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The future of bell schedules

The future of bell schedules

Susie Seidel, Convergence Media Editor

October 4, 2019

Students stay after school hoping their teacher hasn’t left before their question is answered, teachers working at multiple schools fly into the parking lot to make the bell and members of off-campus programs struggle to make schedules line up. As each Parkway high school operates within a different sch...

Parkway teachers take a stand for increased inclusion

Parkway teachers take a stand for increased inclusion

Dani Fischer

May 9, 2019

“Tolerance for racism is racism” and “no room in this room for racism”: both of these are phrases that are hung in teachers’ classrooms across Parkway. Below the white text is a hashtag—#EndRacismInParkway. These posters come from a campaign started by Parkway teachers after the racist inci...

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

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 ...

Rho Sigma Delta Wins National Championship

Rho Sigma Delta Wins National Championship

Gabe Davis, Staff Writer

April 7, 2018

The Parkway Step Team, Rho Sigma Delta, traveled to Virginia Beach March 19 to compete in a national step competition and won first place. “Anytime our coaches talk to us they tell us ‘We’re taking home first place; we aren’t taking home anything less,’” freshmen Thalia Banks said. Banks ...

Video: fitness center awaits long overdue renovations

Video: fitness center awaits long overdue renovations

Peyton Gaskill, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018

With cardio equipment well over a decade old and deteriorating weight equipment, the health and physical education department looks at a potential for $50,000 to $65,000 in renovations.

Parkway responds to the issue of sexual assault

Parkway responds to the issue of sexual assault

Susie Seidel, Staff Writer

February 1, 2018

The anticipation of event posters filling the walls, parents selling bagels for 75 cents per half and that voice always reminding you to stay classy at the end of the day all contribute to the climate of the school day. However, the district putting ‘Parkway’ in ‘Parkway West’ also contributes to the...

Students TEAM up for national competition

Students TEAM up for national competition

Lilly Bucher, Staff Writer

May 23, 2017

This summer juniors Alec Zhou, Adam Johnson, Haran Kumar, Yash Nayak, Sophia McMorrow, Sophia Malpocker, Alexa Ling and Rachel Wang are participating in the Tests of Engineering, Aptitude, Mathematics and Science (TEAMS) national competition in Orlando, FL.   From June 21-24, the students will work as a team...

Students are missing Parkway’s mission

Students are missing Parkway’s mission

Lilly Bucher, Staff Writer

April 26, 2017

Parkway’s mission is to ensure that all students are capable, curious and confident learners who understand and respond to the challenges of the ever-changing world. This year, an important aspect was added to the mission: caring. Are we living up to the amendment of  “caring”? What is being done ...

Dodgeball tournament to take place Dec. 10

Dodgeball tournament to take place Dec. 10

Claire Smout, Features ditor

November 30, 2016

Dodge, duck, dip, dive and dodge! Students are getting ready for the third annual dodgeball tourney on Dec. 10.

Girls field hockey prepares for postseason

Girls field hockey prepares for postseason

Claire Smout

October 13, 2016

Postseason for girls field hockey begins Oct. 18, and the team hopes to make into the top 16 in the state tournament. “To accomplish this goal we just need to push ourselves and our teammates outside of our comfort zones and keep working on improving everyday and believing in ourselves,” coach D...

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