Missouri’s presidential primary is Tuesday, March 10–here’s everything you need to know

Signs proclaiming “VOTE!” are illustrated against a blue background, a call to action heading towards the Missouri primary election Tuesday, March 10.
March 9, 2020

The general election in November is quickly approaching as we make our way through primary season. This Tuesday, March 10, Missouri will have its primary, deciding which candidate will receive the state’s...

The Iowa Caucus: What happened and what you need to know

Delays in results were due to errors in the app used to report results.
February 5, 2020

Iowa. It's the Midwestern state that conjures up images of citizen-packed state fairs and rolling green fields with an oddly high number of cows...but maybe that’s just what I think of. The Midwestern...

From student council president to State Representative hopeful, Alumna Trish Gunby shares strategy for getting into office

Posing for the photo, alumna Trish Gunby smiles for the camera. If elected, she will be representing homes of the Parkway West District that are North of Manchester Road, West of Weidman, East of Baxter and North of Fontbonne West. “After Michael Brown was killed, I started learning about racial justice and voting rights,” Gunby said. “So I’ve had this arc of LGBTQ+ inclusion, racial justice and voting rights and all that led me to where I’m at right now.”
October 1, 2019

After hearing much encouragement from her peers, 1979 alumna Trish Gunby decided to take her involvement to the next step by choosing to run for Missouri State Representative of the 99th District. If...

Parkway Board of Education candidates plan for future of the district

Answering a question asked by a student, Board of Education candidate Pam Hill sits beside Tom Wilsdon representing Sudhir Rathod at the student-sponsored School Board Candidate Forum March 11 at Parkway Central. Candidates Farida Ahsan and Dr. Sam Sciortino also attended the candidate forum, and all candidates answered questions surrounding topics such as mental health, curriculum, student drug use and more. “I think those forums are a great way to learn more about the candidates, and I just loved the student-sponsored one,” Hill said. “There are things you need to read and issues you need to study up on as a school board candidate, and because I have an interest in education, reading things about education is something that I’m going to want to do and going to be willing to put in the time to do.”
April 1, 2019

Yard signs boasting candidates’ names line the streets of Parkway’s district as the community prepares for the election Tuesday, April 2. With two seats open on the Board of Education, newcomers Pam...

6. Parkway Board of Education election brings controversy

Speaking about school safety at the League of Women Voters meeting March 12, candidate Amy Bonnett is running for one of the two open director positions on the Parkway School Board. All candidates, which includes Jeanie Ames, Matt Schindler, Jonathan Taylor, Kevin Seltzer and Bonnett answered audience questions at this forum.
March 23, 2018

With student participation in politics on the rise across the nation, Parkway’s own Board of Education election approaches. Community members will vote for the two open seats April 3, and the candidates...

Student opinions on President Donald Trump taking office

On the way to the Smithsonian Museum during a trip to the inauguration, students stop to take a photo in front of the Capitol Building. ”I really enjoyed seeing all of the monuments at the National Mall at night.  They were all lit up and it made everything just a lot more powerful and dramatic to see than walking by during the day,” Lolley said.
February 1, 2017

The inauguration of President Donald Trump went smoothly amidst event security concerns.  Trump’s plan for his first 100 days in office placed a strong emphasis in cleaning up Washington, restoring...

Student Talking Point: First Presidential Debate

Student Talking Point: First Presidential Debate
September 27, 2016

[row cols_nr="2" bg_color="ffffff"][col size="6"] [/col][col size="6"] BRETT QUICKSILVER, JUNIOR “Last night was actually pretty interesting. I really think that Hillary made her point by actually...

The Green Party’s rose-colored glasses

The Green Party's rose-colored glasses
August 31, 2016

Physician-turned-politician Jill Stein has been a name among the Green Party for years, and as frustrations grow with mainstream presidential candidates like Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, she is breaking...

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