Things to do in St. Louis over Winter Break

Logan Potts, Sports Editor December 19, 2018

St. Louis is a city filled with many fun attractions that can be enjoyed by yourself, with family, and with friends. Whether you like to spend your time indoors in the comfort of the heat, or whether you...

How to get through finals week

Myori Felix, Staff Writer December 19, 2018

Finals week is here, and this can be the most stressful time of the year for high school students, if you feel yourself struggling, here are a few tips I find helpful to get myself through the week. Preparations: ...

Hardcore at The Ready Room

Hardcore at The Ready Room

David Amirdjanian, Opinions Editor December 17, 2018

I went to a concert without even knowing a single song by the main act, but rather knowing more about the lesser known three opening acts. “Lesser known” is probably an understatement to whoever’s...

Thank you, Next Video

Thank you, Next Video

Claudia Sanders, Online News Editor December 14, 2018

Ariana Grande’s new music video came out premiered on Nov 30th of this year, creating a worldwide obsession with the former Nickelodeon actress. Grande had been hyping this video up for months prior...

Algebra teacher Ricky Halteman helps Natalie Williams (9) in sixth hour Algebra lab. Photo taken by Gabby Abowitz.

How to succeed in Algebra

If you are failing Algebra, there are other options
Gabby Abowitz, Photography Editor December 14, 2018

Anyone that has taken Algebra freshman year knows the struggles: getting bad grades on the tests, having to stay after school, extra practice, and being confused. If you have a bad grade in algebra, do...


MacKenzie, Staff Writter December 14, 2018

Relationships and friendships are some peoples’ main priority. Having a super close friend, sister, cousin, or even grandparent move away is difficult to go through. I talked to my peers and teachers...

Trey’s Top Ten Tracks of 2018

Trey Williams, Staff Writer December 11, 2018

#10 - "Playing Possum" by Earl Sweatshirt Earl Sweatshirt, a former member of rap group Odd Future, released a solid album this year titled Some Rap Songs. “Playing Possum” is one of the few...

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Success in Scholar Bowl

Alex Maisenhelder, Online Sports Editor December 5, 2018

This past weekend on December 1, Parkway Central's Academic Challenge team traveled to Washington, Missouri, for a chance to go to Nationals. It was a good experience for the team as the team made the...

On July 18, 2018, the Operational Land Imager (OLI) on Landsat 8 acquired a natural-color image of a swirling green phytoplankton bloom in the Gulf of Finland, a section of the Baltic Sea. Note how the phytoplankton trace the edges of a vortex; it is possible that this ocean eddy is pumping up nutrients from the depths.

Every summer, phytoplankton spread across the northern basins of the North Atlantic and Arctic Oceans, with blooms spanning hundreds and sometimes thousands of miles. Nutrient-rich, cooler waters tend to promote more growth among marine plants and phytoplankton than is found in tropical waters. Blooms in summer 2018 off Scandinavia seem to be particularly intense.


Danni Schneiderman, Staff Writer November 13, 2018

As Principal Tim McCarthy’s voice booms over the speaker system in the cafeteria, students left and right throw their recyclables in the compost bin, ignoring his pleading instructions. However minuscule...



Previously existing club makes a comeback
Taylor Stern, Staff Writer November 12, 2018

Imagine browsing the school website during AC Lab one day when an apparent non-existing school club catches your attention. Do you ignore it since it doesn’t exist anymore? Or do you revive the idea...

Be Confident, Be You

Jayla Walton, Staff Writter November 12, 2018

How to overcome insecurities and fears? In my opinion everything happens for a reason. Everyone is born equally beautiful in every way. So don't let anyone tell you differently. I was once short, boney,...

Recruitment or Undue Influence?

Coaches and players offer insight on recruitment habits
November 12, 2018

Recruitment. It’s an exciting word, especially for those who are subject to it. We usually hear a lot about recruitment of gifted athletes in their senior year of high school, for basketball, baseball,...

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