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Letters of Love makes digital cards

Senior Dayna Krause decorates a card for sick children during a Letters of Love meeting Dec. 19. During quarantine, Letters of Love is offering online card making in order to continue providing emotional support for kids in the hospital.

Molly Schochet

April 10, 2020

As the impact of COVID-19 grows every day, senior and Letters of Love president Maggie Klaers said Letters of Love has the ability to make a greater impact than ever before. “Now more than ever, kids need some extra emotional support because without that extra friend or sibling coming in to play...

ACT club hosts voter registration drive

Senior and ACT club leader Ruby Stillman talks about the voting drive to students at the senior meeting. The voting drive was held Feb. 20.

Isra Mohamed

March 4, 2020

According to junior Achieving Change Together club leader Gabriel Kaplan, the purpose of the club is get students involved in social activism. “The purpose of the club is to work on social activism. There is only so much we can do legally but we try to do the best that we could,” Kaplan said. ...

Roots and Shoots looks to improve Park’s recycling program

Juniors Zoe Frank and Keely Bernstein discuss the new Roots and Shoots video Feb. 24. The club wants to debut the video about recycling in the upcoming months.

Sadie Yarosh

February 27, 2020

At the Roots and Shoots meeting Feb. 24, the group discussed ways to create a video that informs students and staff about the recycling process and how to improve it, according to junior and member Thor Anderson. “The project we are working on with the administration (is) to help the recycling p...

LGBTQ meeting times schedule

A Twin Cities resident performs at the LGBTQ teen pride event June 1. Many student from the LGBTQ club have participated in activities such as these. The club encourages a safe environment for everyone to come and have a discussion as well as support.

Abigail Prestholdt

February 24, 2020

The LGBTQ meeting schedule has a wide variety of times and dates so all students are able to make it. As said by the members of the club it is a safe place for students. Each month the club has an estimated three to four meetings which all occur in room C375. Laura Buxton is the advisor for the club...

Echowan announces club photo schedule

Echowan members and juniors Casey Hunter and Rachel Stein bag a customer's groceries Jan 19 at Cub Foods for an Echowan fundraiser. Echowan will be taking club photos Feb. 13 in the old gym.

Ryan Barnett

February 12, 2020

Echowan announced Feb. 12 the updated schedule for group photos of the registered clubs at Park. The photos will take place Feb. 13 in the old gym. According to the Echowan Instagram account, the photos are taken to showcase Park's clubs and extracurricular activities. ...

School store releases new slushie flavors

Senior Selena Nejib makes a slushee for a customer. The new slushee flavors are lemonade and strawberry lemonade.

Colin Canaday and Harris Keekley

January 21, 2020

Following the beginning of the new year, the Storiole, the student-run school store, will now be implementing two new flavors for their slushies: lemonade and strawberry lemonade. Sophia Ross, advisor of the Storiole, said she has high expectations for the new flavors’ increase in sales. “...

Letters of Love starts strong

Seniors Ava Bishop, Lola Ruff and Hannah Odland create cards for sick children during the first meeting of the new club Letters of Love 12/19/19. The club took inspiration from similar clubs from Orono High School.

Colin Canaday and Harris Keekley

January 15, 2020

Letters of Love, a new student-run club dedicated to writing letters to sick children, has a successful first meeting. Senior Maggie Klaers, the founder of Letters of Love at Park, said she is excited to provide new opportunities and an overall positive experience to students. “Letters of Love...

Med Club hosts homecare nurse

Home care nurse Heather Mcleod describes how to put an IV in to senior Emma Tight. Med club invited Mcleod to speak to students about her profession at the club meeting Dec. 17.

Isra Mohamed

January 14, 2020

Homecare nurse Heather Mcleod said she came to Medical Education Development (MED) Club to talk about her profession to give students more knowledge about different careers in the medical field. She is part of a list of guest speakers that have come to Med Club to talk about their professions. According...

GSA meeting gets canceled

Freshmen Ruby Livon and Christina Loschy discuss their opinions on GSA being cancelled Nov. 22. They talk about their opinions on the importance of GSA.

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...

Students hope to start unique sports group

Freshmen Christina Loschy and Molly Horstman-Olson practice their log rolling technique Nov. 6 at the Central pool. Participants learned the basics of log rolling and had the chance to log roll with a partner.

Sam Swisher

November 7, 2019

According to junior Clayton Horstman-Olson, he hopes people will join his log rolling group and become involved in the sport. “I envision this club for St. Louis Park as something where people can come and learn to log roll,”Horstman said. “It can be a really fun community builder while doi...

Latino Student Association initiates meetings

Photo Illustration by Sofia Seewald. Latino Student Association's next meeting will be held during 3rd hour Nov. 7 in C350.

Maddie Schutte and Sofia Seewald

November 6, 2019

Here is the most updated Latino Student Association (LSA) information for the 2019-20 school year. LSA plans to meet monthly and bring club participants and Latino students to the 2019 Latino Youth Conference. ...

Intersectional Feminism Club talks vocabulary

Freshman Laniyah Thorn ton expresses her anger regarding the use of homophobic and gender-based insults around school during the Intersectional Feminism Club meeting Oct. 24

Sofia Seewald, Maddie Schutte, and Emma Leff

October 25, 2019

After discussing the sexist connotations behind profanity in the Intersectional Feminism Club meeting Oct. 24, freshman and club member Laniyah Thornton said she wants to become more conscientious about her vocabulary. “I never thought about insults being gender-based, because when I use them or w...

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