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Summer opportunities benefit students at Park

Summer opportunities benefit students at Park

Caedon Exsted, Staffer February 25, 2024

With summer coming around the corner, opportunities for school in the summer are just on the come up. Students at Park are able to reap the benefits of summer internship programs facilitated by the school....

Illustration by Tj Brayboy

Sleepless nights

Jeremy Eichten January 25, 2024

Finals week at Park is a challenging week for students as most classes test the students on either their most recent unit or all units of the semester. These can be written tests or projects, and they...

Illustration by Alan Gardener

Busy ‘til the bell

Alan Gardner January 25, 2024

In a typical finals week schedule, Park students would face two days worth of block period scheduling on Wednesdays and Thursdays to give students more chances to ask questions and get help before their...

The front entrance of Normandale Community College Jan. 12. Many Park students attend Normandale for their PSEO classes.

Normandale Prevails

Alyssa Johannes January 16, 2024

In recent years, many students have opted for Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) at nearby colleges instead of taking classes at Park. Between these colleges, Normandale Community College is by far...

Photo used with permission from Zara Fakier

Taking on Cape Town

Zara Fakier January 9, 2024

Before winter break, I left to go on a two week trip to Cape Town, South Africa. Every year my family and I try to go to Cape Town to visit our family. Most of my family lives there, so we don’t get...

Choir teacher John Myszkowski conducts for Park Singers. Performance took place at the U.S. Bank Plaza on Dec. 11.

Festive concert for Park Singers

Pascale Hegerle and Leo Justesen December 14, 2023

Park Singers is an auditioned group that takes on more challenging music. They meet outside of school for rehearsals and perform at a variety of locations throughout the school year. Park Singers sang...

Sophomore Dahlia Cohen, senior Nora Olson and sophomore Audrey Tuite plan what to write on their poster Sept. 28. Girls United met to discuss Latinx/Hispanic Heritage Month.

Girls United’s school year goals

Ivan Zank October 25, 2023

As the school year kicked off, so did one of Park’s clubs, Girls United. The female-run club focuses on meaningful discussions about misogyny and women around the world. This year they are hoping to...

At the end of the school day Oct. 2. Everyone rushes out of the parking lot to get out of there as fast as they can.

Parking lot troubles

Finn Berry October 7, 2023

Following the start of this school year, there have been some changes to the highschool student parking lot which are causing frustration with the parking lot at Park. The navigation around Park’s parking...

Echowans new advisor Ms. Hanson informs students on the changes for this years yearbook Oct. 3. Ms. Hanson connects with the students right away to work effectively.

Echowan turns the page

Taylor Voigt October 3, 2023

Park’s student-run yearbook committee made a decision at the end of the 2022-23 school year to change advisors for this year and more to come. Echowan members said they have high hopes for what new advisor...

Junior Libi Ackerman and senior Elena Colacci audition for the Park upcoming musical on Sept. 14. They do their best as they show off their singing, dancing and acting skills.

Meet your match at, ‘Emma: A pop musical!’

Kayleigh Bishop and Jesse Belen September 25, 2023

Coming to the stage soon is the Park theater’s production of “Emma: A pop musical!” This will be performed at the Park’s middle school this coming November. The musical will be about a matchmaker...

Sophomore Jacob Balcos studies for finals June 7. Students at Park got ready for a big week of finals testing.

The stress of finals week

Owen McColgan and Jacob Martenson June 8, 2023

With the school year coming to a close, many students have been feeling the pressure finals come with and have been stressing to try and find time to study.                         Sophomore...

Sophomore Fisher Christopher practicing for his drivers test May 30. Christopher is hoping to pass his test which he will take soon.

Anticipation to drive

Owen McColgan and Jacob Martenson June 5, 2023

Throughout this school year, many sophomores have gotten the opportunity to take their drivers license test. According to sophomore Henry Berg, he was stoked to get his license and said it was a big coming-of-age...

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