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MED club learns from forensic psychologist

MED club learns from forensic psychologist

Marta Hill, Isabel Kjaer, and Noah Orloff

November 10, 2018


Filed under School clubs and activities

As freshman Semona Robel heard forensic psychologist Ernest Boswell speak at MED Club Nov. 8, she said she learned important information about careers in the medical field. “(I learned) that getting good grades is definitely important and you should work hard, try your best,” Robel said. A...

Theater performs opening night of ‘9 to 5 the Musical’

Theater performs opening night of ‘9 to 5 the Musical’

Maggie Klaers and Sofia Seewald

November 10, 2018


Filed under School clubs and activities, Showcase

According to sophomore lead cast member Phoebe McKinney, hard work during tech week and a successful final dress rehearsal contributed to a strong opening night performance. “Tonight went so well, I’m so proud of how far we’ve come in the last week,” McKinney said. “Last night’s dress rehea...

New orchestra conductor promotes growth

New orchestra conductor promotes growth

Sofie Geretz, Ethan Meisler

November 10, 2018


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According to orchestra conductor Kou Lee, his longtime dream has been to be a teacher. “I’ve always wanted to be a teacher, and I really love supporting people’s growth and helping people learn,” Lee said. Lee said he initially volunteered at Park but later decided to work at Park permanent...

Popular vaporizers present unrecognized risks

Popular vaporizers present unrecognized risks

Abby Intveld and Dani Orloff

November 9, 2018


Filed under Student Life

Thinking about the people who vape in his life, junior Flynn Spano said he feels the use of vapes should be determined based on the situation. “Some people I know vape just for fun. But I know quite a few people who vape because they are quitting cigarettes,” Spano said. “I think for the peo...

Quill and Scroll starts up for the year

Quill and Scroll starts up for the year

Ethan Meisler and Sofie Geretz

November 9, 2018


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According to Lori Keekley, the Quill and Scroll adviser, the club will have its second meeting of the year soon. “We will have our next meeting within the next couple of weeks,” Keekley said. “I just have to tell the Echo and Echowan students.” Keekley said the club gets together to wor...

Theater prepares for opening night of ‘9 to 5 the Musical’

Theater prepares for opening night of ‘9 to 5 the Musical’

Maggie Klaers and Sofia Seewald

November 8, 2018


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Junior crew member Euan Lim said theater’s tech week for ‘9 to 5 the Musical’ is all about feeling prepared going into performance day. “Tech week, it’s crazy, but it’s going pretty well,” Lim said. “(We) just (have some) last few minimal changes and detail oriented things to make...

DECA attends Fall Leadership Conference

DECA attends Fall Leadership Conference

Yonit Krebs, Gabriel Kaplan, and Maria Perez Barriga

November 7, 2018


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DECA’s Fall Leadership Conference began the night of Oct. 28 in downtown Minneapolis at the Hyatt Regency, according to sophomore DECA member Rachel Stein. “It started Sunday at 12:30 p.m. and ended Monday at 12 p.m. so we slept at the (downtown) Hyatt (regency),” Stein said. According t...

Fitness apps build alternative routines

Fitness apps build alternative routines

Emma Yarger

November 6, 2018


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According to nordic skier and lacrosse captain senior Grace Lynch, fitness apps are a convenient workout plan, especially if she needs extra motivation to exercise. “I would recommend looking up fitness apps on whatever device you use, because there's so many different options. I've used a couch...

New dance club teaches hip-hop

New dance club teaches hip-hop

Maria Perez Barriga

November 6, 2018


Filed under School clubs and activities

After hearing from staff members that students wanted a dance team, coach Tontiana Kendricks said she felt compelled to teach the dancers. “It was brought to my attention by staff at Park that there were students who were interested in creating a hip-hop dance team. The staff expressed the passion the ...

Approved clubs, activities this year

Approved clubs, activities this year

Sofia Seewald

November 5, 2018


Filed under Student Life

School administration approves final list of clubs for 2018-19 year

3 things to know: Week of Nov. 5

3 things to know: Week of Nov. 5

November 5, 2018


Filed under 3 things to know

For the week of Nov. 5 by slpecho...

Natural Helpers train to help community

Natural Helpers train to help community

Marta Hill and Noah Orloff

November 4, 2018


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As sophomore Ella Miller left her first Natural Helpers meeting, she said she was satisfied because she appreciates everything Natural Helpers does. “I just started. The training was my first involvement in Natural Helpers,” Miller said. “I really loved it because I just love what Natural Hel...

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