcote attends Washington University medical program

Junior Audrey Heathcote attends Washington University medical program

Maria Newton, Staff Writer

April 30, 2018


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Junior Audrey Heathcote participates in Saturday Scholars, a program hosted by Washington University (Wash U) in St. Louis in which selected high school students learn about the medical field through lectures and hands-on experiences in the cadaver lab every Saturday for five weeks. Heathcote fir...

Senior Salomi Inje works towards her dreams at St. Luke’s Hospital

Senior Salomi Inje works towards her dreams at St. Luke’s Hospital

Nayeon Ryu, Staff Writer

April 25, 2018


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Along with achieving a perfect 36 on the ACT, winning debate tournaments and mastering the violin, senior Salomi Inje reached 500 volunteer hours for St. Luke’s Hospital over the course of her high school career. Since winter of her freshman year, Inje worked four hours every week. “It’s basically a part of ...

Junior Kristin Priest moves on to international DECA competition

Junior Kristin Priest moves on to international DECA competition

Anna Pavlisin, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


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After placing third in the Apparel and Accessories Marketing category at the DECA state competition in Kansas City March 11-13, junior Kristin Priest is moving on to the International Career and Development Conference (ICDC) in Atlanta, Ga. April 21-24. “At the state competition, there were about 50 people competing against me, much different ...

Seniors Joe Roseman, Joe Butler and Peter Martin collaborate to create short films

Seniors Joe Roseman, Joe Butler and Peter Martin collaborate to create short films

Noah Gwin, Staff Writer

April 16, 2018


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Seniors Joe Roseman, Joe Butler and Peter Martin have worked since 2015 to create short films and post them on YouTube. “Around sophomore year I was introduced to this awesome youth group called Krew, and they have a video competition called Krewtube every year. Roseman and  Butler won the compet...

Students participate in BreakDown STL

Students participate in BreakDown STL

Kelsey Long, Staff Writer

April 13, 2018


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Through a program called BreakDown STL, student leaders from around 20 high schools across the St. Louis area, give performances and teach healthy living classes all across the St. Louis area throughout the school year. The topics BreakDown covers are drugs, alcohol, sex, abstinence, self-harm, suicid...

1. Senior Haran Kumar commits to Harvard University

1. Senior Haran Kumar commits to Harvard University

Claire Smout, Awards Coordinator

April 10, 2018


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As the end of the year approaches, seniors are starting to make final decisions about where they will continue their academic journeys in the fall. After weighing his options,  senior Haran Kumar will be attending Harvard University in fall 2018 . “The main thing I am taking into considerat...

The Foelsch sisters support their father through stage four cancer recovery

The Foelsch sisters support their father through stage four cancer recovery

Susie Seidel, Staff Writer

March 21, 2018


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Whether it is during a Sunday night scrimmage in the backyard or hearing him cheer them on during a soccer game, senior Alex Foelsch and sophomore Maddi Foelsch have always felt the support of their father, Geoffrey Foelsch. Last year, the sisters witnessed their father’s perseverance as he battled stag...

Alumnus Leul Mesfin scores big for Italian soccer team

Alumnus Leul Mesfin scores big for Italian soccer team

Irene Yannakakis, Staff Writer

March 20, 2018


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Pursuing his dreams of being a professional soccer player, Alumnus Leul Mesfin arrived in Verona, Italy Jan. 7 after graduating a semester early to play for Chievo Verona, a series A team, as a defensive midfielder. “The soccer in Italy is a lot different than soccer in the United States because of how much mor...

Science Teacher Amy Cohen retells her adventures overseas before teaching at West

Science Teacher Amy Cohen retells her adventures overseas before teaching at West

Kelsey Long, Staff Writer

March 16, 2018


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Science Teacher Amy Cohen retells her adventures overseas before teaching at West. After graduating from Drake University in 1997, science teacher Amy Cohen joined the Peace Corps and taught students in a developing country. “I had already done some study abroad programs in both high school and college,...

English Teacher Taylor Rose receives a nomination for the 2018 Albert Award

English Teacher Taylor Rose receives a nomination for the 2018 Albert Award

Irene Yannakakis, Staff Writer

March 11, 2018


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With only one year under her belt in Parkway, English Teacher Taylor Rose was nominated for the 2018 Albert award. The Albert award is a Parkway commendation award that applies to new teachers in their first through fifth year in the classroom. One teacher from each level (elementary, middle and high school) receive...

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