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Connor Cloud and Alan Richardson attend the American Indian Youth Intertribal Council on Feb. 16. During the meeting, senior class counselor, Sara Lindsay, came in and discussed potential college scholarships with the group.

Shining a light on the American Indian Youth Intertribal Council

Ayelel Meyen and Taylor Voigt February 21, 2024

Cultures and groups may oftentimes be overlooked in an average suburban school setting. However, the formation of councils much like the American Indian Youth Intertribal Council at Park (AIYIC) can help...

Junior Paige Descarpentrie shows how to belay while climbing outdoors at a Rock Climbing Club meeting. The meeting was held on Feb. 6 to raise interest about an upcoming outdoor rock climbing excursion.

Students share enthusiasm for climbing

Ryan Steinberg, Staffer February 14, 2024

The Climbing Club is starting to flesh out their ideas for how the club will function. They have student-led events on the weekends climbing indoors together. The students are working to figure out how...

Illustration by Luisa Augustine

Fridays at Park are blooming

Kalsang Wangmo January 25, 2024

Friday flowers is a fun and interactive way that students are helping fundraise for various clubs. Friday flowers advisor Emma Engebretson said that because of the $25 fee for clubs, she tries to ensure...

Juniors Kaylee Rice, Julia Lorenzen and Sid Bradley prepare for the upcoming theater competition on Jan. 23. They are fixing the couch in preparation for the showcase.

‘A Trip to the Moon’ makes moves

Layla Mickelson January 25, 2024

After their final performance for friends and family on Jan. 21, Parks theater program started their rehearsal for their sub-section one-act performance, with a set of vignettes from the show “A Trip...

Sophomore Elliott Netoff poses to her scene partners in A Trip to the Moon Jan. 20. The Park theater program will be going to Richfield to compete in the one-act.

Park takes ‘A Trip to the Moon’

Taylor Voigt January 24, 2024

From Jan. 19-21, Park theater put on performances of the one-act play “A Trip to the Moon.” One-acts are a type of play that surround one event, in this case the moon landing, and display multiple...

Senior Jacob Ignatowicz reviews a court case with fellow Youth in Government members.  Their group will present this at the capital during the trip.

Students and senators swap

Thomas Halverson and Ryan Moran January 13, 2024

Youth In Government (YIG) goes to the Minnesota capitol for a four day event lasting from Jan. 4-7 every year. Students choose a part of government to take the place of and put forth legislation to be...

Senior Zack Nevinski sharpens a players skate. Through managing he will complete his 20 NHS hours.

Helping hands

Hanna Lipschultz January 12, 2024

The National Honors Society (NHS) is an organization that recognizes exceptional students and encourages values of character, leadership, service and scholarship.  It is expected of NHS members to spend...

Sophomore Shep Cox explains the upcoming Sno Daze week to his peers. Student council meets every Tuesday morning at 7:45.

Student council prepares for Sno Daze

Caedon Exsted and Roberto Alvarez January 11, 2024

With Sno Daze just around the corner, Student Council is in full swing, and preparing for the festivities. This year, though, with a new personal and unique twist for the students at Park with Student...

French club advisor Kyle Sweeney dresses up for a club meeting Dec. 21. The French club had a pre-winter break get together with hot cocoa and breakfast.

French club unites students

Annika Koch January 5, 2024

French club is filled with French music and foods from croissants to European cookies. On Dec. 21, French club held a holiday celebration before winter break and many gathered for the last time until the...

Juniors Claire Grommesh and Izzy Schneider play the guitar for Park’s jazz band concert Dec. 12. The jazz band concert and ninth grade concert were held at Park’s middle school.

Many firsts for Park’s bands

Cole Denham and Ryan Moran December 16, 2023

On Dec. 12, Park’s band performed their first concert of the year at the middle school auditorium. The concert consisted of the Park jazz band, along with the 9th grade band. Each band performed four...

Graphic by Trey Janssen

Harry Potter Club casts its spell at Park

Will Carpenter December 15, 2023

Clubs come and go at Park, but this year a new one is being introduced. Seniors Tony Kruse and Luke Tomback are coming together to start the Harry Potter Club. The club hasn’t officially begun yet,...

Sophmore Owen Twedten finishes his work Dec. 11. Park math team prepares for their upcoming meet.

There’s no I in Math Team

Davieon Williams-Charles December 15, 2023

As Park’s math team prepares for their upcoming competitions, they practice their teamwork and building up their community. They also practice work from previous competitions and solving complex problems...

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