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SCW Smoke Signal

The Student News Site of St. Charles West High School

SCW Smoke Signal

Senior Spotlight
Lola Irizarry May 8, 2024

Tyler Prize has been in Short Film with Mr. Jackson all four years of high school. Tyler is the first person to do this in SCW history! “I...

Spring Musical
Spring Musical
Vivian Frick, Staff writer • May 6, 2024

SC West's annual spring musical has just concluded. The Wizard of Oz, as directed by Mr. Lenger, is a classic story following Dorothy (played ...

Pip Wolfs Senior Sendoff
Pip Wolf's Senior Sendoff
Ellana Kemp, Staff Writer • May 6, 2024

Pip Wolf is a beloved senior here at SCWest. They’re president of our Games Enthusiast Club (G.E.C.), a part of Warrior Vision, Broadcast,...

Spring Activities

Spring Activities
With spring starting, a new pool of activities is open to try! After some research, it has been determined that these are the top 10 best spring activities.
Go on a picnic – It doesn’t need to be something big and extravagant, just some fun with friends to make long lasting memories
Try out some new walking trails – Trails are a great way to get outdoors. Some of the most popular trails in the St. Louis area include: Ruth Park Nature Trail, Katy Trail, and Watson Trail Park.
Visit the STL Zoo – This is a great inexpensive idea, as going to the Zoo is totally free!

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Visit the STL Zoo – This is a great inexpensive idea, as going to the Zoo is totally free!


Baking – Nothing is better than making some fresh treats in the springtime, some spring treat ideas include: sugar cookies, cupcakes, and Rice Krispy Treats.
Go to a baseball game – Even if you aren’t a big baseball fan, nothing beats the environment of a game. With friends, this experience could become a great one.
Go biking – Biking is a great way to get some exercise with fun included. Biking is an easy way to get out into nature, and take some time to yourself.
Watch the sunset – Watching the sunset is one of the best things you can do in the spring, the colors pop from the sky and create a great image.
Visit a lake – A fun way to get outside is to go to a lake, such as the Ozarks, and spend some time on the water while tubing, or boating!
Visit a college or university – Visiting colleges and universities helps plan out your future, and there’s no better time to visit than springtime!
Try a new craft – Crafting is a great way to bring out your artsy side, trying new crafts helps improve your imagination and your focus!

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