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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 with all your friends and experience one of the most memorable experiences in high school. Every year prom...

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Gift boxes. Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

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 they play in our lives. We should be grateful for them everyday but especially on Mother's Day. Mot...

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, I couldn't wait till this movie came out into the theaters. Not only did the trailer intrigue me...

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 it’s hard to see if your someone who doesn’t talk about your feelings, but just because others...

Myth of the Starving Artist

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

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 discouraged from becoming an artist because of the perception that striving to be one results i...

A Social Media Detox Might be a Good Idea

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

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 have transitioned from exchanging phone numbers to exchanging social media information. While not everybody...

Remind and Verizon Resolves Their Fee War

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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 by Verizon” via text. Remind is a service that connects students to its teachers using SMS messa...

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 and somewhat rom-com that it had and was very excited to see how they could even make a sequel t...

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 point was the ‘You’ in YouTube. Anyone could upload almost anything as long as it stayed within...

New Year, New Me, New Goals

Danni Schneiderman, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019

A New Year’s resolution is a promise to commit to some new habit or life style, starting January 1. The point of a resolution is to ultimately better yourself in the new year. However, this looks different from person to person. Some may promise to stop drinking soda and some may promise to recycle...

New Age of Studying

Trey Williams uses Quizlet to study vocab terms.

Alex Maisenhelder, Online Sports Editor

February 12, 2019

In this new age of technology and lots of school-based things moving online, digital studying tools have become more prevalent. Which raises a question, which tool should I use? In my opinion, it all depends on your end goal and what you are studying. With some of the main tools being Quizlet, Gimkit, Kahoo...

Singing our Stresses Away

Choir teacher Ben Silvermintz helps freshmen Brianna Spaeth, Carine Heller, and Sophie Bain learn their part during Concert Chorale. It isn’t unusual to hear Silvermintz belting the same notes as the girls. Photo by Trey Williams

Trey Williams, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019

Contrary to the name, high school isn’t just about school. Along with academic opportunities, there are a plethora of other activities you can take part in. You can join a sport, debate, academic challenge, GSA, the list is endless. Among this list is music: band, orchestra, piano, guitar, music theory,...

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