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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 opinions on President Donald Trump taking office

Student opinions on President Donald Trump taking office

Bennett Davis, Staff Writer
February 1, 2017 • 463 views
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The inauguration of President Donald Trump went smoothly amidst event security concerns.  Trump’s plan for his first 100 days in office placed a strong emphasis in cleaning up Washington, restoring American jobs and restoring security and the rule of law. “I am most worried about if we will be goi...

Robotics team prepares for state

Robotics team prepares for state

Wonsang Lee, Staff Writer
January 27, 2017 • 437 views
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After claiming the victory in the Parkway Central VEX Robotics Tournament, the robotics team will compete in the state competition at Rolla, Missouri at Feb.18. Parkway West’s two teams, Three Screws Loose and Moose Herders, joined forces at the competition and utilized both of their robots in an alliance.

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Students further education to prepare for future careers

Students further education to prepare for future careers

Ellie Widowski, Staff Writer
January 26, 2017 • 532 views
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With over 230 classes to choose from, students have access to experience a wide variety of fields of study at the high school level. Elective classes range from cooking to ceramics to scuba diving. Taking classes like these could just be a fun way to achieve credits for graduation, but for some, takin...

Parkway launches a new district-wide interface

Parkway launches a new district-wide interface

Gabriel Weber, Staff Writer
January 26, 2017 • 440 views
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After hours spent revising and reformatting the district wide website, the only thing left to change are teacher pages.

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Students and teachers are effected by fake news epidemic

Students and teachers are effected by fake news epidemic

Claire Smout
January 26, 2017 • 325 views
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With 2016 being a presidential election year and 2.3 billion active social media users increasing, fake news has never been more prominent. “I have only encountered fake news on social media. I typically see people sharing and posting things that are clearly not true and asserting them as fact,” Engli...

Orchestra students prepare for All-State

Orchestra students prepare for All-State

Anjali Shah, Staff Writer
January 25, 2017 • 496 views
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“All-State is always an honor to participate in and it’s a great experience,” Wan said.

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Parkway students travel to Washington D.C. for the inauguration

Parkway students travel to Washington D.C. for the inauguration

Carson Lolley, Convergent Media Writer
January 23, 2017 • 193 views
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Students tuned in from their smartphones or watched from Smartboard projectors as President Donald J. Trump was sworn in as America’s 45th President on Jan. 20. While most students watched from their classrooms, 93 Parkway students and teachers viewed it live in Washington, D.C. “It was interesting t...

First annual trivia night scheduled for Jan. 21

First annual trivia night scheduled for Jan. 21

Grant Aden, Sports Editor
January 19, 2017 • 443 views
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With a slue of long-standing traditions from the dodgeball tournament to the Senior vs. Faculty basketball game to the Mr. Longhorn competition, the class of 2020 is hoping to add another annual tradition to the calendar, a student trivia night Jan. 21. To compete students must gather in groups of...

AP Fair takes place Wed. Jan 18

AP Fair takes place Wed. Jan 18

Hannah Hoffmann and Nell Jaskowiak
January 17, 2017 • 476 views
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The AP fair will be held tomorrow during Common Ground. Students wishing to go need to go to counseling to pick up a pass allowing them to do so. The fair is a chance for students to talk to teachers of AP classes and students who have gone through them to get an idea of the level of rigor, course material...

Students Remember John Glenn

Students Remember John Glenn

Mary Claire Moriarity, Staff Writer
December 22, 2016 • 629 views
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Marine Aviator. Senator. Professor. Astronaut. In John Glenn's 95 years, he served his country through his numerous accomplishments.

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