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  • The last day to add a class is Jan. 16. Please start finalizing your schedule to fulfill your graduation requirements. Have a good semester!

  • Tomorrow is the last day to turn in your Day of Service permission form to Ms. Cibulka in the freshman office.

  • Tickets for Ted Drewes frozen custard will be available for $3 from all science teachers until Jan. 28. Don't miss out!

Seniors Kinza Awais and Hira Khan share students’ stories of immigration

Seniors Kinza Awais and Hira Khan share students’ stories of immigration

Sabrina Bohn, Deputy Managing EiC

December 10, 2018


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While most students would groan at the thought of an English project, seniors Kinza Awais and Hira Khan used the opportunity to address a topic they care about by creating a video raising awareness about immigration through students’ personal stories. “I wanted to do something I was really ...

Student activists to host voter registration event

Student activists to host voter registration event

Tyler Kinzy, Sports Editor

September 14, 2018


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Students who are at least 17 1/2 years old will receive the opportunity to become more politically active Tuesday, Sept 18. when Parkway West is scheduled to hold a voter registration drive. As the midterm elections Nov. 6 near, voter turnout rates remain lower among 18-to-29-year-old voters than...

Students protest against gun control

Students protest against gun control

Lydia Roseman, Staff Writer

May 2, 2018


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While recent walkouts and protests against gun laws in our community continue to raise media coverage, there is a side to the story that has not been widely shared: those who advocate against gun control rather than in favor of increased security measures. Students empathize with victims of school sh...

Students participate in a national school walkout

Students participate in a national school walkout

Lydia Roseman, Staff Writer

April 17, 2018


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In light of recent events, students and teachers chose to stand up and walk out of class on March 14 at 10 a.m. to protest gun laws in the United States. To show their support for the 17 victims of the Parkland, Fla. school shooting, students and teachers chose to spend 17 minutes away from their dai...

6. Parkway Board of Education election brings controversy

6. Parkway Board of Education election brings controversy

Carly Anderson and Sabrina Bohn

March 23, 2018


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With student participation in politics on the rise across the nation, Parkway’s own Board of Education election approaches. Community members will vote for the two open seats April 3, and the candidates are  Jeanie Ames, Amy Bonnett, Kevin Seltzer, Matt Schindler and Jonathan Taylor. “Electio...

Meet the Parkway school board election candidates

Meet the Parkway school board election candidates

Carly Anderson and Sabrina Bohn

April 3, 2017


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Three seats on Parkway’s school board of education are up for election on April 4, where two incumbents will be facing nine other candidates. The candidates include Debbie Hopper and Chris Jacob, who previously served three year terms, in addition to Robert Gore, AnnMarie Puhan, Peter Meisinger, Matthew Ec...

Freshman Reema Alhachami faces repercussions of Muslim Ban

Freshman Reema Alhachami faces repercussions of Muslim Ban

Carly Anderson, Staff Writer

March 14, 2017


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What was supposed to be the trip of a lifetime is now quickly becoming an issue as freshman Reema Alhachami struggles with her international spring break plans. Alhachami was going to visit both Dubai and Iraq this March to sightsee and visit family, but due to political differences between the U.S. an...

A personal letter to Betsy DeVos

A personal letter to Betsy DeVos

Nell Jaskowiak, Opinions Editor

February 13, 2017


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Dear Betsy DeVos, I spent my childhood in 10 different public schools spread across three states, and that made life interesting, to say the least. I spent two weeks in one elementary school, long enough to take the required standardized tests and get moved to another school. I’ve taken standardized tests...

Take action in politics now

Take action in politics now

Sabrina Bohn, Staff Writer

February 10, 2017


Filed under opinions, showcase

If there were three words that described my feelings when discussing politics, they would be anger, frustration and sadness. In the last couple of years, I have become more aware of injustices, and I realized how much the world was suffering. Of course there is always good, but looking at the ...

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