Popular artists coming to perform at the Hollywood Casino Amphitheater this summer

The amphitheater while in a live concert. Photo taken from the lawn seats.

Carly Wasserman, Staff writer

February 21, 2019

School ending in only a few months means summer is coming soon. The weather will finally become warm again and we can actually spend time outside. The pool is not the only popular place to go to this summer in St.Louis. This summer at the Hollywood Casino Amphitheater there will be around 20 perform...

King of Hearts vs. Homecoming

Seniors Tiffany Huang and Stephen Unk dressed up in their ski wear showing school spirit during KISS week.

Carly Wasserman

February 12, 2019

The Homecoming dance and the King of Hearts dance are favored by many people at Central high. Not only are these dances a good excuse for students to get all dressed up, but they also allow students to have fun with their friends. The Homecoming dance usually takes place in the fall, towards the beginnin...

Public vs Private: the debate on education

February 12, 2019

Public schools operate and obtain funds through two main ways: alumni donations and taxpayer dollars. Despite this, public schools still do not have all of the funds for everything that they need or want, such as updates to technology or building structure, or innovative new programs for students. In a...

When Gas Prices Go Down, They Won’t Stay There Very Long

When Gas Prices Go Down, They Won't Stay There Very Long

Kaylee Canoy, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019

The average gas price in Missouri is around $2.22, but changes constantly. Gas prices change daily based on local supply and demand. As demand increases or supply decreases, the price of crude oil increases. Prices can change rapidly if something were to disrupt crude oil supplies, refinery operatio...

Signing Day: Entering New Eras

Alex Maisenhelder, Online Sports Editor

February 12, 2019

National Signing Day is an annual event here at Parkway Central every year on February 6, where we recognize all athletes that have already committed or are committing on signing day itself. Each athlete has friends and/or family come and join them at the table, while their coach gives a quick little...

Students help community

Leader Board of Parkway High Schools as of Jan. 31. Courtesy of Parkway Sustainable Schools Challenge.

Athena Stamos, Editor-in-Chief

February 12, 2019

Students can participate in a program called the Sustainable Schools Challenge through Parkway that records activities regarding the community and environment. This challenge is open to all Parkway students, staff, and faculty members. Leading schools will earn cash prizes. “I got involved in this...

What’s For Lunch ?

Three PCH students had their entree options selected to be served to the school based on cost, calories, and predicted popularity. Here is how these new healthier lunches compare to classic options in terms of calories: Chick-Fil-A meal - 637 calories VS. JP’s Asian cucumber chicken pasta salad at 312 calories per 6 ounces, going to be served Feb. 26

MacKenzie Rush, Staff Writter

December 19, 2018

  School lunch is probably the most favorite time of day. School lunch has changed drastically in the past six years. I remember in elementary school, I would get something different every single day. Hot wings one day and mozerella sticks and marinara sauce the next. Either way we’d get two...

Central Mock Trial Prepares for Success

Participants prepare cases. Dec. 19, 2018. Photo by Shoshana Weinstein.

Shoshana Weinstein, Staff Writer

December 19, 2018

The Parkway Central Mock Trial team has had moderate success in recent years, but this year students say that they are ready to take their competition to the next level. Composed of about twenty students, the Mock Trial team receives a new “case” each year. “It alternates between a civil and a cri...

Beyond Books

Beyond Books

Shoshana Weinstein, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018

As information becomes more accessible with the rise of the Internet, many libraries have struggled to remain relevant. However, this is not the case for the St. Louis County Libraries. Made up of 21 separate libraries, the St. Louis County Library system has been actively updating their services for...

Revising Recycling

While many citizens recycle on a daily basis, a majority of them have no idea what happens once they put the item in the recycle bin. The world of recycling is filled with concern, laws, restrictions, and politics that many citizens are unaware of. A global effort with international discussion, recycling starts with the individual at the homefront.

Wesley Henshaw and Madeline Lee

December 14, 2018

It is the eve of trash collection day in the 63017 neighborhood of Appalachian Trail. An empty paper Schnucks bag in hand, you go to gather up the trash bags in your house to put in the collection bin. The paper bag goes with the rest of the trash, and on Tuesday morning you take out only one can- the ...

Swimmers will miss Meyer’s legacy, but excited for a season with Seidel

Former Head Coach Meyer and current Head Coach Seidel pose with former Parkway Central swimmers, Madison, Alexis Poe, and Annika Hofer. Photo courtesy of Jennifer Meyer

Athena Stamos, Editor-in-Chief

December 14, 2018

Girls swim team has a new head coach, Coach Stephanie Seidel. Former Head Coach Jennifer Meyer took a step back from coaching to spend more time with her daughter who was born in January. “It was a really hard decision for me to make because coaching has been a very important part of my life for...


From Left to Right: Kylie Jost (10), Alexis Schnatmeier (10), Julie Ryterski (10), and Talia Emch (12) meet with a representative of TD Ameritrade during AC Lab on Oct. 17. Photo by Shoshana Weinstein.

Shoshana Weinstein, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018

Parkway Central is making history this year. As the first school in Missouri to offer the Rock the Street, Wall Street program to its students, Central High is encouraging girls to get more involved in careers in finance. “Central High is the first school in Missouri to have this program implemented,”...

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