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Senior captain Bennett Kouame defends the ball from Southwest midfielder Matt Peterson Oct. 16. Park lost 0-2 against Minneapolis Southwest.

Boys’ soccer season ends in loss

Ava Ashby and Jordyn Deschamps October 26, 2021

With the season on the line, the boys’ soccer team was set to match up against the No. 1 team in the section. Going into the game against Minneapolis Southwest Oct. 16, assistant coach Pat Hartman said...

Park went into lockout after student incident took place outside of the school building Oct. 19. Local police continue the investigation

Altercation sends Park into lockout

Andrea Melear and Jacob Khabie October 19, 2021

Park was sent into lockout towards the end of the day Oct. 19 after law enforcement was called due to an altercation involving two students outside of the school building. In a message sent out to Park...

Photo illustration by Crystal Diaz.  Students laying in circle while using phones.

Social media turning you green?

Grace Stillman, Elena Ortiz-Fishman, and Katie Nelson October 18, 2021

Understanding the impact of social media can help teens navigate conflicts, nearly every teen is now involved on social media platforms. Social media stems from a desire to connect with friends and family,...

Senior Alma Beaton defends the ball in the second section game against Hopkins Oct. 16. Park lost 4-0.

Hopkins ends girls’ soccer season

Maren Wilsey October 18, 2021

After losing its second sections game to Hopkins Oct. 16, senior and captain Sophia Romero said despite the loss, she was proud of the team’s performance.  “I would have loved to continue on and...

Junior Anna Williams fights for the ball in a sections game against Southwest Oct. 14. Park won the matchup 1-0 in overtime.

Girls’ soccer advances on OT goal

Tobias Khabie October 16, 2021

With the scoreboard remaining unchanged all game, sophomore Hanna Wilsey said she knew she had to do something to break the defensive battle. With under two minutes left in sudden death overtime, Wilsey...

Freshman Caleb Teichman pushes past his limits in the boys JV 5,000 meter race. His team finished in 12th place.

Park steps it up

Sophia Curran-Moore October 5, 2021

As the runners lined up to start the race, junior cross country captain Auden Whitlow said she had high hopes for her team. “I hope that they’re all able to have the race that they want to, because...

Firefighters walk to investigate the situation Sept. 30. Student were evacuated and stayed outside during the lunch period to ensure safety within the building.

Park forced to evacuate

Molly Schochet September 30, 2021

Park was evacuated Sept. 30 after fire alarms sounded throughout the building during fifth period. Students and staff remained outside for approximately 20 minutes while the fire department arrived until...

Junior Miles Rider and freshman Max Rider rush to the finish line Sept. 24. Pairs of siblings competed in a relay race.

Homecoming pep fest 2021

Andrea Melear September 24, 2021

As the stands filled up with students and staff, illuminating Park Pride, the pep fest for Homecoming took place at the stadium Sept. 24. The pep fest consisted of different activities, including a...

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