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Meet the new faces of our staff

Meet the new faces of our staff

Leah Schroeder, Staff Writer

2 days ago

Joel Fischer will be teaching Band and Guitar.  What is your favorite thing about the subject that you teach?   “My favorite thing about teaching music is that you can look at the same piece many times and always find something new to appreciate and love, whether that is realizing a unique use of a cho...

Sexism in speech and debate: competitive speakers’ fight for their voice

Sexism in speech and debate: competitive speakers’ fight for their voice

Tyler Kinzy, Deputy Managing EiC

September 11, 2019

It is the conversation that speech and debate coach Cara Borgsmiller is forced to have several times each season. “I talk openly about it, especially the first time they get a ballot that says something about it.” You were rude to your opponents. Your tone of voice was annoying. Your skirt was...

Administrators revamp vaping policy in hope of change

Administrators revamp vaping policy in hope of change

Ridwan Oyebamiji, Features Editor

September 10, 2019

In response to the widespread vaping trend that continues to affect the school, administrators are taking a new approach to the issue by establishing a policy they hope will better prevent vaping on school grounds. Although rules are already in place to discipline those who engage in the act, senior class principal Mario Pupillo felt fu...

Increased enrollment leads to new parking policies

Increased enrollment leads to new parking policies

Drew Boone, Staff Writer

September 3, 2019

It’s a right of passage many seniors, juniors and a handful of sophomores enjoy, purchasing an $85 space to ensure they can drive to school. However, due to increased enrollment, the plan has been revised. “All parking passes that we had available at the beginning of the year are now sold, so th...

Freshman Connor Gusky merges sports and math to create Sports Analytics Club

Freshman Connor Gusky merges sports and math to create Sports Analytics Club

Lydia Roseman, News Editor

May 20, 2019

Whether it’s making brackets, dressing in team jerseys, placing bets or attending games and matches, sports fans support their teams in a variety of ways. For some, the love of the sport goes beyond the game. Freshman Connor Gusky combined his passion for sports and math by starting the school’s...

The Environmental Club plants seeds for change

The Environmental Club plants seeds for change

Lilly Rahm, Convergent Media Writer

May 17, 2019

In an attempt to promote green living and a healthy lifestyle, the Environmental Club began planting vegetables to donate to the Parkway Schools Food Pantry. “After being at this school for two years, I’ve recognized the need for environmental activism. I have always loved all things nature, so ...

Seniors reflect on the time spent with their instruments during high school

Seniors reflect on the time spent with their instruments during high school

Ross Harter, Staff Writer

May 17, 2019

The Orchestra program is putting on one last ‘hurrah’ for the seniors by allowing them to pick the music for the Senior Reflection ceremony. “I think that the songs we are playing at Senior Reflection shows just how unique and diverse we are, but also how special and significant we are too,...

The journey of fasting through finals

The journey of fasting through finals

Ridwan Oyebamiji and Fatema Rehmani

May 16, 2019

As the time of sunset, “Maghrib,” grows closer, senior Farhan Hassan’s stomach growls at the thought of food; he looks forward to eating the dates and drinking the water in front of him. During Ramadan, the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, Muslims refrain from eating and drinking from su...

Anthony Piccinni basks in the idea of retirement

Anthony Piccinni basks in the idea of retirement

Sarah Lashly, Copy Coach

May 16, 2019

Smiling in the science hallway, greeting students during passing periods and caring for his snake, science teacher Anthony Piccinni has decided to retire after this year since joining the staff in 2011. “[This decision] was hugely difficult. It is still difficult. The plus side is that I will still b...

Common Ground undergoes second revamp

Common Ground undergoes second revamp

Zaven Nalbandian, Staff Writer

May 14, 2019

Common Ground will be undergoing an overhaul starting in August, where multiple students from the  Superintendent’s Social Justice Leadership Advisory Council (SSJLAC) are planning to form a new club to design the lessons. Common Ground is a monthly school-wide meeting, where students are split into...

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