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Eastern African association leader reflects on school year

Eastern African association leader reflects on school year

Hadeal Rizeq and Makagbe Kuyateh
May 29, 2017
Filed under School clubs and activities, Student Life

How do you think the meetings went this year? “It was OK, but we had a little fallout towards the end of the school year. Some students didn’t pay attention sometimes, and (would attend) just because they don’t want to go to their classes. Also most of the time we talked about political iss...

Robotics’ year draws to a close

Robotics’ year draws to a close

Sam Birnberg and Adam Johnson
May 25, 2017
Filed under School clubs and activities, Student Life

Reflecting on a year in which the Robotics team reached semi-finals at Regionals, Adviser Trevor Paulson said he was proud of how much the club accomplished. “This year went extremely well. We did way better than we were anticipating for. The robots competed and did things above and beyond what our expe...

Future plans for Roots and Shoots

Future plans for Roots and Shoots

Isabelle Becker and Nietzsche Deuel
May 25, 2017
Filed under School clubs and activities, Student Life

As senior Zosha Skinner reflects on leaving Roots and Shoots, she said she thinks the club will be successful next year. “I think that Roots and Shoots will last beyond just next year, and I think that even if there are just three people next year, they’re a great three people,” Skinner sai...

MED Club hosts final speaker

MED Club hosts final speaker

Adam Johnson and Sam Birnberg
May 24, 2017
Filed under School clubs and activities, Student Life, Uncategorized

Medical Educational Development (MED) Club concludes the 2016-2017 school year, Thursday morning, by hosting Immunologist Dr. Jason Raasch. Raasch will speak to students interested in the medical profession. According to junior and MED Club president, Hannah Wolk, club adviser Casie Budolfson chose Raasch to s...

New Student Council elected for next year

New Student Council elected for next year

Lukas Levin
May 23, 2017
Filed under School clubs and activities, Student Life

With the school year coming to an end, Student Council is beginning to bring in new representatives for next years government. Incoming senior representative Billy Nicholls said he wishes to continue work with Student Council president Sophie Yarosh to increase morale within the student body. “I wan...

Birdfeeder preps for the summer

Birdfeeder preps for the summer

Amaia Barajas and Alexis Machoka
May 23, 2017
Filed under School clubs and activities, Showcase, Student Life

As the school year comes to a close, Birdfeeder advisor Sophia Ross and other managers prepare for the summer by distributing leftover food for students. “Unfortunately the Birdfeeder doesn’t operate in the summer. However, before the end of the school year, we offer students to take food from ou...

Film Club determines future leadership

Film Club determines future leadership

Isabelle Becker and Nietzsche Deuel
May 23, 2017
Filed under School clubs and activities, Student Life

According to current president of the Film Club senior Amira Stone, new leadership roles for the club next year were chosen based on interest expressed via Facebook. “Essentially I made a few posts in the Facebook group and I asked if anyone was interested in  carrying on leader positions for n...

Feminism Club concludes first year

Feminism Club concludes first year

Dani Orloff
May 22, 2017
Filed under School clubs and activities, Student Life

As senior Feminism Club president Kirby Goodman reflects on the club’s first year, she said she felt the club succeeded in bringing awareness to feminism at Park, however, there remains work to be done. “I think my main goal was just to create an outlet that I didn’t see, an outlet for femini...

DECA plans trip to New York

DECA plans trip to New York

Ndunzi Kunsunga
May 22, 2017
Filed under School clubs and activities, Student Life

On May 23 DECA members will be meeting to plan next year’s trip to New York City. DECA advisor Sally Adams said the DECA members go to New York each year to learn about different aspects of a multitude of industries. “It’s called the ‘DECA New York Experience’, and it is what they call a Car...

Orchestra’s last concert of the year

Orchestra’s last concert of the year

Eleanor Kline-Olson
May 22, 2017
Filed under School clubs and activities, Showcase, Student Life

According to orchestra director Miriam Edgar, the orchestra’s spring concert will be orchestra's last concert of the year with the class saying goodbye to the seniors. “I usually end up bawling at this concert because I am saying goodbye to the seniors and this class of seniors I have had for six years,”...

Junior reflects on 36 Arts’ slow year

Junior reflects on 36 Arts’ slow year

Nicole Sanford and Isaac Wert
May 20, 2017
Filed under School clubs and activities, Student Profiles

According to club president junior Chava Buchbinder, 36 Arts remains a place for students to express their artistic talents in different ways. “(The most rewarding part of 36 Arts has been) getting recognition throughout the school with people who want to do art,” Buchbinder said. “I think ...

National Honor Society inducts members

National Honor Society inducts members

Sumaya Mohamed and D’aviyan Robinson
May 20, 2017
Filed under School clubs and activities, Showcase

Junior and future National Honor Society (NHS) president Ubah Abdullahi said she felt valued being inducted into NHS and transitioning into her role as president. “It is an honor that they chose me to be their president (and) to represent the people that chose me because of the future I presen...

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