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Honey Candle Company creates buzz

Honey Candle Company creates buzz

Megan Raatz

December 3, 2018


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According to student employee Evie Gutzke, the Honey Candle Company is a part of the business innovations class where students pick a product to sell and target a specific group of consumers. “We picked candles because we thought it was cute to hand make them,” Gutzke said. “They're made out of ...

Nelly Korman named 2019 Global Learning Fellow

Nelly Korman named 2019 Global Learning Fellow

Dahlia Krebs

December 3, 2018


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Sophomore Casey Hunter said Global Learning Fellow Nelly Korman knows how to teach Spanish well. “She knows what she's doing and she knows what she talking about or teaching,” Hunter said. The NEA Foundation selects from applicants with one teacher per state, according to The NEA Foundation. Korman said as a fellow, she participates in activities relat...

Upcoming college visits at Park

Upcoming college visits at Park

Marta Hill

November 30, 2018


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The upcoming college visits are from schools from around the state. The sign-up sheet for the meetings with college representatives are outside the counseling offices.

Storiole holds sale for holiday spirit

Storiole holds sale for holiday spirit

Gabe Kaplan, Yonit Krebs, and Maria Perez-Barriga

November 29, 2018


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With the holiday season approaching, Storiole finance manager, senior Ethan Kahn said the Storiole is participating in the holiday spirit by putting certain items on sale. “We are in the holiday spirit, and we wanted to have a little Black Friday shopping deal,” Kahn said. “Everyone can come...

Program creates new learning environment

Program creates new learning environment

Emma Leff and Anika Hanson

November 26, 2018


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According to Non-Traditional Academy teacher Debra Skadden, the Non-Traditional Academy offers seniors an opportunity to learn in a different environment. “(It is for) seniors who are either in danger of not graduating ... or who just need a different type of learning environment. It’s a place...

DECA prepares to compete

DECA prepares to compete

Gabriel Kaplan, Yonit Krebs, and Maria Perez Barriga

November 21, 2018


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As DECA looks forward to upcoming competitions this winter, the club prepared by signing up its members for specific events, according to sophomore Grace Schultz. “So far we all signed up for events,” Schultz said. “For first-year people, most people are doing an interview and a hospitality and touri...

SHEC brainstorms topics to discuss

SHEC brainstorms topics to discuss

Marta Hill, Isabel Kjaer, and Noah Orloff

November 17, 2018


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According to senior Cailey Hansen-Mahoney, the first Sexual Health Education Club meeting went well overall. “(The) turnout could have been a little better, but it’s a really busy time of the year and it was our first meeting,” Hansen-Mahoney said. According to Sexual Health Education Club (SHE...

Quick facts about 36 Arts

Quick facts about 36 Arts

Sam Klepfer

November 15, 2018


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36 Arts final by slpecho...

Senior starts vegan culinary club

Senior starts vegan culinary club

Samantha Klepfer and Isaac Wahl

November 14, 2018


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According to senior Lara Garcia, ever since she decided to eat a vegan diet over a year ago, she has felt inspired to promote positive veganism within her own community. A club seemed like her way to do it. When asked why she became vegan in the first place, Garcia said it was primarily because of...

Math Team competes at first meet of the season

Math Team competes at first meet of the season

Emma Leff and Anika Hanson

November 12, 2018


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When junior Math Team member Rafe Covin completed his events at the Math Team’s first meet of the season, he said he felt confident despite the meet’s difficulty. “I thought (the meet) went pretty well. The questions are usually pretty hard, and I got a couple right, so that was good,” Co...

MED club learns from forensic psychologist

MED club learns from forensic psychologist

Marta Hill, Isabel Kjaer, and Noah Orloff

November 10, 2018


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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


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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...

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