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Used with permission from Anna Overall.

Senior continues leading SLP Streetwear

Jacob Khabie September 22, 2021

What does SLP Streetwear do? We do all things that are related to fashion. Sometimes we’ll watch videos, sometimes we'll do projects related to high fashion, sometimes we'll do stuff related to local...

Pandemic presents struggles to club leaders

Pandemic presents struggles to club leaders

Tobias Khabie December 31, 2020

  Every Thursday, frustration and disappointment are commonplace for me after I log off from the weekly Jewish Student Union meeting. As co-president, leading a club has never been more challenging. Each...

Used with permission from Clayton Horstman Olson. Senior Horstman Olson is co-captain of Parks drone racing team which currently is working to recruit new members.

Drone racing focuses on recruitment

Gabriel Kaplan November 1, 2020

Although the COVID-19 pandemic halted much of the drone racing team’s in-person activities, senior and co-captain Clayton Horstman Olson said he has been able to refine his skills and enjoy the sport...

Senior Liz Hodges is a part of the SLP Seed Hydroponics team. Once a week, the team checks on their green houses where the plants are grown and makes any improvements to their environment.

SLP Seeds begins new hydroponics initiative

Isabel Nathan November 1, 2020

SLP Seeds, an organization dedicated to providing sustainable and healthy food to the St. Louis Park community, has begun a new initiative called hydroponics. This will aid in feeding families this coming...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, deceased Supreme Court Justice who fought for the rights of American women.

SLP Girls United remembers Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Isabel Nathan October 12, 2020

St. Louis Park Girls United, a new student-led club, is a weekly club dedicated to educating students about current events and social issues regarding women. On Oct. 30, they held their second meeting...

Junior Liz Hodges practices while debate coach Samantha Leo times her. The debate team is currently preparing for an important upcoming tournament Nov. 8-9 at Apple Valley High School.

Debate team practices for upcoming tournament

Maggie Klaers and Emily Ziessman November 3, 2019

As coach Aedan Helweg reflected on his time teaching the debate team, he explained how the club can be beneficial for other aspects of life. “Debate is awesome, it’s a great way to prepare for just...

Senior and project manager Christian Vega speaks during Architecture Construction Engineerings first meeting Oct. 24 while senior Zoe Younger smiles and watches. According to Vega, the first meeting was a time for team members to introduce themselves and discuss their plans.

ACE seeks committed members

Gabriel Kaplan and Noah Orloff October 28, 2019

At his first Architecture Construction Engineering meeting, freshman Asher Shertok said he hopes to develop relationships with his fellow team members and mentors.  “I think the small group could...

Senior Patrick Djerf writes ideas for future French club meetings at the clubs first meeting 8 a.m. Oct. 11 in B231. Attendees were able to eat French foods and listen to French music.

French Club kicks off new year

Marta Hill October 24, 2019

After the first French Club meeting of the year, junior Maya Lee said she appreciated the opportunity to meet new people that French Club provided. “It was fun because I got to have a lot of conversations...

Senior Rafe Covin practices flying a drone Sept. 11. The groups first meeting of the school year included flying around and an informational presentation.

Drone racing program takes off

Gabriel Kaplan September 14, 2019

At Park’s drone racing program’s first meeting Sept. 11, senior Will Schweitering, the leader of the activity, said he hopes to turn drone racing into a club in order to spread the fun of the sport...

Senior Al Woida speaks with freshmen about the Gay Straight Alliance at the activities fair Aug. 28. Freshmen had the opportunity to speak with upperclassmen about extracurriculars they are in to find the perfect sport, activities and clubs for them.

Freshmen learn the ropes

September 1, 2019

Senior Sam Jensen practices Quiz Bowl in preparation for Nationals. Nationals will be held May 25-26 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Quiz Bowl practices for Nationals

Carly Joseph, Izzy Kanne, and Samantha Klepfer May 23, 2019

Senior Cailey Hansen-Mahoney said she and her teammates get ready to face the buzzer by doing more than just studying facts. “We’re continuing with our daily practices and then individual people...

Senior Roots and Shoots leader Katie Christiansen and sophomore member Zoe Frank discuss the clubs upcoming residential and business outreach plans during a meeting Feb. 5. According to Frank, Roots and Shoots meets on Tuesdays.

Roots and Shoots prepares for local outreach

Amaia Barajas, Jenna Cook, and Noah Orloff February 11, 2019

Sophomore Roots and Shoots member Zoe Frank said Roots and Shoots currently has a responsibility to make sure the Climate Action Plan’s expectations are met. “We talked about new ways we can help...

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