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School offers FAFSA assistance

Ndunzi Kunsunga

As senior Madison Kozak finishes her final year of high school, she worries about how she will pay for college.    Kozak said she plans to study linguistics at Minnesota State University Moorhead. She needs financial assistance, but she said the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) conf...  Read More »

February 11, 2016 • 0 comments

Class registration to begin in mid-February

Class registration to begin in mid-February

Katie Orton

When sophomore Annie VanPilsum-Johnson registered for classes last year, she felt overwhelmed. However, by talking to upperclassmen and counselors, she got a better idea about what to register for based on her interests. “Talking to people who have already taken the classes you’re interested in is...  Read More »

February 9, 2016 • 0 comments

District remains open after heavy snow

Sam Orloff and Ethan Brown

When junior Miguel Ocampo watched the news on the day of the snowstorm, he worried about driving to school and wondered if the district would cancel. Ocampo said he heard reports of many accidents Feb. 2, and felt concerned about students driving who may not have experience in bad weather. “It...  Read More »

February 4, 2016 • 0 comments

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City Entertainment

Luminary Loppet lights up winter

Luminary Loppet lights up winter

Maggie Bahnson

Freshman Lexi Lee remembers seeing Lake of the Isles illuminated with candles from her previous Luminary Loppet experience a few years ago, and hopes to return one winter. The Luminary Loppet is an annual outdoor event around Lake of the Isles, according to Emily Eastman, the sponsorship and ma...  Read More »

February 4, 2016

University of Minnesota hosts fashion show

University of Minnesota hosts fashion show

Alissa Meredith

Used with written permission from Lillian Egner University of Minnesota senior designer Elizabeth Bischoff began to work on her final project almost a year ago. Now, despite the anxiety, she can’t wait to see her pieces walk down the runway at the fashion show. According to Bischoff, the fashion...  Read More »

February 3, 2016

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Seniors commit to future athletic endeavors

Seniors commit to future athletic endeavors

Hannah Goldenberg and Shoshi Leviton

“I was in front on my own goal and a girl shot it, and I just completely caught it with my hands,” Hinz said. “I wasn’t a goalie but I caught it anyway, but then they got a penalty kick and missed it.”

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February 11, 2016

Team prepares for sections

Team prepares for sections

Jane Anderson

Ending the season with 11 wins, 13 loses and 1 tie, Park/Hopkins prepares for their first section game by working on personal skills, according to head varsity coach Chris Erickson. Erickson said the girls improved a lot on individual techniques. “I think the individual skills have gotten a lot better and the systems are getting a litt...  Read More »

February 6, 2016

Park drops conference matchup

Park drops conference matchup

Ethan Brown

Junior Josiah Morrow walked off the court as the buzzer rang, disappointed with Park’s second half performance in the team’s 77-70 loss against Chaska. Park led 44-34 going into the half, although Morrow, who scored five points according to Star Tribune, said the team’s defense must be stronger to hold its lead in the second half. “In or...  Read More »

January 23, 2016

Young team races toward success

Young team races toward success

Mara Bacig

The boys’ swim team faces the advantages and challenges of a small team while also being the youngest team in St. Louis Park boys’ swimming history, according to head coach Amanda Forsberg. Forsberg said the team consists of four upperclassmen and three sophomores, while freshmen and middle school swimmers make up the rest of the team. With a rec...  Read More »

January 19, 2016

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Theater acts as medium to display talent

Theater acts as medium to display talent

Alec Pittman

How long have you been acting? Since third grade.   What made you first interested in acting? There was a musical that I saw in elementary school and I became very interested. The musi...  Read More »

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Band finds expression

Band finds expression

Sophia Skinner

Senior band member Ryan Casey laughs as he talks about his band, Crosswalk, and its pre-concert ritual of channeling “High School Musical” and yelling, “What team? Wildcats!” Junior band member...  Read More »

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