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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 to the release by posting teaser clips and photos on her Instagram. In the video, she remakes scene...

How to succeed in Algebra

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

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 not give up yet, there are many options. Last year when I was in algebra it was painful at times,...


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 about long distance relationships. As a high school administrator, Travis Fast has seen his fair share...

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 tracks where Earl doesn’t rap. Instead, he splices audio from his divorced parents over an instrumental. He ...

Success in Scholar Bowl

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.

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 top 16, with two freshmen. The tournament opened with a tough loss to Holt's academic team, a real...


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 this action might seem, it truly does contribute to polluting our earth. During the past few ...



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 you got so excited to join? That’s the decision juniors Emma Cantor, Maddie Fels, and I had to make. “I...

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, and got called all sorts of things. Skeleton, tree branch, I was even called little boy because I...

Recruitment or Undue Influence?

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, football, and so on. Recruitment is an essential part of college sports and a tool that the best...

The Sugar Factory Food Review

PCH Publications staff member sophomores, Sydney Stahlschmidt and Sydney Kolker, drinking The Watermelon Patch drink at The Sugar Factory during the journalism convention in Chicago.

Sydney Stahlschmidt, Online Features Editor

November 2, 2018

     The Sugar Factory not only had good food and drinks but it was also a great experience. The PCH Publications staff went to the JEA NSPCA National Highschool Journalism Convention located in Chicago. Leaving Thursday morning with no convention activities planned, we decided to go to The Sugar...

Grey’s Anatomy Season 15 Premiere

Deluca pulling Jackson and Maggie away from a speeding car, while a teenager on a bike passes  and is about to be hit.

Kaylee Canoy

October 16, 2018

Grey’s Anatomy's season 15 premiere aired September 27. This season will consist of 24 episodes. Spoiler Alert: Jo Wilson and Alex Karev are on their honeymoon while back at the hospital Miranda Bailey is trying to find a intern chief. Although on the way to the hospital Andrew Deluca saved Maggie ...

Volleyball Outdo Westminster

Assistant Coach Nathan Biggs talks to his team prior to the second set against Westminster.

Alex Maisenhelder, Online Sports Editor

October 5, 2018

On Thursday, October 4, the Colts faced off against the Wildcats of Westminster. Prior to the game, there was a touching ceremony of parent appreciation from all levels of volleyball. Once the game started the Colts came out of the gate a bit shaky with a few missed kills, and a few hits that narrowly...

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