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Used with permission from Christian Arteaga.

Junior becomes two-time captain

Adam Gips June 10, 2021

For head football coach Jason Foster, junior captain Christian Arteaga was sure to be reassigned captain given his character. “On the field, he’s just a natural leader, brings younger kids along,...

Freshman Born Anderson designs his own shirts, May 28. Anderson expresses his creativity through the designs on his shirts.

Freshman launches clothing brand

Crystal Diaz June 1, 2021

What inspired you to start this clothing brand? I always see things on social media, people starting out on clothing brands, and I’m in Business Innovations, so then I thought I'm gonna do it. I was...

Noam Helpern wearing one of Henry Salita's masks. Freshman Henry Salita sells masks on Instagram.

Freshman starts selling masks

Colin Canaday May 17, 2021

What sparked the idea for selling masks? My teacher asked me (to come up with) something relevant and something that people need, and, clearly, we’re going through a pandemic. So I thought selling...

Used with permission from Leo Dworsky

Senior wins two scholarships for music

Jacob Khabie May 13, 2021

When senior Leo Dworsky heard he had won a highly selective music scholarship, his first priority was celebrating with his family. “I was elated,” Dworsky said. “My family and I, we went and got...

Used with permission from Dahlia Krebs. Picture taken of senior Dahlia Krebs, Sept. 2020. She will be taking a gap year in Israel next school year.

Senior plans gap year abroad

Katie Nelson May 8, 2021

As many seniors prepare their post-graduation plans, senior Dahlia Krebs has different plans than most of her peers. Next year, she will be taking a gap year and traveling over 6000 miles to be part of...

LaNisha Paddock selected to become the next principal for Park. According to Paddock, she is looking forward to building relationships with the community.

Incoming principal emerges in midst of a pandemic

Aisha Hersi May 6, 2021

Spending many years in the education field herself, incoming principal for the 2021-2022 school year LaNisha Paddock said she is willing to become a new voice for the community.  “One thing that...

Used with permission of Zoe Frank.

Senior finishes first draft of novel

Lauren Thon May 4, 2021

What inspired you to write your novel? I have always really liked writing and for as long as I can remember, I have always written story after story. This idea was really inspired by a couple songs...

From firefighter to teacher — art teacher gives insight on past job

From firefighter to teacher — art teacher gives insight on past job

Johanna Kaplan April 27, 2021

When did you work as a firefighter? 1999 to 2004. Why did you want to be a firefighter, what motivated you to do it? I was not liking my job and my husband at the time said ‘hey, you've always...

Senior Hayden Zheng swims the butterfly stroke in practice March 10. Zheng committed to Stanford after finishing his Park swimming career with eight State titles.

Senior caps off career with two more State titles

Adam Gips April 21, 2021

After winning two State swimming titles in his senior year, senior captain Hayden Zheng said even with COVID-19 he had an exhilarating season. “It was a great season considering everything ... the...

Used with permission from Todd Goggleye.

Vice principal shares challenges of pandemic

Crystal Diaz April 16, 2021

How do you feel about going 100 percent? I feel confident. We had procedures in place when we were at 25 percent and then we went to 50 percent, and now we are at 100 percent. We still have roughly...

Junior Renee McSherry poses during rehearsal for the spring musical March 12. The cast was practicing the dance for the song “Delivery.”

Fifth grade band teacher serves as pit director

Gabriel Kaplan March 24, 2021

Emilie Bertram, Park’s new pit orchestra director, said she looks forward to working with a variety of music genres as she helps organize plays in the future. “I'm excited to experience musicals...

Junior Stanley Regguinti faces off with Benilde-St. Margaret’s player senior Grant Ellings. Park lost to Benilde-St. Margaret’s Jan. 26 with a score of 6-1. Regguinti was recently chosen as a boys' hockey captain.

First junior captain chosen for boys’ hockey

Colin Canaday March 23, 2021

Upon hearing he had been picked as a captain for boys’ hockey, junior Stanley Regguinti said he knew what was going to be expected of him. “I (know I) can play a big role as a leader on the team....

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