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Parkway implements new check-in protocol in effort to keep students safe

Parkway implements new check-in protocol in effort to keep students safe

Lydia Roseman, News Editor

October 15, 2018


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While waiting for the vote for Prop S on the November ballot, administration has incorporated new security measures that run background checks on every visitor that enters the building. “It used to be that you just signed in and we knew your name, but we didn’t know who you were or if you were a ...

Junior Andrew Jolly and senior Ali Yumuk release debut rap album

Junior Andrew Jolly and senior Ali Yumuk release debut rap album

Lydia Roseman, News Editor

October 8, 2018


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Sparked by a shared interest in music and their favorite rapper Logic, senior Ali Yumuk and junior Andrew Jolly, wrote, recorded and produced their own rap album. After meeting for the first time, the two realized their shared passion and a collaboration began. “I met Ali in ASL class on the f...

Blue Brew off to a strong start

Blue Brew off to a strong start

Claire Smout, Awards Coordinator

October 3, 2018


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After surveying student opinions, executing a week-long soft opening in the spring and working on improvements, Blue Brew officially launched Aug. 20. Located in the main lobby and open from 6:40 to 7:20 a.m. daily, the coffee shop is run by the Blue Brew Crew, made up of seniors Erin Clay, Aliso...

Boys tennis team prepares for districts

Boys tennis team prepares for districts

Claire Smout, Awards Coordinator

May 7, 2018


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After losing their top four of six varsity players to graduating last May, this year has been a rebuilding season for the boys tennis team. “This season my goal was to see our team this season have good spirits since we lost a lot of seniors last year, so it was going to be kind of a rough year...

The search is over: water fountains ranked

The search is over: water fountains ranked

Andrew Li and Peyton Gaskill

May 2, 2018


Filed under showcase, the broken compass

3rd Floor Art Hallway Thickness: 7 Consistency: 4 Pressure: 8 Aesthetic: 6 Taste: 7 Temperature: 8 Cleanliness: 8 Convenience: 6 Ease of use: 7 Bonus Features: 5 (double fountain) Total: 66/100 Tucked in a light-traffic, but relevant hallway, this double fountain has strong press...

Varsity girls lacrosse prepares for playoffs

Varsity girls lacrosse prepares for playoffs

Claire Smout, Awards Coordinator

May 1, 2018


Filed under showcase, sports

With a 6-3 record, the varsity girls lacrosse team now has their sights set on making it to the semi-final round of playoffs, which begin May 14. “Since there are a lot of underclassmen on the team, one of our goals is to just really learn the game and get better at it together,” freshman and m...

Girls soccer team poised for successful season

Girls soccer team poised for successful season

Claire Smout

April 18, 2018


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With a varsity record of 7-1 and a junior varsity record of 5-1, both girls soccer teams have high expectations for the rest of the season. “We really want to be undefeated for the season,” freshman and junior varsity player Claire Hardy said. “To reach that goal we are working a lot on foot sk...

Senior Nature Williams-Harkins looks forward to track season

Senior Nature Williams-Harkins looks forward to track season

Claire Smout, Awards Coordinator

March 12, 2018


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State champion, state runner-up, district champion and all-conference are just a few of the titles senior Nature Williams-Harkins has earned in her high school track career so far. It all started for Williams-Harkins in fourth grade when she became interested in running. In eighth grade, she bega...

The quirky coach diaries

The quirky coach diaries

Claire Smout, Awards Coordinator

September 29, 2017


Filed under showcase, sports

Pathfinder: What quirks or sayings does your coach have that make them unique? “He has this fisherman’s hat that he wears sometimes and makes some funny faces. The main thing I can think of is that he drinks too much coffee and always has a bunch of energy. He’s also super OCD, so plus the energy from the ...

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