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GSA meeting gets canceled

GSA meeting gets canceled

Lilly Strathman and Grace Schultz

December 2, 2019

When sitting in Madam Sweeney’s classroom on Nov. 21, GSA’s (gay, straight alliance) co-president and senior Anika Jamison had to cancel the meeting because of lack of attendance.  “There were not enough people there to spark good conversation,” Jamison said.  According to junior Ain...

Fire department raises money for cancer awareness

Fire department raises money for cancer awareness

Gabriel Kaplan

November 25, 2019

John Wolff, St. Louis Park’s deputy fire chief, said he believes the fire department’s pink T-shirt sales — which support the local Jane Brattain Breast Center — will make a positive impact on the community. “We’re trying to help where we can. It’s a small gesture on our part to support f...

Anxiety workshop provides guidance

Anxiety workshop provides guidance

Ruthie Posada

June 2, 2019

As universal anxiety rates in children and teens continue to rise, Heilicher Minneapolis Jewish Day School Head of School Yoni Binus said he thought inviting a psychotherapist to come speak to parents and staff would benefit the school’s community. “Anxiety is an issue on the forefront of our ...

Instagram account made for AP teacher

Instagram account made for AP teacher

Maria Perez-Barriga

April 12, 2019

As sophomore Luci Jensen was talking with friends in the hallway, history teacher Jeffrey Cohen approached them and asked one of them to nominate him for a free Norwegian cruise given to teachers. “Cohen showed (the post) to us. I was a little confused at first because I didn’t know what he was...

Volleyball promotes breast cancer awareness

Volleyball promotes breast cancer awareness

Dahlia Krebs and Mira Malka

October 15, 2018

Raising awareness about breast cancer is important, according to senior Gabby McCaa because she said she wanted to support women who are battling for their lives. “We want to support cancer research and so we chose to do Dig Pink to raise awareness and to support the women who are going through...

Student council raises breast cancer awareness

Student council raises breast cancer awareness

Emma Yarger and Amaia Barajas

October 27, 2017

According to student council adviser Sarah Lindenberg, the students organized a fundraiser on Wednesday Oct. 25 to raise money for the Susan G. Komen foundation. Lindenberg said the student council members want to raise money and awareness for causes like breast cancer because many of their fellow pe...

Band plays at Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk

Band plays at Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk

Alex Balfour and Izzy Leviton

October 13, 2017

Surrounded by pink ribbons and a high energy atmosphere, senior Ethan Rickert, whose mother passed away from breast cancer last summer, felt a personal tie to the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk Oct. 7 at the U.S. Bank Stadium. “I have to thank Making Strides Against Breast Cancer because they gave my mom a substantial...

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