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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!

  • Course registration for 2019-2020 is open now. Please select your courses, print out the summary, and get a parent signature.

  • Curriculum night is tomorrow, 6:30-8 p.m. If you're curious about a class or an activity, come out and see what it's all about!

Remembering alumna Mackenzie Naylor

Remembering alumna Mackenzie Naylor

Maria Newton, Features Editor

January 15, 2019


Filed under news, showcase

On Dec. 26 the community lost 2017 alumnus Mackenzie Naylor. Mackenzie was born Dec. 1, 1998, and was a prominent art student as well as a model for Local Ambition, who made their own memorial video for Mackenzie. Mackenzie was known for being genuine and never changing herself to please others. “Mackenzie was always unapologetically...

From purposely tanking a placement exam to applying to medical programs

From purposely tanking a placement exam to applying to medical programs

Fatema Rehmani, Staff Writer

January 10, 2019


Filed under features, showcase

The test proctor announces that time has expired, marking the completion of another AP exam for senior Shahzan Mian. It's already his 12th such test over the past four years. With one eye on high school and the other on a future career in medicine, Mian's daily life is a tightrope walk. Mian under...

Art teacher Peggy Dunsworth draws her last stroke on high school education

Art teacher Peggy Dunsworth draws her last stroke on high school education

Reese Berry, Convergent Media Writer

January 4, 2019


Filed under A & E, showcase

After dedicating 31 years of service to the Parkway School District, art teacher Peggy Dunsworth is drawing an end to her career as a high school Painting and Drawing teacher. “Students have ideas of how they are creating art, and I need to try to get into their head to help guide it,” Dunswort...

Sophomore Arden Dickson pursues theater in a STEM-focused world

Sophomore Arden Dickson pursues theater in a STEM-focused world

Lydia Roseman, News Editor

December 19, 2018


Filed under showcase

What career are you pursuing? I really want to go to a Conservatory Performing Arts college and get a Bachelor in Fine Arts (BFA) in either acting or musical theater, preferably musical theater. Those programs are really hard to get into, but that’s what I’m striving towards. Have you ever fel...

Photo of the week – Dec. 10

Photo of the week – Dec. 10

Caroline Judd, Social Media Manager

December 15, 2018


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Surviving as an actor in Hollywood

Surviving as an actor in Hollywood

Sarah Lashly, Copy Coach

December 10, 2018


Filed under Alumni Stories, showcase

From taking on lead roles in short films to participating in Buzzfeed and Google Home commercials, 2005 alumnus Scott Bender has pursued his passion as an actor in Hollywood. This dream first surfaced at North Star Camp for Boys when Bender was 12 years old. “My best friends that I went to camp wi...

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


Filed under breaking news, news, showcase

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...

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