Dec 06

North Resurrects Debate Team

After the promotion and departure of English teacher Mike Hazelton a few years ago, North’s speech and debate team practically vanished because there was no staff member to sponsor it. This school year, the team is back with English teacher Megan McCorkle and theatre teacher Chad Little as sponsors. Their first competition is Dec. 8 …

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Dec 04

North High Students Share How They Plan To Spend Thanksgiving

Turkey, ham, pumpkin pie, macaroni, and a variety of other foods. People throughout the country celebrated Thanksgiving on Nov. 23 in different ways but two things remained consistent: food and family. “I celebrate Thanksgiving with my family by cooking a bunch of food and meeting up at a family member’s house,” said senior Domani Kiefer. …

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Dec 01

Children’s Theatre Prepares For First Production: Kabuki Cinderella

“Kabuki Cinderella is a production done by the Children’s Theatre class and the Tech Theatre classes that is a combination of the traditional Rodger and Hammerstein’s Cinderella and the values of the imperial Japanese culture” said junior Katy Trebing. This year, Parkway North was introduced Children’s Theatre and will present their first production, Kabuki Cinderella …

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Nov 28

“Please Help!”: College Application Process Causes Stress For Seniors

Getting into college is a very long, hard, and at times, annoying process. Many believe getting into college doesn’t come with much work, but seniors of Parkway North would probably disagree. An important and maybe the most important part of the application process, is finding a school that fits the applicant best. “While in the …

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Nov 17

Parkway Food Pantry Aims To Help Hungry Families During The Holiday Season

With the holidays fast approaching, many families are gearing up for large feasts. However, some families aren’t fortunate enough to afford a traditional feast. Parkway social workers and Northeast Middle students are teaming up to provide meals for those in need. On Oct. 10, Northeast Middle became the home for Parkway’s district-wide food pantry. The …

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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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Nov 09

National Honor Society Welcomes 30 Students in Ceremony

The desire to help and improve the community is felt by many students throughout Parkway North. On Wednesday, Nov. 8, 30 students were inducted into National Honor Society during a ceremony at Parkway North. In order to enter the society, students had to have a 3.75 GPA during their junior or senior year of high …

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Nov 07

Northern Lights Cafe Introduces New Features Following the New School Year

As the colder weather approaches and the school year gets harder, students turn to warm, and sometimes caffeinated, drinks to help them get through. Northern Lights, the student run cafe located in the library, helps students with that by serving a variety of drinks. The cafe first opened in September of 2016 due to a …

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Nov 02

Parkway North Meets Donation Goal During Annual Blood Drive

On Oct. 31, the North High community volunteered to donate blood to Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center. Much like vampires on Halloween, workers arrived to draw blood from voluntary victims, not for their own gain, but for the health and wellness of patients in need of healthy blood. “I wanted to give blood because I …

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Oct 31

NFL Protests Cause Division Among Country

“I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color. To me, this is bigger than football and it would be selfish on my part to look the other way. There are bodies in the street and people getting paid leave …

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