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Holiday light recycling drive

Holiday light recycling drive

Jacob Cupps, Staff Writer

December 5, 2013


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The Parkway School District, for the third time annually, is participating the St. Louis Green Holiday Light Recycling Drive. The idea originated from Parkway Southwest Middle, who has been involved in the drive for four years. “Recycling holiday lights allows our community to make new products...

Library and Jazz Choir join together to raise money

Library and Jazz Choir join together to raise money

Kathryn Harter, Staff Writer

December 4, 2013


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For the second year in a row, the library and Jazz Choir are banning together to raise money for the Jazz Choir program at Barnes and Noble. On Dec. 12 at 7 p.m. the Jazz Choir, led by music teacher Brian Parrish, will perform holiday songs at the Chesterfield Barnes and Noble. “We need money. This...

West chest week

West chest week

Rachel Osborne, Staff Writer

November 21, 2013


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With Thanksgiving approaching, many organizations throughout the United States are hosting food drives and are collecting money to help families financially during the holiday. More locally, Longhorn Council (LOCO), Captain’s Council and Drug Free Council (DFC) are sponsoring the annual “West Chest...

Typhoon Haiyan leaves the Philippines in disaster: how you can help

Typhoon Haiyan leaves the Philippines in disaster: how you can help

Austin Oakes, Editor in Chief

November 12, 2013


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Community Outreach at West (C.O.W.) is holding a donation appeal to assist the victims of the tropical storm.  You can help by giving money during either first lunch or second lunch from Nov. 13 – Nov. 18. Displaced survivors scavenged for food, water and medicine following the super typhoon th...

West Chest Walk-a-Thon

West Chest Walk-a-Thon

Lily Briscoe, Staff Writer

November 11, 2013


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For the first year ever, the students of LOCO, are hosting a Walk-A-Thon. All the proceeds will go to West Chest, which is an organization that helps kids who attend West get the things they need. The event will be held on Nov. 22 between 3-9 p.m. “I am really excited for the Walk-a-Thon because...

Cooking up new ideas in Parkway

Cooking up new ideas in Parkway

Kayla Everett, Staff Writer

November 11, 2013


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Parkway’s resident chef Dan Flick is cooking up new recipes and concepts for student nutrition. Fresh, home-cooked style meals are hitting student lunch trays in Parkway elementary schools and Parkway Central middle in preparation for an overhaul of Parkway’s Food Services. According to Principal...

Sparks Middle school shooting

Sparks Middle school shooting

Brendan Riehl, Staff Writer

October 28, 2013


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On the morning of Monday, October 17, 2013, a school shooting occurred in Sparks, Nevada. Two are dead, including the shooter himself, and two have been wounded. Shortly before classes were to start that morning, Sparks Middle School issued a lockdown upon hearing gunshots. The authorities were contacted...

TSA Pot Policy: letting passengers fly high

TSA Pot Policy: letting passengers fly high

Kayla Everett, Staff Writer

October 10, 2013


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A loophole in Transportation Safety Agency (TSA) policy allows some passengers to travel while possessing marijuana. This comes in light of several changes regarding the legality of the drug in 20 states, causing struggles within the agency to produce a concise policy regarding marijuana. While the...

Apple on top

Apple on top

Rachel Osborne, Staff Writer

October 7, 2013


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Of all the companies in the United States – and maybe even in the world – Apple Inc. may be one of the most widely known. Their technology is the most widely owned on the market, and they have renamed their version of the computer – the Mac. On Sept. 30, the company reached yet another milestone:...

Taste of West returns September 26

Taste of West returns September 26

Kathryn Harter, Staff Writer

September 25, 2013


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With over 25 different dinner options, students have been purchasing tickets for the annual Taste of West for over two weeks. “Taste of West is a great opportunity to try new restaurants in the areas and it supports senior and junior’s graduation funds,” senior Lauren Gieseking said. On Thursday,...

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