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Robotics and Soccer: how two students qualified for the world championship

Robotics and Soccer: how two students qualified for the world championship

Jacob Stanton, Staff Writer

3 days ago

Hearts pounding, seniors Jason Yang and Ben Goff step up to compete during the National Robotics Competition in California. However, this was not just any robotics competition–it was a sports competition. Each team built their own team of robots that were specifically programmed to play soccer.  ...

Alumna Celeste Rudd making an impact through the software business

Alumna Celeste Rudd making an impact through the software business

Sarah Lashly, Copy Coach

May 20, 2019

From selling enterprise-grade scalable software to providing consulting, alumna Celeste Rudd has been promoted to Americas Alliance Manager for Micro Focus since joining in March 2016 as an Account Manager in the Enterprise Security Products group. “In Sept. 2017 the Enterprise Software division of Hewl...

Robotics team prepares for international tournament

Robotics team prepares for international tournament

Ridwan Oyebamiji, Staff Writer

April 3, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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