Five faculty members bid farewell with no pomp and circumstance

Staff members Melvin Bethany, Eileen Kiser, Taylor Rose, Carly Roach, and Kitty Strong leave West to chase different adventures.
May 21, 2020

Basketball and Football Coach Melvin Bethany is leaving to become the Activities Director at Lutheran High School in St. Charles, Mo.   “Parkway West High helped me to the fullest by allowing...

Freshman Martin Franciscus overcomes diabetes through basketball passion

Freshman Martin Franciscus practices ball handling as he plays a pick up game with his friends. Diagnosed with diabetes in fourth grade, Franciscus does not let that affect his love for the game. “The team completely understands my condition and totally accepts it and understands
it,” Franciscus said. “Most people don’t know a lot diabetes. They are like, ‘wait you have diabetes?’”
March 6, 2019

Freshman Martin Franciscus catches the ball and shoots a three-pointer, banking it in off the glass as the crowd erupts and the players on the bench get to their feet, yelling Franciscus’ name. Franciscus...

Longhorn Football: a new journey

Junior running back Nick Lewis celebrates with assistant coach Melvin Bethany after a touchdown.
August 28, 2014
Varsity football undergoes a schedule change that drives them towards new goals.
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