• Parkway will begin scheduling football games to be played outside of St. Louis County.


How to stave off the “summer slide”

This illustration represents how you can enjoy your summer while still learning and preventing the dreaded “summer slide.”

Paige Matthys-Pearce and Brinda Ambal

May 27, 2020

The “summer slide” refers to how long breaks from school, like summer vacation, lead to students getting out of practice. Due to extended online learning, some experts believe summer learning loss this year will have a greater impact. However, just because school is out doesn’t mean we have to stop learning. Here is a compilation of free resources and ideas to help you stay at the top of...

Five warming winter activities

Staff writer Maria Newton enjoys sushi at Wasabi Sushi Bar. Wasabi’s menu features options from California Rolls to Teriyaki Chicken and has been voted St. Louis’s best sushi by Sauce Magazine for the past 13 years. “I had no problem finishing off four sushi rolls with just a couple friends to help,” Newton said.

Maria Newton and Dani Fischer

January 31, 2018

Temperatures are dropping rapidly, school is ramping into second semester full-force, and life is beginning to get repetitive; between school, sports practice and work, it is the same thing every day. Sometimes, this means that you spend weekends alone at home, snuggled under layers of blankets in...

Medical club exposes students to the medical world

Sophomore Emily Sexton uses a stethoscope to measure sophomore Clair Osterhaus’s heart beat.

Anjali Shah, Staff writer

March 8, 2017

From cardiothoracic surgeons to dance therapists, the medical field offers a wide variety of professions. Even for those with an interest in science and medicine, choosing a profession can be difficult for students without an introduction into the field. With the help of student-led Medical Club, fo...

Parkour kids climb to new heights

Sophomore Austin Valenti practices his parkour stunts outside.

Nico Stranquist, Staff Writer

May 4, 2015

Batman can scale walls, jump across buildings and quickly hurdle over obstacles. In parkour, people practice stunts and maneuvers similar to those in the movies.

Challenges of chess

Challenges of chess

Sarah Burnham, Staff Writer

April 1, 2015

Sophomore Liza Tarakanova, new to playing chess, carefully strategizes her next move while playing one of her first games as part of chess club. When Tarakanova started playing chess last semester, she found the strategizing and thinking aspect of it to be most challenging part of it. "Chess helped...

Funsize Film club restructures to increase membership

During a lunch meeting on Sept. 8, sophomore Ann Rapp, seniors Alex Schnurr, Charlie Huff and Elizabeth Newell plan the year's upcoming calendar of events.

Macky Kavanaugh, Staff Writer

September 8, 2014

Seniors and Faculty reunite to revamp the Funsize Film Club for the upcoming year.

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