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Students and teachers adjust to a new online learning system

Working on his online physical education homework, senior Jake Juenger finishes his last couple assignments of his high school career. Juenger felt as though eLearning was a waste of time. “The only change in my methods is that I no longer do any of my homework or assignments because I feel like the work I am doing online won’t affect anything for what I need for college,” Juenger said.

Tre Bell, Staff Writer

May 6, 2020

Due to the Coronavirus epidemic, students and teachers have transitioned to a new way of learning through technology.  The class of 2020 seniors got an unusual send off to college with having to finish their last months of high school virtually.  “The switch has killed all motivation I had f...

Parkway announces eLearning plan for remainder of spring semester

Parkway School District announced that all Parkway schools will be closed for the remainder of the spring semester Thursday, April 9.

Lydia Roseman, News and Sports Editor

April 23, 2020

Due to COVID-19, all Missouri public and charter schools will be closed for the rest of the school year, and eLearning is to continue until the original end-of-semester date. Before this announcement was made, Parkway released the district’s plans for the remainder of the spring semester which remai...

Five tips to focus during online school

Starting March 25, many teachers in the Parkway district began using Zoom, a group video chatting application, as the new tool for online learning.

Nayeon Ryu, Video Editor

March 30, 2020

School and focus? That combination is hard enough as it is. But, there are so many more distractions added into the mix when schooling takes on an online format. You can be on your phone as much as you want without the fear of teachers looming over your shoulder, and all you want to do is just go outsi...

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