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BREAKING: Parkway announces decision to abolish the honors track after this school year

BREAKING: Parkway announces decision to abolish the honors track after this school year

Michael Lolley, Staff Writer

February 11, 2020

“What honors classes are you in?” We’ve all heard this question before, and to most of us, it still hurts a little, even to read it. Well this question has been asked for the last time as Parkway Administrators have confirmed; honors and AP classes will be abolished following this school year.  ...

Creating the blog “Good Song, Good Soul,” junior Arden Dickson shares lessons

Creating the blog “Good Song, Good Soul,” junior Arden Dickson shares lessons

Brinda Ambal, Staff Writer

February 4, 2020

Publishing her first post in December 2019, junior Arden Dickson writes her blog “Good Song, Good Soul” about her passion for music and acting to remind herself of her writing roots and share experiences with others who might be going through similar situations. “For a long time, and still no...

Freshman Paige Matthys-Pearce brings dedication and perseverance to Regionals

Freshman Paige Matthys-Pearce brings dedication and perseverance to Regionals

Brinda Ambal, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

The gym is a blur of activity, a whirlwind of nerves, excitement and raw competition. In the midst of it all, standing proud in a pink and black sparkly leotard, is freshman Paige Matthys-Pearce: winner of the beam, vault and floor events in her age group at the 2019 Missouri State Gymnastics Championships. Matthys-Pearce...

Growing through Greek: seniors Nell Jaskowiak and Deirdre Jost gain valuable life skills through independent study

Growing through Greek: seniors Nell Jaskowiak and Deirdre Jost gain valuable life skills through independent study

Brinda Ambal, Staff Writer

April 2, 2019

The hallway is silent and still except for the occasional wanderer in search of the water fountain. A second glance finds seniors Nell Jaskowiak and Deirdre Jost settled on the floor by the Latin room. Jaskowiak and Jost chose to take Greek as an independent study with Latin teacher Tom Herpel to...

Boys tennis team prepares for districts

Boys tennis team prepares for districts

Claire Smout, Awards Coordinator

May 7, 2018

After losing their top four of six varsity players to graduating last May, this year has been a rebuilding season for the boys tennis team. “This season my goal was to see our team this season have good spirits since we lost a lot of seniors last year, so it was going to be kind of a rough year...

Community gathers in support for sophomore Brynn Haun

Community gathers in support for sophomore Brynn Haun

Claire Smout, Awards Coordinator

September 18, 2017

After being cleared a year ago of Ewing Sarcoma, sophomore Brynn Haun relapsed on June 16. While undergoing chemotherapy, she was diagnosed with Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis, an autoimmune disease that landed her in Barnes Jewish hospital for the entire first week of July. Since then, the communit...

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 ...

Breaking down borders to celebrate prom

Breaking down borders to celebrate prom

Maddie Cooke, Staff Writer

April 14, 2017

Senior Joe Fuller closes a 1,200 mile gap for his Prom date that lives in Monterrey, Mexico.

Throwback Thursday Carson Brown

Throwback Thursday Carson Brown

Tyler Hannegan, Staff Writer

April 13, 2017

Pathfinder: How would you describe yourself to somebody who has never met you? Brown: I would describe myself as a quiet person who enjoys being around other people. I enjoy being around other people because I am a very social person and I feel good and confident when I talk to other people. ...

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