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Building a legacy: Sixth grade camp seeks donations to renovate building and create memories

Building a legacy: Sixth grade camp seeks donations to renovate building and create memories

Kathryn McAuliffe, Conceptual Editor-in-Chief Intern

October 28, 2019

Flowing lakes, miles of trees, pioneer nights, horseback trails and unforgettable memories come to mind when thinking of Parkway’s Outdoor Schools. Known as “sixth-grade camp,” Parkway students have attended the YMCA Camp Lakewood for over 60 years, as middle schoolers and as high school counselors....

Fanari Camp moves junior Alex Sevastianos to rethink his position on faith

Fanari Camp moves junior Alex Sevastianos to rethink his position on faith

Zoe DeYoung, Staff Writer

September 13, 2019

Junior Alex Sevastianos walks down a dark, forested path with only a candle to light his steps. A line of students and a counselor follow close behind, listening as he chants hymns and recites Bible verses. Just one year before, he never imagined having this experience. After past instruction fr...

Junior Zoey Womick brings life to the St. Louis Zoo through the ALIVE Program

Junior Zoey Womick brings life to the St. Louis Zoo through the ALIVE Program

Kathryn McAuliffe, CEIC Intern

September 10, 2019

Most St. Louis natives go to the St. Louis Zoo once or twice and call it a day. But junior Zoey Womick spent her summers there for the past nine years. After aging out of the youth camps sponsored by the zoo, Womick was inspired to become a volunteer through the Zoo ALIVE program. “I decided to do t...

Olympic Rowing Development Camp trains junior Emma Wistuba for success

Olympic Rowing Development Camp trains junior Emma Wistuba for success

Brinda Ambal, Staff Writer

September 6, 2019

An email pops in junior Emma Wistuba’s inbox from the US Rowing Olympic Development Camp (ODP). “Congratulations,” it reads, “You’re accepted!” Submitting an application led to Wistuba’s invitation to spend a month in Philadelphia, where she focused solely on getting fitter and faster. “I got ...

Junior Weston McGuire sets his sights on recovery

Junior Weston McGuire sets his sights on recovery

Susie Seidel, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019

Warming up for a morning baseball practice, junior Weston McGuire tossed a ball back and forth with his teammates. As he looked upward, glove ready to catch the incoming ball, it was suddenly lost in the air and came down on his face. “I got hit and I remember I fell to the turf. My vision went b...

Junior Ryan Egan uses STEM courses to pursue a career in music

Junior Ryan Egan uses STEM courses to pursue a career in music

Lydia Roseman, News Editor

January 23, 2019

What kind of art are you interested in? I play in a band called The Brink STL. I’ve been playing guitar for eight years, and I’ve been playing gigs and concerts around St. Louis for the past four years. We play a little bit of everything. We play covers of pop bands like Panic! at the Disco a...

Rising Youtube sensation junior Aaliyah Weston’s channel has almost 5,000 subscribers

Rising Youtube sensation junior Aaliyah Weston’s channel has almost 5,000 subscribers

Jenna Mercer, Convergent Media Writer

January 17, 2019

Now reaching almost 5,000 subscribers, junior Aaliyah Weston created her YouTube channel two years ago. However, last year she reconstructed her channel after she started gaining hundreds of subscribers. Weston is a beauty guru: she posts videos relating to hair, makeup and clothing. “I have a...

“I have to sacrifice”: junior Meela Abby’s daily struggle for education

“I have to sacrifice”: junior Meela Abby’s daily struggle for education

Tyler Kinzy, Sports Editor

December 17, 2018

“Would you say you face discrimination at this school?” Junior Meela Abby wastes no time to answer, punctuating her response before I can even finish asking the question. “Yes, for sure.” The conversation falls silent again, but Abby simply smiles before restocking the room with laughter...

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