Boys swimmers swimming laps on the first day of practice.

Six Boys Swim and Dive Members have Already Qualified for State

Abby Prywitch, Editor-in-Chief October 11, 2020

Joey Stecher, junior diver, along with two other divers have already qualified for state early on in the swim and dive season. Stecher qualified at an 11-dive meet and he has an unofficial qualifying score...

Phenomenal Pikaard

Phenomenal Pikaard

Alex Maisenhelder, Online Manager October 10, 2020

Matt Pikaard is the Latin teacher here at Parkway Central and has been for the last six years and the Latin teacher at Parkway North for four years before that. En route to becoming a Latin teacher, Pikaard...

Freshman, Ellie Sioumcas on a bike ride with friend on  May 1, 2020.

Lesson Learned

Taking Something Positive Out of 2020
Brie Williams, Reporter October 9, 2020

It’s no secret that 2020 has been different from every other year we’ve lived through. At first the WWIII memes rolled in, then the helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant silenced the world. The...

High school schedule for quarter two in the 2020-2021 school year by Tim McCarthy.

Parkway School Board Makes a Final Decision

Tuesday's board meeting allowed board members to explain and finalize plans for a potential return to in-person learning
Emma Li, Reporter October 1, 2020

On Sept. 29, hundreds of viewers sat down in their homes to watch the live streaming of the long awaited Parkway Board meeting discussing plans for a return to school in person. After much debate and discussion,...

Dexter Wong goes to his fifth grade class at Shenandoah Valley Elementary online.

Parkway School Board Leans Toward Hybrid Learning

Emma Li, Reporter September 25, 2020

Green Trails Elementary Principal Rene Sommers has been working diligently to stay connected to her students. Last summer, as she was delivering supplies to her students’ homes, it was yet another blow...

Here is a screenshot from the game day event. Photo courtesy of Nicole Voss.

Club Meetings go virtual

Extracurricular activities continue to make an impact outside of school
Gabby Abowitz, Photo Editor and Art Director September 25, 2020

Even though the first quarter of school at Parkway Central has been virtual, extracurricular activities and school clubs haven’t let that stop them and have continued to meet on Zoom.  PCH players...

Supreme Court Jusitice Ruth Bader Ginsburg attends a public conversation at the University of Chicago on September 9, 2019, in Chicago.

News in review: Week of Sept. 25

Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death and the Breonna Taylor trial.
Alex Maisenhelder, Online Manager September 25, 2020

In the past week, there have been few headlines grabbing as much attention as the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the trial for the officers involved in the shooting of Breonna Taylor. Louisville officers...

Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft talks about voting options for the November general election on Monday at a press conference with Mayor Brian Treece at City Hall.

Seniors: How to register to vote and cast your vote amidst a pandemic

Seniors face difficulties without on-campus voter drives, along with an election during a pandemic bringing new forms of voting.
Maddie Hewgley, Reporter September 25, 2020

With an election less than 40 days away, the deadline to register is rapidly approaching. In light of the pandemic, class of 2021 seniors are not only void of the opportunity of a school voter drive, but...

Senior Julia Solomon dresses up for the outer space theme day.

Homecoming takes on a new virtual form

Student Council plans homecoming activities despite the virus
Melanie Gubernik , Staff Reporter September 25, 2020

Many people look forward to the longstanding tradition of homecoming, especially at the oldest high school in Parkway. There is always excitement surrounding dressing up for theme days, class games, taking...

Standardized tests: to take or not to take

Standardized tests: to take or not to take

ACT and schools going test-optional
Sydney Stahlschmidt, Copy Editor September 11, 2020

The ACT is an important part of the college application process that plays a role in the future of all high school students. The test score that a student receives can determine whether or not they are...

STL Eats: Hidden Restaurants Around the Lou

STL Eats: Hidden Restaurants Around the Lou

Ellie Mueller, Reporter September 11, 2020

When you first think of St. Louis, I doubt that the dining scene is the first thing to come to your mind. However, there are plenty of hidden gems in the area. Three restaurants you may not know about...

Technology issues abound in Parkway as every student transitions to all virtual learning.

Tech support struggles to keep up with district needs

Parkway's transition to virtual school has led to a backlog in tech support requests
Maddie Hewgley, Reporter September 11, 2020

Since the announcement for virtual school, Parkway’s Technology Specialists have been forced with the task of making online school feasible for almost 20,000 students. Doing so has proven to be infinitely...

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