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Senior strives for stake in booming eSports industry

Senior strives for stake in booming eSports industry

Grace Schultz February 18, 2021

Seniors Adin Zweigbaum and James Peterson have been working to expand esports to high schoolers by finding new communication strategies. Esports is a way to play video games competitively on a team or...

Used with permission by Clayton Horstman.

Senior competes in log rolling

Abigail Prestholdt December 9, 2020

Senior Clayton Horstman began his journey in log rolling when he saw a picture of a competition posted in an article. He said the sport has allowed him to branch out and develop relations with others.  “I...

Used with the permission of Jacy Demcisak.

Junior builds her own computer

Jacob Khabie December 7, 2020

When junior Jacy Demcisak felt unsatisfied with the quality of the computer she had, she realized that there was only one option for a replacement that made sense to her. “I wanted to get a computer...

Senior Claire Bargman delivers her soaps Dec. 5. Bargman hand packages the orders in an environmentally safe way.

Bar Squared Soaps aims to assist people for the holiday

Anna Benishek December 5, 2020

Senior Claire Bargman began her small business, Bar Squared Soaps, which sells handmade soaps over an Instagram account (@barsquaredsoaps). She decided that 10% of the proceeds will go towards RIP Medical...

Senior Kendall Coley tips the ball to start the game against Cooper Jan. 7. Coley committed to the University of Nebraska Nov. 11.

Senior commits to Nebraska

Lilia Gonzalez November 30, 2020

Senior Kendall Coley put the pen to the paper, which locked in her commitment to play basketball at the University of Nebraska Nov. 11, National Signing Day. Although Coley verbally committed back in April,...

Used with permission from Amelia Mcgregor

Sophomore gives back to the community

Gillian Kapinos November 24, 2020

Starting out as a trip to visit the animals at the Humane Society, sophomore Amelia Mcgregor became inspired to help. Mcgregor said volunteering and helping the community brings her joy. “(Volunteering)...

Used with permission from Meshach Mandel.

Assistant stage manager shines

Gabriel Kaplan November 18, 2020

In his first time filling the role of assistant stage manager at Park, sophomore Meshach Mandel said he has loved working with the cast and crew while organizing the fall play. “I’ve always liked...

Used with permission from Christian Arteaga.

Junior earns nomination from MN Football Hub

Johanna Kaplan November 18, 2020

Although he did not win the title, the work junior Christian Arteaga put in to be nominated for Defensive Player of the Week by MN Football Hub did not go unnoticed. “I had a lot of people hitting...

Used with permission from Grace Stillman.

Junior writes her own music

Tenzin Gyaldatsang November 17, 2020

When junior Grace Stillman released her new song “Loose Ends,” she said she received positive feedback. “Most people say they like it, which is really good. Some people also said they were connected...

Used with permission from Ella Miller

Senior designs costumes from home for upcoming performance

Jayde Claussen November 17, 2020

With the COVID-19 outbreak, students have had to adapt to the changes made by the school administration in order to ensure the safety of everyone. Senior Ella Miller, the costume designer for the upcoming...

Sophomore Stayci Spates proves to be an asset at the local food shelf. She gives back to the community by volunteering every Saturday at her church's food shelf.

Sophomore volunteers at local food shelf

Lauren Thon November 8, 2020

Through these difficult times, sophomore Stayci Spates has been giving back to her community by volunteering at the Minneapolis Central Church of Christ food shelf every Saturday.  “My Mom started...

Junior Gavin Thoe makes a dancing TikTok while on break at his job at Five Guys. Thoe has gained 103 thousand followers since he began making TikToks in November 2018.

Student reaches over 100k followers on TikTok

Anna Benishek November 6, 2020

After hitting 100,000 followers on TikTok, junior Gavin Thoe posted a mash-up of videos of his most popular content as a thank you to his fans. Thoe said that he is grateful to have an app where he...

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