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Business teacher Laura Glenn finds her ‘interest’ in retirement

Business teacher Laura Glenn finds her ‘interest’ in retirement

Ridwan Oyebamiji, Staff Writer

April 18, 2019


Filed under Features

After 17 years of nurturing and cultivating students for their futures, business teacher Laura Glenn has announced her retirement. Before Glenn began teaching high school students, she worked as a certified public accountant (CPA), a registrar at Bellerive Elementary and a computer resource specialist...

Sophomore Ismail Hacking clocks high earnings selling brand-name shoes

Sophomore Ismail Hacking clocks high earnings selling brand-name shoes

Gabe Davis, Staff Writer

January 25, 2018


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Reselling Yeezys earns sophomore Ismail Hacking up to a profit of $1200 per pair. Yeezys are sneakers made by Adidas, in collaboration with Kanye West, and when new pairs are released on the Adidas website, they sell out within hours. “I started buying Yeezys a year and a half ago. Some of my fri...

Junior Gokul Venkatachalam chases his dream of being an entrepreneur

Junior Gokul Venkatachalam chases his dream of being an entrepreneur

Andrew Li, Staff Writer

January 22, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Everyone has to start somewhere, especially in the business world. Effectively working with his partners, Junior Gokul Venkatachalam began his journey of becoming an entrepreneur when his team launched their first company together, Threading Twine. “I got involved initially by this summer program called Catapu...

Business department moves forward in coffee shop plans with BlueBrew soft opening

Business department moves forward in coffee shop plans with BlueBrew soft opening

Claire Smout, Awards Coordinator

December 21, 2017


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A school-run coffee shop is becoming more of a possibility as plans are made for a soft opening of BlueBrew, the winning name for the shop, second semester. “Parkway Central High and Parkway North High have opened coffee shops in their schools and the feedback has been that it provides an authent...

Getting to know business teacher Holly Weber

Getting to know business teacher Holly Weber

Gabby Leon, Staff Writer

September 29, 2017


Filed under Features

Pathfinder: What got you interested in teaching? Weber: “My entire family is made up of teachers–my sister, my mom, my dad, my cousins and my grandma. I really think education is just in my blood!” What class(es) do you teach? “[I teach] Marketing 1, Marketing 2 and BMIT [Business Ma...

Virtual Enterprise kicks off for second year, adding a second business

Virtual Enterprise kicks off for second year, adding a second business

Hannah Hoffmann, Technical Design Editor-in-Chief

September 22, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Although the 2016-17 academic year marked the debut of Virtual Enterprise International at West, the program quickly drew national attention with its first company, Spire. Growing student interest in the class brought about a new challenge: kicking off the 2017-18 year with not one, but two, student-l...

Parkway Students take on the business world

Parkway Students take on the business world

Jacob Cupps, Editor-in-Chief

September 19, 2014


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On Sept. 18, the 19 students involved with the Spark! program pitched a business idea to a pannel of judges – one group one $500 and a chance to make their ideas a reality.

Student Spotlight: Katie Hornsby

Student Spotlight: Katie Hornsby

Jacob Cupps, Editor-in-Chief

September 14, 2014


Filed under Features, Showcase

Through Spark!, junior Katie Hornsby teams up with Parkway South senior Andrea Bauer to create "Fortitude."

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