A Project for Better Journalism chapter


Origins of lacrosse help players push harder

March 1, 2018 2:05pm | Skylar Eury, ‘18

Lacrosse may often times be associated as a “white people sport,” but the origins of the spring season sport could surprise many. Originating as a Native American sport and referred to as “stickball,” lacrosse was mainly seen as a way to toughen up young warriors […]

Chloe Kim makes snowboarding cool again

March 1, 2018 1:47pm | Ashia Moore, ‘18

Before the age of 18, Chloe Kim is growing in fame, getting shouted out by her favorite singer on Instagram, and causing Gordon Ramsey to storm off stage because of her food choices.  That’s a lot of accomplishments for someone who hasn’t even graduated high […]

Boys’ Lacrosse prepares for the upcoming season

February 13, 2018 1:35pm | Dare Abayomi, '18

Parkdale’s Boys Lacrosse program that will change everyone’s expectations on how well they’re going to perform. The first ever season in Spring 2017 was a new beginning for boys’ lacrosse.  They are looking forward to a new turn-around towards, the new head coach tenth grade […]

“P! Let’s pump it up!”

February 8, 2018 4:18pm | Taylor Clark, ‘19

On January 31, Parkdale Cheer Elite participated in the 2018 Prince George’s County High School Cheerleading Championship, amongst 15 other teams across the county. In Division 4A, where Parkdale falls, there were six teams Parkdale Cheer Elite competed against, including Dr Henry A. Wise High […]

WWE makes history with first female Royal Rumble

February 8, 2018 1:53pm | Felipe Guzman, '18

On Sunday, January 28th, 17,629 World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) fans attended the Royal Rumble in Philadelphia.  The difference between this Royal Rumble and others? The women. Although the Royal Rumble has been a fan-favorite WWE event since 1988, 30 years later, the women of WWE […]

Underdogs vs. Favored: SuperBowl LII brings the Eagles and Pats together again

February 4, 2018 9:24pm | Ibrahim Camara, '19

The time is here. It’s finally time for Super Bowl LII to kick off today with Pink being set to sing the national anthem and Justin Timberlake to headline the halftime show . Nick Foles and the Eagles are set to play Tom Brady and […]

Why are the Cavaliers struggling to win games?

February 2, 2018 2:48pm | Michael Kalu, '18

The Cleveland Cavaliers have been in a losing slump, and it’s only been getting worse as time progresses. Small Forward Lebron James, being in the league for 15 years,  has yet to experience this consistency of losing since 2011, when he was with Miami Heat. […]

MaxPreps Athlete of the Month: Vote!

January 19, 2018 10:14pm | Dare Abayomi, '18

Every month, MaxPreps selects two student athletes– one boy and one girl– from across the country to be represented as the Athlete of the Month. According to the MaxPreps website, the student athlete of the month shows “determination, dedication, perseverance, personal sacrifice and [an ability […]

NFL players suffer injuries that could take a toll on playoffs

January 19, 2018 1:52am | Victor Valdez, '20

During this NFL football season, over 20 teams have experienced the misfortune of  injured players, who can do nothing more than sit on the sidelines. It’s not looking good for these teams.  Without key players, the teams are at-risk of not making it to the […]

Parkdale welcomes new coach

January 18, 2018 5:47pm | Skylar Eury, '18

Towards the end of the 2016-17 school year, Parkdale’s Boys’ Basketball team was hit with bad news from their coach. Coach Tremaine Price, who served as the PHS Boys’ Basketball coach for five years,  decided to leave and transfer to Bowie High School. Some players […]