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The ReCAP: Oscar-Nominated Movies

The ReCAP: Oscar-Nominated Movies
February 7, 2020

The ReCAP host Emma Caplinger sits down with Pathfinder Editor in Chief Sabrina Bohn to discuss some of their favorite movies of the year, including Little Women, Marriage Story, and Star Wars: the...

Voter registration event breaks record

Filling out the information on the registration form, seniors Fariha Hossain and Muneebah Qayyum register to vote at the voter registration drive. The Feminist Club, with the League of Women Voters held the event Wednesday, Jan. 29 and registered 73 students. “If you have an option to vote and support something, you should,” senior Fariha Hossain said. “You can use your voice to help people.”
January 30, 2020

The Feminist Club held its first ever voter registration drive event for students Wednesday, Jan. 29. The club partnered with the League of Women Voters of Metro St. Louis, who provided volunteers to help...

Behind the Scenes of ‘The Pathfinder’

Editor In Chief Sabrina Bohn shows the group of editors an idea for the week on her laptop at an editorial board meeting on Friday mornings. Bohn then edits the agenda for the week according to what the group needs to get done that weekend or the next week, by managing and overseeing the workload.
December 9, 2019

At a table in the middle of the journalism room, 10 newspaper editors sit with their Starbucks and homemade chocolate chip cookies to discuss stories at 7 a.m. every Friday morning. They develop a posting...

A crowning achievement

Pathfinder editors junior Lydia Roseman, seniors Maria Newton and Dani Fischer and juniors Sabrina Bohn and Emma Caplinger, along with Journalism Adviser Debra Klevens take a photo with Edmund J. Sullivan, the Executive Director of the Columbia Scholastic Press Association, after receiving a Gold Crown award. In 2018, the Pathfinder won a CSPA Silver Crown Award. “It was an incredible experience to be in a room with so many of the schools that we look up to and draw inspiration from,” senior and Managing Editor-in-Chief Dani Fischer said.
The Parkway West Pathfinder Staff receives a Gold Crown award at the 95th annual Columbia Scholastic Convention for their outstanding online news site.
April 5, 2019

In a grand auditorium at Columbia University, five students sat waiting in the audience. A lone man on stage announced, “Pathfinder, Parkway West High School. Ballwin, Missouri: Gold Crown.” The students...

AP Language and Composition students take a unique approach to prepare for the exam

Adding the final touches to their documentary, juniors Sabrina Bohn and Emma Caplinger discuss how their interviews turned out. The junior were given six weeks to complete the project. “I’m really glad we did this project because I’m really interested in documentaries and film in general so this was a really cool opportunity and it introduces you to something that you wouldn’t think to be introduced to in English class and I think that it gives you different skill set that you [aren’t normally] given in school so I think it’s pretty cool,” Bohn said.
April 5, 2019

With camera and questions in hand, juniors in AP Language and Composition grabbed footage for the documentaries they created to understand their visual rhetoric unit. The idea was created when English...

Photo of the Week – Feb. 19

Representing West, sophomore Sabrina Bohn participates in a Parkway student-led press conference surrounding gun violence. Along with speaking at the press conference, Bohn is currently helping to organize the March for Our Lives and school walkouts. “I am passionate about stopping gun violence because I believe that no other students should have to be in fear of dying or seeing their friends or teachers die,” Bohn said. “I think this is the perfect time for every student to demand change and let their voices be heard.”
February 23, 2018

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