Category Archive: features

Nov 17

Parkway Food Pantry Aims To Help Hungry Families During The Holiday Season

With the holidays fast approaching, many families are gearing up for large feasts. However, some families aren’t fortunate enough to afford a traditional feast. Parkway social workers and Northeast Middle students are teaming up to provide meals for those in need. On Oct. 10, Northeast Middle became the home for Parkway’s district-wide food pantry. The …

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Nov 13

Parkway North Receives Green Ribbon School Award for First Time

On Nov. 16, students will lead a group of educators on a tour of Parkway North to highlight Parkway North as one of three nationally-recognized Green Ribbon Schools in Missouri. This is the first year that Parkway North received the Green Ribbon School Award. According to the application Parkway North completed to be considered for …

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Nov 09

National Honor Society Welcomes 30 Students in Ceremony

The desire to help and improve the community is felt by many students throughout Parkway North. On Wednesday, Nov. 8, 30 students were inducted into National Honor Society during a ceremony at Parkway North. In order to enter the society, students had to have a 3.75 GPA during their junior or senior year of high …

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Nov 07

Northern Lights Cafe Introduces New Features Following the New School Year

As the colder weather approaches and the school year gets harder, students turn to warm, and sometimes caffeinated, drinks to help them get through. Northern Lights, the student run cafe located in the library, helps students with that by serving a variety of drinks. The cafe first opened in September of 2016 due to a …

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Nov 02

Parkway North Meets Donation Goal During Annual Blood Drive

On Oct. 31, the North High community volunteered to donate blood to Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center. Much like vampires on Halloween, workers arrived to draw blood from voluntary victims, not for their own gain, but for the health and wellness of patients in need of healthy blood. “I wanted to give blood because I …

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Oct 23

Cast And Crew Of Play On! Prepare For Opening Night At North High

Sets, costumes, blocking. All these things go into making a successful North High theater show. After months of hard work, students working on North High’s Play On! are making the final preparations before opening night on Oct. 25. While their time working on this show is coming to a close, many still have something to …

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Oct 23

The Dangers of Halloween Are Spooky: How to Stay Safe at a Halloween Party

As the end of October approaches, everyone starts to make preparations for the scariest holiday of the year with candy and costumes. Since most kids in high school don’t go Trick-or-Treating anymore, their preparations may include just buying candy, figuring out which scary movies to watch, or getting ready for a Halloween party. Although the …

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Oct 17

Volunteers At Various Animal Shelters Save Dogs After Hurricane Harvey Disaster

On Aug. 25, 2017, Hurricane Harvey struck Texas and caused thousands of people to evacuate. The hurricane destroyed towns and cities and nothing was completely safe. This includes the many animals that were left and forgotten. Luckily, shelters like Best Friends Animal Society went around and rescued these animals. Unfortunately, there were way more than …

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Oct 11

Homecoming Week Comes To A Close With Dance

Spirit week. Pep rally. Soccer game. Parade. Football game.  All of this leads up to the big night: the Homecoming Dance. The dance took place Saturday, Oct. 7 from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. in North’s upper gym. The dance this year was a little different because this year, students chose a homecoming court, opposed …

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Oct 04

Sophomore Reina McMillan Helps Girls Cross Country Head towards State

Sophomore Reina McMillan is helping the Girls Cross Country team head towards State with impressive times in the the 5K event even though the 800 meter is her favorite. “The mid-distance, the 800 meter, is my favorite because that’s what I won in,” said R. McMillan. On Aug. 4, 2017, R. McMillan won a Junior …

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