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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...

St. Louis youth gather downtown to demand action regarding climate change

St. Louis youth gather downtown to demand action regarding climate change

Maria Newton and Sabrina Bohn

March 15, 2019

The Youth Climate Strike US held a national walkout today, March 15, attended by students across the United States as part of a global movement; it is estimated that about one million students worldwide in 125 different countries took part, with more than 100 students in St. Louis going on strike in fr...

The Parkway Step Team plans to attend a national competition in Virginia

The Parkway Step Team plans to attend a national competition in Virginia

Irene Yannakakis, Staff Writer

March 15, 2019

The nationally acclaimed step team is back at it once again. With plans to travel to Virginia next week for the Spring Showdown Step Competition, the team continues to practice to make the trip worth their while. Last year, the team got first in their division, along with first overall in this com...

Freshmen experience their first Day of Service

Freshmen experience their first Day of Service

Ella Roesch, Convergent Media Writer

March 14, 2019

For the second annual Day of Service, the upperclassmen went off campus to give back to the community, while the freshmen class remained on campus and participated in three sessions of their choice, as well as Vivian's Pledge.   The freshmen choose from 15 different speaker sessions to attend thr...

Students organize a walkout combatting environmental apathy

Students organize a walkout combatting environmental apathy

Maria Newton, Features Editor

March 14, 2019

A nation-wide walkout is being organized by students all over the nation, including senior Noah Wright, to pressure lawmakers to take action regarding climate change. “It is a call to action for lawmakers to address the threat of climate change. There are some specific demands, the most important...

SSJLAC attends book discussion with best selling author Nic Stone

SSJLAC attends book discussion with best selling author Nic Stone

Irene Yannakakis, Staff Writer

March 5, 2019

Sitting in the University City High School library, sophomore Tiye’ Hyler had a realization—no matter what you expect, plans and life can always change. Hyler came to this realization after hearing how best selling author Nic Stone attended college for Psychology and ultimately became a writer. “...

Day of Service inspires First Annual Month of Love

Day of Service inspires First Annual Month of Love

Leah Schroeder, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019

Students walk into the main entrance toting plastic bags filled with donation items, everything from school supplies to pacifiers. Boxes filled with donations line the walls outside of counseling, a result of students and staff who have helped children, animals and families in need by donating items to fo...

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