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Link Crew replaces Nuevos Amigos

Link Crew replaces Nuevos Amigos

Claire Martin, Staff Writer

August 28, 2014


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The new freshmen connection program, Link Crew, replaces Nuevos Amigos with additional responsibilities for participating members.

‘Help Heal Ferguson’ collects donations for those in need

‘Help Heal Ferguson’ collects donations for those in need

Mary Galkowski, Staff Writers

August 26, 2014


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Looking for information on LoCo's feed Ferguson drive? Look no further.

STARS program encourages scientific growth in students

STARS program encourages scientific growth in students

Ruthie Jia, Staff Writer

May 8, 2014


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Four students selected to take part in scientific endeavor.

Jazz concert raises money for memorial scholarship fund

Jazz concert raises money for memorial scholarship fund

Jacob Cupps, Staff Writer

May 7, 2014


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An annual jazz concert commemorating the life and career of Parkway West band teacher Dr. John Baker will take place on Thursday, May 29 from 7 – 9:30 p.m. at the Sky Music Lounge, located at 930 Kehrs Mill Rd. in Ballwin (in the Barn at Lucerne at the corner of Kehrs Mill and Clayton Roads). Students...

Debate takes on State

Debate takes on State

Eileen Tully, Staff Writer

May 5, 2014


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Between 123 competing schools, seniors Keerthi Gondi, Laura Santangelo and Noreen Webster won two of the 15 available State titles during the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) State Speech, Debate and Theatre Competition. "I don't usually go into State with high expectations...

Band trip to Branson

Band trip to Branson

Ruthie Jia, Staff Writer

May 1, 2014


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After the cancellation of their original trip to Colorado, the band decided to travel to Branson, MO for performance and leisure on April 25. The band headed to Silver Dollar City to enjoy the rides and shops after they arrived. “Silver Dollar City was definitely my favorite part of the trip....

Spark! searching for entrepreneurial students

Spark! searching for entrepreneurial students

Shannon Anderson, Staff Writer

April 25, 2014


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Rising juniors and seniors recently received information about a highly selective program called Spark! aimed to help develop entrepreneurial and critical thinking skills. The Spark! program, designed by a team of 11 business experts, will only take 15 students total from Parkway North, South, West,...

Authors and artists needed for a bilingual book drive

Authors and artists needed for a bilingual book drive

Shannon Anderson, Staff Writer

April 9, 2014


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In July, Spanish teacher Kathy Blundon will be visiting Huaycán, Peru, and delivering bilingual books to schoolchildren as part of a mission trip through the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. “West students will create their own children's stories in a bilingual format, illustrating them in blank...

Continental Math League champions

Continental Math League champions

Austin Oakes, Guest Writer

April 1, 2014


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Freshmen Peter Petev, Mary Steurer and eighth grader Haran Kumar received the top scores on the Continental Math League exams. “It was pretty easy. Most of the material is familiar, and the problem solving processes weren’t that difficult,” Kumar said. The CML exposes Geometry students to...

Orchestra and choir spring break trip

Orchestra and choir spring break trip

Ruthie Jia, Staff Writer

April 1, 2014


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As students traveled around the globe for spring break, about 40 members of the orchestra and choir headed to New York to perform. The orchestra played in a square on Madison Avenue, and the choir had a small impromptu performance in front of the Statue of Liberty. “It was a bit excruciating for th...

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