Bidding farewell to the class of 2020: senior parade edition

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.”

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 vision: seniors look to high school memories

2020 graduation may not have looked as expected. However, seniors still leave with memories that will last a lifetime.

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 by one thing: our 2020 vision. Not once throughout our school careers could we have seen COVID-19 com...

2020 graduation is back on

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.

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 it being safer.  As school slowly comes to an end, graduation is right around the corner for thos...

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

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.

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 up and leaving as Christensen quickly realized.  “We’ve had to sell our house and complet...

Holt Priest recieves Founder’s Award

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.

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 with receiving this award. The Founder’s Award is given to a student who exemplifies what West students st...

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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