Airplane seats on the Kim’s international flight to South Korea.

Combatting Corona in Korea

Sydney Stahlschmidt, Copy Editor February 19, 2021

Junior Kevin Kim is trying to get into a normal routine for the third quarter, but it’s a little different for him because he’s attending virtual classes from a completely different time

Spanish teacher Dan Kelty poses for a picture outside of his classroom.

World traveler and profe

Abby Prywitch, Editor-in-Chief February 19, 2021

Before coming to teach at Parkway Central, longtime Spanish teacher Dan Kelty taught in multiple countries around the world. Kelty taught for a year in Mexico, Venezuela and Slovakia. Kelty had different...

Foreign exchange student Tomas Canals poses for a picture under the St. Louis Arch. One thing Canals misses about living in Spain is being able to walk everywhere. In St.Louis you can go to the pharmacy, the bank, the post office, and to a restaurant and never get out of your car, Canals said.

The exchange must go on

Abby Prywitch, Editor-in-Chief February 19, 2021

The pandemic has cancelled a lot of things, but exchange student Tomas Canals did not let COVID-19 stop him from traveling all the way from Spain to the United States. It was not an easy process, and they...

Creating art one step at the time

Creating art one step at the time

Andrew Staggenborg, Reporter January 14, 2021

  During COVID-19  in the second quarter of the Fall 2020 semester, some students started the class “Let’s Create Together/ Art Mentor. ”. This class is an opportunity for general education...

The color guard and marching band perform together at a football game on Oct. 7, 2020. “My favorite part would have to be waking up early in the morning with everyone else and just getting there
early to watch the sun rise while doing a bunch of other stuff with the band and everything,” freshman Anastasia Lindholm said.

Color Guard Pushes On

Emma Li, Reporter November 29, 2020

From the far corner of the room, two large flags fly up into the air, the fabric rippling as it gracefully plunges down as it is caught, once again, in experienced hands. This was the sight that caught...

Graphic by Abby Prywitch.

Thanksgiving celebrations during a pandemic

Abby Prywitch, Editor-in-Chief November 25, 2020

Celebrating Thanksgiving might look different for some families this year due to COVID-19. This year, families have had to make tough decisions on what they want to do in regards to their Thanksgiving...

Adam Saaks poses for his promo shot with two pairs of scissors.

Alum finds ‘Love at First Cut’

Abby Prywitch, Editor-in-Chief November 24, 2020

Adam Saaks, Parkway Central class of 1990 alumnus, knew that he loved creating fashion, but didn’t know that his real gift was in destroying fabric. Saaks is known for his live t-shirt cutting performances. Before...

Community Service During Quarantine

Allison Loudenback, Reporter November 20, 2020

During this time of our lives, quarantine has left many people yearning for productivity, including senior Emily He, who chose to take initiative and founded a volunteer organization called COVID-19/Crisis...

The outside of C. Oliver showing the menu and the black owned business sign. Photo taken by Gabby Abowitz.

Black-Owned Restaurants affected by COVID-19

Gabby Abowitz, Photo Editor and Art Director October 20, 2020

Encouraging people to spend their money at black-owned restaurants seems like a direct way to effect change and help to stand in solidarity with the Black community. Local food lovers have been pulling...

Why is it important to support black-owned businesses?

Why is it important to support black-owned businesses?

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

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...

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