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Senior Gabriel Weber learns new ways to be an adaptive athlete with the help of Beautifully Flawed retreat

Senior Gabriel Weber learns new ways to be an adaptive athlete with the help of Beautifully Flawed retreat

Zoe DeYoung, Staff Writer

November 25, 2019

Senior Gabriel Weber was born with symbrachydactyly, a congenital abnormality that left her with only one hand. Growing up with a limb difference in a world made for two-handed people put Weber in many unique situations, from difficulties tying shoes to dealing with stares from strangers.  Despi...

Building a legacy: Sixth grade camp seeks donations to renovate building and create memories

Building a legacy: Sixth grade camp seeks donations to renovate building and create memories

Kathryn McAuliffe, Conceptual Editor-in-Chief Intern

October 28, 2019

Flowing lakes, miles of trees, pioneer nights, horseback trails and unforgettable memories come to mind when thinking of Parkway’s Outdoor Schools. Known as “sixth-grade camp,” Parkway students have attended the YMCA Camp Lakewood for over 60 years, as middle schoolers and as high school counselors....

Fanari Camp moves junior Alex Sevastianos to rethink his position on faith

Fanari Camp moves junior Alex Sevastianos to rethink his position on faith

Zoe DeYoung, Staff Writer

September 13, 2019

Junior Alex Sevastianos walks down a dark, forested path with only a candle to light his steps. A line of students and a counselor follow close behind, listening as he chants hymns and recites Bible verses. Just one year before, he never imagined having this experience. After past instruction fr...

From a failed dream to a future Olympian

From a failed dream to a future Olympian

Zoe DeYoung, Convergent Media Writer

April 11, 2019

"Speechless." That is how sophomore Karen Trevor-Roberts describes the moment she discovered she will be attending Sport EuroTour Drivjer GK Academy in Amsterdam, deemed to have the “top training and competition abroad,” for field hockey goalies. While eating lunch at West County Mall, Trevor...

Earth Sciences camp inspires junior Lauren Beard to pursue Meteorology

Earth Sciences camp inspires junior Lauren Beard to pursue Meteorology

Maria Newton, Features Editor

September 5, 2018

Junior Lauren Beard visited an atmospheric and Earth sciences camp at the University of Wisconsin (UW) over the summer to further her knowledge of meteorology. “I’ve just found myself drawn to [meteorology],” Beard said. “I’ve always found it really interesting how [different events around...

Senior Emily Rayfield spends her summer serving others

Senior Emily Rayfield spends her summer serving others

Katie Spillman, Photo Editor

May 7, 2018

Leaving just two days after graduation, senior Emily Rayfield is spending her summer in Dittmer, MO to go to Sunnyhill Adventures camp, which she has attended since she was seven years old.   “The camp provides activities that [people of] all abilities are capable of doing. It's incredible to see ...

Junior Audrey Heathcote attends Washington University medical program

Junior Audrey Heathcote attends Washington University medical program

Maria Newton, Staff Writer

April 30, 2018

Junior Audrey Heathcote participates in Saturday Scholars, a program hosted by Washington University (Wash U) in St. Louis in which selected high school students learn about the medical field through lectures and hands-on experiences in the cadaver lab every Saturday for five weeks. Heathcote fir...

The winners of Granting Dreams

The winners of Granting Dreams

Kathryn Harter, Multimedia Editor

April 20, 2015

We all know the organization; the Parkway Alumni Associations Granting Dreams Program has been helping students achieve their goals for years. Five students from West were amongst the recipients: freshman Cheryl Ma, sophomores Allie Collins and Kjell Hagen, junior Shannon Anderson and senior Tashaun...

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