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Hunter Downey: a mechanical life

Hunter Downey: a mechanical life

By Morgan Matson

March 25, 2015

When senior Hunter Downey looks under the hood of a car, his face lights up. Instead of looking at 4000 pounds worth of junk, he immediately sees potential, adventure, and a work of art. For him, engines and mechanical upgrades are beautiful, and not just means for money, but truly a passion that he...

Freshman has online graphic design business

Freshman has online graphic design business

By Ash Thomas

February 23, 2015

Freshman Kyle Sproul currently runs and operates his own graphic design business, CrashGraphics, active since May 2014. After doing work for free for around two years, customers began to question why he did not charge people for his products. “It wasn’t until I had grown my free services large...

Waldman places student entrepreneurs in the spotlight

Waldman places student entrepreneurs in the spotlight

By Dan Waldman

February 18, 2015

SNO launched the PHS Pipeline website less than a week ago; today, they're already sending submissions to Best of SNO. If there was a badge for speedy turnaround, we know who we'd give it to! The news staff isn't the only motivated group at Pikesville High School, either. Some students there are al...

School’s entrepreneurship program helps students enter business world

School’s entrepreneurship program helps students enter business world

By Jacob Cupps, Parkway West High School, Ballwin, Mo.

September 16, 2014

As an average everyday high schooler, the phrase “real world experience” is one loaded with a heaping plate of mixed emotions with ambiguity and uncertainty being at the forefront. However, with the launch of the Spark! program, Parkway has now created a chance for entrepreneurship amongst its student...

Enterprising student starts coffee during Starbucks closure

Enterprising student starts coffee during Starbucks closure

By Rose Lipner and Tamar Willis

December 19, 2013

UPDATE: Sophomore Boaz Willis has announced that Bo’s Barista Bar, which he opened during Starbucks’s 10-day shutdown, will re-open Monday even though the actual coffeehouse across the street from school is now open. From Oct. 30 to Nov. 2, Boaz had set up a table near the lunch area and enthusiastically...