Dr. Amy Grich smiling for a photo.
Amy Grich Joins PCH Admin Team With A Smile
Sophia Spicuzza, Editor In Chief • June 1, 2022

As the 2021-22 school year comes to a close, the PCH community is getting ready to welcome a new assistant principal to the staff. Dr.Amy Grich...

Major Decisions to be Made
Major Decisions to be Made
Maya Sagett, Staff Reporter • May 20, 2022

Every kid spends their childhood dreaming about what they want to be when they grow up. Whether it's a princess, a firefighter, or doctor, the...

Mobil station on Chesterfield Airport Rd. Photo by Chase Giancola
The Spike in Gas Prices
Chase Giancola, Staff Reporter • May 12, 2022

Gas prices have been rising since the early 2000s, but have experienced a spike in recent years. In Missouri in 2000, a gallon of gas was about...

Honoring Retiring Faculty
Honoring Retiring Faculty
Matthew Bird, Staff Reporter • May 12, 2022

Karen Schwent After 15 years in education, computer science and business teacher Karen Schwent is retiring this year. She started teaching...

Sam Brown (10) began attending GSA meetings a few weeks into the school year after his initial plan to hide being transgender. Brown has since became a driving force in the administration’s final push to construct a gender neutral bathroom. Photo by Ellie Sioumcas.
Gains in Representation
Emma Li, Features Editor • May 11, 2022

After the completion of the outdoor concession stands and restrooms, the latest project involves redoing the restrooms at the top of the upper...

Ways to show Spirit of Central
Ways to show Spirit of Central
Alanna Stovall , Staff reporter • March 31, 2022

The Spirit of Central Awards were presented on March 4 in the PCH Theater.  Dr. Powers, who has been at Central for 16 years,said it was started...

Parkway Central High school flier for Ukraine donation drive.
Helping Out 5,000 Miles Away
Carli Alper, Staff Reporter • March 31, 2022

Even though it is 5,439 miles away, there is still a war happening between Ukraine and Russia. Russia is trying to take control of Ukraine and...

Spanish Teacher Dan Kelty teaches AP Spanish 5 on March 29. Photo by Matthew Bird.
Legislation to Change Education System: Could Missouri be next?
Matthew Bird, Staff Reporter • March 31, 2022

Indiana. Florida. Texas. These states and others are all debating bills relating to increased parental oversight of public schools. With this...

A stack of books. Image courtesy of Pixabay.
Two is Better Than One
Emma Li, Features Editor • February 22, 2022

It’s green, memeable, and has a hilarious TikTok account. It’s Duo, the Duolingo Owl.  Duo has been terrorizing unfaithful learners since...

Official rendering of the Centene Stadium , along with City SC’s training facility in downtown St. Louis. Photo’s courtesy of St. Louis City SC.
City SC 2 To Debut In March
Diego Perez Palomino, Staff Writer • February 22, 2022

Soccer enthusiasts were thrilled when St. Louis was granted a Major League Soccer team in 2019, planned to debut in the 2023 season. Three years...

During Character Day, the second day of KISS Week, Carine Heller (12) and Nathan Rozanski (12) show off their costumes.
KOH Out, Dance Marathon In
Sasha Smith, Staff Reporter • February 22, 2022

Member of STUCO, Ryan Klein (12) remembers how the KOH dance and KISS week used to be before covid. “My best memories are at KOH and KISS...

Chart showing the various symptoms of long COVID
Dizziness and coughing and fevers oh my!
Alyssa Davis, Staff Reporter • February 22, 2022

Blurred vision, breathlessness, a headache. Coughs rack your body as you struggle to get up, but you can’t. Your joints hurt and you can’t...

David Smith (12) fills out an e-hall pass.
e-hallpass at PCH
Brooke Kraizer, Editor-in-Chief • January 27, 2022

E-hall passes are the newest innovation at Parkway Central. The passes were originally created during the 2019-2020 school year to help teachers...

Products recommended by PCH students. Simple Micellar Cleansing Water (left), CeraVe Daily Moisterizing Lotion (middle), and CeraVe Foaming Facial Cleanser (right).
The Oxymoron in Skincare
Brie Williams, Staff Reporter • January 19, 2022

There are a million videos and articles online giving teenagers advice on how to take care of their skin. This advice has been around for as...

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