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  • THE END IS NEAR!

    THE END IS NEAR!

    Bethany Cutkomp

    May 11, 2017

    It is that time of the year again. The end of the year is upon us, but it’s a rough road ahead. Everything is all closing in, crushing down on you until you become overwhelmed. Graduation, EOC exams, AP tests, prom, the ACT, finals, and more. Balance that with homework and extracurricular activities, and...

  • What you Need to Know: Local Politics

    What you Need to Know: Local Politics

    Ishmaiah Moore, Reporter

    May 9, 2017

    Many young adults tune out a soon as they hear anything that has  to do with politics. Little do you know politics, especially local politics can be easy to understand and enthralling.  When you are aware of and involved in what is going on in your hometown you helping to shape and improve everyday l...

  • Technology, Internet, Social Media, Oh My!

    Technology, Internet, Social Media, Oh My!

    Bethany Cutkomp, Copy Editor

    April 21, 2017

    As adolescents grow in a developing world of technology, the students of West have all been exposed to the internet and social media in one way or another. Whether it be on a phone, tablet, or computer, most people have had the experience of liking, commenting, or sharing. It all seems innocent enough, b...

  • Bruce’s 2017 NFL Mock Draft

    Bruce’s 2017 NFL Mock Draft

    Bruce Heller, Sports Editor

    April 13, 2017

    Now that Superbowl LI is complete, focus now shifts to the NFL Offseason, particularly the draft.  On Thursday April 27th, the first round will commence and 32 football players will have their lifelong dreams of becoming professional football players come true. But until then, they are hard at work pre...

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  • Is HWHS a Black Hole?

    Is HWHS a Black Hole?

    Ishmaiah Moore, Reporter

    April 13, 2017

    Hazelwood West High is considered to be the academic gem of the Hazelwood School District, however that gem might be losing its gleam.  With the overcasting shadow of a 74% graduation rate, are students able to meet their full potential or is this environment a black hole for success? It’s no ...

Cardinals Opening Series

Bradley Jackson, Reporter

April 13, 2017No Comments

This year the Cardinals had a pretty good spring. Considering they won 20 games, the most in their Grapefruit League play since 1998. This spring started off with one huge setback. Alex Reyes (MLB’s number 13 prospect) ha...

Ban on Pit Bulls in Florissant Abolished

McKenna Morris, Reporter

April 3, 20177 Comments

On March 13th, 2017 the ban on owning pit bulls in Florissant was lifted after almost a year of the Florissant Bully Alliance trying to get the ban repealed. This ban on owning pit bulls in Florissant had lasted for eleve...

Protesting For The Future

Emmett Klinghammer, Co-Editor in Chief

February 27, 2017No Comments

When we look back at 2017 in twenty years, what will we remember? Most would say President Trump’s inauguration. Others would say the protests that followed the inauguration. For most high school students, they would say...

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Recent Sports Scores
  • Thursday, February 9

    Boys Basketball

    HWHS 62 - Hazelwood Central 87

  • Thursday, February 9

    Girls Varsity Basketball

    HWHS 58 - Hazelwood Central 32

  • Thursday, February 2

    Girls Basketball

    HWHS 35 - McCluer North 37

  • Wednesday, February 1

    Varsity Wrestling

    HWHS 39 - McCleur 42

  • Tuesday, January 31

    Girls Varsity Basketball

    HWHS 58 - Lutheran North 46

Bruce’s 2017 NFL Mock Draft

Bruce Heller, Sports Editor

April 13, 2017No Comments

Now that Superbowl LI is complete, focus now shifts to the NFL Offseason, particularly the draft.  On Thursday April 27th, the first round will commence and 32 football players will have their lifelong dreams of becoming pro...

  • Cardinals Opening Series April 13, 2017
  • You Can’t Flirt with Track, You Must Marry It March 9, 2017
  • Senior Lady Wildcats March 8, 2017
  • Cardinal Outlook February 27, 2017

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THE END IS NEAR!

Bethany Cutkomp

May 11, 2017No Comments

It is that time of the year again. The end of the year is upon us, but it’s a rough road ahead. Everything is all closing in, crushing down on you until you become overwhelmed. Graduation, EOC exams, ...

What you Need to Know: Local Politics

What you Need to Know: Local Politics

May 9, 2017

Music Timeline

Music Timeline

April 21, 2017

Technology, Internet, Social Media, Oh My!

Technology, Internet, Social Media, Oh My!

April 21, 2017

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