Pathfinder

  • Our next district late start is tomorrow morning! Classes start at 9:35 a.m., and don't forget to bring your Ted Drewes tickets!

  • Seniors: commencement speaker applications are available in Dr. Sink's office.; they are due Fri. March 15 at 2:45 p.m.

  • Did you play a fall sport or participate in a performing art? Have a 3.0 GPA? Pick up your free Best of West tee shirt from Mrs. Debenport!

Freshman Martin Franciscus overcomes diabetes through basketball passion

Freshman Martin Franciscus overcomes diabetes through basketball passion

Drew Boone, Staff Writer

March 6, 2019


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Freshman Martin Franciscus catches the ball and shoots a three-pointer, banking it in off the glass as the crowd erupts and the players on the bench get to their feet, yelling Franciscus’ name. Franciscus managed the boys freshman team and, after working hard all season, he was able to play in the last...

Freshmen give back through volunteer opportunities

Freshmen give back through volunteer opportunities

Gaby Van Winkle, Staff Writer

April 24, 2017


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Three freshmen prove giving back to the community has no age limit. For two of three hours a week, freshman Matthew Loaney volunteers at Promise Christian Academy, a special needs school in St. Louis. While there with his brother, they read to the kids, and played on the playground with them. “...

Freshman Jordan Russell overcomes obstacles from growth and development disorders

Freshman Jordan Russell overcomes obstacles from growth and development disorders

Grace Frost, Convergent Media Writer

January 23, 2017


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Standing at 4’5”, freshman Jordan Russell is noticeably shorter than her peers. Russell was born with a rare disease called Russell Silver Syndrome. It is a growth disorder, which means she has a difficult time growing at the expected rate. Many times children with this condition can have asymmetric...

Freshman focus on forces

Freshman focus on forces

Bronte Segura, Staff Writer

March 31, 2015


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Using a broom to push a bowling ball, freshman Andrew Yazdi explores forces in motion March 4 in Honors Physics. The goal was to demonstrate how different amounts of applied force do different things. "We had to push the bowling ball in a circle or as hard as we could then stop it," Yazdi said.

Losing your marbles

Losing your marbles

Sarah Burnham, Staff Writer

January 30, 2015


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Freshmen Keriann Kixmiller, Vicky Marshall and Casey Glasby conduct their experiment on projectile velocity in Physics. Students allowed marbles to roll down the different, sloped ramps to determine how the angle of the ramps affect the marbles’ velocities. “This lab was one of my favorite labs because...

Student Spotlight: Kennedy Brown

Student Spotlight: Kennedy Brown

Betsy Wait, Staff Writer

November 7, 2014


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Freshman takes the lead role in the children's theatre production.

Boys Freshman Cross Country end winless drought

Boys Freshman Cross Country end winless drought

Grant Aden, Staff Writer

September 2, 2014


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Freshmen Cross Country runners take 1st place in the Randy Seagrisk Invitational, and aim for continuing their success.

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