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Parkway introduces online physical education course

Parkway introduces online physical education course

Lydia Roseman, News Editor

5 days ago


Filed under Campus, News, Showcase

Students scale rock walls, dance to cultural music, toss frisbees, lift heavyweights and earn scuba certifications within the large assortment of physical education courses that Parkway offers. Adding to the selection of physical education courses, online physical education is going to be offered beginnin...

The issue with tiger parenting

The issue with tiger parenting

Andrew Li, Staff Writer

April 11, 2019


Filed under Opinions

Everyone loves Chinese food right? Orange chicken, Mongolian beef and sesame chicken are all great. These delicious foods demonstrate the pinnacle of culture mixing—yet not everything Asian mixes well with everything American, especially how Asians are generally more strict regarding their child’...

AP Language and Composition students take a unique approach to prepare for the exam

AP Language and Composition students take a unique approach to prepare for the exam

Ridwan Oyebamiji, Staff Writer

April 5, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

With camera and questions in hand, juniors in AP Language and Composition grabbed footage for the documentaries they created to understand their visual rhetoric unit. The idea was created when English teacher Dan Barnes attended a writing conference at Fort Zumwalt West High School in the fall. ...

Stuck in the Abu Dhabi airport for six days, senior Hira Khan finds her way back home

Stuck in the Abu Dhabi airport for six days, senior Hira Khan finds her way back home

Andrew Li, Staff Writer

March 5, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

Peeved, anxious, alone and sick with food poisoning, senior Hira Khan awaited her flight from Pakistan to Abu Dhabi; however, the flight was overbooked, leaving Khan flightless without any explanation. “I stood in line for two hours and felt even more sick as time passed by. Finally, I reached th...

Junior Caroline Judd gets a head start on arts focused career

Junior Caroline Judd gets a head start on arts focused career

Lydia Roseman, News Editor

February 13, 2019


Filed under A & E, Showcase

What kind of art do you create? “I am very passionate about photography and videography. I started out doing classic art like drawing and painting, but I discovered my love for photography when I got my first camera. After that, my skills developed and now I have my own business.” How much time...

Junior Ryan Egan uses STEM courses to pursue a career in music

Junior Ryan Egan uses STEM courses to pursue a career in music

Lydia Roseman, News Editor

January 23, 2019


Filed under A & E

What kind of art are you interested in? I play in a band called The Brink STL. I’ve been playing guitar for eight years, and I’ve been playing gigs and concerts around St. Louis for the past four years. We play a little bit of everything. We play covers of pop bands like Panic! at the Disco a...

Sophomore Kathryn McAuliffe spreads power to peers through accessible knowledge

Sophomore Kathryn McAuliffe spreads power to peers through accessible knowledge

Brinda Ambal, Staff Writer

January 18, 2019


Filed under Features

Passion for social justice and current events led sophomore Kathryn McAuliffe to write articles for Balance the Ballot, an Instagram account run by students, for students. “I really liked their message about how they wanted to educate students, particularly on topics of current events, in 100 words or les...

Rising Youtube sensation junior Aaliyah Weston’s channel has almost 5,000 subscribers

Rising Youtube sensation junior Aaliyah Weston’s channel has almost 5,000 subscribers

Jenna Mercer, Convergent Media Writer

January 17, 2019


Filed under Features

Now reaching almost 5,000 subscribers, junior Aaliyah Weston created her YouTube channel two years ago. However, last year she reconstructed her channel after she started gaining hundreds of subscribers. Weston is a beauty guru: she posts videos relating to hair, makeup and clothing. “I have a...

A trip to the holy land

A trip to the holy land

Sophia Ferretti, Convergent Media Writer

January 7, 2019


Filed under Features

Saying his goodbyes, sophomore Joe Rosenberg boards the plane at JFK airport to fly 12 hours halfway across the world. “I decided to come on this program [NFTY Heller High] to connect and learn more about Israel. As a reform Jew in America, there is a lot of emphasis on Israel education, so I thought ...

Sophomore Arden Dickson pursues theater in a STEM-focused world

Sophomore Arden Dickson pursues theater in a STEM-focused world

Lydia Roseman, News Editor

December 19, 2018


Filed under A & E, Showcase

What career are you pursuing? I really want to go to a Conservatory Performing Arts college and get a Bachelor in Fine Arts (BFA) in either acting or musical theater, preferably musical theater. Those programs are really hard to get into, but that’s what I’m striving towards. Have you ever fel...

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