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LGBTQ meeting times schedule

LGBTQ meeting times schedule

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 announces club photo schedule

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

School store releases new slushie flavors

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

Letters of Love starts strong

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

Med Club hosts homecare nurse

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

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...

Students hope to start unique sports group

Students hope to start unique sports group

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

Latino Student Association initiates meetings

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

Intersectional Feminism Club talks vocabulary

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...

Math Team sets goals for season

Math Team sets goals for season

Gabriel Kaplan and Noah Orloff

October 23, 2019

Senior Math Team captain Zachary Weiser said he hopes more students will consider joining the activity, noting the club’s welcoming atmosphere. “Math Team is super fun. It’s definitely a good challenge but also you don’t have to worry about not being the greatest at math,” Weiser said.  ...

DECA dives into the world of sports management

DECA dives into the world of sports management

Maria Perez-Barriga and Jayde Claussen

October 23, 2019

Business teacher and co-adviser of DECA Abigail Lugo said the club is taking students to a Minnesota Timberwolves game to look at the business aspect of a sports team. “We are going to go see what it is like to run the Timberwolves games, but on the business side of it, so ( students) will get an in-d...

MED club hosts speaker

MED club hosts speaker

Ruthie Posada

October 7, 2019

Corporate sales rep. for an orthopedic implant company Daniel Klaers said he agreed to speak at Medical Education Development club because it allowed him to educate students on his profession.  “What I do isn’t widely known or publicized and a chance to talk about it and teach people sounded l...

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