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Stories from Parkway West High School
Former Missouri state representative speaks to Feminist Club
News

Nadia Messmer | December 11, 2018

In her last Veto session as a legislator, Democrat Stacey Newman of the 87th district said goodbye to her nine-year career as a representative for Missouri. But in an effort to spread her message to a…

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Girls cross country follows birthday traditions
Sports

Anna Pavlisin | December 5, 2018

Lining up 500 varying sized cups of water, the girls cross country team prepared for coach Charlie Cutelli’s belated surprise birthday celebration. Rather than decorating his room on his birthday Oct….

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Feminist Club sells pins and keychains to benefit the Immigrant and Refugee Women’s Program
News

Carly Anderson | November 29, 2018

Having spent the past two weeks cutting, creating and preparing pins and keychains to sell, Feminist Club debuted their craftsmanship Nov. 12 as a fundraiser for the Immigrant and Refugee Women’s Program…

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Wrestling team revives their history through a champions board
Sports

Nell Jaskowiak | November 21, 2018

With a new season underway and momentum building for an expanded girls program, the wrestling team has another change coming this year: a champions board to display all of their past state qualifiers,…

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Hockey team shoots for program turnaround with new training
Sports

Ridwan Oyebamiji | November 19, 2018

After the hockey team finished with a division record of 8-14-1 last season, head coach Brian Waddell and assistant coach Rich Meek are taking charge to lead the team to a comeback season.

According…

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Swimming across the world
Sports

Reese Berry | November 14, 2018

With little competition in Albania, freshman Kledi Kadiu moved 5,407 miles to St. Louis to train for the 2019 Phillips 66 National Championship, leaving his friends, family and home behind to realize his…

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Senior students add to the youth voter surge in the 2018 midterm election
Midterm Elections

Maria Newton | November 9, 2018

The number of early voters aged 18-29 is up 188 percent from the 2014 midterms. Twenty-two million more voters showed up to the 2018 ballots than the 2014 midterms in the record-breaking turnout; it was…

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Jewish Student Union strives to create a welcoming community
News

Susie Seidel | November 9, 2018

With goals to create a safe place for students of all different religions and cultural backgrounds, the Jewish Student Union (JSU) was started this year.

The formation of JSU was initially implemented…

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Cheerleaders help the community by volunteering at nursing home
Features

Lydia Roseman | November 8, 2018

With stunts, flips and synchronized cheers, the cheerleading squad brings excitement and enthusiasm to sporting events across the school, but for the varsity squad, cheer does not stop at the sidelines….

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Students take charge in Student-Sponsored Candidate Forum
Midterm Elections

Carly Anderson | November 7, 2018

With nearly three months of planning behind them, students involved in organizing and executing the Parkway Student-Sponsored Candidate forum have put together a meeting for Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. in the Parkway…

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Alumna Yasmin Younis reclaims her identity
Features

Ridwan Oyebamiji | November 6, 2018

As you scroll through The 74 website on 7 of This Year’s Most Memorable—and Inspiring—Graduation Speeches you see Oprah Winfrey, Hillary Clinton, Jimmy Carter and alumna Yasmin Younis.

Younis’…

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Hippo Campus and The Districts bring an electric performance to The Pageant
Arts & Entertainment

Sabrina Bohn | November 2, 2018

Excited chatter filled the room as fans flowed into The Pageant Tues. Oct. 9, impatiently waiting for The Districts, a Philadelphia based rock band, to open up the show for the even more anticipated Hippo…

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Senior oboist Gwyn Allendorph works to make her passion a career
Arts & Entertainment

Nell Jaskowiak | October 26, 2018

If you want to find senior Gwyn Allendorph, check a practice room, a stage in Webster Groves or perhaps Powell Hall. An accomplished oboist, Allendorph is currently in four symphonic orchestras and has…

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Junior Andrew Jolly and senior Ali Yumuk release debut rap album
Arts & Entertainment

Lydia Roseman | October 26, 2018

Sparked by a shared interest in music and their favorite rapper Logic, senior Ali Yumuk and junior Andrew Jolly, wrote, recorded and produced their own rap album.

After meeting for the first time,…

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Alumna Kaitlyn Yang aspires for change in the entertainment industry through Alpha Studios
Features

Sarah Lashly | October 18, 2018

After graduating in 2007, alumna Kaitlyn Yang founded Alpha Studios in 2013. Alpha Studios is a post-production company Yang created in Los Angeles, CA.

“We do visual effects, motion graphics, titles,…

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Speech and debate team honors Haran Kumar through tournament
Features

Kathryn McAuliffe | October 16, 2018

Alumni Haran Kumar’s legacy will be integrated into the first speech and debate Eastern Missouri invitational tournament, hosted at Parkway West Oct. 12 and 13.

“We want to live the things that…

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After suffering a lung collapse, senior Caleb Canatoy is inspired to pursue nursing
Features

Maria Newton | October 8, 2018

During the spring of 2018, senior Caleb Canatoy woke up one morning to a sharp pain in his back.

“It was just a really normal day…my mom thought it was just muscle cramps,” Canatoy said. “But…

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JV girls’ golf faces undefeated season
Sports

Dani Fischer | October 5, 2018

With only three matches left in the season, the junior varsity (JV) girls’ golf team remains undefeated with an 8-0 record.

There are 10 girls on the JV team, a somewhat large number compared to…

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