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Fighting stigmas and the Pink Tax by ‘Going with the Flow’

Fighting stigmas and the Pink Tax by ‘Going with the Flow’

Brinda Ambal, Staff Writer

September 27, 2019

Period. Any mention of this word will probably result in a flurry of teenage boys scurrying to distance themselves from the speaker as fast as humanly possible.  However, sophomores Anna Newberry and Mira Nalbandian created the club Go with the Flow in hopes of destigmatizing periods, providing ea...

Special Olympics day to become school-wide day of service

Special Olympics day to become school-wide day of service

Claire Smout, Awards Coordinator

October 6, 2017

Last school year, over 500 students volunteered in Special Olympics. Although more students applied, the administration had to cap the number of participants because of space issues. This year, as a solution, the day will become a school-wide day of service. “Not everyone could do Special Olympics an...

It only takes one to topple history

It only takes one to topple history

Nell Jaskowiak, Opinions Editor

March 3, 2017

Foolish violence, prejudice and fear mongering has brought St. Louis to national news infamy once again. Unknown suspects desecrated the historic Jewish Chesed Shel Emeth cemetery sometime between Feb. 19 and Feb. 20; over 200 headstones were toppled. Headstones of people who lived through the most horr...

First annual trivia night scheduled for Jan. 21

First annual trivia night scheduled for Jan. 21

Grant Aden, Sports Editor

January 19, 2017

With a slue of long-standing traditions from the dodgeball tournament to the Senior vs. Faculty basketball game to the Mr. Longhorn competition, the class of 2020 is hoping to add another annual tradition to the calendar, a student trivia night Jan. 21. To compete students must gather in groups of...

STP: Religion in school

STP: Religion in school

Betsy Wait and Claire Smout

February 1, 2016

Religion’s presence in public school cannot be denied, but its implications are vast and often overlooked. Is West still an environment where students are allowed to freely speak their minds, or does discussing religion hinder educational advancement? In a public school where tolerance is the norm,...

Sighing after Syberg’s great food

Sighing after Syberg’s great food

Emma Ratliff

January 19, 2016

Seniors Emma Ratliff and Kyla Hatton venture to Syberg's in the Chesterfield Valley for the next installment of Kyla's Kitchen and Emma's Eats.

History department competes for the winners circle

History department competes for the winners circle

Gwenn Pietrowski, Staff Writer

December 23, 2015

For 10 years, the Social Studies Department has donated to COC, but Wayland and Chazen added a twist when they made the donations a competition four years ago.

Ferguson Youth Tutoring develops in second year

Ferguson Youth Tutoring develops in second year

Sarah Hima, Staff Writer

October 29, 2015

Since starting last February the Ferguson Youth Tutors (FYT) has grown and undergone changes, and had gotten help from multiple schools.

Suicide Prevention: I Live For

Jacob Cupps, News / Feature Editors

September 3, 2015

In honor of Suicide Prevention Month, the Pathfinder interviews the Parkway West Community about what it is that they live for.

School in India seeks English volunteers

School in India seeks English volunteers

Jacob Cupps, Staff Writer

February 10, 2015

The Parkway West Community, through COW and Spark!, partner with a school in Kerala, India, to send volunteer teachers.

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