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Water main break shortens school day

Water main break.

May 8, 2019

Due to a water main break, Parkway Central High School closed at 11:30 on May 8. Water fountains were not potable. Students ate lunch but did not attend 8th hour.  Senior 6th and 8th hour finals will be rescheduled.  JV and Freshman level sports are canceled.

Students Lead Walkout

Senior Caleb Tillis speaks out at the walkout on March 27.

Gabby Abowitz, Photography Editor

May 8, 2019

On March 27, over a hundred students walked out of class following a video released over spring break on social media that recorded three Parkway Central students making racist remarks, which led to the student lead walkout. Even though the incident happened off school property, it was posted on social...

Physics and Calculus Classes go to Six Flags

Students get ready to ride Mr. Freeze.

Margaret Vierling

May 2, 2019

On Friday, April 26, the Physics and Calculus classes went on a field trip to six flags to collect data on different roller coasters. In particular, Senior Peyton Parasuram collected information for Mr. Freeze. For the first couple hours of the day, they were assigned a packet of problems they had t...

Notre Dame Set Ablaze

Credit to Wikipedia

Lillian Humphrey, Staff Writer

April 16, 2019

Yesterday, at around 12pm, the famous cathedral of Notre Dame caught on fire. Twitter erupted as tourists and French citizens alike took pictures and videos of the scene. Many precious works of timeless art rest inside, and the cathedral itself has been standing for hundreds of years and remains one...

Breaking News: Front Office Flood

Danni Schneiderman, Staff Writer

April 3, 2019

Coming back from winter break can leave you in a slump, but it was even worse for us this year here at PCH. Due to a pipe that burst in the nearly zero degree weather, the entire front office was submerged in water, forcing Kim Orf, Chris Dallas, Melvin Griffin and many others at Parkway Central to ad...

New Aqua Attraction in the Lou

Rendition of one of the future exhibits at the aquarium. Photos courtesy of St. Louis Aquarium

Avery Cooper, Staff Writer

March 25, 2019

To start the year off strong, renderings were released by St. Louis Aquarium showing the new aquarium in Union Station set to open in late 2019. But this is not just a little project. McCarthy Construction has actually been working on the area since Nov. 2017 and takes up 120,000-square-feet at two stories...

SPIRIT OF CENTRAL AWARDS

SPIRIT OF CENTRAL AWARDS

March 25, 2019

At Parkway Central, students are able to be recognized for a variety of achievements in the classroom, on the sports field, and in leadership positions. One award that showcases students of great moral character who represent the core values of Parkway Central is the Spirit of Central award. The recipients...

DECIDING YOUR FUTURE

DECIDING YOUR FUTURE

Shoshana Weinstein, Staff Writer

March 15, 2019

As soon as the pressure of getting into college eases, the stress of choosing a major begins. Most people view higher education as preparation for students’ careers, and seek to choose a major that reflects their intended field of work. As high school seniors transition into college freshmen, many...

Countering Carjacking

Carjacking occurs as you get into or while you are already in your car. It is important that you don’t just hang around. Instead, unlock your car, get in, and drive away quickly to minimize the threat.

Wesley Henshaw, Managing Editor

March 15, 2019

Story updated to include correction regarding number of carjackings in St. Louis area. Recently carjacking rates have spiked nationwide. In St. Louis last year there were approximately 350 carjackings, up from 2017, where there were more than 250. As the rates increase, it leaves one to wonder what precautions one can take to prevent this from happening to them. Before continuing, it ...

The Closing of Steak ‘n Shake

Steak 'n Shake on Chesterfield Valley, currently closed until they get a franchising partner.

Kaylee Canoy, Staff Writer

March 14, 2019

Steak ’n Shake all over St. Louis  have been closing, including the location in Chesterfield Valley and on Olive near PCH, and we haven’t been given a clear reason on why. Many sources say they are temporarily closed for remodeling, but then add that they don’t know when or if these restauran...

Coming together to Celebrate Central

Senior AJ Collier talks with Ms. Lindy Drew after the Humans of St. Louis presentation. Humans of St. Louis is a non-profit that shares images and stories of people in the St. Louis region. They share the stories across multiple media platforms to spread awareness.

Jenna Lazaroff, Features Editor

March 6, 2019

This Friday, March 8th is the third annual Celebrate Central. It's a time for ALL students and community members to be recognized and a time to learn about our surroundings. With each year, classics return such as the LGBTQ Panel but also new presentations have been added this year. Transgender 101...

Remind and Verizon Resolves Their Fee War

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Avery Cooper, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019

On January 16, 2019, the education communication app ‘Remind 101” announced to its users that those with Verizon cellular service will “no longer receive text notifications because of a fee imposed by Verizon” via text. Remind is a service that connects students to its teachers using SMS messa...

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