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How to make the most of your summer

How to make the most of your summer

Grace Kim, Opinion Editor

May 14, 2015

Summer break is blissful. It is a time to decompress from all the stress of the school year. Most students’ first instinct is to forget about all school related thoughts and devote all time to hanging out with friends, catching up on tv shows, and sleeping. Yet, summer is also a very valuable in which...

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...

Parkview High School seniors battle stringent exemption rules

Parkview High School seniors battle stringent exemption rules

Sania Chandrani, Editor-in-Chief

February 26, 2015

Graduation looms a mere three months in the future, and seniors around Parkview are anxious to don their caps and gowns through the graduation procession, into their cars, and out of the lately crowded parking lots for the first and final time. Hold on. Rewind a few days. Turns out, before seniors...

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...

Swim team aims to make waves this season

Swim team aims to make waves this season

Grace Kim, Opinion Editor

December 9, 2014

For most people, December is a time to unwind with loved ones as the holidays draw near.  However, members of the Parkview swim team are busier than ever both in and out of the pool as they work hard to remain in top shape. The Parkview swim team has had a very successful track record in the past....

Multitasking is a mistake

Multitasking is a mistake

Grace Kim, Opinion Editor

December 9, 2014

Picture this: It is a Tuesday night and a student is hard at work, typing away on an essay due the next day. On her screen, there are fifteen tabs of pages, which include Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and Tumblr. At the same time, she is texting her friends and making plans while sounds from the TV resound...

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...

Swinging for the fences

Swinging for the fences

Sania Chandrani, Editor-in-Chief

December 7, 2014

Hot uniforms, four hour practices daily, and intense games are no strange concept to the Lady Panthers Softball team. The Varsity Team’s hard work paid off this season when they won their home conference game against Grayson by a score of 1-0. The team is now in its post season, and the players’...

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...

New hope for undocumented immigrants

New hope for undocumented immigrants

Sania Chandrani, Editor-in-Chief

December 7, 2014

Amnesty. A word that strikes fear in the souls of many Americans who see the concept as consent to open borders and millions of illegal border-hoppers jumping over a non-existent fence to steal good ole American jobs and destroying American culture. However, supporters of amnesty in the United States...

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