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Senior gives back to community

Senior gives back to community

Nicole Sanford

October 18, 2017


Filed under School clubs and activities, Student Life, Uncategorized

As a part of her community service class, senior Alex Monson joined the Birdfeeder, an organization that packs backpacks of food for Park students in need. Monson said she was elected Birdfeeder manager alongside three of her classmates. Birdfeeder adviser Sophia Ross said more students applied for Bi...

Senior expresses passion for environment

Senior expresses passion for environment

Isaac Wert

October 17, 2017


Filed under Profiles, Student Profiles, Uncategorized

For senior Roots and Shoots member Lukas Wrede, the connection he feels with the environment is nearindescribable. “(The environment) is the biggest part of my life and it’s something that is my home. I feel a personal connection to nature and to just the environment in general,” Wrede said. Wr...

Boys’ soccer to play in Section finals

Boys’ soccer to play in Section finals

Tjessa Arradondo and Jenna Cook

October 17, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Uncategorized

After becoming conference champions at their game against Benilde Oct 5, the boys’ varsity soccer team has been on a winning streak in the Sections tournament. The team won their first Section game against South High School 4-2 in a penalty shootout and triumphed against Washburn with a final score o...

SHEC hopes to gain more members

SHEC hopes to gain more members

KJ Preston Pepperell

October 17, 2017


Filed under School clubs and activities, Student Life, Uncategorized

Senior president of Sexual Health and Education Club Phillip Djerf said he wants to find students to not only be in the club, but run it after he is gone. “Towards the end of the year, we’ll be deciding who the presidents for next year are, so that is something we are looking for as we recruit n...

Kneeling causes more division than unification

Kneeling causes more division than unification

Kimon Malone

October 17, 2017


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Kneeling during the national anthem is disrespectful to our country. We, the people, are the United States, and we create all the problems in the U.S. When Donald Trump directly attacked the NFL, more NFL players started taking a knee and protesting during the anthem. On the football team, some ...

Respecting different opinions creates strength in community

Respecting different opinions creates strength in community

Malaika Bigirindavyi

October 17, 2017


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Before the girls’ varsity soccer game against Southwest High School Sept. 25, three of my teammates and I decided to kneel for the national anthem in protest of police brutality and the oppression of black people. After the anthem ended, I felt a rush of joy. I could not wipe the smile off my face....

Park lacks National Merit Scholars

Park lacks National Merit Scholars

Yonit Krebs

October 13, 2017


Filed under Student Life, Uncategorized

After discovering his grade is the first in several years to not have any National Merit Scholars named, senior David Salamzadeh said he thinks the lack of National Merit Scholars does not accurately represent his grade’s academic abilities. “I think standardized tests are an interesting way ...

Girls Varsity Soccer

October 11, 2017


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Boys Varsity Soccer

October 11, 2017


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Girls Varsity Tennis

October 4, 2017


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Girls’ Varsity Tennis

September 28, 2017


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Girls’ Varsity Tennis

September 28, 2017


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