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Senioritis

Senioritis

Andrew Klassen, Staff Writer

January 26, 2014

It is second semester, which means a few things: spring break is coming up and seniors are checking out. Yes, senioritis sweeps through the hallways as graduation looms. The college application process leaves many seniors indifferent about their last semester grades. “The beauty of senior year is when...

The cleanest couple at Parkview

Amy Pan, Staff Writer

January 14, 2014

“Have a great afternoon,” custodian Steven Batson enthusiastically tells a passing tenth-grader. School has just let out for the day, and many Parkview students are making their way through the halls, ready to head out to their cars or leave on the bus. Dismissal time can often be loud and chaoti...

Real World Application

Orrin Hoskisson, Staff Writer

December 9, 2013

"How does this apply to me?" High school students frequently ask this valid question. We plow through class after class cramming in loads of facts and formulas and ask a simple question: Why? The response is that all of these classes are preparing students for college.  But school should do better....

Parkview’s very own Houdini and Copperfield

Parkview’s very own Houdini and Copperfield

Robert Anderson, Staff Writer

December 6, 2013

David Copperfield, Criss Angel and Harry Houdini, all famous magicians, have one major thing in common, apart from their skills with magic. They all started early, probably around high school age. The students performing tricks around Parkview may not be as skilled as masters of magic. They still...

What does Parkview want for Christmas?

December 6, 2013

Christmas is less than 20 days away, and America as well as Parkview is anxious for the holidays. The Pantera forecasts that the most popular gifts nationwide this season will include the iPhone 5 and Despicable Me 2 on DVD, but what is the student body asking for this year? Here is a chart of what P...

Falling into leadership

Falling into leadership

Sania Chandrani, News Editor

December 6, 2013

“Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality,” read the Parkview Future Business Leaders of America t-shirts. This quote by Warren Bennis displays one of the most important qualities in a leader—the ability to transform ideas into actions. Parkview’s Future Business Leaders...

Holocaust survivor visits Parkview

Holocaust survivor visits Parkview

Sania Chandrani and Niki Nourollahi

December 6, 2013

“I told him that I did not believe that they could burn people in our age, that humanity would never tolerate it...” wrote Elie Wiesel in his memoir of the Holocaust, Night. Upon reading the story with her students, Ms. Oliver decided that a live presentation would benefit them. On November 19,...

The man behind the monkey

The man behind the monkey

Jordan Power, Staff Writer

October 15, 2013

Duane Stanford transformed the Parkview Report from an ugly caterpillar into a beautiful butterfly. Stanford noticed his freshman year that many students ignored the news show. He decided that his mission sophomore year would be to make the show entertaining for everyone by joining video-broadcasting. When...

St. Patrick’s Day, why is it such a shenanigan?

Caroline Williams, Staff Writer

March 18, 2013

Have you ever wondered why you get pinched on March 17 if you are not wearing green, or why a holiday even exists on that day? Well, it is all because of Saint Patrick.  Saint Patrick was taken captive at the age of 16 by the Irish. While in captivity, Saint Patrick devoted his time to strengthening...

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