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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...

MED club launches first meeting

MED club launches first meeting

Ruthie Posada

September 22, 2019

The first Medical Education Development club meeting kicked off by giving members the opportunity to request potential guest speakers, according to senior and club leader Sofia Seewald. “I wanted to get suggestions on what people wanted to see this year, who they wanted to hear from,” Seewald said...

Intersectional Feminism Club kicks off

Intersectional Feminism Club kicks off

Maddie Schutte and Sofia Seewald

September 16, 2019

According to co-club president and senior Maddie Lind, Intersectional Feminism Club hopes to expand its influence by devoting more time to local volunteer opportunities and activism this year.  “We’re hoping to get more involved. Last year was a lot of discussion and maybe some activities,” Lind s...

Club provides stress management

Club provides stress management

Lucy Zumbrunnen

June 3, 2019

When senior Bella Birkeland heard the Nest was looking for ways to connect with the community in different ways, she  sought the opportunity to restart a once active club: the Destress Club. “We thought it would be nice to have a fun activity and a low-commitment club for everyone who can join in ...

Puzzle Club finishes year

Puzzle Club finishes year

Marta Hill and Noah Orloff

May 27, 2019

The future of Puzzle Club at Park is still unclear because no one has stepped up to lead the club next year, according to Puzzle Club student leader, senior Greta Long. “I’m not sure if it will continue next year,” Long said. “At the moment there is no line of succession for next year.” W...

Students use Instagram to share fashion

Students use Instagram to share fashion

Adin Zweigbaum

May 14, 2019

Sophomore Evan Koronaios said that “SLP Street Wear” is a great way for students to spread an assortment of ideas. “We all have different diversity and fashion, we all dress differently and want to show the world how we do,” said Koronaios. Senior Wyatt Gann said he created the Instagram as a way to rele...

Yoga club gains popularity

Yoga club gains popularity

Maggie Klaers, Ruthie Posada, and Emily Ziessman

April 20, 2019

Sophomore Keely Berntsen said yoga club has been a comforting and centering addition to her daily routine. “I like how it’s calming and a good start to the day and it gets me in a good place for the rest of the day,” Berntsen said. “I feel better throughout the day and less stressed.” Yog...

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