• Come to Clay Club every Thursday in Ceramics teacher Ashley Drissel's classroom!
  • Turn in your course registration for the 2020-2021 school year!
  • Bagel Days are back! Buy a bagel in the cafeteria every Monday, Wednesday or Friday!

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College and career center lacks designated college counselor

College and career center lacks designated college counselor

Umeera Farooq, Convergence Journalism Writer

December 3, 2019

Preparing consent and release forms, standardized test scores and recommendation letters, College and career secretary Lauren Rowe is bombarded with paperwork starting Nov. 1. Within the Parkway School District’s academic resources, West is one of two high schools without a college counselor. Rowe’...

The future of bell schedules

The future of bell schedules

Susie Seidel, Convergence Media Editor

October 4, 2019

Students stay after school hoping their teacher hasn’t left before their question is answered, teachers working at multiple schools fly into the parking lot to make the bell and members of off-campus programs struggle to make schedules line up. As each Parkway high school operates within a different sch...

Editorial: counseling department is understaffed

Editorial: counseling department is understaffed

Pathfinder Editorial Board

April 9, 2018

The counseling office is a constant hub of activity. All five counselors have a table used as a waiting room filled with drop-form-toting students, kids with parents’ notes requesting schedule changes; seniors begging for late arrival. But where are the kids who need counseling? Counselors are supp...

West community debates senioritis

West community debates senioritis

Hasan Baig, Staff Writer

December 4, 2015

Freshmen, sophomores and juniors must be careful about keeping up with their grades, doing their homework and staying up-to-date with their assignments. If not, something happens when the student approaches senior year.

Judy Babitz, Counseling Secretary extrodinaire

Judy Babitz, Counseling Secretary extrodinaire

Kathryn Harter, Multimedia Editor

May 7, 2015

From the capital of the United States, to a potential law degree, to personal training, to Parkway North and now here at West, Judy Babitz is the new Guidance Secretary.

College Planning Night

College Planning Night

Claire Martin, Staff Writer

November 12, 2014

Parents and students attended the College Planning Night on Nov. 11 to receive information of college and how to plan for their post-high school lives.

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