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Parkway works to reduce carbon footprint

Parkway works to reduce carbon footprint

Ashlyn Gillespie, Staff Writer

March 26, 2020

The National Public Radio reported earlier this month that the Australian bushfires were fully extinguished. Fueled by prolonged drought and enduring for over 240 days, the bushfires burned through more than 27 million acres of land, claimed the lives of at least 30 people and destroyed about 3,000 home...

Breaking: Parkway extends school closures as COVID-19 outbreak intensifies

Breaking: Parkway extends school closures as COVID-19 outbreak intensifies

Tyler Kinzy, Deputy Managing EiC

March 23, 2020

The Parkway School District’s lockdown is just beginning. With ‘stay-at-home’ mandates due to the COVID-19 pandemic now in effect throughout St. Louis City and St. Louis County, public school closures have been extended through April 22. The announcement comes two days before Parkway is set to implement online learning. Students...

Health students destigmatize mental illness

Health students destigmatize mental illness

Elle Rotter, Staff Writer

March 10, 2020

A crowd of Health students gathered in the library to listen to counselors Chris Lorenz and Carly Roach speak about mental illness. Students took action and made websites to spread awareness about these illnesses, hoping to become a resource for those who need help. Over the years, one of the World Health Orga...

Poms travels for the first time to Kansas City for state competition

Poms travels for the first time to Kansas City for state competition

Nayeon Ryu, Video Editor

March 2, 2020

The varsity Longhorn Line Dance team (Poms) traveled to Kansas City for the Missouri Dance Team Association’s state competition Feb. 29. The team arrived the day before and stayed overnight at a hotel near the Hy-Vee Arena where the competition was held.  For the first time in more than 20 years, Poms was a...

Freshman Jordan Allen will go ‘Just Overseas’ after receiving a travel scholarship to the Galapagos Islands

Freshman Jordan Allen will go ‘Just Overseas’ after receiving a travel scholarship to the Galapagos Islands

Gabriella Badami, Staff Writer

March 2, 2020

Imagine going to a place where there are active volcanoes, colorful birds called blue-footed boobies, iguanas, sea turtles, 400 different species of fish and hundred-year-old tortoises. This is a dream for many, but a reality for 40 Parkway students, including freshman Jordan Allen, traveling to the ...

Five things you need to know about Ash Wednesday

Five things you need to know about Ash Wednesday

Quinn Berry, Staff Writer

February 26, 2020

Late start Wednesdays include extra sleep and a trip to Starbucks, but for some Chrisitians arriving at school with a black smudge on their forehead leads to questions. On the eve of the Lenten season, here are things you need to know about Ash Wednesday.  When is Ash Wednesday celebrated? Ash We...

Behind the scenes: ASL Club

Behind the scenes: ASL Club

Brooke Moss, Convergent Media Writer

February 21, 2020

As you enter room 3314 on Thursday morning at 7:05 a.m., you could hear a pin drop in the silent room. It is an American Sign Language (ASL) Club meeting where hand gestures are the mode of communication, not voice. Sophomore Hannah Lumpkins, the club vice president, gets students involved by offering ...

Black History Month takes a different route

Black History Month takes a different route

Bri Davis, Convergence Journalism Writer

February 20, 2020

As you walk past business teacher Kelly Kennedy’s door, you’ll see a large painting of an African American woman wearing a crown on her afro hair to show how black is beautiful. To promote Black History Month students decorated teachers’ doors with both female and male African American history t...

Thirst Project Club raises more than $2,000 during the first week of fundraising

Thirst Project Club raises more than $2,000 during the first week of fundraising

Jacob Stanton, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

With a passion for helping others, students in the Thirst Project Club, including junior and Club President Salma Ahmed, junior Sarenna Wood and sophomore Connor Gusky, have already raised more than $2,000 during the first week of fundraising. The profits will go to the non-profit organization, the Th...

“Let them Know”: ASAP club uses read-in to inform about African American culture

“Let them Know”: ASAP club uses read-in to inform about African American culture

Leah Schroeder and Mira Nalbandian

February 12, 2020

Eyes glued to senior Taylor Fisher as she reads a poem, students and staff gather in the library. The powerful words of poems written by African Americans echo throughout the room.  The African American Student Achievement Program (ASAP) held the annual African American read-in Wednesday, Feb. 12 dur...

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