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


Special ed students participate in Operation Christmas Child

Special School District teacher Therese Meres helps senior Nick Waldrop package a hygiene kit. Over 100 shoe boxes were filled by West students.

Sydney Kinzy, Photo Editor

October 19, 2017

It might be only October, but this does not phase the spirit of gift giving for students participating in Operation Christmas Child. Operation Christmas Child delivers gifts to 146 million children in more than 100 impoverished or war-torn countries. To assist St. Mark Presbyterian Church’s Operation Christmas C...

Junior Sydney Veltman spreads holiday cheer to animals in need

Junior Sydney Veltman poses with her dog, Carlee, in the photo that was submitted to the Petco contest.

Dani Fischer, Section Editor

December 20, 2016

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 ...

Senior Sarah Ayers raises money and awareness for animal shelters

Posing for a photo, puppy Coulson greets people that walk up to his booth at Chalk the Paw. The event was visited by 70-80 people and Purina wants to put it on their official calendar.

Kathryn Bonzon, Convergent Media Writer

October 27, 2016

  Puppies from the Humane Society filled the Parkway Early Childhood parking lot Saturday, Oct. 22 at 8 a.m. for Chalk the Paw. Chalk the Paw, the vision of senior Sarah Ayers, was an art contest to fundraise for the local animal shelters. Ayers completed a simulation through Focus Y...

Students donate unused jeans to homeless teens

Seniors Grace Goedde and Tommy Stimac help move donated jeans.

Emily Wind, Staff Writer

January 28, 2016

Since early January, Longhorn Council has been collecting old jeans for the Teens for Jeans campaign, headed by Science ASC teacher Susan Anderson. Their jeans will then be rerouted to a local homeless shelter where they will be put to good use by homeless teens.

Students respond to the man behind the wheels

Students respond to the man behind the wheels

Betsy Wait, EiC Intern

November 4, 2015

One month after junior Alex Rossi shared his personal journey of living with Duchenne’s Muscular Dystrophy, students remain inspired to promote positive change

Meet the man behind the wheels

During Ceramics class junior Alex Rossi glazes his pot before it is fired.

Kristin Priest, EIC Intern / Staff Writer

September 29, 2015

Meet junior Alex Rossi.

Parkway Alumni Association hopes to support students on #GivingTuesday

English ASC teacher Kristen Witt donates $19.90 to the Parkway Alumni Association.

Sydney Kinzy, Features Editor

December 2, 2014

#GivingTuesday has inspired the Parkway Alumni Association to start a fund to raise money for Granting Dreams.

Altruism goes viral for school custodian

The fund for Ollie raised over $5000 in a single day from teachers, students, parents and alumni all looking to donate.

Hannah Hoffmann, Staff Writers / Features Editor / News Editor

November 6, 2014

Last week, two students started a campaign to raise money for Ollie Caruthers, and the social media platforms upon which it was presented caused a $5000 to be raised in one day.

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