The Official Student News Site of Parkway West High


The Official Student News Site of Parkway West High


The Official Student News Site of Parkway West High


English teacher Erin Fluchel places Kurt Vonnegut’s “Slaughterhouse-Five” back on her bookshelf. While some staff members were concerned it might cause legal troubles because it contains a sketch of a naked woman’s chest, the district ultimately determined it was not offensive. “Some of these pieces are really powerful, important pieces of dystopian literature that deserve to stay. I think [the book] provides students with a different perspective that kids should be able to access,” Fluchel said.

New Missouri law bans schools from providing “explicit sexual content”

Audrey Ghosh, Awards Coordinator August 30, 2022

On account of a new Missouri law, school librarians and teachers have removed certain content from the bookshelves that was previously available to students. Passed Aug. 28, Senate Bill 775 modifies state...

Guilty Pleasures performs at the Red Flag downtown in June. The band was competing in a battle of the bands, which they ended up winning. “There was a crazy crowd, a lot of fun. We got to meet some awesome people and cool bands. I honestly didn’t know if we were going to win — it was so up in the air [and] all the bands were really good,” junior Andrew Martin said.

Guilty Pleasures

Mira Nalbandian, Managing Editor-in-Chief December 20, 2021

While students are going about their regular Friday night business—catching up with friends after a long week, making plans or simply trying to debrief the past few days—junior Andrew Martin has a...

2020 is a year remembered for its unique challenges, one of them being COVID-19. Find out how everyone is spending their time during this pandemic.


Elle Rotter and Emily Early January 8, 2021

During quarantine, most made changes in their daily life and found new ways to keep themselves content at home. Read about how students made the best of it and what their experiences were. A is for...

Junior Ally Martin and freshman Andrew Martin belt out the song “Zombie” by the Cranberries. The PWest for Bahamas benefit concert was one of their first live performances. “I think [my brother and I] working together makes [our band] good. We come up with some really cool ideas,” Ally said. “We both like music and thats what fuels it.”

All in the family: junior Ally Martin and freshman Andrew Martin start a band

Charlotte Zera, Staff Writer March 12, 2020

Whether they are jamming with other bands in their basement, playing alongside their parents at their father’s live music restaurant, Circa Pub and Grill, or performing at the PWest for Bahamas benefit...

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