The Official Student News Site of Parkway West High

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The Official Student News Site of Parkway West High

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The Official Student News Site of Parkway West High

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Science teacher Chloe Gallaher smiles at the camera while standing in her classroom.

Flashback Friday: Science teacher Chloe Gallaher

Sakenah Lajkem, Staff Writer November 3, 2023

What school did you go to? I started school in Southeast Missouri. I started kindergarten in Sikeston, Mo., and then I moved to Hayti, Mo. and was there until fourth grade. Then I moved to Arcadia Valley,...

Beginning in the 2023-24 school year, Parkway discontinued study halls throughout the district. Concerned over the consequences it may have on their academic success, several students and teachers have spoken out against the elimination of a necessary tool. “Kids arent abusing study halls to sit there on their phones or something. They might need [more support]. Just because youre not taking this amount of AP classes doesnt mean youre not being challenged, and just because youre not having ‘X’ amount of hours every night doesnt mean you have enough time to get homework done,” chemistry teacher Chloe Gallaher said.

Study Hall: Setting up students for success or stress?

Pathfinder Editorial Board September 29, 2023

Kicking off the 2023-24 school year, students were forced to say goodbye to study hall as the district removed it as an option for students. The decision wasn’t well received by students, parents, teachers...

During a free period, new chemistry teacher Chloe Gallaher reviews basic chemistry information with senior Charlotte Zera. With a new school came new expectations and objectives for Gallaher’s classes. “[There are] increased lesson plans and things I’ll have to make for AP Chemistry,” Gallaher said. “For my freshman class, I’m trying to move towards a more personalized teaching style where they have some choices that will get them to the same end like they might rather do an online simulation versus an actual wet lab.”

Given a second chance at life, AP Chemistry teacher Chloe Gallaher finds her passion in teaching

Nayeon Ryu, Video Editor September 5, 2019

With the sudden departure of former teacher Jan Keller, many prospective AP Chemistry students wondered who would now be teaching the demanded course. Chloe Gallaher stepped into the role, through the...

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