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Park breaks streak against Hopkins

Park breaks streak against Hopkins

Talia Lissauer

October 16, 2019

After beating Hopkins for the first time, senior Franny Bevell said the team worked hard all season for this meet and it went just as she wanted it to. “We prepared all season for this meet, we have (had) a lot of hard practices so we have put a lot of hours and dedication into this meet,” Bevell...

Trump rally sparks protest

Trump rally sparks protest

Ben Sanford and Toby Khabie

October 12, 2019

A number of Park students joined masses of protesters outside of Target Center, where President Donald Trump was holding a rally. Senior Yoni Potter hoped to share his objections against Trump by attending the anti-Trump protest outside the venue. “I wanted to spread the message that I don’t...

Trump hopes to turn Minnesota red

Trump hopes to turn Minnesota red

Talia Lissauer

October 11, 2019

Speaking to over 25,000 Minnesotans at a rally on Oct. 10 at Target Center in Minneapolis, President Donald Trump began his speech by telling the crowd that in 2020 he will turn Minnesota red. “For the next 13 months we are going to fight with all of our heart and soul and we are going to win the gr...

Tennis courts renovated, remodeled

Tennis courts renovated, remodeled

Tenzin Gyaldatsang

October 11, 2019

After playing on the new tennis courts, senior captain Racquel Fhima said she has had a better playing experience.  “(The new courts are) really nice to play on (and) are so much better than the courts we have (used) in the past. They're easier to look at, and bees don't get attracted to them,...

Administration introduces new approach to discipline

Administration introduces new approach to discipline

Isabel Kjaer and Marta Hill

October 3, 2019

With the new policies rolling into action, assistant Principal Jessica Busse said Park pride tasks are meant to restore the damage done by students when they perform simple infractions, such as leaving the lunchroom. “Students will be assigned to Park pride tasks to give back to the community whe...

Cross country competes in Roy Griak Invitational

Cross country competes in Roy Griak Invitational

Toby Khabie

October 1, 2019

Both boys’ and girls’ cross country put on strong showings Sept. 28 at the Roy Griak Invitational. The girls’ team placed 2nd and the boys team placed 29th, both out of 50 teams. According to sophomore Kate Holden, the girls’ team got off to a fast start, which allowed them to place well. ...

The Nest reopens with new improvements

The Nest reopens with new improvements

Maria Perez-Barriga

September 1, 2019

With the renovations completed, senior Cole Nugteren said he is looking forward to seeing the reactions of incoming students with the reopening of the Nest. “We have our street done now so that's going to be super nice,” Nugteren said. “I am  excited to see now (that) we are more of an establishm...

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