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Olympic Rowing Development Camp trains junior Emma Wistuba for success

Olympic Rowing Development Camp trains junior Emma Wistuba for success

Brinda Ambal, Staff Writer

September 6, 2019

An email pops in junior Emma Wistuba’s inbox from the US Rowing Olympic Development Camp (ODP). “Congratulations,” it reads, “You’re accepted!” Submitting an application led to Wistuba’s invitation to spend a month in Philadelphia, where she focused solely on getting fitter and faster. “I got ...

Freshman Paige Matthys-Pearce brings dedication and perseverance to Regionals

Freshman Paige Matthys-Pearce brings dedication and perseverance to Regionals

Brinda Ambal, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

The gym is a blur of activity, a whirlwind of nerves, excitement and raw competition. In the midst of it all, standing proud in a pink and black sparkly leotard, is freshman Paige Matthys-Pearce: winner of the beam, vault and floor events in her age group at the 2019 Missouri State Gymnastics Championships. Matthys-Pearce...

Juniors Mckenna Bendle and Kristin Wilson dedicate their summer to the Missouri Baptist Medical Center

Juniors Mckenna Bendle and Kristin Wilson dedicate their summer to the Missouri Baptist Medical Center

Carly Anderson, Copy Editor

August 31, 2018

While some students spent their summer vacation relaxing on a tropical beach somewhere or saving money with a part-time job, juniors McKenna Bendle and Kristin Wilson decided to improve their medical skills inside the walls of the Missouri Baptist Medical Center (MoBap) instead. “I'm planning to ...

Senior Harper Stewart returns to Camp Foley as a first-year counselor

Senior Harper Stewart returns to Camp Foley as a first-year counselor

Carly Anderson, Copy Editor

August 29, 2018

After attending Camp Foley in Pine River, Minn. for three years as a camper, senior Harper Stewart returned this summer to work as an intern camp counselor. “While being a camper, I had participated in the Leader in Training program, where you applied to help out with organizing camp events and such. I loved being a ...

Students protest against gun control

Students protest against gun control

Lydia Roseman, Staff Writer

May 2, 2018

While recent walkouts and protests against gun laws in our community continue to raise media coverage, there is a side to the story that has not been widely shared: those who advocate against gun control rather than in favor of increased security measures. Students empathize with victims of school sh...

People of West: Bailey Goughenour

People of West: Bailey Goughenour

Susie Seidel, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018

Junior Bailey Goughenour reflects on her development as an artist and how it made her who she is today.

Students participate in a national school walkout

Students participate in a national school walkout

Lydia Roseman, Staff Writer

April 17, 2018

In light of recent events, students and teachers chose to stand up and walk out of class on March 14 at 10 a.m. to protest gun laws in the United States. To show their support for the 17 victims of the Parkland, Fla. school shooting, students and teachers chose to spend 17 minutes away from their dai...

Faculty Spotlight: Linda Peterson, dietary aid

Faculty Spotlight: Linda Peterson, dietary aid

Alina Dunder, Staff Writer

April 26, 2017

Pathfinder: What was your hometown like? Peterson: [I was born on] September 13, 1951. I was born and raised in Detroit, MI. We could go anywhere as long as we were home when the lights came on, your butt better be in the house. You could be anywhere, you could go five blocks away and play and be...

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