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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.

Student Spotlight: Matt Colombo

Student Spotlight: Matt Colombo

Jacob Cupps, Staff Writer
December 20, 2013 • 856 views
Filed under features

By mentoring in a Physical Education class designed specifically for children with specials, senior Matt Colombo is involved in the Parkway Special Education Department— a volunteering program in which he has participated since sixth grade. "Seven years ago, I came in contact with Debbie DiRisio,...

Student opinions on winter finals: Storify

Student opinions on winter finals: Storify

Jacob Cupps, Staff Writer
December 20, 2013 • 962 views
Filed under features, multimedia

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Student Spotlight: Mahnoor Malik

Student Spotlight: Mahnoor Malik

Rachel Osborne, Staff Writer
December 20, 2013 • 1,768 views
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With college approaching, high school students are encouraged to ‘get involved’ in the community: in other words, volunteering time to make oneself more attractive to prospective colleges. For sophomore Mahnoor Malik, this is not a problem. She takes four honors classes and serves as Vice President...

How are Snow Days decided?

How are Snow Days decided?

John Watson, Editor in Chief
December 18, 2013 • 752 views
Filed under features, showcase

For students and teachers, snow days begin with a phone call early in the morning that starts off with the all too familiar phrase “Due to the inclement weather...” For third year Parkway Superintendent Dr. Keith Marty, Snow days go in a much different direction. Marty is a man who knows his...

Wayland vs. Chazen: the battle’s results

Wayland vs. Chazen: the battle’s results

Brendan Riehl, Staff Writer
December 17, 2013 • 898 views
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Modern US History teacher Anne Wayland defeated Modern US History teacher Jeff Chazen in a competition that shook the Social Studies department and had the school choosing sides. Their charitable competition, driven by student participation, resulted in a total recorded donation of 2,875 canned goods...

Student Spotlight: Duncan McBride skates against stereotypes

Student Spotlight: Duncan McBride skates against stereotypes

Allie Collins, Guest Writer
December 16, 2013 • 1,302 views
Filed under features

Ever since the age of two freshman Duncan McBride has been on the ice, skating. At the age of four she started hockey. She has been playing for her co-ed team, the Chesterfield Falcons, for 11 years, and has been played her favorite position, defense, for just as long. McBride’s father, Michael...

Sing and string

Sing and string

Rachel Osborne, Staff Writer
December 16, 2013 • 1,154 views
Filed under arts & entertainment, showcase

With holiday season approaching, both the orchestra and the choir are preparing for their final performance. They played a mix of secular holiday music and everyday music. The choir performed on Dec. 10, and orchestra performed on Dec. 12. “We all sing festive music that makes everyone feel cheery...

Houses for Africa

Houses for Africa

Alya Bajwa, Staff Writer
December 16, 2013 • 761 views
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Junior Maddy Brown’s church, First Free Evangelical (E-free), has raised $65,000 for the organization International Partnership of Burkina Faso. The money will go towards funding missionaries, paying for equipment to dig wells, as well as food and medical supplies that will be given to the African...

Students tell their New Year’s Resolutions

Jacob Cupps, Staff Writer
December 16, 2013 • 535 views
Filed under multimedia, podcast archive

Gossett for upcoming Teacher of the Year

Gossett for upcoming Teacher of the Year

Tori Downar, Staff Writer
December 16, 2013 • 4,389 views
Filed under news, showcase

Receiving a “Monday Memo” from Principal Jeremy Mitchell on  Nov. 4, every teacher was asked to nominate a colleague for the 2014-2015 Teacher of the Year Award.  Each nomination included a two or three sentence description of why they thought that teacher should be chosen.  A ballot with the fo...

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