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Theater begins ‘Sense and Sensibility’ rehearsals

Theater begins ‘Sense and Sensibility’ rehearsals

Sumaya Mohamed and D’aviyan Robinson
March 21, 2017
Filed under School clubs and activities

When freshman cast member Isaac Wahl earned a spot in the upcoming production ‘Sense and Sensibility’, he felt happy to have the opportunity to be a part of the community he loves, so close to home. “I love the people that do theater (and) I enjoy the company of them. It’s really great to j...

History Day Regionals concludes

History Day Regionals concludes

Dani Orloff and Breanna Thompson
March 20, 2017
Filed under School clubs and activities, Student Life

When senior Amira Stone reflects on her first MN History Day Regionals experience, she said she enjoyed seeing her research topic within other projects. “This was my first time going to regionals, so that was fun,” Stone said. “My project was an exhibit, so it was a poster and I got to see a...

Empty bowls fill stomachs

Empty bowls fill stomachs

Maddie Lund
March 18, 2017
Filed under School clubs and activities, Student Life, Uncategorized

According to Empty Bowls event chair Sadie Miller, Empty Bowls is a fundraiser held by the Saint Louis Park Emergency Program  to raise awareness about hunger through pottery and art. “Artists make bowls, donate them to the event, we get soup donated from local restaurants and we invite the c...

Quiz Bowl prepares for final in-state competition

Quiz Bowl prepares for final in-state competition

Izzy Leviton and Samyu Yenamandra
March 17, 2017
Filed under School clubs and activities, Student Life

As the Quiz Bowl team wraps up their season, Quiz Bowl advisor Peter Dangerfield prepares for the last meet before Nationals and reflects on the season. “We have a competition down at Burnsville High School. It is titled the Minnesota High School Quiz Bowl State Championship, but I don’t feel...

String recital replaces orchestra’s Concerto and Aria concert

String recital replaces orchestra’s Concerto and Aria concert

Eleanor Kline-Olson
March 16, 2017
Filed under School clubs and activities, Uncategorized

Orchestra usually presents an annual Concerto and Aria concert according to director Miriam Edgar, but Edgar said this year a string recital replaced it. According to Edgar, students typically auditioned for the Concerto and Aria concert, and the soloist was accompanied by the orchestra. “Norma...

National Honor Society elects new officers

National Honor Society elects new officers

Sumaya Mohamed and D’aviyan Robinson
March 16, 2017
Filed under School clubs and activities, Showcase

When upcoming junior National Honor Society vice president Ella Trotter heard about officer applications for next school year, she quickly applied because of her interest in service. “I really liked the volunteering opportunities the club requirements force me to do, so I want other people to exp...

ACE prepares for state-wide competition

ACE prepares for state-wide competition

Nicole Sanford and Isaac Wert
March 15, 2017
Filed under School clubs and activities, Student Life, Uncategorized

According to junior Lindsey Prestholdt, the Architecture, Construction and Engineering (ACE) club spent this year designing a plan and model of a presidential library, and plans on competing in an upcoming statewide engineering competition taking place at the University of Minnesota. “(ACE is) going to present ...

De-stress club generates positive energy

De-stress club generates positive energy

Hanna Schechter
March 15, 2017
Filed under School clubs and activities

When junior Ellery Deschamps sat with her friends at lunch, she said they discussed starting a de-stress club and how exciting that would be. “As we were talking more and saying how we are so stressed, we thought ‘oh, let’s put those two together and just start a de-stress club,’” Descham...

Sophomore educates Feminism Club

Sophomore educates Feminism Club

Dani Orloff and Breanna Thompson
March 13, 2017
Filed under School clubs and activities, Student Life

According to sophomore Yonit Krebs, on March 9 she presented at Feminism Club her research on the opposition to the Equal Rights Amendment for her Scholars of Distinction Project, through the Minnesota Department of Education. “I wanted to really focus on something that not a lot of people know...

De-stress club generates positive energy

De-stress club generates positive energy

Hanna Schechter
March 10, 2017
Filed under School clubs and activities, Student Life

When junior Ellery Deschamps sat with her friends at lunch, she said they discussed starting a de-stress club and how exciting that would be. “As we were talking more and saying how we are so stressed, we thought ‘oh, let’s put those two together and just start a de-stress club,’” Deschamp...

Band hosts POPS concert

Band hosts POPS concert

Hannah Leff
March 10, 2017
Filed under School clubs and activities, Student Life

Band hosted the 14th annual POPS concert in the auditorium after a pizza dinner March 6. Band 9, Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble each performed a set during the concert with solos from sophomore Henry Hein, sophomores Lexi Lee and Marco Giovannelli and senior Julien Shadle. The songs paid t...

IB Biology course finishes Internal Assessments

IB Biology course finishes Internal Assessments

Hadeal Rizeq and Max Bechtold
March 9, 2017
Filed under School clubs and activities, Uncategorized

As senior Elise Bargman completes her IB Biology internal assessment, her process went according to what she originally planned . “I (did) my internal assessment (in the area of) database based questions. (The process included) figuring out what variables affect firefly fighting in the Boston area...

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