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Local tutoring opportunity expands

Local tutoring opportunity expands

Noah Orloff

November 23, 2019

Freshman Sebastian Tangelson said if he found himself in need of educational assistance, he would go to tutoring at the St. Louis Park Public Library, courtesy of Park teachers. “I think (tutoring offered at the library is) great because students that may be struggling with their school work can get...

Math Team places last at meet

Math Team places last at meet

Gabriel Kaplan and Noah Orloff

November 21, 2019

While reflecting on Math Team placing last in their recent tournament at Edina High School, co-captain senior Zachary Weiser said the team will be able to review their questions from the meet. “As a team, we did not do so great. On our team event, we didn’t get any of the questions right which wa...

SLP Seeds emphasizes diversified discussions

SLP Seeds emphasizes diversified discussions

Lilly Strathman

November 20, 2019

When conversing about hunger Nov. 7, founder of SLP Seeds Julia Rappaport realized the importance of representing multiple perspectives in St. Louis Park by hosting more diverse discussions. “The more voices we bring to the table, the stronger the effect we have on bettering the community,” Rappapo...

Walking group provides exercise in community

Walking group provides exercise in community

Noah Orloff

November 18, 2019

As St. Louis Park Recreation Superintendent Jason West reflected on the beginning of Walk the Park, he said the walking group originated from a Park local.  “Frank (Freedman), a community resident, came to me and said he would want to explore the park system more and have an open recreational wal...

New Chill Zone open for relaxation

New Chill Zone open for relaxation

Henry Brettingen

November 18, 2019

As junior and co-president of Natural Helpers, Jade Shionoya reflected on the club’s recent collaboration with Allina Health, he said the recent collaboration was a natural pairing. “Since Natural Helpers was, and still is, aiming to reduce stress and anxiety, it was a very easy partnership between ...

Voting sparks responsibility for change

Voting sparks responsibility for change

Izzy Kanne

November 15, 2019

Turning eighteen this year has opened up many new opportunities in life, possibly the most exciting being able to exercise my right to vote. At first I was hesitant to vote at all. The local election snuck up on me and I didn’t know much about the candidates. I felt that since it was a smaller sca...

Important senior meeting dates, times

Important senior meeting dates, times

Kate Schneider

November 12, 2019

Throughout the school year, seniors will be meeting to learn more about graduation and prepare for the ceremony. Listed here are the dates and times with an overview of the content at each meeting. ...

Students hope to start unique sports group

Students hope to start unique sports group

Sam Swisher

November 7, 2019

According to junior Clayton Horstman-Olson, he hopes people will join his log rolling group and become involved in the sport. “I envision this club for St. Louis Park as something where people can come and learn to log roll,”Horstman said. “It can be a really fun community builder while doi...

Orchestra conducts Halloween concert

Orchestra conducts Halloween concert

Sofie Geretz

November 7, 2019

According to orchestra teacher Kou Lee, orchestra’s Halloween concert Oct. 30 turned out to be one of the best concerts in a long time. “Other people said that was the best the orchestra has (sounded) in a while, so I thought (the students) played very well,” Lee said. According to senior a...

Learning lab offers support for seniors

Learning lab offers support for seniors

Jayde Claussen

November 6, 2019

Learning lab teacher Kari Conroy said she enjoys helping kids use their voice in writing to convey who they are and their message to the reader. “I love hearing (students’) stories. Sometimes they make me tear up (and) sometimes they make me smile. Conroy said. “I love when kids finally get (t...

Latino Student Association initiates meetings

Latino Student Association initiates meetings

Maddie Schutte and Sofia Seewald

November 6, 2019

Here is the most updated Latino Student Association (LSA) information for the 2019-20 school year. LSA plans to meet monthly and bring club participants and Latino students to the 2019 Latino Youth Conference. ...

Teacher incorporates nontraditional learning into class

Teacher incorporates nontraditional learning into class

Sam Swisher

November 5, 2019

According to AP European History teacher Jeff Cohen, he hopes students will further their learning of European history by painting pumpkins for extra credit. “I got the idea of using Halloween as a way for students to have some fun by dressing up designing and carving out a pumpkin representing a ...

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