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Avalon: as good as it sounds?

Avalon: as good as it sounds?

Gabby Abowitz and Taylor Stern, Features editor/Art director and staff writer September 6, 2019

Located in the Delmar Loop, Avalon Exchange is a popular resale shop that’s been open since 1988. In addition to the St. Louis storefront, Avalon also holds a presence in Cleveland, Orlando, Pittsburgh,...

Is Parkway Racist ?

Jay Bowen, Staff Writer May 11, 2019

There has been a lot of debates and events recently in our school involving the word Racism. Is Parkway racist ? In my words I honestly don’t believe my school is racist. We have a lot of safe places...

This is an example of a schedule that would potentially replace the summer vacation schedule. Instead of having a sinlge long break, this schedule spreads out all the breaks into four main sections for each season. The shaded regions are breaks and the unshaded regions are school days. Accompanying these breaks would be an additional 11 days for scattered additional breaks not listed on the calendar.

82 Days Off: What’s the Cost?

Rethinking how the school year should be scheduled
Trey Williams, Staff Writer May 10, 2019

There are 82 days of summer vacation, then school comes along just to end it. The annual problem for the administration is finding a good way to spend it, as well as the rest of the break days distributed...

May the Fourth Be With You

Danni Schneiderman, Staff Writer May 7, 2019

Prom. It's a pivotal point of everyone's high school experience. There's such a difference from the way prom is depicted in movies. My favorite part about prom is that it’s an amazing time to dress up...

Gift boxes. Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Carly Wasserman, Staff writer April 30, 2019

Sometimes we take for granted all of the work our mom’s do for us. Whether it is them providing us with food, buying us clothes, or providing us with a shelter, we sometimes forget how big of a role...

Five Feet Apart Movie Review

Five Feet Apart Movie Review

April 26, 2019

I love all different genres when it comes to movies. However, whenever I hear a new rom-com is coming out, I know I have to go see it. When I saw the trailer for Five Feet Apart directed by Justin Baldoni,...

Battling Depression

Jay Walton, Staff Writer April 3, 2019

Depression is something that a lot of people deal with. I was one of those people. Depression is a feelings of severe despondency and dejection. When people are looking from the outside of your life...

Junior art student Yeongyu Kang adds more to her art work during the school art show in December 2018. Photo by Athena Stamos

Myth of the Starving Artist

Lillian Humphrey , Staff Writer March 25, 2019

From drawing to ceramics to photography, Parkway Central has a lot of art classes to offer. But what about chasing a love for drawing and sculpture outside of high school? You may have heard jokes or been...

This student is using Instagram, one of the most popular social media applications. While the main purpose is posting and looking at people’s pictures, you can also communicate with people through the app. Photo by Alex Maisenhelder

A Social Media Detox Might be a Good Idea

Trey Williams, Staff Writer March 14, 2019

Social media has become a backbone of social interaction. According to the Pew Research Center in 2016, over 70% of teens are on at least two social media services. When people meet each other, people...

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Remind and Verizon Resolves Their Fee War

Avery Cooper, Staff Writer February 27, 2019

On January 16, 2019, the education communication app ‘Remind 101” announced to its users that those with Verizon cellular service will “no longer receive text notifications because of a fee imposed...

Happy Death Day 2U Movie Review

Happy Death Day 2U Movie Review

Sydney Stahlschmidt, Online Features Editor February 19, 2019

This weekend I saw the movie Happy Death Day 2U. Honestly, I had no idea what to expect going into seeing this movie. I saw the first movie of this sequel last year and I really enjoyed the mix of horror...

YouTube Censorship Grows

YouTube Censorship Grows

Lillian , Staff Writer February 12, 2019

YouTube has been one of the most popular websites since the tech giant, Google, bought it in 2006 for more than one billion dollars. Ever since the inception of the video sharing site, the whole selling...

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