The student publication of Fort Zumwalt West High School

The Solitaire

The student publication of Fort Zumwalt West High School

The Solitaire

The student publication of Fort Zumwalt West High School

The Solitaire

Google in Trouble
Google in Trouble
Madison Washington, Sports Editor • January 24, 2024
Evacuation exits are used to show a quick and safe route of exit.
Staying Safe
Kota Melton, Staff Writer • January 24, 2024
New Phone, Who This?
New Phone, Who This?
Madison Washington, Sports Editor • January 23, 2024
New NYPD policing technology, including Digi Dog (center) and a K5 Autonomous Security Robot, are pictured during a press conference in Times Square on Tuesday, April, 11, 2023, in Manhattan, New York
Big Apple Turns Artificial
Amber Zhu, Campus Editor • November 15, 2023
Junior Maria Ignatova competing in a wrestling match.
Toughening Up
Olivia Eigenmann, Editor-in-Chief • February 28, 2023
A scoreboard of the score from World Series Game 4.
History in Houston
Josh Montagne, Editor-in-Chief • December 12, 2022
Albert Pujols breathes heavily as he steps up to the plate.
The Swinger with Many Dingers
Josh Montagne, Editor-in-Chief • November 29, 2022
A concussion is a traumatic brain injury that changes the way your brain functions, commons.wikimedia.org
Athlete Alert
Josh Montagne, Editor-in-Chief • October 13, 2022
Orchestra teacher Mieloch is seen directing the orchestra. Mieloch has been teaching for 14 years and is passionate about music. 

“Ever since eighth grade I wanted to be a conductor,” Mieloch said. “When I got into high school, I had a couple of really great teachers that made me want to be a teacher and I felt like ‘let’s put them together,’ and I [became] an orchestra teacher.”
Orchestra
Allie Judson, Staff Writer • November 28, 2023
A student working on her chromebook
The Rise of the Chromebooks Era
Allie Judson, Staff Writer • November 15, 2023
Librarians Shannon Grieshaber and Nina O’Daniels help students. 

“I really love the library because it feels like a haven for all the students,” Grieshaber said.
Benefits of the Library
Braeden Berhorst, Staff Writer • November 15, 2023
Senior Oliva Lumma stands behind the cauldron, pondering the orb.
Putting on a Show
Braeden Berhorst, Staff Writer • October 19, 2023
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The limbic system is the part of the brain that responds to music, translating melodies into emotions.
Moody Music
Brooklyn Powers, Entertainment Editor • January 24, 2024
Sophomore Zoe Clark listens to music while reading to help them concentrate during lunch in the library.
Musical Distractions
Kota Melton, Staff Writer • January 23, 2024
Benefits of Yoga
Benefits of Yoga
Brooklyn Powers, Entertainment Editor • January 8, 2024
Music can have a way of changing someone’s style, which can be shown from the clothing of that person.

“I try to go for a more whimsical goth and on other days I just dress like a pirate,” senior Giavanna Neely said. “I find a lot of comfort in fantasy escapism so I like to incorporate that into my daily life.”
Student Styles
Kota Melton, Staff Writer • November 15, 2023
Beats Brought Back
Beats Brought Back
Abby Sneed, Table of Contents and News Editor • November 8, 2023
Olivia Rodrigo performs Sour at the Met Philadelphia on May 6th, 2022.
Spilling the Guts on an Album
Bella Kavanaugh, Staff Writer • October 30, 2023
Swift performs during her Reputation era.
The Movies: Taylor’s Version
Claire Maddy, Social Media Editor • October 27, 2023
Nicki Minaj depicted in a pink light combat vehicle from Canva Pro to represent her new addition to Call of Duty.
Pink like Nicki
Rheanne Helsel, Copy Editor • October 18, 2023
A guinea pig with a large X over it indicates that guinea pigs are not good.
An Unexpected Hassle
Rheanne Helsel, Staff Writer • March 14, 2023
An original character design of Fa Mulan.
Powerful Princess
Cas Morgan, Staff Writer • March 13, 2023
Photo of the Book Thief Cover
Facts Turned to Fiction
Rheanne Helsel, Staff Writer • February 28, 2023
Understanding Identity
Understanding Identity
Reese Crawford, Lifestyle Editor • February 28, 2023