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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


Filed under News

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


Filed under News, Sports

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


Filed under News

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...

Hurricane Irma encourages an extra three days off of school

Hurricane Irma encourages an extra three days off of school

Anika Akbar, Editor in Cheif

September 22, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Be it heavy rain or a sunshine so scorching, snow days up to 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,...

Freshmen elect their new student council representatives

Marie Stanford, News Editor

September 13, 2017


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The freshman class will elect their new student council representatives on Wednesday, September 6th during advisement. After the elections in May for the sophomore, junior, and senior student council representatives, the only positions left to fill this year are the freshman spots. This past week, students...

Will DACA’s demise destroy hope for the Dreamers?

Jordan Fredrick, Managing editor

September 13, 2017


Filed under News

On September 6th, the Trump administration announced that they were going to end DACA. DACA, also known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, is an immigration policy that allows illegal immigrants who moved to America as minors to have a two year grace period from being deported and grants them...

Moon named Teacher Of the Year

Moon named Teacher Of the Year

September 5, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

    Matt Moon was named the teacher of the year at a ceremony at Parkview on Tuesday, September 5. Moon Teaches math and was recently named the Department Chair of the Mathematics department. The two other finalist this year were Heather Buag and Ali Scott....

PHS students take on Dragon Con

PHS students take on Dragon Con

September 5, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

  PHS students get into this weekend's Dragon Con festival in Atlanta. The Princess Bride characters were there- Jackson Crean dressed as Dread Pirate Roberts and  Jessie Hurst was the lovely princess' Buttercup!...

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