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BREAKING: Parkway announces decision to abolish the honors track after this school year

Junior Ima Dropout tries to escape as senior Betsy Class tries to put her into a locker. Since joining the school last year, Dropout has faced adversity with honors students bullying. “When I first came here I was hoping it would be a little different from [Parkway] South. Turns out I was so unbelievably wrong,” Dropout said. “Everyone at this school is way bigger, stronger and smarter than back at my old school, and it honestly scares me.”

Michael Lolley, Staff Writer

February 11, 2020

“What honors classes are you in?” We’ve all heard this question before, and to most of us, it still hurts a little, even to read it. Well this question has been asked for the last time as Parkway Administrators have confirmed; honors and AP classes will be abolished following this school year.  ...

AP classes replace honors courses

Science teacher Tony Piccinni informs students more about AP Environmental Science at the AP fair.

Gabby Leon, Staff Writer

March 7, 2017

Even with over 20 Advanced Placement (AP) courses in the West curriculum, only 28 percent of the student population enrolls in at least one AP class during their years in high school. To encourage more students to enroll, Principal Jeremy Mitchell is working with Equal Opportunity Schools (EOS) to add...

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