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Class of 2018 Graduates

Class of 2018 graduates celebrate at the Family Arena on May 17, 2018.

Christine Stricker, Adviser

May 18, 2018

The Parkway Central Class of 2018 held commencement exercises on May 17, 2018 at the St. Charles Family Arena. Previous graduations were held at Queeny Park, so this was a first. Speakers included Senior Class President Libby Archer, Abigail Flynn, and Ashley Berghoff.  

Senior jumps into IT with local business

Justin Nguyen on his computer. Nguyen advises getting involved. He was a regular client of the chiropractic office he helped over spring break. Photo by Christine Stricker.

Wesley Henshaw, Staff Writer

May 10, 2018

Honing his informational technology skills, Senior Justin Nguyen aided a local chiropractic business with technological difficulties over the spring break. “Their printer would not accept any more print jobs or print requests from any of the other computers except for this one computer that was...

Final Bell

History teacher and track coach, Cameron Poole. “I really enjoyed being at Parkway Central and just simply growing as a teacher,” Poole said.

Sydney Stahlschmidt, Staff Writer

May 10, 2018

Junior Jayden Littlejohn and social studies teacher Cameron Poole have developed a strong connection over the course of Littlejohn’s high school career. After having Poole as a teacher and a track coach, Littlejohn was upset when he heard the news of Poole leaving. “I’m personally going to miss...

Seniors Go Soldier

John Kim and his parents stands outside the Cadet Chapel at USAFA. Although Kim is committed to West Point, he visited the United States Air Force Academy over spring break this year.  Photo courtesy of John Kim

Wesley Henshaw, Staff Writer

May 10, 2018

Seniors John Kim and Kazu Gavin are taking a step towards a career in the Armed Forces as they both commit to the military academies West Point and the United States Air Force Academy, respectively. Gavin decided to forgo a standard university in favor of a military academy once an opportunity arose. “I’ve...

Escaping Religious Persecution

Escaping Religious Persecution

Nandhini Sivabalakannan, Staff Writer

May 10, 2018

In the year of 2016, the immigration in the U.S reached a record of almost 43.7 million people, and freshmen Bahar Safarzadeh was one of them.  “I came to America on September 16, 2016,” said freshmen Bahar Safarzedah.   Immigrants come from all over the world for many reasons. A majority of them t...

What You Need to Know About VPNs

Photo illustration from Pixabay.

Wesley Henshaw, Staff Writer

April 17, 2018

As society becomes more and more technology oriented, privacy becomes more and more of a concern. With every news story about a malware outbreak, our security and privacy seems to be thrown into question. For those security cautious individuals out there, a VPN might be perfect. VPN stands for Virtual...

The Future of Parkway

The Future of Parkway

Henry T. Eubank, Staff Writer

March 23, 2018

The School Board is a nonpartisan body made up of seven elected members that have three main functions: making budget decisions, hire the superintendent, and revise the district wide curriculum. Terms are three years long and the position is volunteer. There are two spots open for the election April...

Students bring Cricket to America

Students bring Cricket to America

Nandhini Sivabalakannan, Staff Writer

March 23, 2018

Cricket is wildly popular in India, but when freshman Mohan Kummarigunta lived there, he wasn’t really interested.

Senior Balances School and Parenting

Senior Balances School and Parenting

Libby Archer, Editor in Chief

March 23, 2018

Senior year has been pretty eventful for Ashley Gould.

Marathon Challenge: PCH Grad Competes in the 777

Abby Prywitch, Staff writer

March 23, 2018

Running one marathon is taxing to the body. Imagine running seven marathons in seven days. Now combine that with traveling around the world. Is that even possible? Josh Samson, PCH 1993 grad, took part in the 777, otherwise known as the World Marathon Challenge (WMC). The 777 is a race in which ...

Family Tradition That Keeps on Rolling

Gittemeier and her mom posing for a picture in front of one of the trail heads. Photo provided by Genevieve Gittemeier.

Sydney Stahlschmidt, Staff Writer

March 23, 2018

Every Labor Day weekend Gittemeier and ten other family and friends, go on a 145 mile bike trip from Columbia, Mo to St. Charles.

The Newest Generation of Colts

The Newest Generation of Colts

Julia Solomon, Staff writer

March 22, 2018

Guidance counselor Priscilla Greenwood had a boy named Fletcher on March 13. “That baby stage is just really fun,” Greenwood said. Greenwood is one of at least six teachers who added a member to their family during this school year. For Greenwood though, parenting is not a new endeavor. Greenwood...

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