Apr 10

Parkway North Offers Creativity Scholarship

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Applications for The Friends of Kyle E. Palmer Creativity Award are being accepted through April 24. This memorial award of $500 is open to all students who show outstanding creativity. “Everyone with a creative bone in their body and a few examples of it should apply,” said Danielle Feinstein, one of the winners from last …

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Apr 08

Life Counts Club Discusses Women’s Health

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There have been various political discussion clubs at Parkway North, and the Life Counts Club recently was added to that list. Life Counts—a non-school-sponsored club to discuss topics surrounding women’s health, human life, and abortion—began in January.                 While the stance of the leaders of Life Counts is pro-life, pro-choice students are welcome to participate. …

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Apr 08

Parkway North Mock Trial Wins State Competition

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On March 30, after over two days of back to back trials, the Parkway North Mock Trial team won the state competition, beating MICDS in the final round 3-2. In order to get to the state competition “we had to be one of the top 8 schools in the St Louis region,” said Mock Trial …

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Mar 27

Two Students Qualify for National Forensic League District Competition

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 When many people hear the words NFL, they immediately think of the National Football League; however, the Parkway North debate team thinks National Forensic League. This year, two students from Parkway North’s Speech and Debate team, sophomores Alex Fredman and Xavier Phillips, attended the District Competition in the NFL (National Forensic League), March 7-9. “A lot …

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Mar 27

Parkway North Lexus Eco Team Wins National Competition

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In late February, a group of Parkway North students won first place in the final challenge of the Lexus Eco Challenge sponsored by Lexus Co, a program that empowers the next generation to learn about and preserve the environment. “Lexus Eco Challenge has two different challenges. They [the students] have to win the first challenge …

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Mar 07

Parkway North Latin Students Create New Accelerated Latin Club

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Students at Parkway North have created a new accelerated Latin group to further their learning of the language. HSALSWAB, which stands for Honors Society for Advanced Latin Scholars Who are Brilliant, was started by Latin 3 students to become more advanced in the language. “Accelerated Latin was [Drew Sigler and I’s] idea,” said junior Abby …

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Mar 05

Parkway North Students Start New Club to Help Local Orphanages

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In the beginning of second semester, sophomores Erin Armstrong, Hiran Bommireddipally, Helen Oh, and Adya Dave started a club called Kids4Kids. The club, sponsored by math teacher Michelle Goetz, has meetings after school in Goetz’s class. The main goal of the club is to help and meet with children in orphanages. “We wanted to take …

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Feb 25

Two Parkway North Students Earn Recognition at Area Art Show

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Two Parkway North seniors, Danny McGinnist and Danny Cohen were recently recognized for their art entered in the St. Louis Community College High School Art Exhibition, which happened Jan. 13 at Florissant Valley Community College. A first time entry in an art show for both of the boys, McGinnist won Best of Show while Cohen …

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Feb 21

2014 Winter Olympics Begin to Come to a Close

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The 2014 Winter Olympics started on Feb. 7 in Sochi, Russia. The American team has won 25 medals so far, eight of which are gold. One athlete has been in the spotlight at the Winter Olympics since he won a gold medal in the 2006 Winter Olympics in Torino, Italy. Shaun White, professional snowboarder, specializes …

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Feb 19

Parkway North Students Start a New BBC Club

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British Broadcasting Company of America has taken over cable. At Parkway North, students have begun a new BBC club where students can discuss the shows that they enjoy. “We like to talk about various shows; we talk about how certain things were done in them,” said vice president of BBC Club sophomore Kyra Derington. Finding …

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