The Official Student News Site of Parkway West High


The Official Student News Site of Parkway West High


The Official Student News Site of Parkway West High


Junior Suraiya Saroar enjoys both American and Bangladeshi traditions on Thanksgiving. For dessert, she has pumpkin pie and mishti, a broad category of sweets from south Asia.

You ain’t seen stuffing yet

Serena Liu, News Editor November 28, 2022
Thanksgiving is when families and friends gather to show their gratitude for each other. However, every family celebrates in unique ways, often beyond the stereotypical turkey and stuffing. Read on to learn about some of our student’s untraditional traditions.
Unwrapping the finished product, senior Triniti Cook admires the pumpkin pie she baked for Thanksgiving dinner. Cook went to her aunts house for Thanksgiving dinner. “My favorite part about making [the pie] was listening to Christmas music and singing as I made it. We do it every year and it gets me in the Christmas spirit,” Cook said. “I love this time of year, it makes me so happy and I get excited for the family gatherings and gifts.”

Photo of the Week – Nov. 26

Tre Bell, Staff Writer November 26, 2021

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 dont know if Id call it the full Thanksgiving experience, but I still enjoyed it.”

Photo of the Week – Nov. 23

Paige Matthys-Pearce, Staff Writer November 30, 2020

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

The importance of being thankful during COVID-19

Madi Michajliczenko, Staff Writer 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...

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

Which Thanksgiving food are you?

Emma Caplinger, Arts and Entertainment Editor November 26, 2019

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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.

Ending hunger one holiday at a time

Madi Foppe, Convergence Journalism Writer 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...

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 others 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.

Photo of the week – Nov. 19

Caroline Judd, Social Media Manager November 20, 2018

Students survive Black Friday

Students survive Black Friday

Sydney Kinzy, Features Editor December 3, 2015
Missed out on the Black Friday frenzy? Listen to what went down from the eyes of survivors.
Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

Mary Moriarity, Cartoonist November 30, 2015

Happy Thanksgiving from the Newspaper staff!

Junior Dahlia Abdulsattar talks about her Thanksgiving traditions

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