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Cafeteria dishes out new policy

Gabe Bichinho, Writer

September 10, 2012


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Newsletter sent to students asking for recipes to introduce in the lunchroom Students looking for a change from the dull school lunch that is served out every day have a chance to make some personal requests.The St. Louis Park Schools Department of School Nutrition announced a new policy tha...

Academy classes premiere

Kayla Goldfarb, News editor

September 5, 2012


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Teachers finish designs for new curriculum Despite having learned the ropes of the high school last year as a freshman, sophomore Johnny Bonk said he still had no idea what to expect of the first day of school, due to the debut of four new foundation courses implemented through the Investing in Innovation (i...

School adjusts to staffing changes

Sten Johnson and Suh Koller

September 2, 2012


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Some teachers will not return for the school year, prompting changes When students walk through the doors on the first day of school this year, the freshmen won’t be the only new faces they will see. As six teachers leave to broaden their teaching experiences, nine more will replace and supp...

New policy allows student laptops

Ryan McCanna, Writer

September 2, 2012


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Students can soon bring devices to use in classroom   Since elementary school, studying for tests meant using paper and pen to excel. Starting this semester, personal technology will also aid in student learning. Shortly after the start of the school year, sometime during the first semester...

Seventy-three years of students reunited

Seventy-three years of students reunited

Cole Bacig, Writer

August 31, 2012


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Activities, conversations, and reminiscing shared by all. Time stood still Aug. 25 as alumni reconnected with friends from graduating classes dating as far back as 1939. For the classmates, the all year reunion allowed them to catch up with friends in a unique way. Dick Olson from the graduating...

Hebrew classes to continue

August 23, 2012


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 New schedule helps Hebrew avoid cancellation Story by Noah Betz-Richman Junior Isaac Stone will be able to continue his Hebrew studies at Park because of a recent decision to overturn the cancellation of IB Hebrew SL. Due to budget cuts and small class sizes, last year Principal Rob Metz proposed of...

Girls’ soccer opens season on new turf

Girls’ soccer opens season on new turf

Charlie Bahnson, Managing Editor

August 23, 2012


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The girls' soccer team will host Minnetonka Aug. 23. This will be the first game played on the new turf field.

PSEO opens to sophomores

PSEO opens to sophomores

Brandon Klugman, Former Managing Editor

August 20, 2012


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Students enroll at local colleges during high school   While some soon-to-be graduates worry about transitioning to college next fall, senior Abrar Salad has already been taking college courses for an entire school year.   This year, according to counselor Barb Nelson, Salad was one of 23 Park juniors and seniors who to...

Highway 100 due for upcoming construction

Sami Rahamim, Web Editor

August 20, 2012


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Several additions included in plans  -- Orange cones and hard hats will join the lanes of backed-up cars on Highway 100 in the future, as construction will eventually begin to improve the highway. The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) is proposing an $80 million project to r...

Grammy award winner cancels last minute

Hannah Brodersen, Opinions Editor

August 20, 2012


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Graduation ceremony to be outside, weather permitting -- Dan Wilson may have won a Grammy for writing Adele’s “Rolling in the Deep,” but after cancelling his commitment to speak at graduation, the class of 2012 is left thinking they could have had it all. Wilson, a Park graduate...

Class revisions spark criticism

Class revisions spark criticism

Kayla Goldfarb, News Editor

August 20, 2012


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    Elective course offerings amended for next year   While the Investing in Innovation (i3) grant has yet to be fully implemented, students like Isabel Pastoor are already beginning to understand the impact of the school-wide renovation. Pastoor found a smaller selectio...

All-year reunion to highlight Park history

Caroline Ahlgrim, In-depth editor

August 19, 2012


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Festivities to focus on family fun, renewing old connections -- Although senior and Park Ambassador Morgan MacDonald normally only reconnects with recent Park graduates, she will soon have the opportunity to socialize with alumni dating back to 1939. The St. Louis Park Public Schools Foundation (...

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