Category Archive: News

Feb 08

Parkway North Athletes Decide On Collegiate Careers

On Feb. 7, National Signing Day, six student athletes from Parkway North signed their letter of intent to the school of their choice. By signing the letter, they have agreed and committed to play their sport along with get an education at that school. “Signing on National Signing Day means a lot because I dreamed …

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Feb 06

DACA Debate Causes Concern for Deportation

On Jan. 19, 2018, President Donald Trump was unable to sign the new appropriations bill due to disagreements regarding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) funding, border security, and the increase of military spending, resulting in a three-day government shutdown. The DACA program allows some people who entered the United States illegally as children …

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Feb 02

Meet Junior Esi Imbeah

What is the worst music genre? “Country. What else could it be?” — What is your favorite month? “September. That’s when my birthday is.” — If you could have any animal as a pet, what animal would it be? “An elephant.” — If you were to dye your hair, what color would you dye it? …

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Jan 31

Politics and Music Come Together During The 60th Grammy Awards

The 60th Annual Grammy Awards, held on Sunday Night at Madison Square Garden in New York City, were full of performances and politics. During the first performance featuring Kendrick Lamar, comedian Dave Chappelle kept cutting in the performance for comedy purposes that included a message on race. Kendrick Lamar was the night’s second biggest winner …

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Jan 12

#MeToo Presence At Golden Globes Sparks Discussion At North

In 2017, a wave of sexual harassment allegations involving Hollywood figures swept through social media. Over a million people across social media platforms shared their harassment stories, prompting the #MeToo movement, a movement founded by activist Tarana Burke, to rise again. Soon celebrities pledged to take a stand for all who have been harrassed by …

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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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Sep 22

Parkway High Schools Participate in Hurricane Relief

Over the month of September, hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and now Maria, struck the United States, killing over a hundred people and causing billions of dollars in damage across multiple states. Even though these disasters may be happening thousands of miles away, they still have a local impact. Dan Finkelstein, a graduate of ‘93 from North …

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Sep 20

Parkway District Moves Graduation Dates to Accommodate All Families

Click on this video to see Fox News’ full coverage of the story.   On Sept. 13, the Parkway School Board voted to move both North and Central’s graduation date to Tuesday, May 15 and Thursday, May 17, respectively, as to not interfere with Sabbath on a Saturday night. Originally, some people in the Jewish …

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Sep 20

Plans For Ice Rink In Creve Coeur Memorial Lake Park Stirs Controversey

  Ice rinks have always been an important part of the St. Louis community. From people gathering to support the Blues hockey team to figure skating at Forest Park, the citizens of St. Louis love the ice. Now, St. Louis residents will have to decide if they want an ice rink in Creve Couer Park. …

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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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