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  • Locker clean-out is today, May 22, from 1:43 p.m. to 1:52 p.m.

  • 2/3 hour finals Tues., 4/5 hour finals Wed., 6/7 hour finals Thurs., good luck everyone!

  • Congratulations to the new student body co-presidents Alec Zhou and Sarah Bonnett.

  • Congratulations to the boys' and girls' track teams for placing 3rd at District 2 Championships.

Tired and thirsty

Tired and thirsty

Convergent Media Writers
September 28, 2016 • 493 views
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Taking a drink out of the water cow, freshman Nolan Barbre rests before getting back on the field. The freshmen team won 35-13 at their first home football game. “It wasn’t my first time on the field, but as a high school football player it felt pretty good because it felt like it was actually my...

Drawing without looking

Drawing without looking

Convergent Media Writers
September 26, 2016 • 455 views
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Focusing on the contour of her hands, freshman Lauren Adam  brings out the lines and detail for a Drawing class assignment called Blind Contouring. Adams focused on the hard curves of her fingers and finished the drawing by adding flowers and a pop of color. “I learned that I am able to draw without...

Kitchen mater

Kitchen mater

Convergent Media Writers
September 23, 2016 • 486 views
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Cooking chocolate-chip pancakes, junior Lexi Heacock prepares her first kitchen assignment in Pro Start I. Students worked in groups of four on the assignment. “The hardest part was making sure they were cooked all the way through,” Heacock said. “When I saw that they were bubbling I was like ‘oh...

Cooling off

Cooling off

Convergent Media Writers
September 21, 2016 • 464 views
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Getting sprayed with water by freshman Katie Mendonsa, freshman Emily Lofgren cools off after her first home meet on Aug. 19. Lofgren won her match 8-1, playing with JV. “I enjoyed playing with varsity because they played singles matches, but when I played with the JV team, I knew a lot of my opponents,...

Ready for takeoff

Ready for takeoff

Convergent Media Writers
September 19, 2016 • 445 views
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Testing a new method to take overhead photos at football games, sophomore Charlie Walsh and junior Joseph Cheng prepare their drone for flight in the gym hallway. The drone was the most high-tech piece of equipment the third hour Robotics class had worked with, among complex cameras and lighting. “There...

Baking with trash

Baking with trash

Convergent Media Writers
September 17, 2016 • 433 views
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Using recyclables and tape, juniors Nicole Wang and Stephanie Ingberg build an oven in Biotech Engineering. They used a shoe box to create an oven that was solar powered, and baked chocolate chip cookies. “It’s not a usual class,” Ingberg said. “It’s about using engineering to help people who ...

Painting her future

Painting her future

Convergent Media Writers
September 15, 2016 • 500 views
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Focusing in on her canvas, sophomore Natalie Butler uses her still life to create a detailed kitchen scene. “It was our first oil painting of the class. We were just getting used to using the oil paints and mixing them to get the right consistency,” Butler said. Butler enrolled in Painting as a prerequisite...

Taking one for the team

Taking one for the team

Bobby Connor, Staff Writer
May 20, 2015 • 1,068 views
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Clearing the ball for the forwards, junior defender Madison Rose goes head-to-head with Rockwood Summit. “My job as the sweeper was to be sure that the ball did not get past me or else that would work against us and have my team work harder then we ever have before,” Rose said.

Volley for victory

Volley for victory

Allison Wills, Staff Writer
May 20, 2015 • 1,028 views
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Freshman David Schmidt serves the ball against Kirkwood in a Freshman volleyball match. The Freshman volleyball team grew close during their season. "I like how we work as a team," Schmidt said. "Volleyball bonds us together because there's a focus on teamwork."

14 Seniors presented with “Glory of Missouri Award”

14 Seniors presented with “Glory of Missouri Award”

Emily Dickson, Staff Writer
May 19, 2015 • 1,542 views
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On April 20, fourteen of West High's seniors met at the Missouri capitol to be presented with the 2015 "Glory of Missouri Awards", including titles and a signature from state representative Sue Allen. An engraving on the House Chamber reads, "All the foregoing human qualities bind into one theme, the...

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