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Girls cross country follows birthday traditions

Girls cross country follows birthday traditions

Anna Pavlisin, Staff Writer

November 13, 2018


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Lining up 500 varying sized cups of water, the girls cross country team prepared for coach Charlie Cutelli's belated surprise birthday celebration. Rather than decorating his room on his birthday Oct. 11, the team waited four days to reveal their surprise. “[The team was] originally going to dec...

Photo gallery: girls cross country

Photo gallery: girls cross country

Claire Smout, Awards Coordinator

November 2, 2018


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As the girls JV cross country season winds to an end, the varsity squad is preparing to compete in the state meet Oct. 3.

Girls cross country team poised to podium at state

Girls cross country team poised to podium at state

Maria Newton, Features Editor

November 1, 2018


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The varsity girls cross country team is preparing for their state meet Oct. 3. Sophomore Leah Selm, junior Emma Caplinger and seniors Natalie Butler, Chloe Hershenow and Claire Smout are returning members of the state qualifying team. Other members include freshman Kate Yates and sophomore Emily Sipp....

After suffering a lung collapse, senior Caleb Canatoy is inspired to pursue nursing

After suffering a lung collapse, senior Caleb Canatoy is inspired to pursue nursing

Maria Newton, Features Editor

September 17, 2018


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During the spring of 2018, senior Caleb Canatoy woke up one morning to a sharp pain in his back. “It was just a really normal day...my mom thought it was just muscle cramps,” Canatoy said. “But then it progressed and I couldn’t breathe.” Canatoy’s parents took him to the hospital where he d...

Boys cross country team reflect on third place finish at state

Chris Bass, Staff Writer

November 10, 2017


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On Nov. 4, the top seven runners from the varsity cross country team competed in the Class 4 MSHSAA State Cross Country Championship meet, in Jefferson City. This meet marked the 30th time the team has competed at state. “I think it is just a really exciting experience for the kids. I was expe...

Junior Sophie Pellegrino recounts recovery from anorexia with spiritual healing

Junior Sophie Pellegrino recounts recovery from anorexia with spiritual healing

Kelsey Long, Staff Writer

November 10, 2017


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Junior Sophie Pellegrino beat anorexia and recovered after a long period of struggling. Now, she uses her story to help others who are suffering. Her disorder started in eighth grade. She would wake up, look in the mirror and weigh herself. After that, she would go into the kitchen, eat around five gr...

Cross country teams overcome obstacles

Cross country teams overcome obstacles

Peyton Gaskill, Staff Writer

September 25, 2017


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The boys’ and girls’ cross country teams started the season off by winning at the Parkway Quad, Stan Nelson at Northwest High School, the Ed White Invitational at Cape Girardeau and the Hancock Invitational. Both teams have overcome roadblocks en route to success. “We came into this season with a lot of in...

Parkway’s food policy benefits athletes

Parkway’s food policy benefits athletes

Sabrina Bohn, Features Editor

September 14, 2017


Filed under news, showcase, sports

Although Parkway’s "food safety expectation" policy, implemented for the 2018 school year, has created uproar among students and staff, it does not apply to extracurricular activities, including athletics. “Originally, the policy wasn’t going to allow us to do what we needed to do after school, beca...

Track and cross country girls face catcalling

Track and cross country girls face catcalling

Sabrina Bohn, Staff Writer

May 23, 2017


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Catcalling, commenting or yelling at women passing by, is a widespread problem among the girls who run track and cross country.   “They tell me and my teammates to run faster, they comment on our bodies or they just yell and try to scare us,” sophomore Natalie Butler said. According to junio...

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