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Information to know for the Nov. 9 volleyball State match

Information to know for the Nov. 9 volleyball State match

Maggie Klaers

November 8, 2019

Following a victory against Moorhead Nov. 8, Park will face Lakeville North in the consolation bracket championship match. If Park wins, they will be fifth overall in the State tournament....

Some teachers take personal day to attend State tournament

Some teachers take personal day to attend State tournament

Marta Hill, Isabel Kjaer, and Kaia Myers

November 7, 2019

As the Park varsity volleyball team prepares to play in the State tournament Nov. 7, assistant Principal Jessica Busse said the number of teachers who can go to the game is determined by the number of students who are attending. “A lot of people are wanting to go, and that's great, we fully sup...

Volleyball falls to Eagan

Volleyball falls to Eagan

Colin Canaday and Harris Keekley

November 7, 2019

Park volleyball battled through a difficult game against Eagan at the Minnesota State High School Tournament Nov. 7, eventually losing in three sets. Senior captain Makaila Winward said the importance of the game didn’t change its playing style. “We came into it as if it was just another game...

Park community shows support for volleyball team at State

Park community shows support for volleyball team at State

Colin Canaday, Harris Keekley

November 7, 2019

“O-R-I-O-L-E-S” erupted throughout the Xcel Energy Center  arena as more than 500 fans cheered on the Park volleyball team in their first State appearance on Nov. 7. Senior Rakesh Plantz said he noticed Eagan brought a lot of energy to the game and decided to counter it. “We provided the...

Information about the Nov. 8 volleyball State match

Information about the Nov. 8 volleyball State match

Maggie Klaers

November 7, 2019

Following a 3-0 loss to Eagan Nov. 7, Park will play Moorhead Nov. 8 in the consolation bracket. ...

New turf to be placed inside track field

New turf to be placed inside track field

Tenzin Gyaldatsang

November 7, 2019

After playing on a grass field inside the track, sophomore football player John Swindlehurst said many injuries were sustained due to the worn-down field. “Over the summer, we had a lot of injuries because there was a bunch of potholes, and the grass got too long. Turf would prevent it,” Swindlehurst...

Open campus policy leads to controversy

Open campus policy leads to controversy

Isabel Kjaer and Marta Hill

November 6, 2019

After acknowledging that past seniors have been given more freedom, junior Evie Gutzke said seniors next year should be given the equal opportunity of having an open campus.  “I think it is honestly just rude. All I want to do is go get my ham and cheese from Jimmy John’s, and (the administr...

City election provides opportunity

City election provides opportunity

Sofia Seewald

November 5, 2019

Seeing the upcoming election as an opportunity to advocate for social issues he is passionate about, junior Thor Anderson said he is helping Larry Kraft campaign for City Council At Large A Seat. “I first met (Kraft) working through Roots and Shoots. I got to know him more as I became more intereste...

Schedule for Nov. 6

Schedule for Nov. 6

Maggie Klaers

November 5, 2019

In preparation for Varsity volleyball playing in the state tournament, Park will host a pep fest Nov. 6, according to the Park administration. ...

League of Women Voters creates impact

League of Women Voters creates impact

Sofie Geretz

November 4, 2019

The candidates at the League of Women Voters Candidate Forum exceeded expectations, according to St. Louis Park City Council candidate Nadia Mohamed’s campaign communications manager Carolyn Guddal. “Every candidate performed really well tonight. I think that each one had a unique perspective to...

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