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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...

Netflix steals the show

Netflix steals the show

Grace Kim, Opinion Editor

February 27, 2015

Netflix. This one word holds so much meaning for the majority of teens today. It is how many teens spend their nights, whether they are procrastinating school work or relaxing on a Saturday. It is hard not to become deeply engrossed in Netflix; there are countless numbers of things to watch on it. TV...

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...

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...

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...

Student Elections Take Parkview by Storm

Student Elections Take Parkview by Storm

Grace Kim, Staff Writer

May 13, 2014

Near the end of each school year, student elections are all the buzz around Parkview. It is the time of the year when various clubs have elections for next year’s officers, which means campaigning, campaigning, and more campaigning for determined candidates. Clubs such as Beta, TSA, Volunteer Parkview,...

Goodbye, high school; hello, reality

Goodbye, high school; hello, reality

Sania Chandrani and Amy Pan

May 7, 2014

“Summer, summer, summer,” Parkview’s student body murmurs just 13 days from the end of the school year. For many seniors, only 10 days remain, and with AP exam days, perhaps even fewer. As the year comes to a close, many seniors cement their 4-year college plans while others plan to attend vocational...

Parkview’s Odyssey of the Mind: Where Geniuses Unite

Parkview’s Odyssey of the Mind: Where Geniuses Unite

Grace Kim, Staff Writer

April 18, 2014

Anyone involved in group activities has probably heard the phrase “There is no “I” in team several times. However, members of Parkview’s Odyssey of the Mind take this to a whole new level. Students in Odyssey of the Mind must learn to collaborate in order to feed off of the creativity of one...

No Fear, Shakespeare

No Fear, Shakespeare

Sara Anderson, Staff Writer

February 26, 2014

Let’s face it, talking about Shakespeare’s relevance is going to go no where. He is still relevant, he will probably always be relevant. If Plato is still going strong, Shakespeare is here to stay. There is, undeniably, a time difference that continues to get larger. While we are still reading “T...

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