Mueller’s Best Present, A Victory

Mueller and his team pose with a cookie cake provided by Katie Mueller.

January 18, 2019

Everyone loves their birthday, even if you're discreet about it. Varsity boys basketball head coach Aaron Mueller's birthday was on Tuesday, January 15. This also happened to be a game day for the team. Mueller only had one wish for his birthday, and that was a win, which the team was able to give him....

Dealing with Drama

Student checks her phone for messages. Drama can be started through texting. Photo by Ryan Pham

Ryan Pham and Jay Bowen, Staff Writter

December 14, 2018

Drama is a very common experience for all high school teenagers. Gossip, relationships, bullies, popularity , are all big factors in the everyday high school society. Some would say that girls go through the most drama. Others think that boys usually brush people off. But high school is the time for...

High School Student Studies Abroad

High School Student Studies Abroad

Taylor Stern, Staff Writer

December 14, 2018

If you’ve ever heard any parent, teacher or counselor talk about studying abroad, you’ve likely heard how amazing the experience is or could be. You may hear how it’s a once in a lifetime opportunity and you’ll meet amazing people and learn so many amazing things. It sounds incredible, but is it better suited for high school or college students? Junior Carly Whay decided to take a chance and study abroad in high school.

Byteing into the tech support industry

Byteing into the tech support industry

Avery Cooper, Staff Writer

December 14, 2018

When you think of a high school business, most people think of bracelet-making or other crafty projects at low prices. The average high schooler wouldn’t think of creating a tech support business that charges $40 an hour. But senior Sam Benoist is not your average high schooler. “I never really en...

Custodian’s Craft

Parkway Central Custodian, Donald Keith Styles with a floor cleaner.

Sydney Stahlschmidt, Online Features Editor

December 14, 2018

At 2:30 p.m. as students are flooding out the doors, Donald Keith Styles is just starting his day. Styles, a hard working custodian currently working at PCH. He has been working here for one year and around two months. After having worked at his past job for 40 years and having been retired for two...

Success in Scholar Bowl

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Alex Maisenhelder, Online Sports Editor

December 5, 2018

This past weekend on December 1, Parkway Central's Academic Challenge team traveled to Washington, Missouri, for a chance to go to Nationals. It was a good experience for the team as the team made the top 16, with two freshmen. The tournament opened with a tough loss to Holt's academic team, a real...

The Price of Pain

Junior Ryan Pham walks down the athletic hallway in crutches.

Maddie Lee, Logan Potts, and Haydn Schertz

November 16, 2018

Concussions and injuries plague the sports world, and with nearly 30 million participants in youth sports, kids are turning to painkillers to manage their pain. Concussions and CTE, a brain disease that is caused by head trauma such as concussions, have been getting deadlier. Each year as new resear...

Behind The Scenes With Trainer Mike

Trainer Michael Aaron in action at the boys varsity soccer game vs. McCluer. Photo by Alex Maisenhelder.

Haydn Schertz, Staff Writer

November 12, 2018

The athletes at Parkway Central High School may be in the spotlight, but how do you think that they reach the spotlight.? That’s why Trainer Michael Aaron is here. An athlete’s health at Parkway Central is a big part of their ability to succeed in sports and dealing with injuries is a big part of...

School publications travel to Chicago for convention

Athena Stamos, Editor-in-Chief

November 12, 2018

Some publication students attended The National Scholastic Press Association and Journalism Education Association (NSPA/JEA) in Chicago Nov. 1-4. Thousands of students attend this conference every year to learn about all aspects of journalism, media, and communications. This includes breakout sess...

Soccer Star Comes Out, Scores Support

Senior Adam Burrnett is a striker/forward for the Parkway Central varsity soccer team. He recently came out as gay.

Jenna Lazaroff, Features Editor

November 9, 2018

When the soccer team won state, it was only the second most memorable thing to happen to senior Adam Burnett. He views his two most memorable moments of high school as winning the 2017-2018 state championship and coming out as gay. “It was definitely a weight off my shoulders,” Burnett said. “That’s...

Trip to Texas for Music Festival

Junior Kaitlyn Goldstein enjoying the atmosphere at Austin City Limits Music Festival.

Taylor Stern, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018

Austin City Limits, or ACL for short, is a music festival held in Zilker park in Austin, Texas once every year in the beginning of October. After the cancellation of LouFest this year, there were a few Parkway Central students that found themselves immersed in the live music scene at ACL instead. ...

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