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Breaking: Parkway extends school closures as COVID-19 outbreak intensifies

A welcome sign stands outside the front entrance, which will not be open to the public through April 22.

Tyler Kinzy, Deputy Managing EiC

March 23, 2020

The Parkway School District’s lockdown is just beginning. With ‘stay-at-home’ mandates due to the COVID-19 pandemic now in effect throughout St. Louis City and St. Louis County, public school closures have been extended through April 22. The announcement comes two days before Parkway is set to implement online learning. Students...

Ending hunger one holiday at a time

Parkway Food Pantry Social Worker Jess Buettner delivers Thanksgiving items to families in need Nov.19. Approximately eight schools in the Parkway District rallied around to help with this event. “All the things that you think of in your normal thanksgiving dinner we include so that it’s a little less that families have to worry about,” Buettner said.

Madi Foppe, Convergence Journalism Writer

November 26, 2019

The Parkway Food Pantry hosted a “Stuff the Turkey” event Nov. 19 to create Thanksgiving bags for students and families in need. “It's an attempt by the Parkway School District food pantry to collect food, money, etcetera for those in our own district who might be in need of it,” Principal...

Jazz Coffee House Review

Senior Jonah Hathaway and junior Noah Wright perform at the Jazz Coffee House concert. Both students are members of the jazz band led by band director Brad Wallace and choir director Brian Parrish. “Jazz was a genre of music that I wasn’t familiar with,” Wright said. “Being in Jazz Band has made me a better musician and has helped me to enjoy music even more.”

Maria Newton, Staff Writer

March 30, 2018

The annual Jazz Coffee House concert is one of the best showcases of the music program. This year, the casual event, intended to be more of a social gathering than a formal concert, featured the Jazz Choir, multiple Jazz Band combinations and Studio Jazz choir. The Jazz Coffee House is a unique event in t...

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