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36 Arts basics quiz

36 Arts basics quiz

Isabel Kjaer and Tenzin Gyaldatsang

February 21, 2019


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With the school year over halfway done, work on learning about some of the foundational knowledge about 36 Arts, Park’s student artwork magazine.   Loading 36 Arts var QuizWorks = window.QuizWorks || []; QuizWorks.push( [document.getElementById("embed-quiz-409982"), "quiz", "4099...

Choir works to make ‘The Sound of Music’ a success

Choir works to make ‘The Sound of Music’ a success

Ethan Meisler, Adin Zweigbaum, and Sofia Seewald

February 20, 2019


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As choir gets ready to perform “The Sound of Music,” sophomore Leo Dworsky said the cast has been working productively during practices with help from choir teacher John Myszkowski, as well as co-director Lillian Zumberge. “Basically in the rehearsals we work on staging. The theater director helps us bl...

Pottery class donates artwork

Pottery class donates artwork

Amaia Barajas, Jenna Cook, and Noah Orloff

February 17, 2019


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According to pottery teacher Angela Jacob, pottery pieces will be sent to the St. Louis Park Emergency Program for their Empty Bowls gathering. “Whenever I have something that students don’t want to bring home, I collect it and donate it to (the) Empty Bowls project,” Jacob said. “A lot of...

Robotics prepares for competition

Robotics prepares for competition

Henry Brettingen

February 17, 2019


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“I'm really excited because I went last year and it was a lot of fun, even though we didn’t win or go onto the semifinals. But I'm also a little nervous because last year was my first year and I didn’t really know what was going on, but this year I do,” Salita said. According to Salita, the...

Yearbook sales close

Yearbook sales close

Gabriel Kaplan

February 16, 2019


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According to Echowan adviser Julianne Herbert, sales — which closed on Feb. 5 — were especially good this year, leaving staffers less stressed than in the past. “We got out of the gate quickly and got a lot of sales really early on. The staff have been really willing to work on their sales te...

Storiole celebrates Valentine’s Day

Storiole celebrates Valentine’s Day

Yonit Krebs

February 13, 2019


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To celebrate Valentine’s Day, the Storiole decided to sell flower-grams, according to Storiole worker and senior Alexis Machoka. “The Storiole is doing Valentine’s Day flower-grams and so people can purchase those flower-grams through Maddy Gonzalez or through the store,” Machoka said. Macho...

DECA competes at District

DECA competes at District

Gabriel Kaplan, Yonit Krebs, and Maria Perez-Barriga

February 12, 2019


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Sophomore Rachel Stein said she competed for her second time this year at the DECA District Conference. “I did it last year, so I knew what I was doing better this year because last year I literally had no clue, and I was so confused,” Stein said. “This year I felt a little bit more confide...

Student council prepares for Sno Daze week

Student council prepares for Sno Daze week

Ruby Stillman, Breanna Thompson, and Nebyu Bekele

February 11, 2019


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When deciding on a Sno Daze theme, senior Student Council co-president Cailey Hansen-Mahoney thought it made sense to have a nostalgic theme because of the change in the Sno Daze dance location from the high school to the middle school. “We are going to do a throwback theme this year, bringing it b...

Intersectional Feminism Club presidents recognized for dedication

Intersectional Feminism Club presidents recognized for dedication

Sofia Seewald and Adin Zweigbaum

February 11, 2019


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After getting involved in the Intersectional Feminism Club at the beginning of this school year, sophomore Elizabeth Orton said she was impressed by the comfortable atmosphere junior presidents Ally Feller and Maddie Lind were able to create. “They're welcoming,” Orton said. “They’re always...

Roots and Shoots prepares for local outreach

Roots and Shoots prepares for local outreach

Amaia Barajas, Jenna Cook, and Noah Orloff

February 10, 2019


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Sophomore Roots and Shoots member Zoe Frank said Roots and Shoots currently has a responsibility to make sure the Climate Action Plan’s expectations are met. “We talked about new ways we can help implement solar energy and renewable sources, which will help achieve the Climate Action Plan’s...

Occupational therapist speaks at MED club

Occupational therapist speaks at MED club

Henry Brettingen, Dani Orloff, and Noah Orloff

February 9, 2019


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After listening to occupational therapist Steven Boraas at the Medical Educational Development club meeting, senior Sidney Hosfield said she appreciated learning about the real world applications of courses available at Park. “I think it is a good way for people to explore their career options espe...

Quiz Bowl advances to State

Quiz Bowl advances to State

Marta Hill, Anika Hanson, and Emma Leff

February 7, 2019


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Despite having to compete against schools with much larger programs, Quiz Bowl adviser Peter Dangerfield said he was pleased with the results and is excited for the Quiz Bowl team to participate in State. “We finished third in the South division. I am pretty happy with that,” Dangerfield said. ...

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