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Concert Choir Singer’s Choice entertains audience

Concert Choir Singer’s Choice entertains audience

George Krachenfels, Managing Editor

May 9, 2013


Filed under A&E, News

On Monday May 6, the Concert Choir held their Singer's Choice concert in the theatre at 7:30 p.m.  The concert allowed members of the Concert Choir to preform a song of their choice to celebrate the ending of the school year. "I love Singer's Choice because it is a relaxed evening of people sharing...

Track team banned after athlete gives thanks to God

Track team banned after athlete gives thanks to God

Shane Frazier, New's Writer

May 8, 2013


Filed under News

It's a very common gesture in sports. We see it when the wide receiver catches a huge catch, the first baseman hits a walk-off home run to win the game, or after the point guard hits the game winning three pointer. The act of pointing to the skies after a huge accomplishment is seen as an act of gratitude...

Varsity, JV soccer volunteer for SPENSA

Varsity, JV soccer volunteer for SPENSA

George Krachenfels, Managing Editor

May 6, 2013


Filed under News, Showcase

On Saturday May 4, the Varsity and JV soccer teams volunteered for The Special Needs Soccer Association (SPENSA). "We helped kids play soccer, and hung out with all these kids, and we all had a lot of fun," freshmen Lily Briscoe said. SPENSA lets kids ages 5-21 experience the fun of playing soccer,...

Debate team heads to nationals

Debate team heads to nationals

Shane Frazier, New's Writer

April 25, 2013


Filed under News, Showcase

Keeping up with tradition, the Parkway West Debate team will head to Debate Nationals in Indianapolis, Indiana this summer. "We did really well last year and we hope to do well again," junior Sarah Burack said. "We have a lot of confidence and everyone is really supportive of each other." The national...

Senior portraits provide an opportunity to help the community

Senior portraits provide an opportunity to help the community

Debra Klevens, Guest Reporter

April 23, 2013


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In 2012, Prestige Portraits, the senior division of Lifetouch began their first annual canned food drive reducing session pricing to support the Circle of Concern and Oasis Food Pantries. “Lifetouch and Prestige wanted to support a community that has supported their business over the decades. We...

Slam Poetry!

Slam Poetry!

Austin Oakes, Opinions Editor

April 22, 2013


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The Parkway West High School Poetry Slam was held on April 18 at 2:30 p.m. in the library. There were 26 participants, with 16 of them coming from the original poetry category and 10 coming from the published poetry category. “I was amazed at the quality of work that came from the students in...

Administration proposes graduation changes

Administration proposes graduation changes

Susie Watson, Editor in Chief

April 22, 2013


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Over the month of April, administration asked that students, parents and teachers vote on whether or not to change the dates of graduation. “I proposed the idea because I was getting calls from parents who had collegiate graduations the same day,” Principal Dr. Jeremy Mitchell said. The proposed...

Justice for Guatemala genocide victims

Justice for Guatemala genocide victims

Kathryn Hunter, Staff Reporter

April 22, 2013


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For the last month, Guatemala has been holding trial for war crimes committed in the 1980’s, to determine if genocide was performed.  On trial is Jose Efrain Rios Montt, an ex-military dictator.  He stands accused of ordering the slaughter of more than 1,700 Ixil Mayans, a small native people who...

Gay marriage: the fight for equality

Gay marriage: the fight for equality

Alex Ripper, Staff writer

April 19, 2013


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The United States Supreme Court is currently ruling on one of the most controversial cases of our time: the legalization of gay marriage. In 2008, California passed Proposition 8, an amendment to their state constitution which allows only heterosexual marriages in the state. After multiple lawsuits...

Scholar Bowl heads to nationals

Scholar Bowl heads to nationals

Lily Briscoe

April 17, 2013


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The Scholar Bowl team, led by senior captain Elizabeth Carroll, qualified for nationals March 9 by finishing as one of the top five teams in a regional qualifying tournament held at Mizzou. The team has qualified for nationals the past two years. The team learned they qualified via email a week after...

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