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Desegregation is not dead

Missouri Central school buses wait outside of West High to take city students home in the afternoon. The VICC provides one round trip to and from school for its students, including transportation home if they choose to participate in school-sponsored after school activities; the average ride time is 54 minutes.

Pathfinder Staff

May 8, 2018

With a 10.8 percent African-American and a 71.9 percent white population, West High school is not exactly an exemplar of diversity. The statistics have been growing more disparate in recent years, and this image was mirrored across many St. Louis County schools. To remedy this, the Voluntary Interdistrict...

BREAKING NEWS: St. Louis prepares for largest social justice demonstrations since Ferguson

BREAKING NEWS: St. Louis prepares for largest social justice demonstrations since Ferguson

Carly Anderson, Managing EiC Intern

September 15, 2017

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Gateway2Change summit motivates change

Sophomore Allani Gordon, junior Joon Bang, senior Bersabeh Mesfin and sophomore principal Jen Sebold walk to the third summit, held in SLU’s cultural center. At that summit, they presented their diversity solutions to Edward Jones. “Every lesson we were taught, every project we did, I want to take that with me in my life and my journey and discover things about myself and how I can do good for the community and the world,” Mesfin said.

Dani Fischer, Arts and Entertainment Editor

March 29, 2017

St. Louis has seen its fair share of race-based issues. Spurred by the events in Ferguson in 2014, many conversations about inequality in race, sexuality and religion have been brought to the surface. Gateway2Change, a seminar series put on by Character Plus Education, seeks to be the forum for students...

Parkway parents educate themselves on race and white privilege

Parent and facilitator, Amy Narishkin leads Linda Gieseking, Linda DeCosta, Carol Depke and six other moms in a book study to find a way to end the silence in west county after the events in Ferguson and New York. Narishkin started a business to help the dominate culture, white middle class males, become allies for minority cultures.

Bronte Segura, Staff Writer

February 27, 2015

Fridays at Six North Cafe, parent Amy Narishkin, Ph.D, leads parents in discussions about race and culture. “I decided to help them when we were starting to train the staff on having conversations and supporting kids around the time of the Ferguson events,” Assistant Principal Jennifer Sebold...

Rath races forward with girls Cross Country

Senior Maddy Brown and sophomore Natalie Rath sprint toward the finish of the 2.2 mile race at Red & Blue night on Aug. 15.

Grant Aden, Staff Writer / Editor-in-Chief

August 26, 2014

Sophomore Natalie Rath, senior Maddy Brown and the girls Cross Country team race towards a new season.

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