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Parkway launches a new district-wide interface

Parkway launches a new district-wide interface

Gabriel Weber, Staff Writer

January 26, 2017


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After hours spent revising and reformatting the district wide website, the only thing left to change are teacher pages.

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Students and teachers are effected by fake news epidemic

Students and teachers are effected by fake news epidemic

Claire Smout

January 26, 2017


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With 2016 being a presidential election year and 2.3 billion active social media users increasing, fake news has never been more prominent. “I have only encountered fake news on social media. I typically see people sharing and posting things that are clearly not true and asserting them as fact,” Engli...

Orchestra students prepare for All-State

Orchestra students prepare for All-State

Anjali Shah, Staff Writer

January 25, 2017


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“All-State is always an honor to participate in and it’s a great experience,” Wan said.

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Parkway students travel to Washington D.C. for the inauguration

Parkway students travel to Washington D.C. for the inauguration

Carson Lolley, Convergent Media Writer

January 23, 2017


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Students tuned in from their smartphones or watched from Smartboard projectors as President Donald J. Trump was sworn in as America’s 45th President on Jan. 20. While most students watched from their classrooms, 93 Parkway students and teachers viewed it live in Washington, D.C. “It was interesting t...

First annual trivia night scheduled for Jan. 21

First annual trivia night scheduled for Jan. 21

Grant Aden, Sports Editor

January 19, 2017


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With a slue of long-standing traditions from the dodgeball tournament to the Senior vs. Faculty basketball game to the Mr. Longhorn competition, the class of 2020 is hoping to add another annual tradition to the calendar, a student trivia night Jan. 21. To compete students must gather in groups of...

AP Fair takes place Wed. Jan 18

AP Fair takes place Wed. Jan 18

Hannah Hoffmann and Nell Jaskowiak

January 17, 2017


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The AP fair will be held tomorrow during Common Ground. Students wishing to go need to go to counseling to pick up a pass allowing them to do so. The fair is a chance for students to talk to teachers of AP classes and students who have gone through them to get an idea of the level of rigor, course material...

Students Remember John Glenn

Students Remember John Glenn

Mary Claire Moriarity, Staff Writer

December 22, 2016


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Marine Aviator. Senator. Professor. Astronaut. In John Glenn's 95 years, he served his country through his numerous accomplishments.

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Junior Sydney Veltman spreads holiday cheer to animals in need

Junior Sydney Veltman spreads holiday cheer to animals in need

Dani Fischer, Section Editor

December 20, 2016


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This December, holiday wishes aren’t just for humans. Junior Sydney Veltman is looking to spread holiday cheer to abandoned animals in the St. Louis area through a contest sponsored by Petco. “Our dog has made a huge impact in our lives. She’s one of the sweetest dogs we’ve had,” Veltman said. “I was excited about winning ...

Students dive deep for a lifetime certification

Students dive deep for a lifetime certification

Leigh Ann Barnett, Staff Writer

December 13, 2016


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After a year hiatus, the Scuba and Aquatics class returned as a Physical Education credit. “We did not have enough students sign up for it, so we did not have the class last year.  It was the first year that we did not have it in 15 years,” Physical Education teacher Tommie Rowe said. Prior kno...

Students participate in StoryCorps Great Thanksgiving Listen

Students participate in StoryCorps Great Thanksgiving Listen

Grant Aden, Sports Editor

December 13, 2016


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The app promotes meaningful conversations with older family members by selecting and following up with interview questions about family history.

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