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National Honor Society students pose with their certificates on (Date) to celebrate their induction into the program. At the induction ceremony, junior Anna Turcotte was selected as next years NHS president.

Passing the torch to new leaders

Serena Bovee June 2, 2023

As the current school year comes to a close the National Honors Society is beginning to cycle through its leadership. According to the NHS director Lindsey Meyer, their current leaders are graduating and...

Senior Abigail Baudhuin and freshman Alyssa Johannes eat food near a gas station May 22. At the final Girls United meeting, the club relaxed and ate food while preparing for next year.

Girls United finishes off strong

Maren Wilsey and Johanna Kaplan June 1, 2023

s the year comes to a close, Girls United hosted their final meeting of the year May 22. According to junior board member Nora Olson, the club spent their last meeting this year contemplating the club’s...

Junior Eliana Montero-Ward hands Lola Powers a yearbook during the final day of yearbook distribution. Distribution began May 22 and took place during lunches.

Yearbook distribution

John Hunter and Eliah Fink May 31, 2023

After nine months of deadlines, stress and hard work, Echowan had a successful week of yearbook distribution starting Monday May 22 and going through Friday May 26. According to senior editor-in-chief...

Parkway Pizza hosts Trivia Night May 23 to support the Euro trip. Sophomores Oscar Martin, Tripp Danicic, Miles Johnson and Ray Turner guess answers to trivia games.

AP Euro fundraises for trip for Europe Trip

Serena Bovee May 26, 2023

In preparation for the school-sponsored trip to Europe over the summer, Parkway Pizza hosted a trivia night for the AP European History class where a percentage of the proceeds go to funding for the trip...

Sophomore Issabella Zapata-Nelson pets a therapy dog at an event May 22. Natural Helpers held a therapy dog event for students at Park.

Two paws up for therapy dogs

Caedon Exsted May 24, 2023

With the end of school nearing and finals piling up, stress is on the minds of many students, according to senior Sophia Earle. To help reduce stress levels, Natural Helpers held a therapy dog event on...

Freshman Ami Davis works on a project in AP Environmental Science May 18. Teachers continue to assign work after their classs AP tests have taken place.

AP test and rest

Leo Justesen May 18, 2023

Now that Advanced Placement tests are just about over, several students have been asking: what comes next?  Junior Patrick Meyer said he is excited for the school year to be over, but he is still focused...

Students talk to representatives of a company at a career stand. The career fair took place during lunch May 11.

Career fair displays local trade opportunities

Johanna Kaplan and Abby Meisler May 15, 2023

To inspire students seeking jobs in trade, Park held a job fair featuring a variety of local companies. Justin Smith, technical assistant at The Toro Company, said the purpose of the event was to encourage...

Senoir Ben Duncan embraces band director Steve Schmitz onstage. The wind ensemble had its final concert of the year on May 9.

Park’s band performs emotional final concert

Modesty Manion and Ena Mekic May 12, 2023

After a year filled with concerts from all of Park’s bands, the wind ensemble had its final performance of the year May 9. During the performance, the band played four songs followed by the annual...

Five of the six dinner guests attempt to listen to what is happening on the other side of the door April 27.  Parks portrayal of the tantalizing murder–mystery “Clue” marks the end of the theatrical school year.

Park is at the scene of the crime

Maren Wilsey and Johanna Kaplan May 2, 2023

“Clue” is Park’s final play of the 2022–2023 school year, with showtimes this past weekend in Park’s auditorium. According to director Jodi Schifsky, seeing the play come together is a satisfying...

Sophomore Ruby Viot sells flowers to Evan Cormier April 14. During lunch, AP European History students fundraised for the trip by selling flowers.

Friday flowers event flourishes

Ashley Reyes April 20, 2023

To help fundraise money for the Europe trip on April 14, AP European History teacher Emma Engebretson and students brought together a meaningful day for Park students.  On their way to lunch, students...

Ben Johnson speaks to sophomores and juniors April 19 in the auditorium. Johnson talked about the various ways high school students can avoid college debt.

Spreading knowledge on college

Alicia Mainjeni and Anya Panday April 20, 2023

One of the first guest speakers at Park since COVID-19, gathered sophomores and juniors in the auditorium and connected with seniors on Zoom to inform them about financial planning for college April 19. Guest...

Park’s student council met on April 13 to plan prom. They spent the meeting discussing the best food selection for the event.

Prom planning continues

Johanna Kaplan and Maren Wilsey April 19, 2023

With prom approaching May 13, Park’s Student Council bears the task of putting together an unforgettable experience for juniors and seniors alike. Students have now decided on a theme for the dance,...

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