Corral

Linsanity reignited through the Beijing Ducks

Jeremy Lin playing for the Beijing Ducks. Pictures by Bleacherreporter.

Ryan Pham, Photo Editor

December 19, 2019

Sitting on the bench, not expecting the play at all, maybe only at the end. Just relaxing on the seat, and suddenly one of your teammates gets injured. Your coach chooses you to start. Walking on the court nervous and worried. This was the story of Jeremy Lin. Jeremy Lin made his NBA debut in 2010 wit...

Wrestling with Gender Stereotypes

Freshman MJ Konieczny wrestling senior Joab Hackmann during practice. Due to Konieczny and Cox being in two different weight classes, the girls often have to wrestle other boys on the team. Photo by Alvi Lending.

Trey Williams, Op/Ed Editor

December 13, 2019

School sport tradition states that each sport has two teams: one for boys and one for girls. For wrestling, this is not the case. At least not anymore, after two girls were recruited for the team this season. Freshmen MJ Konieczny and sophomore Mariella Cox are the new female recruits. “It can be kind of...

COLLEGE VISITS ENLIGHTEN

Maddie Oliver at her audition at University of Arizona. Photo courtesy of Maddie Oliver.

Gabby Abowitz, Features Editor and Art Director

December 13, 2019

Senior Maddie Oliver knew she wanted to major in dance ever since she was a sophomore. When applying to dance schools, Oliver needs to submit videos of her dancing and if the college is interested in her, they give her a callback. So far Oliver has looked at the University of Arizona, Chapman University,...

The Start of Something New

Executive directors juniors Sophie Sokolik and Sydney Kolker leading a weekly Dance Marathon meeting. They are going over a Dance Marathon event hosted by St. Louis University and what they want to bring to PCH from their event. Photo by Rebecca Barnholtz.

Rebecca Barnholtz, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2019

“I saw it at Ladue and Clayton and I have a lot of friends involved in it there so then I knew I should bring it here,” Sokolik said. When junior Sophie Sokolik saw what students at other local schools were doing to give back to the community and donate to The Children’s Miracle Network. These...

School Shooting PSAs Make Impact

School Shooting PSAs Make Impact

Rebecca Barnholtz, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2019

Throughout the past couple of years, there has been a rise in school shootings across the nation. As the country with the most school shootings per year, the government has been bombarded with different solutions from lobbyists. With movements such as March for Our Lives and Students Demand Action,...

Making Her Marks

Making Her Marks

Gabby Abowitz, Features Editor and Art Director

November 13, 2019

Coco Chanel. Vera Wang. Tory Burch. Lilly Pulitzer. Stella McCartney. The Olsens. Donatella Versace. Madison Marks. Even though Freshman Madison Marks is not a famous fashion designer, she has a strong start in the fashion industry for only being 15-years-old. Her interest started in third grade when...

Bright Spot in Unexpected Place

Cam Roberts runs with the ball after making a reception in a game against Fort Zumwalt North on 9.13. “I consider wide receiver my primary position even though there’s only one punter on the field at a time, but there’s always multiple wide receivers on the field,” Roberts said. Photo by Christine Stricker.

November 13, 2019

As one of the bright spots on the football team this season, senior Cam Roberts his proving his worth at a position that is considered the most invaluable position on a football team: punter. “I think my punting helps the most with the defense because good punts can’t flip the field position so...

Advancing To Sectionals

Junior Jackson Shanker runs the final stretch at the Suburban Conference meet.

Ryan Pham, Photo Editor

November 13, 2019

As anyone driving down Woods Mills during the afternoon will likely to see a group of runners jogging down the street. Every day, even through bad weather, they are still running. All this hard work has finally paid off. “Cross country season so far has been going pretty well,” senior captain Jacob ...

Musical Superhumans

Musical Superhumans

Trey Williams, Op/Ed Editor

November 11, 2019

Imagine having a student in a music class with a “1 in 10,000” musical superpower. Now imagine having two of them in the same class. This sounds like a choir director’s daydream, but this is reality for multiple classes in Parkway Central’s choir program. What is this so called superpower? I...

Old teachers, new names

Sarah Hale at Day of service
Photo by: Christine Sticker

Brooke Kraizer, Staff Reporter

September 27, 2019

New backpack, new school supplies, new teachers. Or old teachers with NEW last names. Business teacher Sarah Hale and math teacher Heather Jafari both changed their last names during the summer after getting married late last school year and during the summer. It’s been an adjustment for everyone,...

Day of Service

Dan Kelty’s Ac Lab cheers on their team on the soccer fields as they play in the tournament.

Amari Sewer, Staff Reporter

September 27, 2019

Day of Service took place on Wednesday, Sept. 18, and the weather was hot. While the theme of the event was Gateway to Giving, it felt more like Gateway to heat strokes. The heat affected field trips, the Special Olympics, and eventually the Teacher vs Seniors soccer match turned volleyball match. “The...

Impressions of Teachers

Gabby Abowitz, Features editor/Art director

September 27, 2019

The Student News Site of Parkway Central High School
Features