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


A piece of notebook paper stating I CANT BE-LEAF MY EARS! surrounded by fall-themed imagery like leaves and jack-o-lanterns.

“I can’t be-leaf my ears!”

Kristen Skordos, Staff Writer October 31, 2023

Fall is easily the superior season. The weather is just right; it is not too cold, nor too gross. Routine activities — rewatching spooky movies, eating yummy treats and layering up — are enjoyable,...

Seniors Abigail Wheeler and Grace Fotheringham hand candy to a princess at the varsity cheer trunk. Fotheringham helped decorate with streamers and loved interacting with kids and seeing their costumes. I love kids, and it [was] a great way [for them] to get involved at West. It was such a cute idea, Fotheringham said.

Spooktacular Trunk or Treat trunks reviewed

Ashlyn Gillespie, Deputy Managing Editor in Chief October 31, 2022

One hundred elementary kids lined the faculty parking lot at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27. High school teams and clubs greeted cats, princesses, pirates, Ender Dragons and even Pennywise walking across...

Trunk or Treat!

Trunk or Treat!

Ashlyn Gillespie, Deputy Managing Editor in Chief October 21, 2022

  Longhorn Student Council (LOCO) is holding a Trunk or Treat event Oct. 27 from 5-7 p.m. LOCO Secretary and sophomore Sadie Burgess and Creative Coordinator and sophomore Sienna Lorenz planned...

Picking apples with the family, freshman Presley George and her brother Henry George enjoy a day at Eckerts Farm. Going pumpkin picking is a great way to celebrate Halloween, and P. George and her family were able to have a safe, healthy day. The pumpkin patch and apple orchard at Eckerts Grafton Farm are spread out, and you could do both things while distancing. The closest you get to others is when you are on the wagon ride, but if you are just a few people on the wagon, you should be able to social distance safely, and have fun, P. George said.

Halloween ideas to lift your spirits

Sara Albarcha, Staff Writer October 23, 2020
This Halloween has the potential to be one of the best we've experienced in a while. Halloween is on a Saturday, which means a day full of candy, costumes, and work free fun is a possibility. To ensure a safe, and health conscious day, here's a compiled list of the best activities for a haunting Halloween 2020.  
Bathed in spotlights, senior Jon Ma and freshman Brian Isele entertain the audience at the improv show Friday, Oct. 25.

Trick or Treat, Smell my Feet: Running With Scissors’ Improv Horror Show

Emma Caplinger, Arts and Entertainment Section Editor October 28, 2019

Under spooky purple lights and a carefully curated soundtrack, I went into Running with Scissors’ Improv Horror Show Oct. 25 ready for some quality comedy. The team fully committed to their theme: the...

“The House with a Clock in its Walls” is perfect for the spooky season

Sarah Lashly, Copy Coach October 18, 2018

In order to thrive through this Halloween season, it is essential to obtain a killer costume, possess amazing pumpkin carving skills and immerse yourself in the spooky spirit. The magical mystery movie...

Halloween decorations adorn Fort Collins backyards as well as St. Louis.

This is Halloween

Sydney Kinzy, Productions Editor-in-Chief October 25, 2016
The search for the coolest Halloween events in St. Louis is on!

Candy, costumes and commonalities

Claire Dreller, Staff Writer November 1, 2015

Halloween is a time for candy, costumes, and celebration. As the transition from childhood to adulthood occurs, the way students celebrate Halloween also evolves. “Me and my good group of friends...

Sophie Spaulding wears her Davey Jones costume.

Sophomore explores the art of costuming

Mary Moriarity, Cartoonist October 30, 2015
Spaulding has made many costumes including Captain Jack Sparrow, The Mad Hatter, Little Pink Riding Hood, Juliet from Romeo and Juliet, a pirate costume for her dog, and Aunt Alexandra from To Kill a Mockingbird.
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