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Traffic into the Parkway Central High School parking lot on a weekday morning at 7:20. Photo by Alyssa Weisenberg.

What’s the build up, Central?

Alyssa Weisenberg, Staff Reporter October 7, 2021

Sarah Hirsch (12) has been driving herself to school since last year. But this school year, her after school routine has changed, for the worse.   “I feel like I have to wait in the parking...

New School Year, New Teachers

New School Year, New Teachers

Brooke Kraizer, Editor-in-Chief October 7, 2021

New supplies, new clothes, new school year and best yet… new teachers. Parkway Central has welcomed four new teachers in the fall of 2021. All of these teachers are in different parts of the building...

The Parkway Schools Homepage provides COVID-19 updates including positive
and quarantine cases at each school.

Coronavirus in Schools

Brie Williams, Staff Reporter October 7, 2021

Sometimes it can be hard to picture what life during a pandemic would have been like in elementary schools. No more field trips or sharing pudding cups. Elementary students now have to follow guidelines...

Piper Douglas’ dog Henry gets his picture taken at a birthday party she threwfor him.

Pets Adoption Rates Rise

October 7, 2021

  Pet adoptions were at an unprecedented high this year after the COVID-19 pandemic left people at home wanting new experiences. “The average length of stay before COVID was seven [days]; during COVID...

Students spent the day voicing their frustrations and stories of discrimination. I appreciate everyone who came and walked with us, and listened to me and everyone else who spoke their mind, Xavier Cook (12) said. I’m proud of everyone who spoke, and I thank everyone who stands with Black lives.

Making Voices Heard

Emma Li, Features Editor October 6, 2021

On Sept. 23, students walked out to the administrative center parking lot during third block to protest the racist, xenophobic, and discriminatory messages graffittied upon multiple boys’ restrooms at...

Shahd Abdelbaset celebrates with the class of 2021. She brought a Palestinian flag to her graduation parade on May 23.

Old Conflicts Flare Up

Emma Li, Features Editor October 6, 2021

From May 10- 21, 2021, the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflicts flared up once more. Centuries long conflicts over land settlements have restarted with the firing of rockets from land possessed on...

Social studies students use the new library room. In addition to the tables circling the room, the tables in the center of the room are whiteboard tables that students can write on and flip over. “All of the changes have to do with us trying to be responsive to the pandemic and to the different safety protocols,” Watson said. “As everything has unfolded, we’re working with our administration to try to keep everybody as safe as possible, while also trying to provide the best educational experiences possible, and so this year we’ve been able to reopen the libraries.”

Library Creates New Space

Emma Li, Features Editor October 6, 2021

Crisp pages, soft covers, worn tables, tall shelves, infinite possibilities. As the riddle goes, the tallest building in the world is a library, with the most stories and most potential. The hardworking...

Vice President Harris announces her candidacy for Vice President in Wilmington, Delaware

Kamala Harris’s Impact on Future Female Leaders

Allison Loudenback, Reporter February 25, 2021
Harris’s vice presidency has opened the eyes of many to the importance of diverse representation and female leadership. The significance of these elements is often underestimated in a variety of settings, from school clubs to mainstream media.
Freshman Jacob Abowitz does homework on his school issued Chromebook

Testing Examined

Brooke Kraizer, News Editor/ Features Editor February 23, 2021

Coming back to school has been a crucial part of 2021. Walking into the building, seeing friends and teacher safely is exciting, almost like going back to normal. There is definitely some adjusting to...

Carine Heller, junior, posted these images of the chalk at the front of the school with the inspiring messages from Day of Kindness.

New Central Tradition

Maddie Hewgley, Reporter December 6, 2020

Month of giving, week of service, and now, Central introduces Day of Kindness for the first year. One year ago, junior class Student Council (STUCO) members, math teacher Sarah Reeves and her classes participated...

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.
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