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  • Locker clean-out is today, May 22, from 1:43 p.m. to 1:52 p.m.

  • 2/3 hour finals Tues., 4/5 hour finals Wed., 6/7 hour finals Thurs., good luck everyone!

  • Congratulations to the new student body co-presidents Alec Zhou and Sarah Bonnett.

  • Congratulations to the boys' and girls' track teams for placing 3rd at District 2 Championships.

Baxter Construction Almost Finished

Baxter Construction Almost Finished

Susie Watson, News Editor
September 27, 2012 • 919 views
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Baxter road has been closed and remodeled for the past year.  It has recently opened back up for public use, but construction is not done yet.  It is currently being widened from its original two lanes to three lanes. “The additional third lane will be a shared turn lane.  This is important because...

Parkway Installs Solar Panels

Parkway Installs Solar Panels

Susie Watson, News Editor
September 26, 2012 • 2,466 views
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In May, the Parkway School District Board voted to put solar panels in the Parkway schools, and it passed.  However, they delayed the project to begin this fall. “Barretts Elementry School will be the first school to have the solar panels installed.  They are being installed near the end of Septemb...

Late Arrivals

Late Arrivals

Austin Oakes, Opinions Writer
September 24, 2012 • 1,160 views
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Parkway School District experimented with its first Late Arrival day on Wednesday, Sep 5. With Late Arrivals, school begins at 9:35 a.m, and ends at 2:30 p.m.  The main reason this new format was implemented was for teachers to work in Professional Learning Communities. (PLC) “PLC gives teachers...

The blind spot

The blind spot

Annie Spewak, Editor in Chief
September 24, 2012 • 30,744 views
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Many high schools students are being belabored by the "driving talks" given to them daily when they merely think about leaving their house. The constant, caustic reminders are often heard, but are they understood? "Drive safe!" "Call me when you get there!" "Wear your seatbelt and don't speed!" There...

Leading the Parade

Leading the Parade

September 24, 2012 • 694 views
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School-wide “Instagram”

School-wide “Instagram”

Debra Klevens, Feature Writer
September 24, 2012 • 10,559 views
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On August 7, when the PAWESEHI Yearbook arrived, students search the index to see how many pages they were featured on, while lining the sophomore hallway.  With 66 publications students covering 1237 students the Publications courses are trying a new route to encourage picture submissions. Jostens’s...

Riding like a Queen

Riding like a Queen

September 20, 2012 • 1,276 views
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Boys Soccer vs. Fox

Boys Soccer vs. Fox

George Krachenfels
September 18, 2012 • 967 views
Filed under sports

Something to Un-RAPP

Debra Klevens, Features Editor
September 13, 2012 • 998 views
Filed under news

Lay everything you have with you that means nothing or has little value out on your desk. Then place a value to it. Coffee mug ($10), pens and pencils ($5.50), folders and binders ($15), packed lunch ($4). Who bought you those items? Most likely your parents did. Rarely do we ever appreciate our parents...

On the Road to the Olympics

On the Road to the Olympics

George Krachenfels, Convergent Media, Staff Writer
September 12, 2012 • 1,826 views
Filed under showcase, sports

With the starting block against her feet and the lights shining down on her back, a quote resonates in her mind, and she reminds herself, “Pain is weakness leaving the body, so always try harder.” Freshman Gabriela Vieira started swimming when she was seven. Her love for swimming comes from visi...

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