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Every Mind Matters creates space for honest mental health conversations

Every Mind Matters creates space for honest mental health conversations

Sabrina Bohn, Deputy Managing EiC

December 17, 2018

The idea of a club where students can shed stigmas surrounding mental health and freely discuss mental illness began budding in junior Katie Solodar’s mind last year. With the help of sophomore Arden Dickson, they were able to get this idea off the ground by creating the club Every Mind Matters. ...

Student mentors help students with special needs host a winter play

Student mentors help students with special needs host a winter play

Kenzi Sampson and Ella Roesch

December 13, 2018

Preparing for their first play in the Theatre Mentor class, students with special needs spent the semester with peer mentors creating two plays which they will perform Friday, Dec. 14. To help assist the actors and actresses, the mentors read the lines to the students so they could then repeat them ...

Missouri residents vote to pass State Amendment 2

Missouri residents vote to pass State Amendment 2

Zaven Nalbandian, Staff Writer

December 11, 2018

On Election Day in Missouri, voters from all across the state voted ‘yes’ on Missouri Constitutional Amendment 2, which legalized marijuana in Missouri for medical use. Known to many voters as "the weed amendment," it allows for the use of marijuana for medical purposes, as well as adding a fou...

Wayland wins canned food drive for seventh consecutive year

Wayland wins canned food drive for seventh consecutive year

Dani Fischer, Managing Editor-in-Chief

December 8, 2018

Standing in the main foyer surrounded by 3,768 cans of food, social studies teachers Jeffrey Chazen and Annie Wayland direct students on how to stack the remaining cases. The next morning, volunteers from Parkway’s Food Pantry will be arriving at school to pick up all the donations; for now, the tea...

Scholar Bowl qualifies for nationals

Scholar Bowl qualifies for nationals

Ridwan Oyebamiji, Staff Writer

December 4, 2018

After a 216-word question is read, senior Neil Tomala slams his hand down on the buzzer to qualify for nationals for scholar bowl in a 2-1 victory. According to Tomala, part of the team’s success came from a variety of people being able to excel in different subjects. “We usually split up different tasks so pe...

Former Missouri state representative speaks to Feminist Club

Former Missouri state representative speaks to Feminist Club

Nadia Messmer, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018

In her last Veto session as a legislator, Democrat Stacey Newman of the 87th district said goodbye to her nine-year career as a representative for Missouri. But in an effort to spread her message to a younger audience, Newman visited the Feminist Club to share what she has learned as a member of a minori...

Feminist Club sells pins and keychains to benefit the Immigrant and Refugee Women’s Program

Feminist Club sells pins and keychains to benefit the Immigrant and Refugee Women’s Program

Carly Anderson, Copy Editor

November 16, 2018

Having spent the past two weeks cutting, creating and preparing pins and keychains to sell, Feminist Club debuted their craftsmanship Nov. 12 as a fundraiser for the Immigrant and Refugee Women’s Program (IRWP). “We used to sell candy canes and candy cane grams, but we couldn’t do that this year be...

Girls cross country follows birthday traditions

Girls cross country follows birthday traditions

Anna Pavlisin, Staff Writer

November 13, 2018

Lining up 500 varying sized cups of water, the girls cross country team prepared for coach Charlie Cutelli's belated surprise birthday celebration. Rather than decorating his room on his birthday Oct. 11, the team waited four days to reveal their surprise. “[The team was] originally going to dec...

Senior students add to the youth voter surge in the 2018 midterm election

Senior students add to the youth voter surge in the 2018 midterm election

Maria Newton, Features Editor

November 8, 2018

The number of early voters aged 18-29 is up 188 percent from the 2014 midterms. Twenty-two million more voters showed up to the 2018 ballots than the 2014 midterms in the record-breaking turnout; it was the first time the number has ever exceeded 100 million with 49 percent of the voting population pa...

Girls cross country team poised to podium at state

Girls cross country team poised to podium at state

Maria Newton, Features Editor

November 1, 2018

The varsity girls cross country team is preparing for their state meet Oct. 3. Sophomore Leah Selm, junior Emma Caplinger and seniors Natalie Butler, Chloe Hershenow and Claire Smout are returning members of the state qualifying team. Other members include freshman Kate Yates and sophomore Emily Sipp....

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