• Come to Clay Club every Thursday in Ceramics teacher Ashley Drissel's classroom!
  • Turn in your course registration for the 2020-2021 school year!
  • Bagel Days are back! Buy a bagel in the cafeteria every Monday, Wednesday or Friday!

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Advocacy Club meets with Missouri Senator Jill Schupp

Advocacy Club meets with Missouri Senator Jill Schupp

Jacob Stanton, Staff Writer

December 11, 2019

Advocacy Club, led by president and junior Sri Jaladi, vows to bring students together to address current issues in society. The club brought in State Senator Jill Schupp to discuss these issues in today’s society Monday, Nov. 25. Since the club started in January 2018, members have focused on ...

Fighting stigmas and the Pink Tax by ‘Going with the Flow’

Fighting stigmas and the Pink Tax by ‘Going with the Flow’

Brinda Ambal, Staff Writer

September 27, 2019

Period. Any mention of this word will probably result in a flurry of teenage boys scurrying to distance themselves from the speaker as fast as humanly possible.  However, sophomores Anna Newberry and Mira Nalbandian created the club Go with the Flow in hopes of destigmatizing periods, providing ea...

Freshman Connor Gusky merges sports and math to create Sports Analytics Club

Freshman Connor Gusky merges sports and math to create Sports Analytics Club

Lydia Roseman, News Editor

May 20, 2019

Whether it’s making brackets, dressing in team jerseys, placing bets or attending games and matches, sports fans support their teams in a variety of ways. For some, the love of the sport goes beyond the game. Freshman Connor Gusky combined his passion for sports and math by starting the school’s...

The Environmental Club plants seeds for change

The Environmental Club plants seeds for change

Lilly Rahm, Convergent Media Writer

May 17, 2019

In an attempt to promote green living and a healthy lifestyle, the Environmental Club began planting vegetables to donate to the Parkway Schools Food Pantry. “After being at this school for two years, I’ve recognized the need for environmental activism. I have always loved all things nature, so ...

Chess team savors last year with four senior players as state championship nears

Chess team savors last year with four senior players as state championship nears

Brinda Ambal, Staff Writer

March 4, 2019

Surrounded by silence, five chess players duke it out against their rival, Ladue High School, in an intense battle on the boards. Four of the five players are seniors Matt Boyd, Jason Wan, Paul Gipkhin and Neil Tomala. Tomala feels optimistic about earning a high placement at the Missouri State Champi...

Every Mind Matters creates space for honest mental health conversations

Every Mind Matters creates space for honest mental health conversations

Sabrina Bohn, Deputy Managing EiC

December 17, 2018

The idea of a club where students can shed stigmas surrounding mental health and freely discuss mental illness began budding in junior Katie Solodar’s mind last year. With the help of sophomore Arden Dickson, they were able to get this idea off the ground by creating the club Every Mind Matters. ...

Scholar Bowl qualifies for nationals

Scholar Bowl qualifies for nationals

Ridwan Oyebamiji, Staff Writer

December 4, 2018

After a 216-word question is read, senior Neil Tomala slams his hand down on the buzzer to qualify for nationals for scholar bowl in a 2-1 victory. According to Tomala, part of the team’s success came from a variety of people being able to excel in different subjects. “We usually split up different tasks so pe...

Muslim students unite to form Muslim Student Association

Muslim students unite to form Muslim Student Association

Ridwan Oyebamiji, Staff Writer

October 1, 2018

Due to the demand for a Muslim Student Association (MSA) from Muslim members of the student body, seniors Areeba Naseer, Sara Imdad and Farhan Hassan appealed to their needs by creating the club. Naseer hopes to break down the false interpretations of Islam. “The benefits of joining the MSA are to ha...

Mountains and Valleys raises community through prayer

Mountains and Valleys raises community through prayer

Noah Gwin, Convergent Media Writer

October 13, 2017

Waking up and arriving at school before the sunrise, over 40 students meet every Tuesday and Thursday morning in English teacher Shannon Cremeens’ room 3208 to grow in their Christian faiths. “It’s been very uplifting to see positive young people starting their day to go find people to lift...

Junior Cheryl Ma and sophomore Gokul Venkatachalam prepare for FBLA Nationals

Junior Cheryl Ma and sophomore Gokul Venkatachalam prepare for FBLA Nationals

Wonsang Lee, Staff Writer

May 24, 2017

Junior Cheryl Ma and sophomore Gokul Venkatachalam’s summers will be spent going to an event only a few thousand students nationwide will attend: the FBLA National Leadership Conference. From June 29 to July 2, Ma and Venkatachalam will be going to Anaheim, Calif. to showcase their skills and to compe...

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