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2021 Senior send-off map

2021 Senior send-off map
As seniors commit to post-high school plans, we want to share their journey! Check back here over the next few months as we continually update this map.
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Senior struggles with college applications during the era of COVID-19

Seniors have a wide variety of colleges to pick from as they search for the school that is right for them.
December 7, 2020

“It feels like you're taking your pants off in front of a whole crowd.” That is how senior Amina Aser describes her college applications process. The fear of being vulnerable to those close to you...

Despite a pandemic, students and teachers exercise their right to vote

History teacher Zaven Nalbandian stands outside of a polling place at the St. Louis County Government Center. Nalbandian experienced socially distant lines, mask wearers and a comfortable and tolerant feeling in the air. “I stood in the rain for the chance to once again exercise my right. I was feeling nostalgic as I thought back to that Tuesday in November in 1988 when I walked into the gym at Francis Howell North High School and punched the card,
November 2, 2020

As the 2020 election season comes to a close, students and faculty alike are preparing to vote on Nov. 3. This is seniors’ first time at the ballot, and for teachers, their first time voting during a...

Spring Edition: Seniors commit to their school for collegiate sports

Senior Lauren Beard finishes her last lap at a swim meet. Beard plans to continue swimming at the collegiate level. “It’s such an escape from life’s craziness,” Beard said. “It allows me to take a step back and get out all of the anger and frustration I have built up. The community is so supportive and it’s like a second family.”
May 28, 2020

Tia Reed-Basketball Senior Tia Reed couldn’t imagine the idea of playing collegiate basketball, but that changed when she began to hear offers from Missouri Baptist University, Lyon College, Fontbonne...

2020 vision: seniors look to high school memories

2020 graduation may not have looked as expected. However, seniors still leave with memories that will last a lifetime.
May 26, 2020

Ever since our grade was old enough to understand the concept of a play on words, the “2020 vision” jokes have not stopped. No matter what elementary or middle school you went to, we were all connected...

Seniors place top 10 in state wrestling championship

Getting ready for the state championship, seniors James Griffin and Brayden Eddy finish their practice as they stand with their friends, holding a poster of the competition bracket. On Feb. 15, they practiced at St. Charles High School. “As soon as I found out that I was going to state, I instantly knew that all my hard work had paid off to this moment,” Griffin said. “It felt awesome to be able to represent our school at the state-level competition.”
February 25, 2020

As loud cheering echoes throughout the stadium and cameras flash to capture the perfect image, seniors Brayden Eddy and James Griffin celebrate their victories at the state wrestling championship, completing...

5. The official freshman guide to finals: By peers; for peers

Some students utilize the library as a place to organize their study materials. The library is open to all students and offers computers, textbooks, whiteboards and a place to sit.
December 11, 2019

On these final days leading up to finals (pun intended), study habits spring into full force. This is the time where students buckle down, lock themselves inside their room with Cheez-its and a textbook...

College and career center lacks designated college counselor

College and career secretary Lauren Rowe finishes submitting a senior’s college admission paperwork. Rowe began submitting Transcription and Information Release Requests immediately upon her arrival at school. “As I reached the office I already had pink sheets in my box,” Rowe said. “I submitted the materials right away so everything reaches the offices of admissions in a timely manner.”
December 3, 2019

Preparing consent and release forms, standardized test scores and recommendation letters, College and career secretary Lauren Rowe is bombarded with paperwork starting Nov. 1. Within the Parkway School...

Photo of the week – Nov. 25

Celebrating the dodgeball victory, the Zebras coach, senior Nick Boland raises two fists in the air. The Zebras later went on to win the whole tournament.
November 26, 2019

Robotics and Soccer: how two students qualified for the world championship

After winning their competition, seniors Jason Yang and Ben Goff stand outside the venue, holding their trophy. The competition lasted for three days from Sept. 13 to Sept. 15. “This was an amazing experience, and I am glad we were able to compete,” Goff said. “I just like being able to come up with unique ideas and being able to design a robot and put them to test and see which ideas worked and which ones didn’t.”
November 18, 2019

Hearts pounding, seniors Jason Yang and Ben Goff step up to compete during the National Robotics Competition in California. However, this was not just any robotics competition–it was a sports competition....

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