Category Archive: features

Sep 08

Northeast Middle Presents Single-Gender Class Option for Sixth Graders

As of the 2017-18 school year, parents of sixth graders at Parkway Northeast Middle School were given the option to place their child into new single-gender classes, which were being introduced in the math and science departments. Northeast e-mailed information to parents about the opportunity, stating “Research has shown that during adolescence, girls and boys …

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Sep 06

Renovated Fine Arts Wing Bears Benefits For Students, Teachers

Imagine theatre students using hallways as dressing rooms on opening night, crowded around one mirror. Or art students being unable to release their full creativity due to lack of space. These are just some of the few issues the old fine arts wing presented to both students and teachers. However with the start of the …

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Sep 01

Senior Jason Hawkins Leads Vikings to Huge Win Against Marquette

On Friday, Aug. 25, the Vikings took on the Marquette Mustangs in a battle of two teams looking to bounce back from a first week loss against Parkway Central. A necessary part of the Vikings success in building momentum for the season and winning against the Mustangs 56-45 was wide receiver and defensive back Jason …

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Aug 24

North Welcomes Four New Staff Members For 2017-2018

  In May, 2017, Dr.Tori Cain was announced Parkway North High’s new head principal. Formerly, Dr. Cain was an assistant principal. This change in position left her assistant principal job vacant. Along with Cain, other former staff members either retired, transferred to a different school, or got promoted leaving vacancies in their positions. This year, …

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May 16

North Students Share Ways to Earn Money in High School

Most North High School students have a fairly common approach to making money: work at a restaurant, in retail, or help out at home and get paid via allowance. These are all classic ways for any teenager to earn money; however, today there’s a lot more opportunities to make money, and maybe not in the …

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May 12

North Introduces ACT Prep Classes For Eligible Juniors in the Fall

With the ACT carrying pressures such as getting into one’s dream school and earning scholarships, many students seek out tutors and prep courses to help them prepare for the test. While beneficial, many of these avenues are costly and are done in conjunction with everyday school work. In an effort to alleviate some of this …

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May 10

Moroccan Nights: Parkway North Throws Moroccan Themed Prom on May 6

The hair, makeup, dress, tuxedos, and flowers. Students at Parkway North spent lots of money to celebrate prom night on May 6 at the Sheraton Westport Plaza Hotel. “I did spend a lot of money. I had to have a deposit down for my dress, the deposit was like $200 and the other half of …

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May 02

Freshman Jalen Powell Participates in Prestigious YPCO at Webster University

“The mission of YPCO [Young People’s Concert Orchestra] and the other orchestras and ensembles at the Community Music School is to give students the opportunity to enhance their musicianship and skills beyond individual performance and to support the education process in school music programs,” said Travis Herd, the Orchestra and Ensembles Representative at the Community …

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Apr 26

PNH Staff, Students Participate in North’s Day of Service

“My favorite part was knowing that my little contribution could help out the community. Giving everyone the opportunity to help others was a great idea,” said junior Brianna Barrera after participating in Parkway North’s first Day of Service on April 13. In addition to Special Olympics held at North, students had the opportunity to go …

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Apr 20

North Jewish Students Celebrate Holiday of Passover

There are many things that Spring can bring: warmer weather, the end of the school year, times of relaxation. But for many of North’s Jewish students, Spring brings a very important holiday that allows for a test of strength and a revisitation of one’s values. Passover, the holiday which commemorates the Jewish people being freed …

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