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Junior Cheryl Ma and sophomore Gokul Venkatachalam prepare for FBLA Nationals

Junior Cheryl Ma and sophomore Gokul Venkatachalam prepare for FBLA Nationals

Wonsang Lee, Staff Writer

May 24, 2017


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Junior Cheryl Ma and sophomore Gokul Venkatachalam’s summers will be spent going to an event only a few thousand students nationwide will attend: the FBLA National Leadership Conference. From June 29 to July 2, Ma and Venkatachalam will be going to Anaheim, Calif. to showcase their skills and to compe...

Students promote Social Justice through SSJLAC and Social Justice League

Students promote Social Justice through SSJLAC and Social Justice League

Gabriel Weber, Staff Writer

May 8, 2017


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With 62 school-sponsored extracurriculars, there is one which discusses current Social Justice issues and how to fix them in our school. “We are putting in the effort to make our school a place that is suitable for everyone. Not enough people are represented, not everyone is taken care of,” j...

Varsity water polo team heads to state

Varsity water polo team heads to state

Carly Anderson and Sabrina Bohn

May 5, 2017


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With a 26-5 record, the varsity water polo team will be heading to state beginning on May 5. “I feel like this group really puts the team ahead of themselves this season,” head coach Charles Cutelli said. “I’ve got 15 kids on varsity that all understand what we need to do, and they’ll sacrifice...

Emily Bauer performs in the top nine at Poetry Out Loud Nationals

Emily Bauer performs in the top nine at Poetry Out Loud Nationals

Gabriel Weber, Staff Writer

May 3, 2017


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Of 310,000 competitors, senior Emily Bauer qualified to go to Washington, D.C. on April 25-26, 2017 as one of nine students in the Poetry Out Loud Finals. “It felt so crazy. Before Nationals, I had watched hundreds of YouTube videos of past champions in the competition just to get myself fam...

Stepping through the season

Stepping through the season

Donielle Coach, Staff Writer

May 2, 2017


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Photos of the Step team showcase their talent and dedication through the season.

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Breaking down borders to celebrate prom

Breaking down borders to celebrate prom

Maddie Cooke, Staff Writer

April 14, 2017


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Senior Joe Fuller closes a 1,200 mile gap for his Prom date that lives in Monterrey, Mexico.

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Lacrosse team grows with 22 new freshmen

Lacrosse team grows with 22 new freshmen

Gabriel Weber, Staff Writer

March 30, 2017


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After the JV team outscored opponents 14-6 and varsity ended 11-13 last season, returning members and coaches have high expectations for the current lacrosse season. “[The program] is a great balance between  having fun and being competitive,” varsity assistant coach Tom Herpel said. “Lear...

Racing for a Cure

Racing for a Cure

Lilly Bucher, Staff Writer

March 28, 2017


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Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure is a foundation that fundraises to support breast cancer research. For junior class secretary Sandy Fitzwilliam and business teacher Laura Glenn, both breast cancer survivors, the cause is near to both of their hearts.  Fitzwilliam was diagnosed with breast cancer N...

Alumnus Sumner Mahaffey showcases Filipino culture with Hey Joe Show

Alumnus Sumner Mahaffey showcases Filipino culture with Hey Joe Show

Wonsang Lee, Staff Writer

March 13, 2017


Filed under features

After graduating from West High in 2011, alumnus Sumner Mahaffey has journeyed worldwide in his quest to highlight Filipino culture, from a Mormon mission trip to the Philippines to his boy band, Hey Joe Show. Mahaffey was first introduced to Filipino culture through his mission with the Church of Jesus...

Choir teacher Brian Parrish receives The Albert Award

Choir teacher Brian Parrish receives The Albert Award

Grant Aden, Sports Editor

March 13, 2017


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During Boys Chamber choir, on March 9, members of the Parkway Alumni Association entered into music teacher Brian Parrish's class with a surprise, he was named The 2017 Albert Award recipient. "When they entered my classroom I was surprised - nothing like this has happened before! I feel overwhelming...

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