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  • The last day to add a class is Jan. 16. Please start finalizing your schedule to fulfill your graduation requirements. Have a good semester!

  • Tomorrow is the last day to turn in your Day of Service permission form to Ms. Cibulka in the freshman office.

  • Tickets for Ted Drewes frozen custard will be available for $3 from all science teachers until Jan. 28. Don't miss out!

Blue Brew off to a strong start

Blue Brew off to a strong start

Claire Smout, Awards Coordinator

October 3, 2018


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After surveying student opinions, executing a week-long soft opening in the spring and working on improvements, Blue Brew officially launched Aug. 20. Located in the main lobby and open from 6:40 to 7:20 a.m. daily, the coffee shop is run by the Blue Brew Crew, made up of seniors Erin Clay, Aliso...

Speech and debate team honors Haran Kumar through tournament

Speech and debate team honors Haran Kumar through tournament

Kathryn McAuliffe, Convergent Media Writer

October 2, 2018


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Alumni Haran Kumar’s legacy will be integrated into the first speech and debate Eastern Missouri invitational tournament, hosted at Parkway West Oct. 12 and 13. “We want to live the things that he lived and with the types of values he had, to advocate for people who couldn't advocate for themsel...

Muslim students unite to form Muslim Student Association

Muslim students unite to form Muslim Student Association

Ridwan Oyebamiji, Staff Writer

October 1, 2018


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Due to the demand for a Muslim Student Association (MSA) from Muslim members of the student body, seniors Areeba Naseer, Sara Imdad and Farhan Hassan appealed to their needs by creating the club. Naseer hopes to break down the false interpretations of Islam. “The benefits of joining the MSA are to ha...

The increasing responsibility of the modern secretary

The increasing responsibility of the modern secretary

Maria Newton, Features Editor

September 28, 2018


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Secretaries are a critical part of school communities. However, there is some dispute on the functions of their office, especially after the retirement of front desk receptionist Vickie Hankammer. The task of the modern secretary has shifted with technology: computers have simplified many duties tha...

Cast and crew look ahead to premiere of The 39 Steps

Cast and crew look ahead to premiere of The 39 Steps

Tyler Kinzy, Sports Editor

September 20, 2018


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This week marks the culmination of a four-month production process dating back to last May as the fall play, "The 39 Steps," is slated for a Sept. 21 debut, followed by two showings the next day. “It’s a lot of fun. It’s like an old spy movie but taken on stage,” senior director MJ Strick...

Student activists to host voter registration event

Student activists to host voter registration event

Tyler Kinzy, Sports Editor

September 14, 2018


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Students who are at least 17 1/2 years old will receive the opportunity to become more politically active Tuesday, Sept 18. when Parkway West is scheduled to hold a voter registration drive. As the midterm elections Nov. 6 near, voter turnout rates remain lower among 18-to-29-year-old voters than...

Musicians flourish with auditioned bands

Musicians flourish with auditioned bands

Nell Jaskowiak, Opinions Editor

September 7, 2018


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Walk down the music hallway at any given time of day and there is probably a band student working in a practice room. Come back during third, fifth or sixth hour and find a full band rehearsing their pieces, sound spilling into the science hall nearby. With an actively growing program, band director ...

Juniors Mckenna Bendle and Kristin Wilson dedicate their summer to the Missouri Baptist Medical Center

Juniors Mckenna Bendle and Kristin Wilson dedicate their summer to the Missouri Baptist Medical Center

Carly Anderson, Copy Editor

August 31, 2018


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While some students spent their summer vacation relaxing on a tropical beach somewhere or saving money with a part-time job, juniors McKenna Bendle and Kristin Wilson decided to improve their medical skills inside the walls of the Missouri Baptist Medical Center (MoBap) instead. “I'm planning to ...

Parkway Alumni Association welcomes new executive director

Parkway Alumni Association welcomes new executive director

Sarah Lashly, Staff Writer

August 28, 2018


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Alumna Amy Cole Buehler assumed the role as executive director of the Parkway Alumni Association after former executive director Leah McCoy. Her first day as executive director began on July 30. “I believe deeply in the importance and value of Parkway as an exceptional education system, a good steward of resources and a valuable community partner,” Buehler said. “As a Par...

Saying goodbye to Leah McCoy

Saying goodbye to Leah McCoy

Sarah Lashly, Staff Writer

August 24, 2018


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Alumna Leah McCoy resigned as executive director of the Parkway Alumni Association (PAA) after working with Parkway for eight years, two of those years as Executive Director of the PAA. McCoy is leaving her position because her family is moving to Ohio. “We are being transferred for my husband's...

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