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


Junior Krish Baghat and seniors Camilla Mantilla, Allie Byergo and Ella Carver took home the prize for their business, Icona Apparel. Byergo placed first in the annual Spark! competition, winning $350. “Pitch competitions have benefited me by forcing me to think critically, take critiques and practice public speaking. These events also encourage our team to stay organized, as we must be able to present our business model to judges effectively,” Byergo said.

Photo by Xanthe Meyer

Spark!: an early start on work experience

Makinsey Drake, Staff Writer May 17, 2023

A spark from an Experiential Learning Task Force in 2014 lit the fire for a new learning opportunity for students. Director of Choice Programs Jennifer Stanfill joined a group of teachers, community members,...

Early graduate Mia Irving moves the tassel on her cap, signifying her next move in life. After graduating, Irving plans to enter the U.S. Army while attending Lindenwood University. “[The military] told me that if I do go into the military, I’m on track to graduate at 30 to 37, so I [plan to be in the military between ages] 30 [and] 35, just so I can have everything planned out for afterward,” Irving said.

Focused on the Future

Samari Sanders, Staff Writer March 8, 2023

What began as sibling rivalry quickly became a competition between early graduate senior Mia Irving and her older brother [Amarion]. After comparing grades, athleticism, academic achievements and more,...

Dr. Corey Sink poses with Building Manager Kitty Strong, English teacher Cassey Holland, former Building Manager Scott Bollman, Librarian Lauren Reusch and FACS teacher Katie Hashley. Sink and the faculty members judge West’s annual Staff Chili Cook-off. Its a fun event we all get to do together. I love funny times like those and just getting to be with the great people here, Sink said. Im going to miss it.

From Longhorn to Wildcat, we bid our farewell to principal Corey Sink

Makinsey Drake, Staff Writer April 15, 2020

From Longhorn to Wildcat, freshmen class Principal Corey Sink is moving to Eureka High School as their new head principal this July. From assistant principal at South High School, to our very own principal...

Under the lights of the crowded stadium, senior Jackson Barnhart watches junior Luke Ward make a tackle after a passing the ball to him. Barnhart scored 124 points this season and 1054 rushing yards this season. “I was worried about the running back getting through me and having to make the tackle,” Barnhart said.

Football beyond Friday nights: senior Jackson Barnhart’s journey to Lindenwood University

Ross Harter, Staff Writer May 10, 2019

You might know him from his name being called over the loudspeaker during Friday night football games after a complete pass, or for winning first in districts wrestling. What you do not see is the player...

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