Pathfinder

  • This Monday, March 25, kicks off Spirit Week with PJ Day!

  • The Pathfinder is on hiatus during Parkway West's spring break, March 16 - 24. Regular reporting will resume March 25.

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What’s the buzz? Everything you need to know about this year’s buzzbook

What’s the buzz? Everything you need to know about this year’s buzzbook

Maria Newton, Features Editor

March 7, 2019


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Due to complications in the printing and formatting of this year’s buzzbook, an official booklet will not be distributed to the student body. However, freshman Jack Andrews and sophomore Ariej Rafiq are still being recognized as this years cover-contest winners. “At first, I thought [my design] was just ...

Sophomore Kathryn McAuliffe spreads power to peers through accessible knowledge

Sophomore Kathryn McAuliffe spreads power to peers through accessible knowledge

Brinda Ambal, Staff Writer

January 18, 2019


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Passion for social justice and current events led sophomore Kathryn McAuliffe to write articles for Balance the Ballot, an Instagram account run by students, for students. “I really liked their message about how they wanted to educate students, particularly on topics of current events, in 100 words or les...

A trip to the holy land

A trip to the holy land

Sophia Ferretti, Convergent Media Writer

January 7, 2019


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Saying his goodbyes, sophomore Joe Rosenberg boards the plane at JFK airport to fly 12 hours halfway across the world. “I decided to come on this program [NFTY Heller High] to connect and learn more about Israel. As a reform Jew in America, there is a lot of emphasis on Israel education, so I thought ...

Sophomore Meghan Beckmann travels with Kiwanis International Japan Exchange Program

Sophomore Meghan Beckmann travels with Kiwanis International Japan Exchange Program

Carly Anderson, Staff Writer

March 14, 2017


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After her first year in Key Club (formerly COW), sophomore Meghan Beckmann is taking advantage of its opportunities and is on her way to Japan this June. “I just became involved in Key Club,” Beckmann said. “I thought it would be a good opportunity to get involved because it’s easy hours...

Sophomore Kristina Humphrey explains what it’s like to be a greek dancer

Sophomore Kristina Humphrey explains what it’s like to be a greek dancer

Hannah Rushing, Convergent Media Writer

January 27, 2017


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Although school activities like orchestra, debate, theater and improv take up a great amount of sophomore Kristina Humphrey’s time, she makes an effort to be involved outside of school in Greek dance as well. Since she was able to walk, Humphrey has participated in Greek dance at her congregation,...

Sophomores motivate others through comical Instagram account

Sophomores motivate others through comical Instagram account

Samantha Gaddis, Staff Writer

April 22, 2016


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Loaney and Eickmann initially intended the account to be something funny that would gain them more followers. However, they never expected to learn something about themselves along the way.

Week of Nov. 9 – 13

Week of Nov. 9 – 13

Mary Galkowski, Staff Writer, Photographer

November 16, 2015


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Girls Cross Country placed 10th at the state meet, and boys placed 13th on Nov. 6.

How to shop the men’s department (for girls)

How to shop the men’s department (for girls)

Madeline Burns, Staff Writer

November 6, 2015


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Yes, I shop in the men’s department. Read on, and you might start to as well.

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