Aug 22

Parkway North Welcomes Foreign Students

  Parkway North has been accepting foreign exchange students from different parts of the world. This year, North has six foreign exchange students from Japan, Denmark, Germany, France, and Italy.              Senior Luigi Morrone, who is from Italy, is looking forward to having a great semester here at North. “I’ve been in the USA for …

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Aug 22

Vans Warped Tour

Vans Warped Tour, held at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater on July 24, brought a variety of musical artists to St. Louis. “I was satisfied with the selection. Some of the bands weren’t my thing, but I liked their stage presence and they got everyone pumped up even if they weren’t fans,” said senior Chancey Bloodworth. Throughout …

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May 22

Volleyball Team Finishes Season; Begins Rebuilding for Next Year

Volleyball photo

               The Parkway North Varsity Team finished their season on May 11, at the District Tournament at Vianney High School.  North fought long and hard to stay in the tournament, but fell short by a few points.  It was the last season for seniors Daniel Freiberger, Mackenzie Johnson, Devin Sharpe, Kevin Graeler, and Tyler Collins.  …

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May 22

Students Get Ready for 4th Annual LouFest

On Sept. 7 and 8, Forest Park will host the 4th annual Loufest, a festival similar to Lollapalooza and Coachella. This year, popular Indie and rock bands like The Killers, Wilco, and The Nationals will be taking the stage. “I’m going to see The National, Wilco and The Killers,” said sophomore Evan Lehmann. Besides these …

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May 22

Vans Warped Tour Comes to St. Louis

                Warped Tour has become something of a summer tradition for music lovers everywhere. It was created in 1994 by Kevin Lyman. Vans Warped Tour will be coming to the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in St. Louis on July 24.                 “[I’m] going for my boyfriend’s birthday, and I’m excited to see the bands that I …

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May 10

Guide to Conquering Finals

finals

          As the school year comes to an end and summer approaches, many high school students are faced with one last academic challenge: finals.  While finals help to assess how much a student learned and gauge their weaknesses, they can be very stressful, especially when students do not know how to study.  However, with a …

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May 09

Parkway North’s 2013 Prom a Memorable Evening for Graduating Seniors, Students

Seniors Jessica Sikora and Rachel Green enjoy Parkway's 2013 Prom at the Frontenac-Hilton.

Prom, which was held at the Hilton-Frontenac on May 4, 2013 from 7 p.m. until 11 p.m., is an opportunity for friends to come together for long ‘hoorah’ before the end of high school and graduation. “Prom just puts us all that much closer to graduating and that makes it our last intimate setting with …

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May 08

Students Weigh the Benefits, Consequences of Taking Summer School

summer school

As the 2012-2013 school year wraps up and seniors graduate, students that are freshmen, sophomores, or juniors are always presented with a question: Should I take summer school? Summer school is the opportunity for students to complete up to two classes over the summer. The class periods are two hours long and are every day …

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May 08

The Limit Does Not Exist

Editor’s Note: Every year seniors on the Norsestar staff are given the opportunity to write a goodbye letter to the school in the print editor. However, this year to do a technical glitch, Katryn Dobkin’s goodbye was not published in the print edition.  We are publishing her goodbye right here. Also, when you view the …

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Apr 30

Color Guard Hopes to Improve Scores, Technique with New Members

Color Guard Photo

The Parkway North Color Guard held try-outs for the 2013-2014 season on Monday, April 22 and hopes are high for the coming season with six new members who auditioned. Try-outs began with clinics on April 10, 15, and 17 where new members learned basic flag and dance skills and started meeting the returning members. “I …

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