Why is it important to support black-owned businesses?

Why is it important to support black-owned businesses?

With the recent attention to the Black Lives Matter movement, many are left wondering what they can do to make a difference. The answer is quite simple.
Maddie Hewgley, Reporter October 18, 2020

The deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, George Floyd, and Breonna Taylor brought renewed attention to the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement this summer. With an issue systemically rooted and centuries old, young...

The Future of International School Trips

People share their past travel experiences and their opinions on Parkway's travel plans amidst COVID.
Allison Loudenback, Reporter October 13, 2020
For the majority of our time at high school, we are taught about different geography, cultures and languages from textbooks and worksheets. However, almost every year, Parkway offers its students opportunities to travel internationally, enriching their perspective on the world and allowing them to experience a period of cultural immersion.
Fall in St. Louis: Things to do

Fall in St. Louis: Things to do

Ellie Mueller, Reporter October 11, 2020

As the leaves start falling and temperatures drop, fall in Saint Louis has arrived. There are endless (and COVID-19 friendly!) things to do this October. Whether you want to go get lost in a  corn maze...

Phenomenal Pikaard

Phenomenal Pikaard

Alex Maisenhelder, Online Manager October 10, 2020

Matt Pikaard is the Latin teacher here at Parkway Central and has been for the last six years and the Latin teacher at Parkway North for four years before that. En route to becoming a Latin teacher, Pikaard...

Morley and friends at dinner the night of FOCO

FOCO (fake homecoming)

Brooke Kraizer, News Editor/ Features Editor October 10, 2020

Homecoming or HOCO is something that students look forward to every year. Buying dresses, getting hair and makeup done, after parties and everything in between. Although there was a virtual Homecoming...

Freshman, Ellie Sioumcas on a bike ride with friend on  May 1, 2020.

Lesson Learned

Taking Something Positive Out of 2020
Brie Williams, Reporter October 9, 2020

It’s no secret that 2020 has been different from every other year we’ve lived through. At first the WWIII memes rolled in, then the helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant silenced the world. The...

Here is a screenshot from the game day event. Photo courtesy of Nicole Voss.

Club Meetings go virtual

Extracurricular activities continue to make an impact outside of school
Gabby Abowitz, Photo Editor and Art Director September 25, 2020

Even though the first quarter of school at Parkway Central has been virtual, extracurricular activities and school clubs haven’t let that stop them and have continued to meet on Zoom.  PCH players...

Senior Julia Solomon dresses up for the outer space theme day.

Homecoming takes on a new virtual form

Student Council plans homecoming activities despite the virus
Melanie Gubernik , Staff Reporter September 25, 2020

Many people look forward to the longstanding tradition of homecoming, especially at the oldest high school in Parkway. There is always excitement surrounding dressing up for theme days, class games, taking...

A screenshot taken on the STLCharms instagram account. Photo taken by Gabby Abowitz

Student Entrepreneurs

These students found a way to end their boredom
Gabby Abowitz, Photo Editor and Art Director September 11, 2020

Everyone has to admit, being in isolation during quarantine was not fun or exciting. Students tried coming up with different activities to keep themselves busy. These students decided COVID was the perfect...

New teachers join amidst virtual learning

New teachers join amidst virtual learning

PCH welcomes several new teachers to the Colt family
Melanie Gubernik , Staff Reporter September 11, 2020

The middle of a pandemic is the perfect time to start a new teaching job. Not so much. The virus is making it difficult for teachers to see students face to face, but the new teachers this year are making...

Taylor Stern's car in the flood. The police recommended she take these pictures for insurance.

Flash Flood Leaves Teens Terrified

Two 2020 graduates get caught in the high waters on Conway Road
Abby Prywitch, Editor-in-Chief September 10, 2020

Most people in a life or death situation would not have an instinct to pick up their phone and start recording. However, for Cat Ke, PCH alumna and TikTok influencer, this was not the case. Ke was caught...

College Map

College Map

Where the Class of 2020 is Headed
Sydney Stahlschmidt, Copy Editor May 18, 2020

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