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HOSA members play a team building game at the weekly meeting. They did many team building activities at the meeting Nov. 29.

Medicine motivates students

Anna Williams December 4, 2023

With students discussing career readiness and opportunities following high school, there has been a great elevation of interest in the healthcare field. Students have taken their futures into their own...

Sophomore Dahlia Cohen, senior Nora Olson and sophomore Audrey Tuite plan what to write on their poster Sept. 28. Girls United met to discuss Latinx/Hispanic Heritage Month.

Girls United’s school year goals

Ivan Zank October 25, 2023

As the school year kicked off, so did one of Park’s clubs, Girls United. The female-run club focuses on meaningful discussions about misogyny and women around the world. This year they are hoping to...

Senior student council president Erik Lindell and senior Saul Zis discuss what homecoming should look like Sept. 21. Student council meets from 7:55 to 8:15 am every Tuesday.

Building student council up again

Ivan Zank October 16, 2023

As student council starts planning the school year's events, they are also prioritizing an internal reorganization. The newest goal of student council comes from observing other schools in the area. Student...

Spanish club members ask each other questions Sep. 28. They later partook in a country quiz and a flag scavenger hunt.

Spanish scavenger hunt

Eliah Fink and Alex Geretz October 3, 2023

Park’s Spanish club kicked off on Sept. 28 with its first meeting of the year. The club meets once a month after school on Thursdays. Senior and Co-President Will Gohman said since this was the first...

Junior Andrew Steinberg gathers at the first meeting of the Jewish Student Union Sept. 14 to celebrate the coming of Rosh Hashanah. Students spend time together, along with enjoying some special treats and snacks.

Jewish Student Union meets before Rosh Hashanah

Kayleigh Bishop September 17, 2023

Every Sept. or early Oct., Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year and a high holiday for the community, occurs. This year it began at sunset on Friday Sept. 15th and lasted throughout the weekend until the...

Club adviser Emma Engebretson speaks to students about Model UN March 1. This was the clubs first in-person meeting this year.

Model United Nations makes its mark

Layla Mickelson March 6, 2023

After many years with limited government related extracurriculars, Park students have stepped up and started a new program involving diplomacy and international relations. After participating in the...

Members of the Deca club meet for the toy drive Nov. 30. All members were gifted with donuts and water for their work.

DECA encourages leadership and entrepreneurship

Anna Williams December 2, 2022

DECA, a club at Park, is beginning again this year, offering students opportunities to connect with other students and find ways to implement both leadership and entrepreneurship in their lives. For...

Junior Norah Olson and senior Amira Abdirahman host a “get to know us” during Girls United club Oct. 25. Their club welcomes all and focuses on advocating for womens and girls rights.

Girl’s United prepares to kickoff the year

Girls United is a club at Park dedicated to supporting women and girls. The club is a local division of the state-wide organization and follows its parent club in  discussing women's issues and advocating...

Senior Maggie Deforge leads first Rock On Climbing club meeting Oct. 13. Meetings will continue every Thursday at 7:45 a.m.

New clubs climb their way to the top

John Hunter October 13, 2022

This school year, students at Park have been encouraged to create new clubs to build community within the school. Two new clubs established this year are the Environmental club and the Rock On Climbing...

Junior Isabel Nathan practices throwing a frisbee during ultimate practice April 13. Due to lack of MNHSL distinction, ultimate frisbee is not categorized as a sport.

Ultimately not a sport

Jacob Khabie and Modesty Manion April 28, 2022

As spring begins, Park’s ultimate frisbee teams yet again begin its seasons as clubs, without the distinction of being called a sport. According to junior Greta Runyan, this re-categorization would benefit...

Junior Denly Lindeman and freshman Julia Lorenzen work on a set of practice problems Dec. 6. The team meets once a week on Mondays to prepare for competitions.

Math team formulates fun

Sophia Curran-Moore December 17, 2021

Sophomore Zach Vandermouse-Siteki said math is fun because he likes solving problems. According to Vandermouse-Siteki, math team improves his skills in a way that is enjoyable. “I joined math team...

Sophomore Cole Wiltse starts a new project in Art club. Art club meets Tuesdays and Thursdays after school.

Creativity flows free in Art club

Johanna Kaplan and Crystal Diaz December 17, 2021

Students have hobbies ranging from A to Z, one of the most common being art. Creative outlets are key for so many teenagers and Art club caters to those who feel connected to art, according to co-adviser...

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