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Parkway allows technology on campus

Susie Watson, News Editor

October 22, 2012

Starting in late October, Parkway will implement Campus Technology Access (CTA) for both middle school and high school students. Students will be allowed to bring their own electronic devices to school including iPad tablets, eReaders, smart phones or laptops. CTA will allow students to have access to...

Theatre Department hosts annual canned food drive

Theatre Department hosts annual canned food drive

Debra Klevens, News Editor

October 19, 2012

The Theatre Department is sponsoring its annual food drive.  It is part of the Nationwide Campaign of International Thespians society and the Educational Theatre Association (EdTA). “Last year we held the campaign during homecoming week, so this year we are trying something new and having an all...

Parkway initiates canine searches

Susie Watson, News Editor

October 17, 2012

Starting second semester, Parkway school district decided that St. Louis County Police will be conducting campus searches with their canine units on each high school campus. “The searches typically last about 30-40 minutes and will likely occur 3-4 times a year.  The searches are not costing ...

5K FunRun

5K FunRun

Catharine Conway, News Writer

October 1, 2012

Parkway West hosted the 5K FunRun on Sept. 9, in the stadium to fundraise for the Athletic Department. "We didn't do a charity because we were already doing a charity that week, the Make-A-Wish Foundation, and we didn't want to take away from their money," Activities Director Brian Kessler said. Big...

Baxter Construction Almost Finished

Baxter Construction Almost Finished

Susie Watson, News Editor

September 27, 2012

Baxter road has been closed and remodeled for the past year.  It has recently opened back up for public use, but construction is not done yet.  It is currently being widened from its original two lanes to three lanes. “The additional third lane will be a shared turn lane.  This is important because...

Parkway Installs Solar Panels

The Parkway School District is taking advantage of Brightergy’s fully-vetted solar lease program and installing 825 kilowatts of solar power district-wide with no upfront installation cost.

Susie Watson, News Editor

September 26, 2012

In May, the Parkway School District Board voted to put solar panels in the Parkway schools, and it passed.  However, they delayed the project to begin this fall. “Barretts Elementry School will be the first school to have the solar panels installed.  They are being installed near the end of Septemb...

Something to Un-RAPP

Debra Klevens, Features Editor

September 13, 2012

Lay everything you have with you that means nothing or has little value out on your desk. Then place a value to it. Coffee mug ($10), pens and pencils ($5.50), folders and binders ($15), packed lunch ($4). Who bought you those items? Most likely your parents did. Rarely do we ever appreciate our parents...

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