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Junior Abby Turcotte works on her assignments in the Oriole Study Nest Feb. 12. Asynchronous times will be optional for online students but required for in-person students starting Feb. 22.

Asynchronous periods restructured

Gabriel Kaplan February 16, 2021

After months of learning over Zoom, assistant principal Jessica Busse said she thinks the asynchronous periods will be more important when hybrid learning starts Feb. 22. “The people at home are not...

Junior Will Dooley eats lunch during hybrid learning Oct. 26. Park students were no longer required to attend asynchronous check-ins as of Jan. 25.

Staff Editorial: End of asynchronous check-ins proves beneficial

February 5, 2021

Although asynchronous check-ins were initially helpful in building community and offering extra support, ending the check-ins Jan. 25 was the right decision. It seemed every teacher treated the mandatory...

Removal of check-ins prove advantageous

Removal of check-ins prove advantageous

Tenzin Gyaldatsang February 5, 2021

Since the beginning of second semester, when all asynchronous check-ins were made optional, I and many other students have noticed considerable changes in and out of the classroom. Removing mandatory...

Sophomore Frankie Robello works on his computer at the Oriole Study Nest Dec. 17. The Study Nest is open Monday to Friday during school hours and is a resource for those who need a quiet environment to work.

Staff editorial: Schedule changes bring hope for academic success

January 26, 2021

During Park Connections, Park was introduced to a possible change to block scheduling. Students at Park were asked to fill out google forms to express their sentiments towards the changes for the upcoming...

Sophomore Maren Wilsey does school work at the Oriole Study Nest Dec. 17. Students can sign up for the Study Nest sessions with their corresponding Grade Level Coordinator on the Student Support Time app.

Asynchronous check-ins eliminated

Tobias Khabie January 24, 2021

As Park approaches the start of second semester, interim Principal Wendy Loberg said a survey was sent to students to see if a change in schedule was necessary.  “We heard loud and clear that the...

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