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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...

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...

SADF leaders strengthen program by addressing integrity issues

SADF leaders strengthen program by addressing integrity issues

Betsy Wait, Managing EiC Intern / Staff Writer

April 18, 2016


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On March 15, the lunch room was abuzz with rumors of hypocrisy in the Safe and Drug Free programs at West. A controversial exposé revealing that a minority of drug free leaders engaged in drug and alcohol use elicited strong emotions from students, teachers and administrators alike.

Sink or swim: challenges of being a little fish in a big pond

Sink or swim: challenges of being a little fish in a big pond

Bridget Noonan, Staff Writer

February 4, 2016


Filed under showcase, sports

As students walk past the cork board hanging outside the swimming pool, one name sticks out in particular: freshman Maria Newton.

Juniors kickstart their technical careers

Juniors kickstart their technical careers

Kathryn Harter, Multimedia Editor

February 1, 2016


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Imagine going to college while you’re still in high school, ditching electives for lifestyle classes like cooking and computer programming. That’s available to you at South Technical High School.

Make a camping stove with a soda can

Make a camping stove with a soda can

Peyton Gaskill, Staff Writer

December 23, 2015


Filed under columns, showcase, the outdoor student

While there are plenty of gas stoves on the market, you can make your own pretty easily. Introducing: The Soda Can Stove.

AJ McNamee wins a 20 Under 20 award

AJ McNamee wins a 20 Under 20 award

Allison Wills, Staff Writer

April 28, 2015


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Junior Asher McNamee, president of West’s Gay/Straight Alliance (GSA), was nominated and then awarded the 20 Under 20 Award by the Missouri GSA. “It’s for twenty influential people that are under twenty years old, sponsored by MissouriGSA.org,” McNamee said. In this case, ‘influential’...

Glow hard or glow home

Glow hard or glow home

Kathryn Harter, Multimedia Editor

March 24, 2015


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Freshmen Nicole Simmons, Lisa Savage and Casey Glasby dance at the Glow Dance. The Glow Dance was held on Feb. 27 in the gym. “It was amazing. I had the best day of my life there. Everyone was all happy and dancing and partying; it was a great day,” Simmons said.

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