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Best albums of 2021

Best albums of 2021

Char Priadka January 12, 2022

Music has always been a way for artists to share their stories. These stories let us dive into a whole new world that is created through these songs. As 2021 came with a lot of hardships, good music lets...

Seniors Caroline Butler and Louise Marshall, and juniors Gwen Rocker-Gladen and Abby Baudhin rehearse for the Winter One Act “These Shining Lives” where they play workers plagued with radium poisoning. The show is opening Jan. 14 and closing Jan. 16.

Theater awarded Spotlight honors

Elena Ortiz-Fishman January 7, 2022

After its production of “Anne of Green Gables,” the theater program received a shocking announcement.  Excited by the news, senior Dayanara Mora Zengel said she felt honored to receive the Spotlight...

Junior Denly Lindeman and freshman Julia Lorenzen work on a set of practice problems Dec. 6. The team meets once a week on Mondays to prepare for competitions.

Math team formulates fun

Sophia Curran-Moore December 17, 2021

Sophomore Zach Vandermouse-Siteki said math is fun because he likes solving problems. According to Vandermouse-Siteki, math team improves his skills in a way that is enjoyable. “I joined math team...

Glow sign lights up Glow holiday festival fairgrounds Dec. 13. The festival was hosted by the Minnesota state fair and will last until Jan. 2.

Get glowing to the fairgrounds

Mya Stanberry December 16, 2021

To many this past year has been crazy and hasn't felt real, especially during the holidays. People need to find other ways to make the holidays feel more normal. One way is going to a light show. The Glow...

Senior Tenzin Gyaltso swims the 100-yard butterfly Dec. 9. Park’s next meet is 6 p.m. Dec. 16 at St. Louis Park High School.

Boys’ swimming starts season off strong

Lilia Gonzalez December 11, 2021

After celebrating the team's first win of the season against Hopkins Dec. 9, junior Miles Nordling said the team performed well despite it being the first swim meet for many of his teammates.  “It...

Senior captain Andre Barajas practices the freestyle stroke Dec. 2. Parks first meet is 6 p.m. Dec. 9 at the Hopkins North Junior High School.

Boys swimming dives into the season

Lilia Gonzalez December 7, 2021

As the boys’ swim team gets ready for the season, assistant coach Joe Yaeger said the swimmers have already established a strong community within the team.  “They're definitely what I would consider...

Sophomore Camry Witham prepares to steal the puck from Holy Angels Nov. 30. Hopkins-Park lost 3-1.

Meet the Athlete: Camryn Witham

Abby Bartleson December 3, 2021

When did you first start playing hockey? I was on my first hockey team when I was seven, but I started skating years before that. How did you get interested in playing hockey? My family is a big...

Fair use from Sony Pictures

‘Ghostbusters: Afterlife’ is nostalgic

Elena Ortiz-Fishman November 30, 2021

Following the first hit “Ghosbusters,” which came out in 1984, the newest addition to the saga didn’t disappoint. As expected, it turned out to be a goofier twist to the original. In order to keep...

Used with permission from Lily Nugteren.

Girl Scouts take on Seattle

Katie Nelson November 30, 2021

Even after a 36-hour train ride, visiting the Chihuly Glass Museum and exploring underneath the streets of Seattle, senior Renee McSherry said her favorite part of the trip was being able to enjoy time...

Used with permission from Fiona Petrie.

Senior invited to All-National Symphony Orchestra Honor Ensemble

Elena Ortiz-Fishman November 30, 2021

Due to her dedication towards practicing the violin, senior Fiona Petrie said her efforts paid off. For the second time in a row, she has been awarded a high achievement for playing the violin. After being...

Sophomore Rylie Unangst eats during class Nov. 2. Eating food in classrooms is prohibited due to COVID-19.

No eating in classrooms enforced

Mya Stanberry November 19, 2021

Due to COVID-19, eating in non-designated spaces creates difficulty in contact tracing. Considering how the removal of masks while eating is necessary, Principal LaNisha Paddock said she is concerned. “It...

Fair use from Columbia Records.

Adele’s ‘30’ will make and break your heart

Sophia Curran-Moore November 17, 2021

When I listened to Adele perform songs from her new album in her One Night Only television special Nov. 14, I was spellbound. Her performance made me want to learn more about her and to listen to her entire...

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