Wednesday, April 17, 2013
The PAWESEHI was one of only 425 yearbooks selected from approximately 3,000.
Parkway West High School’s yearbook, PAWESEHI, was just recognized for excellence, and featured in the 2013 Gotcha Covered Look Book, Volume 11—a book that celebrates the best-of-the-best in yearbook design and coverage from scholastic memories' national company Jostens. Jostens Look Book is a collection of spreads and photos and their creative themes, cool covers, dazzling designs, relevant coverage, story-telling copy and action-packed photography, said Debra Klevens, Parkway West High School yearbook adviser. Along with design excellence, the annually published Look Book honors the important role well-crafted yearbooks play in helping schools chronicle the experiences, stories and achievements most relevant to students and that academic…
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
VIDEOS: Twelve finalists were superb. See which dancer from Parkway West High School got a pleasant surprise. Third place included a three-way tie.
Yvette Lu, a dancer attending Parkway West High School, discovered Friday night while participating in the St. Louis Teen Talent competition she has a new STAGES St. Louis opportunity. Lu and 11 other finalists competed at the Fabulous Fox Friday to determined the program's 2013 ultimate winners. The program was presented by the Fox Performing Arts Charitable Foundation. What started as a field of 155 acts was narrowed to 37 semi-finalists, before the final 12 competed for top honors. All dozen finalists were evaluated on technical ability, stage presence, interpretation and originality: First place of a $7,000 college scholarship was awarded to celloists Halen (Whitfield) and Riew (John Burroughs), who performed “Pachelbel Pop." Second …
Friday, February 22, 2013
Which local teens will continue in this year's St. Louis Teen Talent Competition?
Two local teens recently advanced to the semi-final stage of the 3rd Annual St. Louis Teen Talent Competition. Of the seven acts from Parkway South, Parkway Central and Marquette High schools who competed in the preliminary stage on Feb. 9-10, the following two advanced and will compete in the semi-final round competition March 2. During the semi-final round of competition, 10 to 12 acts will be chosen to compete in the finals at The Fox on April 12, which is free admission. The contest got under way Feb. 9-10 when 155 high school students took their acts onstage in the preliminary round of a competition sponsored by the Fox Performing Arts Charitable Foundation. See previous Patch article listing all of the local, preliminary competitors…
Friday, February 8, 2013
Students at the high school have organized events throughout the week to show their support for Alison Owen and her family. Owen suffered a brain hemorrhage and other injuries in a car accident Feb. 1 and remains hospitalized.
Owen's family is providing updates on her progress through the website Caring Bridge. Family and friends may also send messages of support and encouragement on the site. Related stories:
Friday, November 23, 2012
Four students attended a national journalism convention in San Antonio earlier in November.
Friday, November 23, 2012
Four students from Parkway West High School attended the Journalism Education Association/National Scholastic Press Association High School Journalism Convention in San Antonio, Texas, Nov. 15-17. Students attended pre-convention conferences in broadcasting, design, writing and photography. In addition, students attended over 200 different hands-on sessions and write off competitions. Out of 1,734 write off participants, Olivia Mocino received an Honorable Mention for her academic story and caption writing, Emily Bailer received Honorable Mention for her Student Life story and caption writing and Megan Reilly received an Excellent rating for her Club story and caption writing. For the first time in 44 years, West High won Second Place …
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Take a peek at the "craftings" at the Parkway West High School Craft Fair put on by Band Boosters Oct. 20-21.
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Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
In the new Missouri system, every team has a shot at a state title. Find out when Ballwin and Ellisville-area schools play.
High school football coaches have been busy cramming about prospective opponents over the weekend. They left the field Friday and Saturday afternoon, still not quite sure who they'd be playing this week in the new state football playoff system that now includes the "district system" used in other sports, with seeding thanks to a point differential that made every score count. Saturday evening, that schedule was released. Thursday Friday You can search the entire playoff bracket by going to the Missouri State High School Activities Association website.
Saturday, October 20, 2012
Parkway West Band Boosters are hosting their annual Arts and Crafts Fair this weekend.
Monday, October 15, 2012
The game went into overtime Friday night as the Longhorns honored alum Blaine Gabbert for the school's first jersey retirement ceremony.
The Parkway West High School (0-8) football team fought hard for its first win of the season during their last game at home of the season, but lost the game in overtime against University City (4-4) with a final score of 38-35. Visit Ballwin-Ellisville Patch on Facebook for more photos from the game, Blaine Gabbert jersey retirement ceremony and Senior Night celebrations. Parkway West's senior football players and marching band members participated in a unique halftime ceremony following Senior Night recognition. Class of 2008 graduate Blaine Gabbert, former quarterback for the Mizzou Tigers and current QB for the NFL Jacksonville Jaguars, became the school's first jersey retirement honoree. A cutout of Gabbert's number 11 jersey was …
See where and when to catch Longhorns athletics in competition this week.
Parkway West Fall athletics teams have been busy recognizing senior players and wrapping up the Fall season as Winter teams prepare for tryouts in a few weeks. Varsity Girls Golf is on their way to State play this week. Good luck, Lady Longhorns! Check here weekly to find out the schedules for these fall high school teams. Keep up with up-to-date rainouts and rescheduled games on the official Parkway West athletics site. Boys Soccer Boys Swimming Football Boys Cross-Country Girls Cross-Country Field Hockey Girls Golf Girls Volleyball "Like" Patch's Facebook page and follow us on Twitter to keep up with your favorite high school sports teams. On a high school team or a really big fan? Share your own photos and results by starting a blog on …