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

Pope Francis waving outside the Vatican
Blessings for All
Olivia Eigenmann, Editor-in-Chief • March 20, 2024
Just Stop Oil protesters glued themselves to the wall and then threw tomato soup at Vincent Van Goghs iconic 1888-9 art work Sunflowers, at the National Gallery on Oct. 14, 2022, in London. (Just Stop Oil/Zuma Press/TNS)
An Act Against Art
Evan Santoscoy, Social Media Staff • March 20, 2024
A COVID-19 illustration demonstrating what the spike proteins are.
New COVID-19 Variants
Evan Santoscoy, Social Media Staff • March 20, 2024
Transgender flags waving in the air.
No Cause for Discrimination
Abby Sneed, News Editor • March 1, 2024
Lionel Messi stands with his 8th Ballon dOr.
Lionel Messi: An Octet of Excellence
Braeden Berhorst, Staff Writer • February 5, 2024
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
Science teacher Heather Anderson in her classroom
Decorology
Damen Padilla, Opinion Editor • March 20, 2024
Junior Amber Zhu curls up with a blanket in the hallway.
Frigid Conditions
Rheanne Helsel, Copy Editor • January 29, 2024
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
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Sleep is essential for teenagers, but many struggle to get the proper amount.
Counting Sheep
Bella Kavanaugh, Staff Writer • February 28, 2024
Get Less Stressed
Get Less Stressed
Sam Ameis, Staff Writer • February 28, 2024
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
Senior Cristiano Artigas, the president of the gaming club.
Top Choices for Players
Bella Kavanaugh, Staff Writer • March 20, 2024
For All Time Always
For All Time Always
Savannah Hagan, Staff Writer • March 20, 2024
From left to right: Bebe Wood plays Gretchen, Renee Rapp plays Regina and Avantika plays Karen in the Mean Girls movie adaptation of the musical from Paramount Pictures.
On Wednesdays We Wear Pink
Madison Washington, Sports Editor • February 28, 2024
Golden Globes host Jo Koy arrives at the red carpet for the 81st annual Golden Globe Awards ceremony.
Jokes Do Not Land
Abby Sneed, News Editor • February 28, 2024
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