Junior Reggie Burns faces police discrimination

Junior Reggie Burns transferred to West for the 2016 school year.

Samantha Gaddis, Staff Writer

February 21, 2017

Walking home from a friend’s house, junior Reggie Burns heard the loud, air-piercing sound of a killing machine--a sound he hears on a regular basis: gunshots. Burns watched an off-duty police officer raise his firearm to an unarmed black man, and shoot multiple times. That man was Michael Brown. ...

Parkway students participate in Ferguson Youth Training

Parkway students tutor local children at the Ferguson Public Library.

Allison Wills, Staff Writer

April 16, 2015

Central junior Josh Yang leads a movement to reach out to struggling primary school students.

West alumnus becomes youngest Ferguson Commission member

Parkway's twitter account shares the good news with almost 5000 followers.

Hannah Hoffmann, News / Features Editors

December 11, 2014

Meet Rasheen Aldridge Jr., the youngest member of Missouri governor Jay Nixon’s Ferguson Commission.

Peaceful walkout allows students to embrace equality

Peaceful walkout allows students to embrace equality

Debra Klevens, Staff Writer

December 5, 2014

Students walked out of classes at 10:45 a.m. in hopes of starting a conversation leading to social equality.

Protest walk out for social equality

During Lauren Bernstein's Spanish III class, sophomores Grant Cline,  Alyssa Jackson and Victoria Marston participate in a silent written debate about the Michael Brown case.

Allie Collins, People of West Editor

December 4, 2014

Sophomore Alyssa Jackson plans a school wide walk out protest for social inequality.

Helping Heal Ferguson

Chistina Neuwirth, Laura Neuwirth, Kayln Neuwirth-Deutsch, Blaine Deutsch and Julia Neuwirth-Deutsch spend a day in Ferguson brightening up the community as they painted four boarded up windows over Thanksgiving break.

Allie Collins, Photo Editor

December 1, 2014

Freshman Kalyn Neuwirth-Deutsch spends her Black Friday joining in the effort to brighten up Ferguson after the riots on Nov. 24.

Faculty makes effort to be color brave

Freshman Katie English signs a poster in front of Mrs. Kerpash's room pledging to be

Kyla Hatton, Staff Writer

November 25, 2014

Teachers discuss being "color brave" in their classrooms, and how it is affecting West.

Student Spotlight: Imari McCabe

Student Spotlight: Imari McCabe

Shannon Anderson, Editor-in-Chief / Staff Writer

August 28, 2014

Sophomore Imari McCabe discusses her proximity to the Ferguson riots.

‘Help Heal Ferguson’ collects donations for those in need

Bobby Connor delivers donations of Cheerios and canned chicken into a grade level office for the Help Heal Ferguson food drive.

Mary Galkowski, Staff Writers

August 26, 2014

Looking for information on LoCo's feed Ferguson drive? Look no further.

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