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...

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.

Students Promote Mental Health

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...

The Parkway Calendar for the 2020-2021 School Year.

Final(s) Destination

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...

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

Linsanity reignited through the Beijing Ducks

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...

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.

Diversifying the Discussion

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...

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.

Ready for Registration: Tips and Tricks

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...

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....

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...

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

Another Schedule Change

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....

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


Sydney Stahlschmidt, Copy Editor December 13, 2019

Decade Recap: News Now and Then

Decade Recap: News Now and Then

Sydney Stahlschmidt, Copy Editor December 13, 2019

Shots Fired, Security Up

Shots Fired, Security Up

Sawyer Lownsdale, Staff Reporter November 7, 2019

April 20, 1999 was a day that changed the world. That one fatal day in a small suburban town in Colorado changed life for every high school student from then to now. Since that day, there have been over...

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