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Indiana student runs for his school board

Indiana student runs for his school board

Nathan Rands, Reporter

April 10, 2013


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A few months ago, Zachary Hiller, a senior at Zeigler-Royalton in Indianapolis, Indiana, made the decision to run for a spot on the Royalton district's school board. With the encouragement of his history teacher, Hiller is the first student to do this at his local school. Hiller thinks his perpesctive...

Pay as you weigh- should fliers be charged for their physical weight?

Pay as you weigh- should fliers be charged for their physical weight?

Nathan Rands, Reporter

April 8, 2013


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Having a larger physique has always been an issue with airline travels. An individual who is too large for a single seat may be forced to pay for two seats or told to purchase a seat on a later flight that can accommodate them. In an article in this month’s Journal of Revenue and Pricing Management,...

Culinary students take home second place at cook-off

Culinary students take home second place at cook-off

Eileen Tully, Staff Writer

March 13, 2013


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On Wednesday, March 6, seniors Carolyn Stewart, Kristen Solodar, Laila Kuziez and Kevin Kobalt competed in the Ready Set Cook Competition at Parkway North High School. The cook-off was hosted by Kendall College included Parkway West, Parkway North, Parkway South, Parkway Central and Lafayette. Competitors...

Parkway West day at the movies

Parkway West day at the movies

Alex Ripper, Staff Writer

March 12, 2013


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To celebrate the opening of the new movie "The Great Gatsby," the English Department is sponsoring a Parkway West Gatsby Movie Day on May 11. Set in the 1920s, The Great Gatsby, a novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald, tells the story of Nick Carraway (played by Toby Maguire) and his move to the West Egg dist...

Women of West teaches yoga class

Women of West teaches yoga class

Susie Watson, Editor in Chief

March 12, 2013


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On March 5, Women of West (WOW) taught a yoga class at 7 a.m.  The class was led by English teacher Erica Rogers and senior Misri Patel who both practice yoga regularly. "WOW wanted to do yoga as a breath of fresh air for the girls.  It is the middle of the spring semester so things can get pretty...

The student body makes a wish come true

The student body makes a wish come true

Debra Klevens

March 9, 2013


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At a school wide Pep Assembly on Friday, March 8 the Longhorn Council donated a check to The Make-A-Wish® Missouri for $7,126.08. The majority of the proceeds were raised at the senior  vs. junior Powder Puff game, during Homecoming Week.  Additional proceeds were raised at the Wednesday, March 6 Mr. Longh...

Baseball Team begins fundraisers

Baseball Team begins fundraisers

Debra Klevens, Staff Writer

March 4, 2013


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With the first game of baseball season just weeks away, the team has set up two fundraisers in which students and families can help support their team. The first of which is a Trivia night on Saturday, March 9 at the Trinity Lutheran Church on Clayton Road. The tickets are available for $25 per person...

Philanthropy at Panda Express

Philanthropy at Panda Express

Shane Frazier, New's Writer

March 2, 2013


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On Saturday, March 2, 2013, the Panda Express on Manchester Road near 141 will be sponsoring Class of 2008 alumni Rebecca Sheppard and her foundation, Building Foundations of Hope. Started after she visited Uganda for six weeks in the summer of 2012, Sheppard felt truly inspired and knew that she...

Students prepare to kick off spirit week

Students prepare to kick off spirit week

Kathryn Harter, News Editor

March 1, 2013


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To kick off the spring sports season, the school is hosting a Spirit Week March 4-8. Monday is Special Olympics, an all-day basketball tournament for Special School District Athletes from across the Saint Louis area and West High student volunteers. "Special Olympics is important because it helps...

Alison Owen to be released from Children’s Hospital today

Alison Owen to be released from Children’s Hospital today

Eileen Tully, Staff Writer

February 28, 2013


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Today, Feb. 28, sophomore Alison Owen will be released from Children's Hospital after receiving treatment for the past 26 days. On Friday, Feb. 1, Owen was involved in a car accident and initially suffered a brain hemorrhage, broken vertebrae, bruised lungs and had fluid in her abdomen. With her occupational,...

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