Photo of the Week – Nov. 23

FaceTiming her grandma who lives in Las Vegas, senior Eva Phillips and her father celebrate Thanksgiving virtually on Nov. 26. Normally, Phillips and her family would have the annual feast with extended family; but, due to the pandemic this year, they decided to stay home and celebrate over the internet. “It was calm. I liked the quiet of it,” Phillips said. “I almost liked it more than doing a huge Thanksgiving. I don't know if I'd call it the full Thanksgiving experience, but I still enjoyed it.”
November 30, 2020

The importance of being thankful during COVID-19

During this worry-filled time it is important that people take time for themselves and think about what they are thankful for.
November 16, 2020

What is something that you’re thankful for?  This is the question that many people are asked during the month of November because of its association with Thanksgiving. But really, name one thing that...

Which Thanksgiving food are you?

To celebrate Thanksgiving, find out which traditional Thanksgiving dish you are!
November 26, 2019

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Ending hunger one holiday at a time

Parkway Food Pantry Social Worker Jess Buettner delivers Thanksgiving items to families in need Nov.19. Approximately eight schools in the Parkway District rallied around to help with this event. “All the things that you think of in your normal thanksgiving dinner we include so that it’s a little less that families have to worry about,” Buettner said.
November 26, 2019

The Parkway Food Pantry hosted a “Stuff the Turkey” event Nov. 19 to create Thanksgiving bags for students and families in need. “It's an attempt by the Parkway School District food pantry to...

Photo of the week – Nov. 19

Sorting through canned goods Nov. 19, freshman Brinda Ambal participates in the West County Interfaith Alliance Thanksgiving drive. Members from the Hindu, Islamic and Jewish temples came together alongside Catholic and Christian church members to better understand each other's faith and provide canned food for the Parkway Food Pantry. “In a world where there is so much religious conflict, it is really great to see people come together,” Ambal said.
November 20, 2018

Students survive Black Friday

Students survive Black Friday
December 3, 2015
Missed out on the Black Friday frenzy? Listen to what went down from the eyes of survivors.

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!
November 30, 2015

Happy Thanksgiving from the Newspaper staff!

Junior Dahlia Abdulsattar talks about her Thanksgiving traditions

November 28, 2014
Kathryn Harter interviews junior Dahlia Abdulsattar about Thanksgiving traditions in her family.

POW: Maddy Brown, 12

Sitting and Laughing, Senior Maddy Brown unknowingly sits next to the word
November 27, 2014

“What are you thankful for this year?” “I’m thankful that we have so many opportunities where we live. I think often times we take things for granted, like education and having a safe place...

POW: Thanksgiving Week Spotlight

Sitting and Laughing, Senior Maddy Brown unknowingly sits next to the word
Eric Anthony, Choir and Piano teacher
November 23, 2014
A compilation of the People of West blogs from this week. The students and staff of West share the pieces of their life for which they are thankful that they have to give.
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