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DIY Christmas Gifts

Sydney Moser
December 15, 2014

Sharpie mug- Supplies needed:  Oil based sharpie(s), plain coffee mug, and an oven. Design the mug how ever you want- a catchy saying, the recipient’s initials, or even draw a picture! Bake the mug on 350 degrees for 30 minutes and it’s ready to be wrapped! Sharpie Mug Movie night basket- Supplies... Read more »

Things To Do During December

Ashlyn Reel
December 15, 2014

  December 20th:  Free ice skating at the Mediacom Ice Park. (4:30pm) December 18th-24th: Go watch Ballets The Nutcracker at Springfield Little Theatre December 12th-31st: Festival Of Lights in Park Central square. Volunteer at Crosslines or other organizations in Springfield Mo. You can... Read more »

A Detached Youth: Where is technology taking us?

Cady Kelly, Journalist
October 10, 2014

It is nearly 2015, and over 15 years ago modern technology became a part of everyday culture. That was over 15 years ago and technology continues to grow each day. Smartphones, iPads, and high definition computers are a few examples of the serious technological advancements in the United States. The... Read more »

The Question of the Week

Cady Kelly
September 18, 2014

The world is a place consumed by opinions, and Parkview High School is no exception. Every single human being on Earth is going to have an opinion, but it is up to others to decide whether or not they are open to other opinions. Ever heard the phrase “agree to disagree”? Well, in a world filled with... Read more »

The Taco

Bishop Mubarak, Reporter of Truth
April 3, 2014

“What is the meaning of life?” A timeless question; one that has been asked since the beginning of time. I believe that it is different for everyone. Some people spend their entire lives searching for the answer to this question, and most are unsuccessful. I, however, have succeeded in discovering... Read more »

New Donut Shops Opens In Springfield

Chandler Cooper, Columnist
November 22, 2013

“Open 25 hours, 8 days a week” says the sign at Springfield’s newest craze, Hurts Donut Company, a donut shop on Park Central street right off of the square. Since their opening, the store has been packed all times of the day and have had a difficult time keeping in stock. Hurts offers flavors... Read more »

Social Media Kills Self-Esteem

Emily Williamson, Website editor-in-chief
November 20, 2013

Instant access to social media makes it easy to become addicted. Psychologists and concerned parents have often pointed out negative and sometimes downright dangerous effects of social media. With the birth of social sites such as Twitter and Facebook, disturbing new trends are emerging. Social media... Read more »

SSLYBY’s Latest Album is the Ultimate Autumn Soundtrack

Chandler Cooper, Columnist
November 8, 2013

When living in Springfield, it’s tough not to hear the name Boris Yeltsin. However, most people don’t first think of the Russian president; they instead go straight to one of Springfield’s proudest accomplishments: the indie rock band Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin. Fly By Wire... Read more »

McSparrow’s Chirp: Summertime more than just a fun time

Alexis McSparren, Columnist
May 16, 2013

Junior Kalli Chapman gets into the summer spirit as she waves her patriotic American flag outside. With summer break taking place in just a few days, many students wonder what to do with themselves. Summer offers many opportunities that the school year can’t offer, such as more time to get a job,... Read more »

Movie Review: Evil Dead

Lindsey Lewis
May 16, 2013

The Evil Dead remake was released on April 5th, 2013 There’s a thin line Alvarez, director of Evil Dead, had to walk when remaking a film such as Sam Raimi’s cult classic “Evil Dead.” Of course, you have to remain true to fans of the original series, which has become known for its excessive... Read more »

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