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Chopping the competition: senior boys compete in high-stakes cook-off

Chopping the competition: senior boys compete in high-stakes cook-off

Maria Newton, Features Section Editor

May 8, 2019

The stove was hot and the kitchen began filling with smoke. Eight senior boys ran frantically about the small space in search of utensils and ingredients. Two senior girls, Maria Newton and Harper Stewart, hosted a cooking competition based on the television series “Chopped” April 13 to help the senior boy...

Color guard wins prestigious award

Color guard wins prestigious award

Dani Fischer, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017

Saturdays are usually reserved for sleeping in, hanging out with friends, and catching up on sleep. This Saturday, however, the marching band earned the Best Auxiliary Award at the Jaguar Pride Marching Invitational, as well as Best Visual and second place in their division. “When you go to a competition...

Longhorns compete against bands from across the nation

Longhorns compete against bands from across the nation

Bridget Noonan, Sports Writer

November 5, 2016

Bands traveled in from Colorado, Ohio, Texas, Minnesota, Illinois, Oklahoma, Kentucky, Kansas, Wisconsin, South Dakota, Arkansas and Nebraska to participate.

Boys cross-country speeds up the season with Brooks Memphis Twilight Invitational

Boys cross-country speeds up the season with Brooks Memphis Twilight Invitational

Emily Dickson

September 2, 2016

With multiple personal course records at the Parkway Quad on Aug. 27, and a varsity score split unrivaled by any team last year, coaches are considering the Parkway West boys cross country team a strong contender for the state title. The team's next stop is Memphis, TN. The boy’s varsity cross c...

Student musicians compete at State Solo and Small Ensemble Festival

Student musicians compete at State Solo and Small Ensemble Festival

Jacob Cupps, Staff Writer

April 29, 2016

On April 30, more than 30 music students will perform in the state competition at Mizzou.

Dinky data tables

Dinky data tables

Emily Dickson, Conceptual EiC Intern

March 28, 2016

Evidently, Parkway doesn’t see its students like scientists in their science fair. The narrow judging rubric treats science like a one-size-fits-all equation, when in reality, the most successful and ground breaking projects often develop not as rigid experiments, but as ideas, inventions and cumulative research.

Student dancers reach the high barre of excellence

Student dancers reach the high barre of excellence

Emily Dickson, Conceptual EiC Intern

November 16, 2015

Four West students share their dance experience in individual interviews with the Pathfinder.

A new experience

A new experience

Sohia McMorrow, Staff Writer

April 2, 2015

Freshman Anna Chen poses on the skydeck of the Willis Tower, the tallest building in the country. On March 26-29, Chen attended the orchestra and choir field trip to compete in the Worldstrides’ Heritage Performance in Chicago. “I didn’t think that I would be nervous but when we got on the stage...

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