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Student Spotlight: Airi Murray

Student Spotlight: Airi Murray

Sydney Kinzy, Photo Editor

November 17, 2017

Players crack their knuckles in preparation for the big game. A win in amateur leagues could mean a scholarship or a big pay day. One local competition had $40,000 to dish out to the victors. This may sound like a scene before a baseball or soccer championship, but it is not. Senior Airi Murray is a major fan a...

SPARK! Sets students on a pathway to success

SPARK! Sets students on a pathway to success

Ellie Widowski, News Writer

February 20, 2017

Shadowing professionals, participating in local competitions and getting hands-on experience are some of the reasons that Parkway SPARK! Is a common alternative education program for students. SPARK! is a program that develops learning experiences for students based on their fields of interest. It ...

Students further education to prepare for future careers

Students further education to prepare for future careers

Ellie Widowski, Staff Writer

January 26, 2017

With over 230 classes to choose from, students have access to experience a wide variety of fields of study at the high school level. Elective classes range from cooking to ceramics to scuba diving. Taking classes like these could just be a fun way to achieve credits for graduation, but for some, takin...

SPARK! students crack the code behind winning $10,000

SPARK! students crack the code behind winning $10,000

Betsy Wait, EiC Intern

October 5, 2015

With over 44 collegiate and professional teams attending St. Louis’ Globalhack V coding challenge, some groups even venturing from as far as California and Canada in order to win 1st place, no one expected three Parkway high schoolers to win 3rd place overall and $10,000 collectively. Seniors Matt ...

Spark! students pitch propositions

Spark! students pitch propositions

Ellie Widowski, Staff Writer

September 21, 2015

Rushing through the weekly morning traffic, speeding up to beat red lights, barely making it to third hour on time: the daily routine of the typical Spark! student.

Student Spotlight: Allison Worth

Student Spotlight: Allison Worth

Debra Klevens, Convergent Media Writer

February 24, 2015

After years of wanting to write her own book, but struggling to find a plot, 15-year-old sophomore Allison Worth began writing a dystopian young adult novel. “It incorporates a lot of diversity, which is something that I feel most books for young adults do not have enough of,” Worth said. Worth...

School in India seeks English volunteers

School in India seeks English volunteers

Jacob Cupps, Staff Writer

February 10, 2015

The Parkway West Community, through COW and Spark!, partner with a school in Kerala, India, to send volunteer teachers.

Parkway Students take on the business world

Parkway Students take on the business world

Jacob Cupps, Editor-in-Chief

September 19, 2014

On Sept. 18, the 19 students involved with the Spark! program pitched a business idea to a pannel of judges – one group one $500 and a chance to make their ideas a reality.

Student Spotlight: Katie Hornsby

Student Spotlight: Katie Hornsby

Jacob Cupps, Editor-in-Chief

September 14, 2014

Through Spark!, junior Katie Hornsby teams up with Parkway South senior Andrea Bauer to create "Fortitude."

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