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

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Discourse Over Courses
Discourse Over Courses
Bella Kavanaugh, Staff Writer • May 22, 2024
Cracking in the ground as a result of the earthquake in Japan.
A Shaky Start
Jayci Grimley, Staff Writer • May 22, 2024
Pro and anti abortion protestors outside the Supreme Court.
The Long-Term Effects
Olivia Eigenmann, Editor-in-Chief • May 3, 2024
In this pool photograph distributed by Russian state agency Sputnik, Russias President Vladimir Putin gives an interview to US talk show host Tucker Carlson at the Kremlin in Moscow on February 6, 2024.
An Inaccurate Retelling
Cas Morgan, Editor-in-Chief • April 30, 2024
Clark attempts to score a point against the opposing team.
Top of the Leaderboard
Abby Sneed, Table of Contents and News Editor • May 22, 2024
The view of the Sphere as the sun sets before third practice.
Lights Out and Away We Go
Peyton Childs, Staff Writer • March 21, 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
Illustration by Kota Melton, Canva Pro
The Last Semester
Kota Melton, Staff Writer • May 22, 2024
Photo by Sammie Ploch
Addison Keith taking her senior portraits.
Senior Spotlight - Addison Keith
Claire Maddy, Social Media Editor • May 21, 2024
Photo provided by Jack OBrien
Jack OBrien running at a track meet.
Senior Spotlight - Jack O'Brien
Evan Santoscoy, Social Media Staff • May 21, 2024
Photo by Dane Hughes, the front row film
Adam Suter in his football uniform.
Senior Spotlight - Adam Suter
Sam Ameis, Staff Writer • May 21, 2024
What Shark Are You?
What Shark Are You?
Cas Morgan, Editor-in-Chief
Which Dinosaur Are You?
Which Dinosaur Are You?
Cas Morgan, Staff Writer
What Sport Matches Your Personality?
Cailey Blackmer, Editor-in-Chief
Actor Keanu Reeves poses.
Which Keanu Reeves movie character are you?
Ella Brown, Editor-In-Chief
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People enjoy all sorts of hobbies.
Psychological Interests
Sam Ameis, Staff Writer • April 17, 2024
People line the St Louis streets for the parade.
St. Patrick's Day Events
Evan Santoscoy, Social Media Staff • March 20, 2024
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
What Shark Are You?
What Shark Are You?
Cas Morgan, Editor-in-Chief • April 29, 2024
Walker Scobell as Percy in Disney’s “Percy Jackson and the Olympians.”
A Hero's Journey
Corrine Waugh, Editor-in-Chief • April 16, 2024
Jonathan Majors attends the 95th Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre on March 12, 2023, in Los Angeles. (Allen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
Marvel’s Mayhem with Majors
Braeden Berhorst, Staff Writer • March 20, 2024
Senior Cristiano Artigas, the president of the gaming club.
Top Choices for Players
Bella Kavanaugh, Staff Writer • March 20, 2024
Economic Battle
Economic Battle
Rheanne Helsel, Copy Editor • May 22, 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