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


At the monthly food distribution in April, food pantry volunteers pass out dates and halal chicken to Muslim families. The pantry altered its previously biased practices to better serve all who receive pantry services. “The observance of Ramadan prompted my thought process and helped the light bulb to go off in my head,” Food Pantry Director Diance Peterson said. “Im hoping we can continue to offer halal meat at every distribution.

Food pantry grapples with inequitable practices

Ulaa Kuziez, Staff Writer May 13, 2021

The food pantry recently had a reckoning with its practices and services. In April, for the first time, there was zabiha-halal meat and dates distributed to Muslim families observing Ramadan. Diane Peterson,...

Ken Susman stands in front of the board of education in the foyer of Central Middle school. He is wearing a red shirt and speaking into the microphone at the podium, empassioned.

Parkway teachers take a stand for increased inclusion

Dani Fischer May 9, 2019

“Tolerance for racism is racism” and “no room in this room for racism”: both of these are phrases that are hung in teachers’ classrooms across Parkway. Below the white text is a hashtag—#EndRacismInParkway. These...

Parkway food pantry opens doors to all families

Carly Anderson, Managing EiC Intern October 20, 2017

Parkway Northeast Middle School held the grand opening for the new district-wide food pantry on Oct. 10, and is looking to include any students or families living within the Parkway district. “You...

Editorial: School-wide Snapchat warrants Parkway technology policy updates

Editorial: School-wide Snapchat warrants Parkway technology policy updates

Pathfinder Editorial Board August 28, 2017

Despite the app being banned on school wifi, students are among the 150 million worldwide Snapchat users that utilize the platform to send 'disappearing' photos and videos. The latest craze? A school-wide...

Senior third baseman Grant Brueggenjohann is among the area leaders in batting , posting a .472 average on the year.

Bitter loss sparks baseball moving forward

Bobby Connor, Staff Writer April 22, 2016
Parkway West baseball finished third in the annual conference tournament.
At the Veiled Prophet Ball seniors Grace Colbert, Caroline Gibbs, Maret Welby and Allie Hornbarger get ready in a hotel room before the ceremony began.

Short Winter Break causes upset among students

Emily Wind, Staff Writer January 19, 2016
Although Winter Break is a thing of the past, repercussions of the short break are still in effect.
The Longhorns look to repeat as conference champions this season as they take on Parkway Central, at home on Nov. 30.

Boys Basketball has high expectations for experienced roster

Bobby Connor, Staff Writer November 30, 2015
The varsity boy's basketball team begins their season at home against rival Parkway Central.
Sophomore cross country runner Jane Fuller walks home with the new girls cross country backpack, which features the redesigned W longhorn logo.

A new face for the Parkway West Longhorn

Emily Dickson, EiC Intern October 1, 2015
On Sept.15, Activities Director Brian Kessler released a bright new set of Longhorn logos to the student body. Dramatic rumors about the switch had been brewing all Summer, although Kessler says the process started long before that.
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