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Junior counselor Heidi Gosgrove explains new classes to students Feb. 13. Students are getting prepared to select their upcoming years classes.

The time for registration begins

Isaac Schulman, Staffer March 3, 2024

As semester two begins and March approaches, students need to register for the 2024-2025 school year to indicate their preferred classes. This can be a stressful time for some, but most are excited to...

Zero options for zero hour

Zero options for zero hour

Anya Panday May 16, 2023

Park offers more than 160 courses in 12 different academic departments. With so many options, it’s hard for students to pick just three to six a year to pursue, especially when many electives take up...

Teachers leaving, classrooms struggling

Teachers leaving, classrooms struggling

Ashley Reyes January 25, 2023

Recently Park has been struggling with teacher shortages, which can affect students’ learning and they are missing out on important engagement, especially with the end of semester one coming up.  When...

Extra assignments during Park Connections overwhelming, unnecessary

Nafisa Kahin January 11, 2023

Park Connections is a class similar to homeroom, like other schools may have, but instead students are required to do extra assignments to earn a pass. During Park Connections we get assignments, but I...

Park Connections beneficial for students

Rachel Arkis January 11, 2023

Each Wednesday, classes are shortened to take time for Park Connections, a 45 minute long class in which short lessons are planned by the administration and students are given time to finish individual...

Looking back on five excellent electives

Looking back on five excellent electives

Danny Shope May 11, 2022

It felt like a breath of fresh air when I graduated middle school four years ago and moved onto high school. That’s because this transition comes with a lot of new freedoms, and the one I was most excited...

Freshmen Leila Campbell, Maren Wilsey, Cecelia Jensen, Elena Ortiz, and Alicia Narais talk with a representative from Aveda Institute Minneapolis at the college fair March 11. Students who are interested in receiving college credits as high schoolers can participate in PSEO.

PSEO information sessions

Colin Canaday March 11, 2020

PSEO information meetings will take place in the Media Center Classroom, according to counselor Heidi Cosgrove. Informational meetings will go over what PSEO is, as well as how to sign up for courses.  

Art by Emmy Pearson. In response to the start-time change for the 2020-21 school year, a task force of students, teachers, parents, and community members has been created to consider changing the high school schedule for the 2021-22 school year. The task force is debating other systems such as block scheduling.

Potential scheduling alterations under discussion

Ruthie Posada January 30, 2020

As a result of the decision made to change the start time for the 2020-21 school year, Superintendent Astein Osei said the school began to weigh in other logistics, such as changing the high school schedule...

The African American Heritage Museum celebrates the resilience of African Americans in Minnesota. On display is an authentic uniform from WWII belonging to Jack Sidney Rainey Sr. The museum is free of admission and is open from 1- 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, located at 1256 Penn Ave North in Minneapolis.

African American Heritage Museum introduces culture

Maria Perez Barriga October 14, 2018

The African American Heritage Museum focuses on teaching viewers about the history of African Americans in Minnesota, according to civil rights attorney and co-founder of the museum Tina Burnside. Burnside...

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