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Principal Jeremy Mitchell attends Rosh Hashanah service at a local synagogue

Principal Jeremy Mitchell attends Rosh Hashanah service at a local synagogue

Pathfinder Editorial Board

September 22, 2017


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Fifty-two area high school principals were invited to attend Rosh Hashanah services at United Hebrew on Sept. 21 with Jewish students and faculty. Principal Jeremy Mitchell was one of the two principals who accepted the offer. “The community thought it was really terrific because it gives the opportun...

Virtual Enterprise kicks off for second year, adding a second business

Virtual Enterprise kicks off for second year, adding a second business

Hannah Hoffmann, Technical Design Editor-in-Chief

September 22, 2017


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Although the 2016-17 academic year marked the debut of Virtual Enterprise International at West, the program quickly drew national attention with its first company, Spire. Growing student interest in the class brought about a new challenge: kicking off the 2017-18 year with not one, but two, student-l...

Feeding into societal division: what happened when West failed to acknowledge Sept. 11

Feeding into societal division: what happened when West failed to acknowledge Sept. 11

Pathfinder Editorial Board

September 20, 2017


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The last time America was truly unified as a nation was 9/11. It didn’t matter who were you were, the color of your skin, or your political party of choice.

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BREAKING NEWS: St. Louis prepares for largest social justice demonstrations since Ferguson

BREAKING NEWS: St. Louis prepares for largest social justice demonstrations since Ferguson

Carly Anderson, Managing EiC Intern

September 15, 2017


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Parkway’s food policy benefits athletes

Parkway’s food policy benefits athletes

Sabrina Bohn, Features Editor

September 14, 2017


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Although Parkway’s "food safety expectation" policy, implemented for the 2018 school year, has created uproar among students and staff, it does not apply to extracurricular activities, including athletics. “Originally, the policy wasn’t going to allow us to do what we needed to do after school, beca...

Athlete Spotlight: Vickey Karl

Athlete Spotlight: Vickey Karl

Hannah Hoffmann, Technical Design Editor-in-Chief

September 8, 2017


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For sophomore Vickey Karl, summer meant memorizing six pages of music on a vibraphone and learning her performance part for the 2017-2018 season of band. Summer also brought about the sudden news that after weeks of learning her part in the performance, she would not be able to perform. “The week...

Community hosts drive to raise money for Hurricane Harvey relief

Community hosts drive to raise money for Hurricane Harvey relief

Emily Dickson, Conceptual Editor in Chief

August 31, 2017


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Producing devastation so critical that critics are comparing it to Katrina in 2005, hurricane Harvey has already dumped more than 50 inches of rain on the Houston, TX area since midnight of Aug. 25. Recovery is expected to cost at least 40 billion and take years. Recognizing the impact of this disaster, West alu...

Editorial: School-wide Snapchat warrants Parkway technology policy updates

Editorial: School-wide Snapchat warrants Parkway technology policy updates

Pathfinder Editorial Board

August 28, 2017


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Despite the app being banned on school wifi, students are among the 150 million worldwide Snapchat users that utilize the platform to send 'disappearing' photos and videos. The latest craze? A school-wide Snapchat story on which students are publicly posting material ranging from drug sales to vapi...

Video: Students react to the 2017 Solar Eclipse

Video: Students react to the 2017 Solar Eclipse

Hannah Hoffmann, Technical Design Editor-in-Chief and Staff Writer

August 21, 2017


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Parkway gears up for solar eclipse

Parkway gears up for solar eclipse

Pathfinder Editorial Board

August 21, 2017


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