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Voicing Your Vote

Voicing Your Vote

Rebecca Barnholtz, Staff Reporter

April 6, 2020

In today’s day and age, the political sphere has gotten more tense as time goes on. With new issues popping up left and right, teens across the nation have begun to take a stance for the causes they believe in. March 10, 2020 was the day of the Missouri Primary. In the presidential election, the...

Zaya Wade Coming Out as Transgender

Zaya Wade making her debut as a transgender girl alongside her father Dwyane Wade and step-mom Gabrielle Union at the 6th annual Truth Awards on March 7 in Los Angeles, CA. The Truth Awards is a ceremony created to represent and highlight members of the LGBT and black community.

Taylor Stern, Staff Reporter

March 31, 2020

In recent weeks, the media found itself in a frenzy over an announcement that former NBA player for the Miami Heat Dwyane Wade made about his daughter, Zaya. The reason for the media’s outburst is that Zaya wasn’t born Zaya; she was born to Wade and ex-wife Siohvaughn Funches as a baby boy named Zio...

Film Festival Offers New Creative Outlet

Film Festival Offers New Creative Outlet

Sawyer Lownsdale, Staff reporter

March 30, 2020

Every year, multimedia students at Parkway Central produce a short film project. This year, however, there’s more of a reason to complete the project than just points in the grade book. “The first annual film festival is designed to celebrate student video production,” multimedia teacher Kim Carr ...

Students Promote Mental Health

From left to right, junior Akansha Negi, junior Katie Stoner, junior Nandhini Sivabalakannan, Esmeralda Felix, Lelia Flagg, and Ryan Banta participate in a panel discussing mental health issues during the informational night on March 4. Photo courtesy of Akansha Negi.

Wesley Henshaw, Editor-in-Chief

March 30, 2020

Anxiety can be debilitating, depression too. The last thing an adolescent needs during this tumultuous time of development is to be battling with their mental health.  However, there is an unfortunate trend of adolescence facing mental health issues. According to the National Institute of Mental He...

Final(s) Destination

The Parkway Calendar for the 2020-2021 School Year.

Amari Sewer, Staff Reporter

March 12, 2020

On July 11, Governor Parsons signed a new bill which prevents schools from starting school more than 14 days before Labor Day. The law was created due to the drop in tourism when school starts in early August. This forced the district to make some changes to the 2020-21 calendar. On the updated cal...

Linsanity reignited through the Beijing Ducks

Jeremy Lin playing for the Beijing Ducks. Pictures by Bleacherreporter.

Ryan Pham, Photo Editor

December 19, 2019

Sitting on the bench, not expecting the play at all, maybe only at the end. Just relaxing on the seat, and suddenly one of your teammates gets injured. Your coach chooses you to start. Walking on the court nervous and worried. This was the story of Jeremy Lin. Jeremy Lin made his NBA debut in 2010 wit...

Diversifying the Discussion

The “To Kill a Mockingbird” section of the book storage room in the English department. Amidst the discussion, books such as “To Kill a Mockingbird,” as well as “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,” “Lord of the Flies,” and “Romeo and Juliet,” have been pointed to as examples of less diverse texts. Whether because of uncomfortable language, lack of diversity, or simply being too old, texts like these have been deemed alienating by some.

Wesley Henshaw, Editor-in-Chief

December 13, 2019

Amidst nationwide racial tensions and a larger conversation about diversity, English teachers seek to diversify their curriculum both in the texts students read and in the skills they learn. “It has been a conversation about balancing a greater need for representation and a greater need for a multiplicity...

Ready for Registration: Tips and Tricks

Student fills out a high school planning form. Using this sheet can be a great tool to ensure your schedule gets properly planned. Photo by Christine Stricker.

Trey Williams, Op/Ed Editor

December 13, 2019

Registration season is one of the most overwhelming times of the year for students, both for high schoolers and for middle school students coming to this scary building for the first time. One of the most exciting prospects of high school is the ability for students to finally have a significant amou...

AWARD HONORS GOOD DEEDS

Sophomore Peyton Silas receives his water bottle and award, posing for a picture with the students in Sarah Hale’s leadership class. Photo courtesy of Student Council.

Reginald Elijah

December 13, 2019

The Parkway Central Colts Community award is new to Parkway Central. The Colts Community Award is an award that is passed out after every 6 week grading period and is voted on by students and teachers. One person from every grade and one staff member gets the award. Sarah Hale, business teacher and...

St. Louis Ferris Wheel

St. Louis Ferris Wheel

Sydney Stahlschmidt, Copy Editor

December 13, 2019

When most people think about St. Louis things such as the Arch, Cardinals baseball, or Blues hockey come to mind. The city recently turned the previous Union Station, which used to be one of the largest train stations in the world, into a modern hangout for people of all ages. While the Union Station aim...

Another Schedule Change

 Math teacher Sarah Reeves helps sophomore Elisa Dohrmann with her work.

Amari Sewer, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2019

Our bell schedule that we’ve gotten used to is going to change soon. A mandate from the superintendent’s office forced all four high schools in the district to come up with one daily bell schedule. The new bell schedule will be implemented in the 2021-2022 school year, but all four schools are in...

Powderpuff

Junior Brooke Phelan running with the football avoiding the senior defendors.

Sydney Stahlschmidt, Copy Editor

December 13, 2019

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