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No gym, no problem: easy at-home workouts to stay fit during quarantine

Running, whether on the treadmill or outside, is a great way to exercise and get your heart rate up.

Sara Albarcha, Staff Writer

April 29, 2020

Quarantine, boredom, social distancing and gym closures may tempt us to just curl up on the couch and binge on TV, or scroll endlessly through our phones all day, but exercising and staying active is essential in keeping you energized and healthy.

You have the time: media for when there’s nothing else to do

Take advantage of this time of isolation by trying new music, movies, shows, podcasts and more!

Lydia Roseman, News and Sports Editor

April 27, 2020

With the Stay Home Missouri Order in place until at least May 3, we are all in desperate search of something to do. I’ve been curing my boredom with a variety of activities such as walking my dog, biking through the neighborhood, doing puzzles (I recommend White Mountain brand) and playing board ga...

Got some time? Check out a book online

Borrowing an E-book is free and easy. So, what are you waiting for?

Brinda Ambal, Staff Writer

April 22, 2020

Checking out an E-book is easier than it seems. Parkway provides every student in the district with a St. Louis County Library card to check out books, and students also get access to the school library’s own collection of E-books. So, what are you waiting for? Before we begin, an E-book is an onli...

Top Netflix shows: Quarantine edition

After analyzing Netflix’s never ending selection of shows, I decided to find ones that I thought were binge-worthy. So, sit back and relax, because this list is the perfect solution to your boredom.

Jacob Stanton, Staff Writer

April 20, 2020

With no end in sight, the Coronavirus pandemic is ravaging the American lifestyle, affecting many families and individuals. From self-isolation advisories to mandatory stay at home orders, everyone in the United States has been affected in some way. On the bright side, many of us still have access to TV streaming services like Netflix. They are kn...

Quarantine Cuisine: top five Italian recipes from freshman Jules Biondo

Freshman Jules Biondo is expanding her way through her boredom in these uncertain times. Biondo had a way of making cooking her hobby while quarantined. “I’m so happy that I could take my time being quarantined and turn it into something very fun, exciting and is now a passion/hobby of mine,” Biondo said.

Karina Christ

April 6, 2020

We all love spaghetti and meatballs, but there’s more to Italian food than just the classics. Italian food can be traced down through centuries, offering various tasty plates to the public. With Italy's variety of ingredients and spices, its mouthwatering flavors have influenced other types of foods...

Going Beyond Bilingual: Part two

Holding the Puerto Rican flag,  Gonzalez and his parents attend an event in downtown St. Louis with other Puerto Ricans that live in the area.

Quinn Berry, Staff Writer

April 3, 2020

Spanish flashcards and French listening tests are part of a difficult but necessary path to mastering another language in the eyes of high school students, but for some, it’s a way of life. The number of students fluent in another language is on the rise, according to the Annie E. Casey Foundation that discovered roughly 22% percent of children speak another language at home than they do at s...

Hatching into the spring season with the top 10 Peeps flavors

With the spring season now imminent and Easter coming up, I have decided to try 10 different Peeps flavors so you don’t have to.

Jacob Stanton, Staff Writer

April 2, 2020

Peeps have always been a springtime must-have, especially for those celebrating Easter. However, Peeps aren't just sold in the spring; various flavors are sold throughout the year, making them a year-round delicious treat. For this spring season, the Peeps company released five new flavors. With so many ...

Childish Gambino’s “3.15.20” speaks to a world in limbo

Childish Gambino performs on the main stage on the infield before the 140th running of the Preakness Stakes Saturday, May 16, 2015, at Pimiico Race Course in Baltimore, Md.

Tyler Kinzy, Deputy Managing EiC

April 1, 2020

Needless to say, these are tumultuous times. Billions are quarantined as COVID-19 runs rampant. The economy is spiraling into a historic crisis. It feels like an eternity has passed since fear of World War III dominated the headlines several months ago. Oh yeah, and the Earth is melting as we spe...

Five tips to focus during online school

Starting March 25, many teachers in the Parkway district began using Zoom, a group video chatting application, as the new tool for online learning.

Nayeon Ryu, Video Editor

March 30, 2020

School and focus? That combination is hard enough as it is. But, there are so many more distractions added into the mix when schooling takes on an online format. You can be on your phone as much as you want without the fear of teachers looming over your shoulder, and all you want to do is just go outsi...

The Quaran-teen’s guide to social distancing

Missouri is asking state residents to practice social distancing to prevent the spread of COVID-19. During these times, look to simple and helpful ways to make a change for others and yourself.

Kathryn McAuliffe, Conceptual Editor in Chief Intern

March 22, 2020

As week one of our three week breaks winds down (yay?) cabin fever is heating up. Binge-watching an entire season of Parks and Rec just isn’t as satisfying as it was on day one. To combat the boredom everyone is bound to feel, check out this list of simple and engaging activities you can do now. ...

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