May 09

Parkway North Holds Annual Student Government Elections

                On April 10, Parkway North held its annual Student Council elections for the upcoming academic year.  The speeches were made via YouTube videos that were sent to each ac lab.  Then, the students could vote via a QR code or by completing an election ballet online.  For many of the new executives, this …

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May 09

Parkway North Theatre Holds Last Improv Show

On May 4, 2014, Parkway North’s Theater Crew held their last improv show of the year and the last improv show for the senior class of 2014. The improv show held a variety of games and skits that entertained the audience in the genre of comedy. “Improv is acting without a script. We get a suggestion …

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May 09

North Changes EOC Procedures

From April 28 to April 30, Parkway North conducted its annual End of Course exams, otherwise known as EOCs. This year, in an effort to prevent the library from being inaccessible for a full week, changes were made. “[Last year], teacher schedules were on pause for two to three weeks,” said English teacher Heather Fleming. …

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May 01

Parkway North Students Premiere The Rising

At 19 years old, Webster University student and North graduate David Kirkman celebrated the completion of the movie he filmed, edited, and directed with a red carpet premiere at a Wehrenberg theater on Monday, April 14, 2014.     Production began April of 2013 with choreographing, learning the script, and training. Filming began weeks afterwards.     …

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Apr 10

Parkway North Offers Creativity Scholarship

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

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

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

 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

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

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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