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USDA program offers free summer meals

USDA program offers free summer meals

Devin Raynor

May 30, 2018


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‘Summer Eats Minnesota’ app ensures accessibility

Seniors wrap up year with prank

Seniors wrap up year with prank

Devin Raynor and Sam St. Clair

May 25, 2018


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Junior Sophia Davenport, whose car was drawn on with removable marker and covered in plastic wrap by seniors during fourth hour May 24, said she found the prank amusing. “They said ‘long live class of ‘18,’ they said ‘xoxo seniors’ and then...there were profanities,” Davenport said. Ac...

Uncensored panel drives community discussion

Uncensored panel drives community discussion

Sumaya Mohamed and Annabella Strathman

May 24, 2018


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Sitting on the panel in front of approximately 45 students, staff and community members, student organizer and panel member senior Doreen Morang’a said she hoped to inspire change within the school. “It was beneficial because, for the students, they got answers to questions that they were l...

Synchro makes state for 23rd straight year

Synchro makes state for 23rd straight year

Atticus Raasch

May 24, 2018


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After an undefeated season, junior Hope Cassman said she was excited to be part of a team that has won their section for the past 23 years. “I think our season has gone well,” Cassman said. “We’ve won all of our meets so far, I think we’ll do well at state all of our teams are in really g...

Uncensored race panel looks to spark conversation

Uncensored race panel looks to spark conversation

Annabella Strathman

May 21, 2018


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In talking to her classmates and teachers about tomorrow’s uncensored race panel, junior member of Students Organized Against Racism and panel participant Maddy Eduardo said she was met with gratitude and excitement. “Other schools have had things like it, I think we are the only one near he...

Awards night to honor graduating seniors

Awards night to honor graduating seniors

Emma Kempf

May 21, 2018


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On May 23, selected graduating seniors will be presented with awards and scholarships at the annual Academic Awards and Scholarships Night, according to counselor and event organizer Barb Nelson. “I’d be curious to know how many times we’ve done this (awards night),” Nelson said. “I’ve...

25th Annual Ice Cream Social brings community together

25th Annual Ice Cream Social brings community together

Sophie Olmen and Hayley Westwood

May 17, 2018


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Senior Lindsey Prestholdt said she has attended the Ice Cream Social in previous years and it has always been a positive experience. “I think it’s really great. I’ve come to the Ice Cream Social for a few years so far. I mean I used to come here as a kid and I loved it,” Prestholdt said. ...

City and school calendar art competition comes to a close

City and school calendar art competition comes to a close

Sofia Seewald

May 11, 2018


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Contest meant to showcase unique art of St. Louis Park

Ranked-choice voting amendment passes

Ranked-choice voting amendment passes

Atticus Raasch

May 8, 2018


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During a city council meeting May 7, the council voted unanimously to pass a vote to approve the amendment of the city charter allowing for the inclusion of the ranked-choice voting system. This follows the first reading of the amendment which was read at a public hearing April 16. According to...

Light rail to be built in Park

Light rail to be built in Park

Marta Hill

May 7, 2018


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Extension of METRO green line to open in 2023

Multicultural show promotes diversity

Multicultural show promotes diversity

Jenna Cook

May 4, 2018


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Dancing around the stage at this year’s multicultural show, senior Erika Wilson said she chose to participate because of her love for dancing and learning about the culture of others. The multicultural show took place in the auditorium May 1 including a fashion show where...

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