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,”...

Voting in Their Community

Voting in Their Community

Claudia Sanders, Online News Editor

November 13, 2018

Following the elections on November 6, high school students that have just turned 18 had the privilege to vote in the midterms. Even though we have this privilege, some of us are unaware of deadlines, who to vote for, where to vote, or how to register. Although the information could look it up on the Interne...


Cafe student manager YuTing Shi places an order sticker on a customers cup.

Abby Prywitch, Social Media Director

November 12, 2018

 This year the Colt Cafe managers have been working to improve the atmosphere and efficiency at the cafe. The managing team of six students work alongside Business teachers Kim Carr and Sarah Lueken to make these collective decisions. “They are in charge, and implement the vision they have create...

Communication Curriculum

Spanish teacher Daniel Kelty talks with students of his Spanish 3 class on what they would do in the case of various natural disasters such as floods and tornadoes on Oct. 26. The communicative approach deals more with real life application of the language, having students answer and ask questions using their language.

Wesley Henshaw, Managing Editor

November 12, 2018

Over the past three years, the Modern Language Department has been undergoing massive curriculum changes from the more grammar-oriented approach, to the more communicative approach, in an attempt to increase fluency and general speaking ability in students. “Our goal is for students to end our progr...

School publications travel to Chicago for convention

Athena Stamos, Editor-in-Chief

November 12, 2018

Some publication students attended The National Scholastic Press Association and Journalism Education Association (NSPA/JEA) in Chicago Nov. 1-4. Thousands of students attend this conference every year to learn about all aspects of journalism, media, and communications. This includes breakout sess...

Annual Taste of the Town

Senior Women and Men at Taste of the Town. Photo by Gina Caruso.

Avery Cooper, Staff Writer

October 19, 2018

Parkway Central hosted its annual Taste of the Town last Thursday on October 11. From 6-8 p.m., the event hosts over 20 different local restaurants and invites the community to sample some of their classic dishes or new food items. For a price of $10, guests can try food from restaurants such as Seoul ...

Homecoming Change in Location

Students dancing at homecoming on Sat. Oct. 13.

Megan Fisher, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018

For years, Parkway Central has held its homecoming dance in the atrium. Decorations have been strung all throughout the upper and lower commons. This year, however, the dance was moved to gym B, now, the decorations have been moved from the banisters to the brick walls.   Many student enjoyed the ...

Ceiling Tiles Bring New Life To Class

Ceiling Tiles Bring New Life To Class

Haydn Schertz, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018

New English teacher Jeff Rogers wants to bring positive energy to the classroom in an unusual way. Rogers lets students bring their favorite book or childhood book to life with a little bit of paint and a brush. “My group painted the cover of the I Am In A Book by Mo Williams. We wanted to r...

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