Senior Tristan Duggan spins her flag at the homecoming pep rally. Photo by Christine Stricker

Color Guard Using Guns as Props

Taylor Stern, Staff Reporter November 7, 2019

Color guard, the form of dance or interpretive moment, was once a rather stationary art. Originally, their sole purpose was to show the flags off at different angles, much like in the military. Eventually,...

Bathroom door covered with restricted sign.

Restricted: bathrooms closed

Brooke Kraizer, Staff Writer November 7, 2019

Katie Hensley, sophomore at Parkway Central, experiences frustration when having to go to different restrooms because some bathrooms are closed due to vaping. She also gets frustrated when she sees her...

Back left corner of Dicks Chesterfield location where guns and ammo were sold.

Gun Sale Adjustments

Logan Potts, Sports/News Editor November 7, 2019

Gun control is a widely debated topic in politics and is something every person in America has an opinion on. In the last few years, politicians have used mass shootings and other gun violence incidents...

Real World Learning

Real World Learning

Haydn Schertz, Staff Reporter September 27, 2019

In today’s world, schools are teaching students the traditional subjects like math, science and english. But what about the simple life skills such as how to tie a tie, or change the oil for your car?  A...

 Caroline Kindle Betz and MLS Commisioner Don Garber at the MLS team announcement on Tuesday, Aug. 20.


Abby Prywitch, Managing Editor September 27, 2019

It’s official: starting in the 2022 season, St. Louis will have a Major League Soccer (MLS) expansion team playing in the league. Ever since the Rams left in 2015, St. Louis fans have felt a void in...

AP World Teacher, Dr. Susan King helps sophomore Benjamin Wehling in in her 6th Block AP World class. Photo by Kaylee Canoy.

What’s New In AP Courses?

Rebecca Barnholtz, Staff Reporter September 27, 2019

This school year, the AP board made many changes to their courses. This means new preparation for their tests and new ways classes are being taught. Two of the many classes being affected by new changes...



Shoshana Weinstein, Staff Writer May 10, 2019

This November, over 65 percent of Missouri voters cast a ballot in favor of Amendment Two, legalizing medical marijuana throughout the state. According to the Springfield News-Leader, the Department of...

Water main break.

Water main break shortens school day

May 8, 2019

Due to a water main break, Parkway Central High School closed at 11:30 on May 8. Water fountains were not potable. Students ate lunch but did not attend 8th hour.  Senior 6th and 8th hour finals will...

Senior Caleb Tillis speaks out at the walkout on March 27.

Students Lead Walkout

Gabby Abowitz, Photography Editor May 8, 2019

On March 27, over a hundred students walked out of class following a video released over spring break on social media that recorded three Parkway Central students making racist remarks, which led to the...

Students get ready to ride Mr. Freeze.

Physics and Calculus Classes go to Six Flags

Margaret Vierling May 2, 2019

On Friday, April 26, the Physics and Calculus classes went on a field trip to six flags to collect data on different roller coasters. In particular, Senior Peyton Parasuram collected information for Mr....

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Notre Dame Set Ablaze

Lillian Humphrey , Staff Writer April 16, 2019

Yesterday, at around 12pm, the famous cathedral of Notre Dame caught on fire. Twitter erupted as tourists and French citizens alike took pictures and videos of the scene. Many precious works of timeless...

Breaking News: Front Office Flood

Danni Schneiderman, Staff Writer April 3, 2019

Coming back from winter break can leave you in a slump, but it was even worse for us this year here at PCH. Due to a pipe that burst in the nearly zero degree weather, the entire front office was submerged...

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