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

Cailey Blackmer

Cailey Blackmer, Editor-in-Chief

"The purpose of our lives is to be happy."

-Dalai Lama

This is Cailey's third year in newspaper and second year as Editor-in-Chief. Her favorite beat to write for is lifestyle, and her second favorite is news. She loves plants and hopes to have her own nursery one day.

All content by Cailey Blackmer
A climate change protester is arrested during a blockade of the Berlin airport.

A Cry For Help

May 16, 2022
This Mothers Day gift consists of a bag, shoes and self-care items. Photo by Cailey Blackmer

Mom Appreciation

May 7, 2022
Sprouting St. Louis

Sprouting St. Louis

April 1, 2022
Posts by Plant People

Posts by Plant People

February 15, 2022
Gifting Goods

Gifting Goods

December 20, 2021
Jadyn Williams holds a sign made to honor her fight.

Bamm Bamm Forever

September 29, 2021
As college merchandise rolls out into local stores, athletes get the opportunity to promote their name.

College Cash

September 24, 2021
Green Tea is considered to be one of the healthiest drinks, promoting antioxidants, improving brain function and preventing disease.


February 26, 2021
Virus Variation

Virus Variation

January 27, 2021
Small pumpkins at Masseys Produce

Seeds of the Season

October 23, 2020
juniors Madelyn Wolfmeier, Abigail Schneider and Sierra Ball.

The Car Cinema

October 8, 2020
Goodwill Outlet in Bridgeton, MO. Photo provided by Cailey Blackmer.

In the Bins

October 6, 2020
West team getting ready to hike the ball

Under the Lights

September 8, 2020
Senior Jalen Thompson organized and led the march.

The Road to Change

June 11, 2020
Large bush fires captured by NASA satellite NOAA

The Bushfire Crisis

February 21, 2020
Decor on a Dime

Decor on a Dime

January 10, 2020
The coping corner is decorated to make students feel comfortable

Mental Health Days

December 11, 2019
A comet as it is approaching the earth, similarly to the comet that recently reached us

Down to Earth

November 16, 2019
Team Fort Zumwalt West takes to the ice, hoping for the best,

Tis’ The Season

November 5, 2019
Mindful Monday

Mindful Monday

November 1, 2019

Leaving In Shambles

October 24, 2019
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