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California makes new laws

California makes new laws

Leon Christan, Backpage Editor

March 15, 2018


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For decades, California has been known as an innovator in legal reform. From San Francisco's barrier-shattering school system to the state’s views on immigration, California has been seen as a role model and also as a petri dish for new laws. In the past two years, the state has passed many groundbreaking laws that have finally gone into effect this past January (‘18). Three such laws are AB 10, Propositi...

North Korea causes concern for the United States

North Korea causes concern for the United States

Emily Ogbodo, Staff Writer

February 8, 2018


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Turn on any major news channel, and there is a good chance that they are discussing the current relations between North Korea and the U.S. With president Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un hurling insults back and forth, one may not know what to make of the situation. Some worry about the imminent possibility...

Falcons hit the Orange Jungle

Falcons hit the Orange Jungle

Candler Clark, Opinions Editor

November 10, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

Parkview suffered a close loss to the Brookwood Broncos on the 20th, 27 - 30. Parkview had a mediocre defensive performance in the first half, giving up 21 points. That left it at a 21 - 7 disadvantage. Even after 20 points in the second half, the team couldn't make up the lost ground. As the Panthers...

Teacher of the year is over the “Moon” about teaching

Teacher of the year is over the “Moon” about teaching

Catie Gelting, Features Editor

November 7, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Every year, the teachers at Parkview elect a Teacher of the Year. To be elected, the teacher must first be nominated by his peer teachers and fill out an application which will be anonymously reviewed by students, teachers, parents, and community members. This process narrows the pool down to three contestants,...

Dr. Reid honored as Georgia’s counselor of the year

Dr. Reid honored as Georgia’s counselor of the year

karen Ye, Editor in chief

November 7, 2017


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Some of the most important people in life work behind the scenes. Counselors are some of the most invaluable, providing students with the assistance they need to succeed at school and in life. Parkview’s Dr. Samela Reid is one example of such excellence. On October 9th, Parkview Counseling Department...

Las Vegas becomes newest addition to the deadliest mass shooting list

Las Vegas becomes newest addition to the deadliest mass shooting list

Anika Akbar, Editor in Chief of operations

October 16, 2017


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Virginia Tech, 2007: 32 dead and 17 injured. Sandy Hook Elementary, 2012: 27 dead, 2 injured. Pulse Nightclub, 2016: 49 dead, 53 injured.  Every year, the hearts of Americans get heavier and heavier as the loss of lives become greater. And more recently, a new event has been added to the annual “Deadliest...

Quidditch comes to Parkview

Quidditch comes to Parkview

Thuy Pham, Editor in Chief Of Design

October 16, 2017


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It came down to the battle between Gryffindor and Hufflepuff during the finale of Quidditch. In the end, despite the Seeker for Hufflepuff capturing the Snitch, the Gryffindor won the game. Players in Gryffindor promptly cheered and raced to hug their teammates. The Gryffindor acquired 50 points from...

Lowe’s Grant

Lowe’s Grant

Karen Ye, Editor in Chief

October 16, 2017


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Parkview’s Special Education Department has been a longstanding symbol of the school’s dedication toward ensuring excellent education for all. With their hardworking teachers and friendly student body, the department has earned many commendations for their efforts. The department has become the...

Hurricane Irma encourages an extra three days off of school

Hurricane Irma encourages an extra three days off of school

Anika Akbar, Editor in Chief`of operations

October 16, 2017


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Be it heavy rain or a sunshine so scorching, snow days up the heights of Kanye West’s ego or even acquiring the fame of Twitter, the Gwinnett County Public School system is notorious for abiding by a strict enforcement of 180 school days (even when the governor says it is not necessary). However it...

Homecoming spirit week

Homecoming spirit week

Marie Stanford, News Editor

October 16, 2017


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Saturday’s homecoming is sending Parkview students into their parents’ closets and the thrift store to find outfits for a week of spirit days leading up to the big dance. Last week, student council announced the themes for October 2nd-5th. Monday kicked the week off with Decade Day, where stude...

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