Class of 2021 Commencement Address

Tyler Kinzy, Managing Editor-in-Chief Emeritus June 1, 2021

Transcript During these unprecedented times, the Class of 2021 has faced challenges we never could have imagined. Every morning, we made the voyage from our bed to the desk two feet away from our bed....

Making their way through the senior parade, seniors Zoe Rutledge, Tori Fischer and Talie Ziegler smile at the crowd. Fischer has not committed to a college yet but plans on attending the University of Kentucky to study computer science and dance.

Photo of the week – May 21

Mira Nalbandian, Managing Editor-in-Chief May 21, 2021

'Tis the graduation season for the Class of 2021.

Four graduation gift ideas that seniors will celebrate

Tre Bell, Staff Writer May 19, 2021

As the graduation season approaches, we wanted to help you solve the graduation gift dilemma. We surveyed the entire senior class to help you find what every senior wants.  #1 “I picked money, because...

Posing in the trunk of his car, senior Tony Morris and junior Riley Leslie (Fernridge high school) get ready to start the parade. Morris had his entire family come along to show support for him graduating. “I loved the parade. I really enjoyed myself and I think it should be a thing that’s continued. The energy and amount of people that showed up and all of the decorated cars made it really really fun,” Morris said. “But I would really love to walk across the stage wearing my cap and gown, being handed my diploma, and saying goodbye to highschool surrounded by my class, not separated by cars.”

Bidding farewell to the class of 2020: senior parade edition

Sara Albarcha, Staff Writer June 8, 2020
"I was proud I was able to show them how far I’ve come. it was also great to see some friends who I haven’t seen in a while, and I was happy we were able to experience this altogether,” Hassan said.
2020 graduation may not have looked as expected. However, seniors still leave with memories that will last a lifetime.

2020 vision: seniors look to high school memories

Parkway West Editorial Board May 26, 2020

Ever since our grade was old enough to understand the concept of a play on words, the “2020 vision” jokes have not stopped. No matter what elementary or middle school you went to, we were all connected...

While COVID-19 still plays a part in our lives, principals have found a way for the class of 2020 to still be able to walk the stage.

2020 graduation is back on

Bri Davis, Staff Writer May 1, 2020

Despite schools being canceled for the remainder of the school year, not all is lost. Classes will end on the scheduled day of May 21 yet graduation for seniors will be pushed back to July in hopes of...

Getting ready for takeoff, senior Claire Christensen waits to board her plane and travel to Frankfurt, Germany. Christensen completed classes at semester and is planning to use her free time in Germany to learn German and explore the country and culture. “[I’ll face] all the new challenges of moving somewhere new, plus the struggles of being in an unfamiliar country with a new house, new neighborhood, making new friends, a language barrier and the cultural differences,” Christensen said.

Senior Claire Christensen says “auf wiedersehen” to life in the US

Sammi Milholland, Convergent Media Writer February 5, 2020

Suitcase in hand, passport ready, senior Claire Christensen is leaving everything and moving her life to Frankfurt, Germany with her family. However, moving across the world takes more than just packing...

On graduation day seniors Andrea Gordon, Maddie Rose, Megan Loaney, Kaylie Hatcher, Holt Priest, Vericia Pearson, Ally Guccione and Lindsey Anstine toss their caps for the last time.

Holt Priest recieves Founder’s Award

Ellie Widowski, Staff Writer May 13, 2016

The Founder’s Award is known as the most prestigious offering given at the Honor’s Ceremony. With seven finalists, senior Holt Priest (the ‘mayor’ of Parkway West) topped off his high school career...

Painting a Legacy

Painting a Legacy

Betsy Wait, Staff Writer May 15, 2015
Adding the finishing touches to the class of 2015 hand wall, senior Will Sexton, the mural's designer, paints the cityscape of St. Louis.
Promposals: far from #basic

Promposals: far from #basic

Kyla Hatton, Staff Writer April 27, 2015
A social media review of all of the ways West students have been asked!
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