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Meet the HAP Adviser: Peter Redmond

Meet the HAP Adviser: Peter Redmond

Sumaya Mohamed and D'aviyan Robinson
November 7, 2016
Filed under In the Spotlight, Profiles, School clubs and activities, Student Life

How did you come to teach at Park? “I moved out of Colorado where I began teaching, then came here. In September, I wasn't in the classroom and it felt very awkward, so I applied. Back then there was no online, you did it in the newspaper and I came here and got the job.” How long have you b...

New NHS president faces challenges

New NHS president faces challenges

Breanna Thompson and Amber Tran
September 29, 2016
Filed under School clubs and activities, Student Profiles

The start of the year has been rough for senior Ryan Gemilere, president of the National Honor Society. A new adviser has affected the dedicated group of students. Gemilere said they did not do any recruiting for members over the summer, which means they are a month behind. “The officers have h...

Student broadens horizons

Student broadens horizons

Sam Orloff
September 22, 2016
Filed under In the Spotlight

How long were you in South Africa? For five and a half months. From January to June. Where in South Africa were you based? Did you travel around? I lived in Cape Town. I traveled a lot. I flew to Johannesburg a couple times, I went up north on safari’s, I traveled the West Coast lots too. ...

Business creates opportunities

Business creates opportunities

Alec Pittman
June 7, 2016
Filed under In the Spotlight

When did you first start your lawn mowing business? Last month. How many lawns do you mow in a season? At least 20 a week. What inspired you to first start your lawn mowing business? I just want to work for myself and it sounds like fun. Who else is involved in the business with you? I...

Freshman connects back to faith

Freshman connects back  to faith

Izzy Leviton
May 22, 2016
Filed under In the Spotlight

Who do you sing for? “New Hope Church and the Latino ministries. I play the (keyboard) and sometimes I do the guitar, which I am still learning.” How did you get into singing? “Ever since I was a little kid, I always sang with my sisters. I have two twin sisters, (who) are older th...

Softball and soccer player wins Influence Award

Softball and soccer player wins Influence Award

Genesis Buckhalton
April 29, 2016
Filed under Profiles, School clubs and activities, Uncategorized

Fellowship of Christian Athletes club member junior Anya Lindell-Paulson said she was astonished and happy to receive the Influence Award, given to someone who shows their faith in Christ. “The influence award is when your Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) coach nominates you because of your f...

Freshman attends musical camp

Freshman attends musical camp

Alec Pittman
April 24, 2016
Filed under Student Profiles

At a young age, piano player freshman Marco Giovannelli surprised his music teacher when he played “Jingle Bells” on the fly with perfect flats and sharps. Giovannelli said he began attending the Colorado Suzuki Institute in the Rocky Mountains, where he practices piano and other instrume...

Freshman relaxes through art

Freshman relaxes through art

Adah Koivula
April 22, 2016
Filed under Student Profiles

When freshman Ilsa Olsen sat down last summer at the Edina Art Center to begin her watercolor of purple flowers, little did she know what this piece would mean to her. The piece was also her most challenging work, according to Olsen. “There were some points when I was painting the purple flowers where the flowers jus ...

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