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


Walking into school, senior Graci Badami talks with her friends. Badami drives to and from school and faces the long lines and faults of school traffic. “[It makes me] kind of angry, because if people don’t let you out, you’re there for at least another 20 minutes. You either get out or you don’t, it’s a big issue,” Badami said.

Troubles with traffic and problematic parking

Emily Early, Social Media Manager December 9, 2021

It’s 2:00 p.m. and the line to get into the school is backed up to the light. Drivers sit in formation, waiting for students to rush out of the doors at the 2:30 p.m. bell. A split in the road filters...

With increased enrollment, 380 students were allowed to pay $85 for a parking permit. There are currently no more spots being sold. “Based on however many junior and senior parking permits we give out at the beginning of the year, will usually determine how many more spots we have to sell for the rest of the year, Sophomore class Principal Kate Piffel said.

Increased enrollment leads to new parking policies

Drew Boone, Staff Writer September 3, 2019

It’s a right of passage many seniors, juniors and a handful of sophomores enjoy, purchasing an $85 space to ensure they can drive to school. However, due to increased enrollment, the plan has been revised. “All...

The senior lot sits packed with cars.

The scoop on parking

Nell Jaskowiak, Opinions editor April 23, 2018

After countless hours of research and experimental tests, the Parkway West Pathfinder has developed a (semi)objective analysis of the on-campus parking options for those students that drive to school....

Students wait for an opportunity to turn out of the junior lot after school.

Left turns create chaos

Nell Jaskowiak, Opinions editor September 15, 2017
It is a scene that everyone knows and groans about: leaving school after the 2:30 p.m. bell, only to be held up at the top of the junior lot by a car that has decided to turn left and force their way into traffic.
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