A Project for Better Journalism chapter


Parkdale’s Lyrikal Storm represent at the Youth Poet Laureate

January 20, 2018 2:02am | Isabella Muehlinghaus, '20

The Prince George’s County Youth Poet Laureate competition is a competition held once a year to give young poets of PG County a chance to make their future dreams of becoming poets a reality! This year, Parkdale had five contestants in the competition, all of […]

Parkdale boasts as only school in MD with Capital One student bank

January 19, 2018 10:21pm | Lola Fatinikun, '18

What is the purpose of having a Capital One bank inside of a high school? Why can’t anyone be a student banker? What do they really do? What are the benefits of this program and what are its disadvantages? These are all questions that many […]

Grade inflation may affect students

January 19, 2018 5:48pm | Finnian Sheerin, '19

Since June 27, 2017, Prince George’s County Public Schools have been questioned on the accuracy of their graduation rates.  This controversy deals largely with the idea of grade inflation. Grade inflation is the progressive increasing of grades from students who actually earned lower grades in the past. […]

When cyber-bullying is used as a hoax

January 19, 2018 1:47pm | Ibrahim Camara, '19

On December 8th, 2017, Keaton Jones, a Tennessee native, was in a viral video in a car distraught over bullying. In the video recorded and posted by his mother, he described his experience, through tears, saddened trying to figure out why they bully him. A […]

Students face overcrowding issues in core classes

January 19, 2018 1:19am | Ernesto Villa, '18

Overcrowding, what is it? It is when a space is filled to beyond what is usual or comfortable. Currently at Parkdale, there are roughly 2,200 students enrolled.  Because of this large population, arrangements had to be made to fit students in their proper classes, which […]

Parkdale alumni prove Panthers personify perseverance

January 18, 2018 6:23pm | Precious Adetayo-Oguntade, '18

One of Parkdale’s most notable alumni is a famous professional boxer, Sugar Ray Leonard.  Leonard’s 20-year career is often thought of as one of the greatest to ever happen, and it just so happens he is a former Parkdale Panther. However, he is not the […]

Plan! Build! It’s the Architecture Club!

January 18, 2018 4:55pm | Wendy Pheth, '18

Parkdale High School has an Architecture Club?! Why, indeed they do! The club just started last year and they are already working hard. The Architecture Club is very welcoming to all people and will receive newcomers with open arms. The club does not have many […]