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After suffering a lung collapse, senior Caleb Canatoy is inspired to pursue nursing

After suffering a lung collapse, senior Caleb Canatoy is inspired to pursue nursing

Maria Newton, Features Editor

September 17, 2018


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During the spring of 2018, senior Caleb Canatoy woke up one morning to a sharp pain in his back. “It was just a really normal day...my mom thought it was just muscle cramps,” Canatoy said. “But then it progressed and I couldn’t breathe.” Canatoy’s parents took him to the hospital where he d...

Varsity girls lacrosse prepares for playoffs

Varsity girls lacrosse prepares for playoffs

Claire Smout, Awards Coordinator

May 1, 2018


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With a 6-3 record, the varsity girls lacrosse team now has their sights set on making it to the semi-final round of playoffs, which begin May 14. “Since there are a lot of underclassmen on the team, one of our goals is to just really learn the game and get better at it together,” freshman and m...

Student Spotlight: Airi Murray

Student Spotlight: Airi Murray

Sydney Kinzy, Photo Editor

November 17, 2017


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Players crack their knuckles in preparation for the big game. A win in amateur leagues could mean a scholarship or a big pay day. One local competition had $40,000 to dish out to the victors. This may sound like a scene before a baseball or soccer championship, but it is not. Senior Airi Murray is a major fan a...

Varsity volleyball wins district championships

Varsity volleyball wins district championships

Emily Dickson and Carly Anderson

October 25, 2017


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Flying into a giant dog-pile at the conclusion of the third game, the volleyball team was all smiles and happy tears as they won district championships against rival Parkway Central on Oct. 20. “After we won the game it was just pure elation. We take so much pride in that district title and defendin...

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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Praise for the honors ceremony

Praise for the honors ceremony

Nell Jaskowiak, Opinions editor

May 16, 2017


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Every year, the entire student body congregates in the gym to celebrate the students that have achieved great things. We get out of class for a while, get to hear about students we might not know and generally relax before finals truly bear down on us. Last year, Holt Priest was given the Founder’s...

Water Polo team welcomes talented freshmen

Water Polo team welcomes talented freshmen

Chris Bass, Staff Writer

March 10, 2017


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The boy’s water polo team began preparation the week of Feb. 21, a week earlier than other spring sports teams. “For the first week, it was a lot of basic work, especially for the JV group,” head coach Charlie Cutelli said. “For the varsity group, we’ll be getting more into the style of...

Freshmen girls basketball end season strong

Freshmen girls basketball end season strong

Chris Bass, Staff Writer

February 20, 2017


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The freshmen girl’s basketball team claimed 17, victories and suffered one loss. They picked up big wins over teams such as Rockwood Summit, Parkway North and Wentzville. “This team was a perfect example of what I've learned about Parkway West,” head coach Peggy Schane said. “They deserve r...

Girls field hockey prepares for postseason

Girls field hockey prepares for postseason

Claire Smout

October 13, 2016


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Postseason for girls field hockey begins Oct. 18, and the team hopes to make into the top 16 in the state tournament. “To accomplish this goal we just need to push ourselves and our teammates outside of our comfort zones and keep working on improving everyday and believing in ourselves,” coach D...

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