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Building a legacy: Sixth grade camp seeks donations to renovate building and create memories

Building a legacy: Sixth grade camp seeks donations to renovate building and create memories

Kathryn McAuliffe, Conceptual Editor-in-Chief Intern

October 28, 2019

Flowing lakes, miles of trees, pioneer nights, horseback trails and unforgettable memories come to mind when thinking of Parkway’s Outdoor Schools. Known as “sixth-grade camp,” Parkway students have attended the YMCA Camp Lakewood for over 60 years, as middle schoolers and as high school counselors....

Students and staff stand behind new California legislation that pushes back school start times

Students and staff stand behind new California legislation that pushes back school start times

Susie Seidel, Convergence Media Editor

October 15, 2019

Homework, school activities, work, family time, hanging out with friends. Among the priorities of high school students, sleep tends to rank at the bottom of the list. In order to encourage students to get more sleep, California has become the first state in the country to require a later school start time. High schools must start at 8:30 a.m.. This new legislation has been implemen...

New Years in September: Five things you need to know this Rosh Hashanah

New Years in September: Five things you need to know this Rosh Hashanah

Brinda Ambal, Staff Writer

September 30, 2019

The empty desks within our classrooms may seem sporadic, but at synagogues across town, greetings of “Shanah Tova!” echo all around. In celebration of Rosh Hashanah, here is your guide to the Jewish New Year. 1. How to say the words. Some may pronounce Rosh Hashanah, the name of the Jewish New Year Holiday...

Making the most of their summer: five juniors attend the Missouri Scholar’s Academy

Making the most of their summer: five juniors attend the Missouri Scholar’s Academy

Leah Schroeder, Staff Writer

September 9, 2019

Whether junior Sri Jaladi was rushing to his next class, or participating in Rubix cube races, he says that his time at the Missouri Scholars Academy (MSA) was a time that he would look back on fondly. Jaladi, as well as juniors Eva Phillips, Gillian Davis, Alexander Seyer and Kesava Viswanadha, were cho...

The Shaw Institute for Field Training internship help three students narrow down future career paths

The Shaw Institute for Field Training internship help three students narrow down future career paths

Fatema Rehmani, Awards Coordinator

September 6, 2019

During their 12 weeks of summer, many students long to get away from a school environment, but juniors Ella Seigel, Maaz Khan and sophomore Maura Collins spent their summers working at a Washington University in St. Louis nature reserve. Instead of brick walls and bulletin boards, this learning environme...

Missouri abortion bill strikes up controversy

Missouri abortion bill strikes up controversy

Sabrina Bohn and Lydia Roseman

May 19, 2019

Students took to social media to voice their opinions in light of the Missouri General Assembly passing H.B. 126, a bill restricting abortion that Governor Mike Parson is expected to sign into law within a week. The bill, which would instantly become one of the most stringent abortion policies in the U...

Mail Driver Mike Keehnast receives the Light of Parkway Award for his work

Mail Driver Mike Keehnast receives the Light of Parkway Award for his work

Samantha Kranzusch, Convergent Media Writer

May 1, 2019

Driving from school to school picking up and delivering mail is Parkway employee Mike Keehnast's daily job. After completing his noon deliveries March 12, Keehnast was surprised to receive the Light of Parkway Award. “I was very humbled and honored to receive this award. When [the award] was pre...

Parkway Board of Education candidates plan for future of the district

Parkway Board of Education candidates plan for future of the district

Sabrina Bohn, Deputy Managing EiC

April 1, 2019

Yard signs boasting candidates’ names line the streets of Parkway’s district as the community prepares for the election Tuesday, April 2. With two seats open on the Board of Education, newcomers Pam Hill and Farida Ahsan, as well as incumbents Dr. Sam Sciortino and Sudhir Rathod are campaigning to be elected to the boar...

Kathryn McAuliffe chosen for Sophomore Pilgrimage

Kathryn McAuliffe chosen for Sophomore Pilgrimage

Olivia Arzano, Convergent Media Writer

March 31, 2019

More than 300 sophomores in the state of Missouri will be traveling together April 9 to attend the 85th annual Sophomore Pilgrimage in Jefferson City. The purpose of the Pilgrimage is to give recognition to high school sophomores who exemplify high standards of honor, courage, citizenship, scholarsh...

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