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Unexpected growth in Nordic program causes complications

Unexpected growth in Nordic program causes complications

Samantha Klepfer

January 31, 2020

As the Nordic ski team kicked of their season, they were faced with a problem: one bus did not fit all 81 skiers. According to coach John Dyste, the teams’ practices ended up being canceled because they couldn’t fit everyone. “We canceled going anywhere (for practice) one day,” Dyste said. “We h...

Bus driver celebrates students’ birthdays

Bus driver celebrates students’ birthdays

Sofie Geretz

January 8, 2020

According to bus driver Jay Wolkenbrod, being a bus driver for four years has enabled him to stay with students throughout their academic  career. “I went through training and I've had the same route for four years and have seen some of my kids go from elementary to middle school and middle sc...

Bus driver shortage yields issues

Bus driver shortage yields issues

Abby Intveld and Dani Orloff

October 23, 2018

Reflecting on her bus ride with the Park freshman and junior varsity football team Sept. 13, senior girls’ tennis captain Sidney Hosfield said the experience was uncomfortable and frustrating. “It was really crowded and uncomfortable and it smelled bad,” Hosfield said. “We had a trailer so at least ...

Construction causes conflicts with school bus routes

Construction causes conflicts with school bus routes

Creston Halstead

October 3, 2017

According to the Agnus Corporation who run St. Louis Park Transportation, the bus routes have gotten worse ever since construction began this summer. Construction season commenced in May and since then, construction crews tore up multiple roads throughout the city. According to St. Louis Park City...

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