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Prom season breaks students’ pockets

May 8, 2018 1:07pm | Jovial Njinyi, '18

With prom season fast approaching, high school girls are looking to social media, celebrities on the red carpet and Pinterest to see what others girls are wearing. More often than not, the stress can become all too real when trying to find the perfect dress […]

Facebook admits to distributing user info

May 8, 2018 12:39pm | Ernesto Villa '18

  On April 9, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg met with Congress to apologize for allowing several outside companies to have access to data unknowingly from Facebook users. Facebook is currently the most popular social network worldwide, having more then one billion active users worldwide and […]

Once Upon A Gown helps save prom for many

May 8, 2018 12:31pm | Zenaida Vasquez, '20

Prom is popularly known by many high schoolers as one of the most magical moments in their high school career.  However, for some, the numerous and pricey costs of prom could keep them from feeling the magic. That’s where “Once Upon a Gown” steps in. […]

Students strive to make ends meet in fourth quarter

May 7, 2018 12:19pm | Finnian Sheerin, '19

The final quarter is, for many students, the final chance to bring their grades up before the year ends. For other students, it’s merely the last part of the school year in which they can begin to finally rest. Whether a student is on the […]

Scholarship offered for viral video game

May 4, 2018 12:59pm | Leprence Kitt, '19

Over the past several months, Fornite has internationally taken over the gaming world. Teens, kids, and even some parents are playing this game and are loving it. What many don’t know is that you can actually get scholarships from playing this game. Yes, the very […]

Being an IB senior during crunch time

May 4, 2018 12:48pm | Lola Fatinikun, ‘18

May is upon the hallways of Parkdale High school, and it is crunch time, specifically those in the International Baccalaureate (IB) Program. What exactly is crunch time?? It is a period in time when the pressure to succeed is at its highest peak often toward […]

Students look to jobs, internships for summer

May 4, 2018 12:37pm | Vivian Del Prado, '18

 With the school year coming to an end, students are making their best efforts to finish the school year, but for some, the work doesn’t stop on June 20th. While some students have secured summer jobs, others may not be old enough to legally work, […]

National Oral Health Month serves as reminder to smile wide

April 13, 2018 12:47pm | Kelly Guerrero, '18

It’s time to brush up on the importance of dental health as we recognize National Oral Health Month. That’s because a bright and healthy smile does a lot more than just make you look great. It supports your body’s overall health, can reduce dental bills, […]

PHS’s “Because I Can” program empowers female students

April 11, 2018 12:52pm | Zenaida Vasquez, '20

On March 22, Parkdale held a “Because I can – Women in Contemporary History” program for selected female students  This event covered a wide range of topics, from immigrant and refugee matters to domestic violence, event management and planning to women in various positions of […]

Outside the window looking in: The Paw Print review

April 10, 2018 8:23pm | Kai Charron, '19

Parkdale has not had a school newspaper in years, so having an online school newspaper is an especially new concept. Some students and teachers may be hesitant at first to utilize the school newspaper, but others took initiative to take advantage of this opportunity. However, […]