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


14 students from Parkway West High School were nominated the Glory of Missouri awards.

Meet the glories of Missouri

Katie Wallace, Triya Gudipati , and Serena Liu March 15, 2023

In the early 1920s, 14 virtues were engraved on the Missouri House Chamber walls: knowledge, liberty, equality, law, justice, fraternity, education, progress, honor, truth, virtue, temperance, enterprise...

A pile of Advanced Placement (AP) study books sit on a library desk. When taking AP classes, many students sacrifice other areas of their lives to keep their grades up. “Its not the fact that I am taking an AP class. I am spending more time doing the work for school than I would spend time with friends and family,” senior Noah Schell said. “It is a sacrifice I made and realized after signing up for the classes. Over the years, I have devised a system of managing my time, which sometimes means I don’t get all of the work done.”

Balancing brain power: the need to prioritize mental health over AP classes

Pathfinder Editorial Board January 19, 2023

In 2022, 424 Parkway West students took 801 Advanced Placement (AP) examinations, meaning that most took two or more tests, and over a third of the student population enrolled in an AP class. Because course...

The “if” and “what”s of the Feminist Club

Kristen Skordos, Staff Writer December 5, 2022

If you had to describe the club in three words what would they be? Luisa DAquino Lazarini: Union, diversity Nikita Bhaskar: Community Lacy Roberts: Safe, cause it’s definitely a safe space for...

Seniors Daniellie McLaurin and Amber Coach work on door decorations after school.

Staff and students celebrate Black History Month

Addie Gleason, Opinions/A&E Editor February 28, 2022

As the first week of February took its course, students gathered in groups after school to create the behind-the-scenes magic of the Black History Month door decorations. Careful hands traced intricate...

Parkway families join together at a Black Lives Matter march June 14.

Student activism takes on a new look through COVID-19

Addie Gleason, Staff Writer September 28, 2020

Student activism has been apparent for many years, however now it takes on a new look with restrictions from COVID-19. Students have had to adapt their ways of protesting to ensure safety while still fighting...

Wearing gloves and a mask, sophomore Nikita Bhaskar prepares sandwiches for the Hindu Temple of St. Louis. This was Bhaskar’s first time volunteering. “I felt really accomplished,” Bhaskar said. “I think it’s important to volunteer because we worry about ourselves 24 hours a day, so volunteering gives us an opportunity to step back and spend our time thinking about someone else instead.”

Students give back to the community

Hannah Choi, Staff Writer September 25, 2020

After realizing the impact of the pandemic, some students used their time off during the summer to volunteer for organizations supporting people in need.  In order to be safe, sophomore Nikita Bhaskar...

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