The Official Student News Site of Parkway West High


The Official Student News Site of Parkway West High


The Official Student News Site of Parkway West High


Earlier in the year, chamber and concert girls stand in front of the crowd, ready to begin their show at Chesterfield Presbyterian Church. On Oct. 20, sophomore Gianna Lionelli and her fellow choir members gathered for their first concert of the year. “Its cool to perform on stage with other kids who are passionate about music because its a way to foster creativity,” Lionelli said.

Victorious Vocals

Elle Rotter and Cindy Phung March 15, 2023

Standing in a group patiently waiting to begin their performance, students from all grades twiddle their thumbs, warm up their voices and fidget with their hair in anticipation of their show. After the...

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Serena Liu and Katie Wallace February 27, 2023

In 1983, students in a Journalism II class at Hazelwood East High School wrote stories about teen pregnancy and divorce for their school newspaper, The Spectrum. But when their principal reviewed the issue,...

Gianna Lionelli

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Risa Cidoni, CJ1 Writer November 21, 2022

“The best part of my year has been my German exchange student, Cecile. She’s made life much more enjoyable, [and] it’s a cool experience to have someone from a different culture and to learn about...

Racing to the ball, freshman Molly Bailey and her opponent swim without hesitation. Bailey joined water polo for the first time this year, and although the sport has proven to be difficult, she has persisted. “Water polo is a sport that has pushed me physically. At the start of the season, I asked myself why I was there and why I decided to sign up for it in the first place,” Bailey said. “But as the season progressed, something about the sport kept me wanting to play more and more. I love the people, the competition and the game.”

A new beginning for female water polo

Sabrina Urdaneta, Staff Writer May 5, 2022

From 2018 to 2019, boy's water polo participation has risen by 8.8%, while girl's water polo participation across the country has seen an 18% increase. Team captains Taylor Johnson and Thalea Afentoullis...

The Podcast Immature, featuring freshmen Cassidy Oliff, Shirah Ramaji, Gianna Lionelli and Samir Shaik, discusses the life of teenagers in 2021.

Feeling misunderstood, four freshmen launched ongoing podcast, Immature

Addison Merz, CJ1 Writer February 2, 2022

In the seventh grade, what started as a joke turned into a 47 episode podcast about teenage life in 2021.  Freshmen Shirah Ramaji, Samir Shaik, Gianna Lionelli and Cassidy Olliff started recording...

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