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Ashlynn Gillespie

Ashlynn Gillespie

Brinda Ambal and Drew Boone

November 5, 2019

Despite her parents restricting her social media to keep her safe, freshman Ashlynn Gillespie feels she should have the opportunity to participate. Social media restrictions are not the only limitations Gillespie faces; her phone also shuts down at 9 p.m. nightly. “My parents are very protectiv...

Ibrahim Kuziez

Ibrahim Kuziez

Brinda Ambal and Drew Boone

November 5, 2019

Even though his parents are fairly active on social media, freshman Ibrahim Kuziez has yet to see the benefits of using social media outweigh the consequences. Kuziez instead places higher importance on real-life conversations. “I think it's a waste of time. Talking with actual people face-to-face and social...

Senior Kristin Wilson and freshman Kelsea Wilson take advantage of the chance to dance as teammates

Senior Kristin Wilson and freshman Kelsea Wilson take advantage of the chance to dance as teammates

Susie Seidel, Convergence Media Editor

September 11, 2019

Sisters share lots of things, whether it be clothes, shoes, a car or even a room. This year, senior Kristin Wilson and freshman Kelsea Wilson are sharing a one time experience of dancing on the varsity poms team together.   Coming from a competitive dance background, Kelsea was eager to try out for p...

Freshman Paige Matthys-Pearce brings dedication and perseverance to Regionals

Freshman Paige Matthys-Pearce brings dedication and perseverance to Regionals

Brinda Ambal, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

The gym is a blur of activity, a whirlwind of nerves, excitement and raw competition. In the midst of it all, standing proud in a pink and black sparkly leotard, is freshman Paige Matthys-Pearce: winner of the beam, vault and floor events in her age group at the 2019 Missouri State Gymnastics Championships. Matthys-Pearce...

What’s the buzz? Everything you need to know about this year’s buzzbook

What’s the buzz? Everything you need to know about this year’s buzzbook

Maria Newton, Features Editor

March 7, 2019

Due to complications in the printing and formatting of this year’s buzzbook, an official booklet will not be distributed to the student body. However, freshman Jack Andrews and sophomore Ariej Rafiq are still being recognized as this years cover-contest winners. “At first, I thought [my design] was just ...

Freshman Grace Eschbach feeds passion for music through concert-going experiences

Freshman Grace Eschbach feeds passion for music through concert-going experiences

Brinda Ambal, Staff Writer

February 21, 2019

The lights suddenly turn off. The stadium settles into a bated silence. The countdown pops up on the vast display and freshman Grace Eschbach finds herself caught up in the wave of anticipation riding high around the venue. “You can feel the energy changing as soon as the countdown comes up,” Esc...

Freshman Paige Wehrmeister finds her strength in wrestling

Freshman Paige Wehrmeister finds her strength in wrestling

Nell Jaskowiak, Opinions editor

February 1, 2019

Freshman Paige Wehrmeister had not always seen herself as a strong person—then she started wrestling. Joining sophomore Emma Carter as one of two female wrestlers in Parkway, Wehrmeister has already carved out a reputation for herself: the girl who smiles every time she steps onto the mat. “H...

Freshman Brinda Ambal models her religion with integrity

Freshman Brinda Ambal models her religion with integrity

Bella Hatzigeorgiou, Convergent Media Writer

January 23, 2019

Walking through the Hindu Temple of St. Louis, freshman Brinda Ambal leads a group of tourists through the maze of deities, showcasing the religion she follows: Hinduism. “The values of Hinduism are a big part of Indian culture. Integrity, in the sense of upholding one's word. In many instances,...

Freshman Zoe Deyoung spreads joy through her New Year’s Resolution

Freshman Zoe Deyoung spreads joy through her New Year’s Resolution

Kelsey Long, Staff Writer

January 29, 2018

In a season of resolutions, freshman Zoe Deyoung decided her New Year’s resolution would be to send an uplifting text or note to someone every single day. “We have this opportunity to talk [to people] so quickly, and I think that it’s a really good way to encourage someone,” Deyoung said. ...

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