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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...

Students battle “morning traffic blues”

Students battle “morning traffic blues”

Amy Pan, News Editor

December 8, 2014

Lately, the sight of Cole Drive on weekday mornings has been slow and still. Every day, a long line of cars stretches all the way down and around the road, and the street is so congested that hardly any movement occurs as the clock ticks closer to 7:30. The current state of traffic in the mornings...

Gwinnett teens help combat police abuse

Gwinnett teens help combat police abuse

Amy Pan, News Editor

October 11, 2014

With all of the recent police abuse and law enforcement brutality that has plagued the news lately, Gwinnett teens Ima (16), Leon (14), and Asha (15) Christian decided to take charge of the issue. In the months leading up to the inflammatory Michael Brown case, the siblings developed the mobile app...

The flag flies both ways

The flag flies both ways

Kevin Devasia, Entertainment Editor

February 26, 2014

On January 20, 2014 more than 1,500 gathered at the South Carolina State House as part of the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day festivities. Those in attendance prayed, listened to spirituals, and heard speeches from local leaders. It was a day of reflection on the life of one of the most influential...

Objection, your honor: Parkview’s Mock Trial

Objection, your honor: Parkview’s Mock Trial

Amy Pan, Staff Writer

February 25, 2014

Usually, spending the weekend in a courtroom is not necessarily seen as a “good thing,” but there are a few students who beg to differ. Parkview’s Mock Trial team competed in the District 2 region tournament on Saturday, February 2 in Athens, Georgia. The event took place at the University of Georgia’s...

The sky is falling

The sky is falling

Sania Chandrani and Amy Pan

February 25, 2014

Chicken Little’s forecast may have been right. Twice. On Tuesday, January 28, Georgia experienced its first substantial snowfall since the infamous blizzard four years ago. The peculiarity only continued with another winter storm exactly two weeks later on Tuesday, February 10. Understandably, Parkview’s...

Parkview athletes prepare for their futures

Parkview athletes prepare for their futures

Sania Chandrani, News Editor

February 22, 2014

This year, like every other, many Parkview seniors will decide to sign to play a sport for their college. Maybe they will eventually go pro and make some money, but for now, for many of them, sports pay a hefty tuition and allow them to follow something they love. For many, nothing could possibly go...

Siblings in sports: rivalries, respect, and everything in between

Siblings in sports: rivalries, respect, and everything in between

Amy Pan, Staff Writer

December 22, 2013

  Siblings. The thought itself brings about a wide variety of reactions. There are the days when siblings love one another and get along perfectly—and of course, the times when they are constantly at each other’s throats. But, as far as brothers and sisters go, perhaps there is no better...

Lady Panthers basketball team look to continue success under new coach

Lady Panthers basketball team look to continue success under new coach

Steven Bettler, Staff Writer

December 6, 2013

Last season ended in heartbreak for the Lady Panthers squad, as their head coach announced his departure from Parkview High School, and their championship dreams crumbled during the Elite Eight with a heated double overtime battle against Norcross. That epic battle was arguably one of the best basketball g...

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