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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!

Wayland wins canned food drive for seventh consecutive year

Wayland wins canned food drive for seventh consecutive year

Dani Fischer, Managing Editor-in-Chief

December 8, 2018


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Standing in the main foyer surrounded by 3,768 cans of food, social studies teachers Jeffrey Chazen and Annie Wayland direct students on how to stack the remaining cases. The next morning, volunteers from Parkway’s Food Pantry will be arriving at school to pick up all the donations; for now, the tea...

Senior Cheryl Ma seeks support for her essay in the Celebrating Student Voices contest

Senior Cheryl Ma seeks support for her essay in the Celebrating Student Voices contest

Emily Dickson and Betsy Wait

May 7, 2018


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Seeking scholarships to fund her education at University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) in the fall, senior Cheryl Ma entered an essay contest through Celebrating Student Voices at the end of March. The contest awards 10 scholarships that range from $1,000 to $5,000. “The prompt was to tell a story that will ...

2. Breaking news: we are safe, today

2. Breaking news: we are safe, today

Katie Spillman, Photo Editor

March 1, 2018


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A student threatened to open fire at Parkway West on March 1 via a Snapchat story around 10 p.m. last night. Within minutes, the post circulated to hundreds of students. In wake of the Parkland shooting on Feb. 14, which heightened awareness to gun safety, the news of this threat spread rapidly throughout ...

Breaking news: as other schools call off, Parkway remains in session

Breaking news: as other schools call off, Parkway remains in session

Samantha Gaddis, copy editor

January 16, 2018


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Parents followed the weather Monday night, hoping that they could rely on Parkway to keep their children safe from freezing temperatures and call off school. Yet, under a wind chill advisory issued on Monday, 221 schools in the St. Louis area closed for the safety of their students, and Parkway was not...

Breaking news: FCC votes to repeal Net Neutrality

Breaking news: FCC votes to repeal Net Neutrality

Samantha Gaddis, Copy Editor

December 14, 2017


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Today, on Dec. 14, 10:30 a.m, the FCC voted to repeal the protections of Net Neutrality, or the rules that allow citizens to access the internet for the same price, regardless of web traffic, service provider or company. When the repeal is put into effect in 2018, citizens will have to pay to access...

Puerto Rico benefit concert surpasses fundraising goal

Puerto Rico benefit concert surpasses fundraising goal

Sabrina Bohn and Carly Anderson

December 8, 2017


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After holding a benefit concert to support the millions of people in Puerto Rico without clean water or electricity on Dec. 7, science teacher Amy Van Matre-Woodward´s honors environmental sustainability class helped raise $1213 for the cause. The concert consisted of three bands, Rose, the Brink and Cats w...

Color guard wins prestigious award

Color guard wins prestigious award

Dani Fischer, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017


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Saturdays are usually reserved for sleeping in, hanging out with friends, and catching up on sleep. This Saturday, however, the marching band earned the Best Auxiliary Award at the Jaguar Pride Marching Invitational, as well as Best Visual and second place in their division. “When you go to a competition...

BREAKING NEWS: St. Louis prepares for largest social justice demonstrations since Ferguson

BREAKING NEWS: St. Louis prepares for largest social justice demonstrations since Ferguson

Carly Anderson, Managing EiC Intern

September 15, 2017


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Reflections literary magazine “Kinesthesia” now available

Reflections literary magazine “Kinesthesia” now available

Emily Dickson, Conceptual Editor in Chief

April 28, 2017


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Today West's literary magazine production club, Reflections, released the 2017 magazine entitled "Kinesthesia". The collection includes poetry, art, and short stories by students that focus around the theme of movement. The book is available for online download and viewing on Issuu and will be available for less than seven dollars for a paper copy by the...

2017 Prom Court Announced

2017 Prom Court Announced

Betsy Wait, Managing Editor-in-Chief

April 12, 2017


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Juniors: Jack Gieseking Matthew Dixon Jack Galkowski Chaz Pilz Sarah Bonnett Anabelle Padilla Rachel Wang Sophie Wojdylo Seniors: Nehemiah Colyer Nate Hughes Wyatt Yess Nick Wotruba Haley Derbak Pharis Sippel Abby Kottmeyer Kailyn Dossett ...

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