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BSU club welcomes all races

Heaven LaMartz, Staff Writer

January 10, 2019

BSU, which stands for Black Student Union, is a Parkview High School club that explores black history and culture. BSU holds meetings on the third Thursday of every month in the orchestra room located in J building. According to Melat Mekonnen, a junior at Parkview and an officer of the Black Student...

Students get creative in collecting funds for cancer

Nia Embry, Staff Writer

January 10, 2019

“Everyone’s touched by cancer. It does not matter whether someone immediately in your family ever had it or not…, it affects everyone,” Coach Akin, of the girls’ softball team, and sponsor of the Relay For Life says. Here at Parkview, there is a way students and teachers alike can get inv...

Musing of a Book Nerd

Musing of a Book Nerd

Kalee Wiley, Entertainment Editor

March 16, 2018

Clichés strike again in a new form Once upon a time, clichés used to be enjoyable writing tactics that everyone enjoyed. Over time, authors have made these tactics nightmares for avid readers with their overuse in books. Although I do not mind reading certain clichés, very few, skillful authors have been...

Students come from across the seas for foreign exchange program

Students come from across the seas for foreign exchange program

Thuy Pham, Editor in Chief of Design

March 16, 2018

“The first barrier was the language. I felt insecure.” These are the words of Tobi from Germany, one of five foreign exchange students enrolled at Parkview High School. As a participant of the PAX (Program for Academic Exchange) in the 2017-2018 school year, Tobi embodies the cross-cultural learning...

Aldrich is proud of work he does with APUSH kids

Aldrich is proud of work he does with APUSH kids

Jenny Nguyen, Copy Editor

March 16, 2018

The mention of US history typically entails bored groans or glazed eyes.  However, this is not the case in Jon Aldrich’s AP US History classes, where every lesson is accompanied by laughter and attentive students. Before he was a teacher, however, Aldrich worked in corporate sales for a pharmaceutical...

Student fights slaughterhouses

Student fights slaughterhouses

Catie Gelting, Features Editor

March 16, 2018

  Humane societies around the globe continually advocate for the rights of farm animals. For many, the primary farm animals considered are cows. However, many other species are threatened by the meat industry. Junior Amelia Bishop is advocating for the rights of goats in the Stone Mountain...

Spanish basketball team shocks the world at the 2000 paralymic games

Spanish basketball team shocks the world at the 2000 paralymic games

Peter Fedyk, Editor in Chief of Content

March 15, 2018

Fernando Martin Vicente is a name that most people don’t recall; lost to the brutal sands of time. The 2000 Summer Paralympic Games in Sidney most likely won’t raise an eyebrow either. In reality, the story surrounding this man at these games is one of sporting's greatest stories, but for all the...

Katie Rutherford faces cancer like a superhero

Katie Rutherford faces cancer like a superhero

Marie Stanford, News Editor & Business Manager

November 7, 2017

Walking into her second hospital visit, Katie Rutherford had a bad feeling. After multiple visits to acne doctors and a previous misdiagnosis, all she could do was think the worst, she was right. A bump on her face that she initially ignored was cancer and it would change her life forever. In January...

Student council hosted a successful Movie Night

Student council hosted a successful Movie Night

Thuy Pham, Editor in Chief Of Design

October 16, 2017

Anticipation rises. Even as people begin to line at the gate, the tension continues to build. “In the beginning, there was only ocean…” the movie continues to roll as everyone on the student council committee stops to look around. The reality had sunken in; Parkview’s student council has officially...

Parkview’s “The Crucible”

Catie Gelting, Features Editor

October 12, 2017

A classic play that has been required reading for students across the country for years, was performed by Parkview High School’s theater department from September 21st through 23rd. The Crucible premiered here shortly after school resumed following several inclement weather days. The cast of The C...

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