Pathfinder

Permanent Daylight Savings Time would have positive effect on students

Permanent Daylight Savings Time would have positive effect on students

Brinda Ambal, Staff Writer

November 4, 2019

Every first Sunday of November, students gain one hour of sleep back, while every second Sunday of March, we lose one as finals and the spring sports season looms. With “fall back” approaching quickly, we need to reevaluate our policy regarding daylight savings to realize that adopting permanent...

Health students reduce stress by creating self-care cards

Health students reduce stress by creating self-care cards

Leah Schroeder, Staff Writer

September 23, 2019

Students leaf through magazines and scribble down encouraging messages onto self-care cards. Decorated with motivational elements like pictures and quotes, health and P.E. teacher Katelyn Arenos’ second-hour health class utilized their creative skills to create ‘self-care cards’ as they learn about me...

Seniors Julia Molino, Sam Fuller and Jasmine Gilroy aim to destigmatize stress

Seniors Julia Molino, Sam Fuller and Jasmine Gilroy aim to destigmatize stress

Leah Schroeder, Staff Writer

January 22, 2019

Seniors Julia Molino, Sam Fuller and Jasmine Gilroy hope to spark conversations about mental health with the introduction of Calming Boxes in classrooms. Calming Boxes are small boxes containing fidgets such as coloring pages and stress balls. These tools are for students that struggle with anxi...

Every Mind Matters creates space for honest mental health conversations

Every Mind Matters creates space for honest mental health conversations

Sabrina Bohn, Deputy Managing EiC

December 17, 2018

The idea of a club where students can shed stigmas surrounding mental health and freely discuss mental illness began budding in junior Katie Solodar’s mind last year. With the help of sophomore Arden Dickson, they were able to get this idea off the ground by creating the club Every Mind Matters. ...

Sophomore Tony Morse gains positive outlook from struggles with anxiety and depression

Sophomore Tony Morse gains positive outlook from struggles with anxiety and depression

Sabrina Bohn, Managing EiC Intern

May 24, 2018

After dealing with anxiety all throughout his childhood, sophomore Tony Morse came face to face with both the anxiety and depression he experiences when someone reported to the school that he was self-harming in sixth grade. After that, he started going to therapy and using medication, along with tr...

Sophomore Caroline Judd thrives in new lifestyle after recovering from eating disorder

Sophomore Caroline Judd thrives in new lifestyle after recovering from eating disorder

Sabrina Bohn, Managing EiC Intern

May 18, 2018

Always a health conscious person, sophomore Caroline Judd enjoys working out and eating healthfully. When she became depressed in the summer of 2017, these healthy habits spiraled into an obsession, turning her lifestyle into one plagued with thoughts of whether or not she was eating the right foods ...

The Official Student News Site of Parkway West High
mental health