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Trump Impeachment

Liya Tsegaye, Staff Writer

January 2, 2020

Trump has been president of the United Stars since 2016. His election was a complete shock and surprise to many Americans, as many people suspected he wouldn’t win. He went up against Hillary Clinton, who was a shoo-in, as most people thought. Her husband previously being a former president sealed...

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

Antonio, Tobi , Tanadon, and Brooke enjoy the World of Coca-Cola.

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 gleams with pride, reflecting back on his students and extensive teaching career.

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...

Spanish basketball team shocks the world at the 2000 paralymic games

The spanish basketball team at the 2000 Paralympics. (Photo courtesy of Simon Tominson )

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...

The Java Jungle gives back

Catie Gelting, Staff writer

January 19, 2017

The sun is just rising over the horizon. Students begin to make the climb up the stairs to the school, their breaths visible in front of them. For many of these students, their journey in the morning will include a stop at the Java Jungle. The Java Jungle is a coffee shop managed by the students in...

Smart cars now hit Atlanta

Uber employees test the self-driving Ford Fusion hybrid cars in Pittsburgh, Pa on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016. (AP Photo/Jared Wickerham)

Miroslav Georgiev, Staff writer

January 18, 2017

Atlanta is not the first city one considers when discussing driverless cars. But ever since the White House launched the "Smart Cities" program last September, of which Atlanta is a member city, there is a very real possibility that what some consider to be the future of cars will come sooner rather...

Swaim opted to change careers to be with her kids

Hydiah Sylla, Co- Editor in cheif

January 17, 2017

At any given moment between fourth and sixth period students cannot walk into the cafeteria without hearing melodious sounds of laughter and seeing faces filled with joy. The cafeteria is a place for students to break bread and conjugate, none of which would be possible without the Cafeteria Staff. The...

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