New doors add security to the building in it’s east entrance. This, along with other renovations, were funded by a bond issue proposed in 2018.

Rampant Renovations

October 19, 2022

There’s no doubt that school construction has affected students in one way or another. The new outdoor bathrooms and concession stands are convenient for athletes and spectators, and the new entrance...

The gender neutral bathroom located in the hallway between P.E. and the upper commons.

Keeping It Neutral

Sasha Smith, Staff Reporter October 19, 2022

Along with the dread that fills students before the first day of school, came the gossip about the renovations and add-ons the school spent all summer working on. Not only were bathrooms redone, but the...

Theatre Conveys Serious Message

Matthew Bird, News & Online Editor October 19, 2022

Art imitates life in the new fall play “The Dark at the Top of the Stairs.” It is a family drama about financial issues that takes place in Oklahoma City during the 1920s. According to the PCHtheatre...

Sophomore Avery Adams takes her BeReal after the notification was sent out in her English class.

BFR (Be For Real)

Sasha Smith, Staff Reporter October 19, 2022

The latest trends are typically something teens are caught up with, whether it be fashion, food, or social media. BeReal is the newest app with a teen fanbase that sends users a notification to post a...

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 will become a new assistant principal for the 2022-23 school...

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 options are endless. But when it comes to making those dreams...

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 $1.50. Now, it has almost doubled, clocking out at $3.87...

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 here in Parkway and has stayed in the district ever since....

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 commons and by the theater, as well as building a new hall...

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 15 years prior to her being here. So it’s been around...

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 conquer it, but the Ukrainian citizens are putting up a fight...

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 ideology spreading across the country, many are asking if our...

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