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The Official Student News Site of Parkway West High

Pathfinder

The Official Student News Site of Parkway West High

Pathfinder

Editors for the Parkway West Pathfinder help organize the Pathfinder product drive. The team collected and sorted donations from each English teacher’s room after school from Nov. 14 - Nov. 21. “Our goal was originally to give each family seven additional items for the month of December, and we have far surpassed our goal now,” Pathfinder editor and senior Elle Rotter said. “We passed that goal by the third day of the drive, and it was amazing how many people donated.”

Food feuds: you made an impact

Elle Rotter, Deputy Conceptual Editor-In-Chief November 30, 2022

With your help, the Pathfinder collected over 3,000 items to donate to the Parkway Food Pantry, surpassing our goal of 1,051. This means each Parkway Food Pantry family will have 20 additional items to...

After two days of collecting donations, the Pathfinder has 751 items to donate to the Parkway Food Pantry. English teacher Shannon Cremeens took the lead in the competition donating 280 items; however, English teachers Cara Borgsmiller and Michelle Kerpash have 121 and 126 donations. “It’s important for the community to be involved. Even the smallest donation can help,” senior and Parkway Food Pantry volunteer Kailey Hartle said.

English teacher Shannon Cremeens leads the Pathfinder food drive

Elle Rotter, Deputy Conceptual Editor-in-Chief November 15, 2022

Packaging four containers of curry per bag, senior and Parkway Food Pantry volunteer Kailey Hartle helps with the food pantry’s distribution every month. Hartle was grateful for the leadership skills she learned through working with the food pantry for a year. “It feels like I have the most direct impact. I am helping families that have enough food to make it through the month,” Hartle said.

Breakfast bars and baby wipes: The Pathfinder’s food drive begins

Elle Rotter, Deputy Conceptual Editor-in-Chief November 11, 2022

As the holiday of gratitude approaches, many people begin to ponder what they are thankful for: a roof overhead, food on the table and a warm place to hide from the harsh temperatures of winter. But what...

Parkway Nurses come together to chair a fundraiser for the Parkway Food Pantry, creating a cookbook they plan on selling in December.

Parkway nurses ‘eggspress’ their interest in food pantry by creating cookbook fundraiser

Ashlyn Gillespie, Staff Writer October 23, 2020

‘Pandemic Pound Cake’ is one of the many recipes submitted by Parkway staff for the “Parkway Pandemic Cookbook.” This district-wide project is a ‘legend in the baking,’ led by Green...

A welcome sign stands outside the front entrance, which will not be open to the public through April 22.

Breaking: Parkway extends school closures as COVID-19 outbreak intensifies

Tyler Kinzy, Deputy Managing EiC March 23, 2020

The Parkway School District’s lockdown is just beginning. With ‘stay-at-home’ mandates due to the COVID-19 pandemic now in effect throughout St. Louis City and St. Louis County, public school...

Parkway Food Pantry Social Worker Jess Buettner delivers Thanksgiving items to families in need Nov.19. Approximately eight schools in the Parkway District rallied around to help with this event. “All the things that you think of in your normal thanksgiving dinner we include so that it’s a little less that families have to worry about,” Buettner said.

Ending hunger one holiday at a time

Madi Foppe, Convergence Journalism Writer November 26, 2019

The Parkway Food Pantry hosted a “Stuff the Turkey” event Nov. 19 to create Thanksgiving bags for students and families in need. “It's an attempt by the Parkway School District food pantry to...

Senior Jonah Hathaway and junior Noah Wright perform at the Jazz Coffee House concert. Both students are members of the jazz band led by band director Brad Wallace and choir director Brian Parrish. “Jazz was a genre of music that I wasn’t familiar with,” Wright said. “Being in Jazz Band has made me a better musician and has helped me to enjoy music even more.”

Jazz Coffee House Review

Maria Newton, Staff Writer March 30, 2018

The annual Jazz Coffee House concert is one of the best showcases of the music program. This year, the casual event, intended to be more of a social gathering than a formal concert, featured the Jazz Choir,...

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