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Coding robots to understand point of view: English students bring technology into the classroom

Coding robots to understand point of view: English students bring technology into the classroom

Brinda Ambal, Staff Writer

2 days ago

Small white and blue spheres crawl around the library as students in Erin Fluchel and Casey Holland's Honors English II classes compete in a set of obstacles.  Students were responsible for coding robots that experienced limitations representative of the ones each character faced in the Lord of the Fli...

English II students explore the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum through virtual reality

English II students explore the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum through virtual reality

Lydia Roseman, News Section Editor

5 days ago

No airfare, hotel, transportation or museum pass was necessary for students in English II to tour the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, in Washington, D.C. In fact, not a single school absence was required. Instead, Casey Holland's English II students entered the museum virtually, in the school library, to ...

From students to published authors: Creative Writing 2 will host E-book release launch party at the Wolf Cafe

From students to published authors: Creative Writing 2 will host E-book release launch party at the Wolf Cafe

Brinda Ambal, Staff Writer

April 30, 2019

In a frenzy to finish before their deadline, the Creative Writing 2 class logs hours that will result in a published E-book on the Amazon Kindle Store. Amazon’s self-publishing program, Kindle Direct Publishing, will help students enrolled in Creative Writing 2 achieve their goals of becoming published...

Seniors Kinza Awais and Hira Khan share students’ stories of immigration

Seniors Kinza Awais and Hira Khan share students’ stories of immigration

Sabrina Bohn, Deputy Managing EiC

December 10, 2018

While most students would groan at the thought of an English project, seniors Kinza Awais and Hira Khan used the opportunity to address a topic they care about by creating a video raising awareness about immigration through students’ personal stories. “I wanted to do something I was really ...

Students facilitate the creation of a National English Honors Society chapter

Students facilitate the creation of a National English Honors Society chapter

Maria Newton

May 17, 2018

For the first time ever, a National English Honors Society (NEHS) chapter is being created. Sophomore Gabe Davis is heading the task of establishing the chapter. The process began in February when Davis realized that applications for Mu Alpha Theta and the other honors societies were coming out, but...

Senior Ann Truka advances in Poetry Out Loud competition

Senior Ann Truka advances in Poetry Out Loud competition

Carly Anderson, Conceptual EiC Intern

March 7, 2018

After four years of competing in Poetry Out Loud [POL], senior Ann Truka placed first in the St. Louis Regional Competition and has qualified to perform at the state competition in Jefferson City, Mo. March 8. “I was really hoping to win the school competition this year because I thought it'd be cool to win again as...

English teacher Taylor Rose returns to West

English teacher Taylor Rose returns to West

Gabby Leon, Staff Writer

November 29, 2017

Pathfinder: What got you interested in teaching? Rose: “I have always wanted to be a teacher, as so many empowering women in my family have served as teachers. From playing school with my cousins as a child to working in various educational experiences in the community, I knew that I wanted to d...

Neverland: A day in the life

Neverland: A day in the life

Lilly Bucher, Staff Writer

March 7, 2017

Everyone has heard the story of Peter Pan. We’ve heard the story about the boy who never grew up and his lost boys who will never grow old, the story of pirates, indians, mermaids and fairies, the tale of magic. In this spin off of Peter Pan entitled Unhooked, Lisa Maxwell creates a different kin...

Students and teachers are effected by fake news epidemic

Students and teachers are effected by fake news epidemic

Claire Smout

January 26, 2017

With 2016 being a presidential election year and 2.3 billion active social media users increasing, fake news has never been more prominent. “I have only encountered fake news on social media. I typically see people sharing and posting things that are clearly not true and asserting them as fact,” Engli...

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