The Parkview Pantera

Where are you going after high school?

Christina Pham, Staff Writer

October 16, 2013

The beginning of the end is here for seniors as they dive deeper into their final year of high school. Drowning in a pool of high school resumes, college essays and scholarship applications, along with the usual mountain of homework from high school classes (and maybe a job at a restaurant), juggling...

Large book bags: not only an eye-sore, but also a back-sore

Robert Anderson, Staff Writer

October 15, 2013

“Weights of students' backpacks seem directly proportional to the likelihood of back pain,” said a recent study from the Journal of Pediatric Orthopedics. This dilemma can be seen at Parkview, where you occasionally spot hunched over neanderthals, shuffling to class under massive loads of books....

Quality over quantity: history education in high school

Sania Chandrani, News Editor

October 10, 2013

A mountain of notes and chapters upon chapters of reading have been a problem throughout high school for many students. “What’s the point?” we ask ourselves every time we sit down and cram facts and figures into our brain. The list of names starts to get a little blurry, and my ten pound textbook...

Relaxed cell phone rule?

Conor Flynn, Staff Writer

April 4, 2013

At 7:00 a.m., the hallways begin to fill with bleary-eyed students wandering to the cafeteria for breakfast or first period for a quick nap, finding it difficult to navigate the hallways with half open eyes and slow feet. Many of these kids have iPods or their phones out, either by habit or for personal...

Last day choices

Conor Flynn, Staff Writer

March 22, 2013

During the apocalypse-scare of 2012, many people were making last wishes, believing that December 21 would be their last day alive. They made plans to spend time with their loved ones or even spend their last minutes doing what they wanted. Luckily, the supposed end of the world never came. But what...

Are athletes overpaid?

Kevin Devasia, Staff Writer

March 22, 2013

LeBron James, Roger Federer, Cristiano Ronaldo, Peyton Manning – what do these four men have in common? Not only are they among the best of the best in their respective sports, but according to Forbes magazine, they rank among the top-ten highest paid athletes in the world. To give an idea of the k...

Last day choices

Conor Flynn, Staff Writer

March 19, 2013

During the apocalypse-scare of 2012, many people were making last wishes, believing that December 21 would be their last day alive. They made plans to spend time with their loved ones or even spend their last minutes doing what they wanted. Luckily, the supposed end of the world never came. But what...

Grandmothers going into the 21st century

Zach Gabrielson, Staff Writer

March 19, 2013

People are constantly changing in response to any number of societal or natural pressures. Some social roles are so archetypal that it seems as though they will never change, but thirteen years into the 21st century, we are beginning to see how they are being redefined.             Take...

Technology has an impact on people’s performance today

Maeva Banag, Staff Writer

March 19, 2013

Technology has a large impact on peoples’ lives.  It connects friends and also helps those who follow on worldly news to stay informed. Not only is technology helpful for knowing what is going on around the world, it’s also entertaining.  Without your computer, your laptop, or you television you...

Foods: Because cooking isn’t just for girls

Khalia Thomas, Staff Writer

March 19, 2013

Foods, nutrition, and wellness (FNW): to some, this class seems like a fun alternative to a scary science class, to others, it seems like an important skill, and some do not even know this class exists.  FNW is a class that teaches you how to cook, including cooking terms and techniques, recipes,...

The student news site of Parkview High School
Opinion