Nov 26

Parkway North Hosts the Second Annual Bling for the Bash Sale

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On Friday, Dec. 6, Parkway North will host its second annual Bling for the Bash, an event at North that sells slightly used jewelry to buyers. The sale’s preview, with a $2 admission fee, is from 5:30-6:30 p.m., and the actual sale with free admission is from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.. “The money goes to …

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Nov 20

Parkway North Honors Veterans

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                          The air the morning of Nov. 11 was frigid in contrast to the atmosphere surrounding the football field where Parkway North students and the Marching Band had gathered to pay tribute to veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces on Veterans Day. Students were eager to hear the speeches given that morning by representatives of …

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Nov 18

Parkway North’s Guidance Secretaries Serve North’s Students

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We see them at work in the guidance office. They answer our basic questions, as well as those from parents, principals, and counselors. But do we really know our secretaries and what they do? “I assist five counselors, and I’m the liaison,” said guidance secretary LaToya Barry, who helps Parkway North’s students’ registration process by …

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Nov 06

Parkway North Students Celebrate Halloween

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Halloween, the most frightening holiday of the year is celebrated by teenagers in many different ways, ranging from parties to trick-or-treating. “I love everything about Halloween. I love the candy, dressing up, and parties. This year, I dressed up as a pink credit card,” said senior Raven Jackson. To start off Halloween, Parkway North students …

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Nov 04

Gay Straight Alliance, Social Justice Action Team Work Together

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The Social Justice Action Team and the Gay Straight Alliance have been actively pushing for equality across Parkway North by bringing in speakers to talk about the problems that society faces today.  On Oct. 25, Chad’s Coalition spoke to a small group of students about teenage issues including suicide prevention and bullying. Social Justice Action …

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Oct 30

Concerts Rock St. Louis

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         Live music. Bright lights. Screaming fans. High energy. That is how most concerts go. For students going to see concerts is a way to have an evening of fun or to learn new techniques to perform.         “[The Lumineers] have a indie folk feel so it was fun,” said junior Shannon Commerford.         The …

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Oct 30

Dungeons and Dragons Gains Popularity at North

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This year, Parkway North added a new non-school sponsored club called Dungeons and Dragons. Players of Dungeons and Dragons pick an imaginary character and play their role, whether it’s a wizard, a dragon, a monster, or a hero. “You pretend to be a character in a fantasy world,” said junior Austin Lacy, who played the …

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Oct 28

Parkway North Hosts Annual Play for Pink Game

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        On Friday, Oct. 17, Parkway North played Parkway West in Play for Pink, an annual football game that raises money for breast cancer research. The game raised over $1,200 for the Play for Pink Foundation.                “It’s different [than other football games] because everybody is showing, by wearing pink, that they are involved in …

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Oct 24

Parkway North Holds First College Info Night

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            On Oct. 23, Parkway North held its first college information night for underclassmen to help parents and students better prepare for post high school education.             “We’re talking about building a good high school record which includes GPA, testing, class rigor, and finding a college that fits for the student,” said college and career …

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Oct 14

Parkway North Marching Band Adds Unique Visuals

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    During this fall semester, the Parkway North High Marching Band has made changes to “The Devine Comedy” show, now incorporating color guard techniques for members of the band to perform. In a typical band performance, the band plays while marching in formation and the color guard dances with flags and rifles among the …

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