Waldy Upchurch is learning at home through virtual classes. I miss riding the bus and going to school, Upchurch said. Photo by Melissa Upchurch.

How online school affects special education students

Emma Li, Reporter September 11, 2020

Waldy Upchurch just graduated with the class of 2020, and is staying with Parkway Central High for vocational classes. He takes the same four classes each day at home through Zoom, and his favorite class...

Parkway staff preparing meal boxes for the week. Photo provided by: Marlene Pfeifferis

Parkway Provides Meals to Students

Brooke Kraizer, News Editor/ Features Editor September 11, 2020

Sometimes students rely on school for their meals. Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the first nine weeks of the 2020-2021 school year is virtual until further notices. Therefore, Parkway came up with a...

Individual Graduation ceremonies replace planned graduation as COVID-19 continues to distrupt

Individual Graduation ceremonies replace planned graduation as COVID-19 continues to distrupt

Christine Stricker July 29, 2020

The original plan for graduation for the Class of 2020 was for July 28.  Scratch that.  The original plan for graduation was May 14. However, when school was closed due to the pandemic caused by the...

College Map

College Map

Sydney Stahlschmidt, Copy Editor May 18, 2020

Graphic by Abby Prywitch.

Graduation Date Moved Due to Coronavirus Concerns

Abby Prywitch, Managing Editor May 7, 2020

High school graduation is a moment every student looks forward to for their whole education career. Due to COVID-19, graduation for the class of 2020 will not happen on its original date. It has been pushed...

The logo for Miley Cyrus Instagram Live talk show titled Bright Minded: Live with Miley

Celebrity Responses to the Coronavirus Outbreak and Quarantine

Taylor Stern, Staff Reporter April 28, 2020

Since the beginning of quarantine, many celebrities have been antagonized for their neglect to the severity of this pandemic, praised for their donations to finding a cure, and celebrated for the entertainment...

Online Learning vs. Personalized Learning

Brooke Kraizer, Staff Reporter April 21, 2020

E-Learning was not something that was planned for the 2019-2020 school year. After the COVID-19 outbreak and the government having limitations on the amount of people in a closed area as well as stay at...

The performance of a new coronavirus vaccine is tested at the Wistar Institute in Philadelphia, but the finished product remains in production. In the meantime, doctors on the front lines of the coronavirus fight are looking to drugs that are already approved for treating other diseases. (Monica Herndon/The Philadelphia Inquirer/TNS)

Quest for the Cure

Wesley Henshaw, Editor-in-Chief April 20, 2020

With over 6,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Missouri alone, nearly 2.7 million confirmed cases worldwide and the virus showing no sign of slowing down, a question is on everyone’s minds: Where is...

The Princeton review book for the AP World History Exam.

AP Exams have been Moved to a Virtual Format due to COVID-19

Abby Prywitch, Managing Editor April 20, 2020

While the new coronavirus has impacted many things to be canceled and closed, AP Exams will still be taken this school year. However, due to schools closing, students will no longer be able to take...

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Big Events Postponed Due To COVID-19

Taylor Stern, Staff Reporter April 17, 2020

As everyone knows by now, COVID-19 has caused life altering changes for everyone in more than a few ways. For all kids, teenagers, and college students, this is happening through the closing of schools....

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...

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.

Zaya Wade Coming Out as Transgender

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...

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