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Question and answer with new dance teacher

Question and answer with new dance teacher

Grace Kim, Opinion Editor

February 27, 2015

Name: Ms. Lindsey Brown Q: Why did you choose to be a dance teacher? A: I love to dance and I have been performing professionally for the past 7 years. I love teaching and education. Q: What do you like about teaching dance? A:  My favorite part of my job is teaching the students all forms of dance and educati...

Atlanta’s winter wonderland

Atlanta’s winter wonderland

Amy Pan, News Editor

December 11, 2014

‘Tis the season! While December is typically a time full of end-of-semester stress and last-minute frenzy for most Parkview students, fear not. There are plenty of winter festivities around Atlanta that can offer a temporary escape from the gloom of final exams. These attractions provide the full experience...

Ways to get involved this holiday season

Ways to get involved this holiday season

Morgan Singletary, Staff Writer

December 11, 2014

The holidays are back, and that means people all over Gwinnett are ready to lend a helping hand towards charities and organizations that intend to give others a better holiday experience. Many students at Parkview are ready to be involved in giving back to the community. Every year, the Parkview MJROTC...

Hidden Menus: not so secret anymore

Hidden Menus: not so secret anymore

Sania Chandrani, Editor-in-Chief

December 9, 2014

The secret menu began at In-N-Out burger, and soon the marketing tactic spread as quickly as fast-food chains themselves. Many students and teachers are unaware that secret menus exist. “Why do they have secret menus? What’s that about?” asks English teacher Crystal Lazenby. The idea stemmed...

Gifted Learning: different, not better

Sania Chandrani, Editor-in-Chief

December 7, 2014

Starting at age five, students can take tests that will separate them from their peers. If a kindergarten student scores exceptionally, he is ushered into a new cohort of students who also scored well. This is the Gifted program. Gifted used to be classified as a form of special education because of...

Students seek flexible dress code

Students seek flexible dress code

Sania Chandrani, Editor-in-Chief

December 7, 2014

Pick up agenda. Turn it sideways. No, long ways. School dress code has been a topic of controversy for years among students and administrators, and while the dress code assemblies have informed over 96% of students about the policies of the dress code, the majority of students do not agree with these...

Overcoming stage fright

Overcoming stage fright

Alisha Khoja, Staff Writer

October 7, 2014

As our seniors embark on a new journey and progress towards college, they are faced with many fears, fears that may impede this journey. Stage Fright happens to be one of the most important. Public speaking, presentations, performances and sometimes even mere small talk is strongly feared. We all experience...

Students struggle to stay awake

Students struggle to stay awake

October 7, 2014

Everything’s going black, the bus is spinning, can’t see, can’t think, got to study for test, its next period, what’s it on again? Most high school teens don’t get enough sleep. The national sleep foundation says that teenagers need at least 9 ¼ hours of sleep a night (though some can thrive...

Parkview Golf comes out “swinging”

Parkview Golf comes out “swinging”

Amy Pan, Staff Writer

May 13, 2014

Move over, Tiger Woods! Spring is in the air, and warmer weather is taking hold, which means that Parkview Golf is now in full swing (pun intended). Parkview’s golf teams have had a history of strong finishes in the past couple of seasons, with the girls winning the region championship in 2012 and...

Major Changes to the SAT

Major Changes to the SAT

Kevin Devasia, Entertainment Editor

May 8, 2014

The Scholastic Aptitude Test, or SAT, is one of the most dreaded parts of the high school experience. Students spend money on books and classes and dedicate countless hours to studying. The College Board recently announced major changes to the SAT, which will be put into effect within two years. The...

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