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Parkway offers faculty the opportunity for global competency

Globalization Cohort Project

Nayeon Ryu, Video Editor

April 9, 2019

To combat ignorance and cultural indifference in our district walls, Parkway Career & Technical Education, Choice Programs and Global Studies & World Languages Coordinator Amy Belding and Talent Development Coordinator Amy Geurkink-Coats coordinated the Global Competency Cohort to push for be...

African-American Read-In celebrates excellence

Junior Maryam Oyebamiji laughs during her reading. Oyebamiji had been an audience member of the read-in for the last two years, but spontaneously chose to read this year. “Mr. Welch kept egging me to go, he kept staring at me, and I was like, ‘You know, why not,’ and I already had a book in my hands so I went up,” Oyebamiji said.

Nell Jaskowiak, Opinions Editor

March 11, 2018

As librarian Brian Welch stands at the podium on Feb. 22, students laugh between mouthfuls of pizza at his commentary on the Southern accent he is about to use. This was the start of the 15th annual African-American Read-In, and after Welch finished his passage, around 30 students took the podium to ...

Shah Sisters Travel to China

The Shah sisters saw the Great Wall in China during their travels. The Great Wall is 13,170 miles long.

Gabby Leon

September 15, 2016

From learning about China in class to seeing it in person, junior Vaishali Shah and her sister, freshman Anjali Shah, spent two weeks this past summer in China. “We saw the Great Wall of China. We learned about it in AP World and to actually see it was pretty cool,” V. Shah said. I could tak...

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