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.
Freshman, Ellie Sioumcas on a bike ride with friend on  May 1, 2020.

Lesson Learned

Brie Williams, Reporter October 9, 2020

It’s no secret that 2020 has been different from every other year we’ve lived through. At first the WWIII memes rolled in, then the helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant silenced the world. The...

High school schedule for quarter two in the 2020-2021 school year by Tim McCarthy.

Parkway School Board Makes a Final Decision

Emma Li, Reporter October 1, 2020

On Sept. 29, hundreds of viewers sat down in their homes to watch the live streaming of the long awaited Parkway Board meeting discussing plans for a return to school in person. After much debate and discussion,...

Dexter Wong goes to his fifth grade class at Shenandoah Valley Elementary online. I would really like going back to school, he said. It’s like we all probably took it for granted until it was gone. Photo by Ann Wong.

Parkway School Board Leans Toward Hybrid Learning

Emma Li, Reporter September 25, 2020

Green Trails Elementary Principal Rene Sommers has been working diligently to stay connected to her students. Last summer, as she was delivering supplies to her students’ homes, it was yet another blow...

The Boom of Blue Light Glasses

The Boom of Blue Light Glasses

Ellie Mueller, Reporter September 25, 2020

Do you feel drowsy and dry eyed after sitting on a screen for an extended period of time? Don’t worry, you're not alone. All digital screens have blue light rays, and unfortunately you can't exactly...

Ava Wittner, Junior checking in with trainer at the first day of practice, Sept.24.

Sports but no classes

Brooke Kraizer, News Editor/ Features Editor September 25, 2020

Fall is a big season when talking about back to school and sports. People are back to school shopping, preparing for their fall sport season, etc. When districts announced that the first quarter of the...

Supreme Court Jusitice Ruth Bader Ginsburg attends a public conversation at the University of Chicago on September 9, 2019, in Chicago.

News in review: Week of Sept. 25

Alex Maisenhelder, Online Manager September 25, 2020

In the past week, there have been few headlines grabbing as much attention as the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the trial for the officers involved in the shooting of Breonna Taylor. Louisville officers...

Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft talks about voting options for the November general election on Monday at a press conference with Mayor Brian Treece at City Hall.

Seniors: How to register to vote and cast your vote amidst a pandemic

Maddie Hewgley, Reporter September 25, 2020

With an election less than 40 days away, the deadline to register is rapidly approaching. In light of the pandemic, class of 2021 seniors are not only void of the opportunity of a school voter drive, but...

Standardized tests: to take or not to take

Standardized tests: to take or not to take

Sydney Stahlschmidt, Copy Editor September 11, 2020

The ACT is an important part of the college application process that plays a role in the future of all high school students. The test score that a student receives can determine whether or not they are...

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