The Official Student News Site of Parkway West High

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The Official Student News Site of Parkway West High

Pathfinder

The Official Student News Site of Parkway West High

Pathfinder

Ashlyn Gillespie

Ashlyn Gillespie, Deputy Managing Editor-in-Chief

Pronouns: she/her

Grade: 12

Years on staff: 4

What was your favorite childhood TV show? Little Einsteins or Dinosaur Train

What is your favorite book? I really liked The Things They Carried, but that's a hard question as always

What motivates you? Being able to meet new people and share their stories, helping their voices be heard through our publication, a platform they may not otherwise have if not for us. That really gets me motivated every day.

All content by Ashlyn Gillespie
Trunk or Treat!

Trunk or Treat!

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November 22, 2021

VIP Teaching (Pt. 3)

November 15, 2021

VIP Teaching (Pt. 2)

November 8, 2021

VIP Teaching (Pt. 1)

October 29, 2021
Waltzing with the chambelanes, May Trejo-Vasquez and her court perform the second dance in her quinceañera. Although everything played out smoothly in the end, Trejo-Vasquez and her court had some problems performing the waltz in the rehearsals leading to the big night, due to Trejo-Vasquez’s ball gown. “It was pretty difficult, the boys kept slipping on [the dress] in our last practice but we got it down,” Trejo-Vasquez said.

The Finale

April 21, 2021
Counting out the steps to the beat, freshman May Trejo-Vasquez and her friends practice the dances for the Quineañera one more time. This was the last of the practices before the big day, and Trejo-Vasquez’s friends who were standing in the ceremony did their part. “All my friends are going to be able to come because most of them are standing in the quince and then the other [friends who are not standing in the ceremony] I’m just inviting, they’re all going to show up,” Trejo-Vasquez said.

COVID-19 Conundrum

April 7, 2021
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