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Robotics team prepares for international tournament

Robotics team prepares for international tournament

Ridwan Oyebamiji, Staff Writer

April 3, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

After not qualifying for the annual VEX Robotics Competition, senior and president Paden Davis and his team, Twisted Metal, are taking their talents to the CREATE US Open Robotics Championship April 4 to compete against international teams. Despite a small turnout at the beginning of the year, increa...

Virtual learning: a balancing act

Virtual learning: a balancing act

Nell Jaskowiak, Opinions Editor

August 20, 2018


Filed under Opinions

The change that has been rolling out around the district is now making its way to West High: every incoming freshman will have a Chromebook for this school year. Parkway’s continual expansion of online learning offers students a vast amount of opportunity and flexibility, but just like in Spiderma...

Getting to know Technology and Engineering teacher Chris Donaldson

Getting to know Technology and Engineering teacher Chris Donaldson

Gabby Leon, Staff Writer

December 20, 2017


Filed under Features

Pathfinder: What got you interested in teaching? Donaldson: "I had a few stand-out teachers in high school and college. What struck me is how they were able to take complex concepts, break them down into smaller, more manageable chunks and help students learn in a variety of ways." What class(es)...

Instagram update unappealing to users

Instagram update unappealing to users

Ellie Widowski, Staff Writer

May 19, 2016


Filed under News

When Instagram announced its change, officials said they did it in order to put more focus on the pictures and videos without changing how the app is navigated.

Anonymous app Whisper: safe space or cyberbullying?

Anonymous app Whisper: safe space or cyberbullying?

Kathryn Harter, Multimedia Editor

March 29, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Another anonymous outlet for students... is it a force of good or evil this time?

Apple refuses to bypass lock screen codes

Apple refuses to bypass lock screen codes

Sydney Kinzy, Features Editor

February 17, 2016


Filed under News

The FBI and Apple sparked controversy when deciding whether to create a way to bypass lock screen codes to get information.

The future is now

The future is now

Hannah Hoffmann, News Editor

January 6, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

While this generation is one of many stuck before the era of what many would consider to be “the future”—flying cars, chrome-covered everything, even maybe some lightsabers or a Death Star—innovation is constantly around us, even if its use is as pointless as a specialized container for avoca...

Fall Sports from above

Fall Sports from above

Grant Aden, Staff Newscaster

November 24, 2015


Filed under Multimedia, Videos

Apple releases the new iPhone 6S

Apple releases the new iPhone 6S

Nora Penhallegon, Staff Writer

October 26, 2015


Filed under News

From the 3D touch to a brand new color, Apple has launched a redesign with their iPhone 6S.

The downside to racially diverse Emojis

The downside to racially diverse Emojis

Betsy Wait

May 4, 2015


Filed under Editorials, Showcase

Remember when you had to press the colon and the parentheses key to type a smiley face into an email or text?

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