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Children’s First program brings community together to discuss climate change

Junior Sophie Yakes speaks on behalf for the club Roots and Shoots during the Children's First Champion Breakfast March 5 at Double Tree Park Place Hotel. Yakes said she wants to promote awareness to citizens of St. Louis Park on how to take action.

Anna Benishek

March 8, 2020

Junior Roots and Shoots member Sophie Yakes said it’s important for students' voices to be heard at the Children’s First Champion Breakfast because the community can benefit from them. “I am speaking on behalf of all the students for climate action and also because this is a room full of really...

Spanish teacher inspired by youth to give back to community

Spanish teacher Nelly Korman assists freshman Solin Mendes-Duffy with an assignment Oct. 24. Korman is running for Bloomington school board for the 2019 election.

Lilly Strathman

October 29, 2019

When teaching one day, spanish teacher Nelly Korman had a revelation and realized she wanted to give back to students by running for Bloomington school board.  Sophomore Sophia Romero believes having diversity on the Bloomington school board will give more students an opportunity to be heard.  ...

Art displayed in community

The utility box is found on 28th and Louisiana. Senior Nathaniel Sturzl won the competition.

Nietzsche Deuel and Isabelle Becker

May 2, 2017

After holding a contest where Park students submit art or photographs to be displayed on a utility box in St. Louis Park, members of Roots and Shoots, City Council and a neighborhood representative selected senior Nathaniel Sturzl’s photograph for the winner. According to senior Roots and Shoots mem...

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