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College representatives visit Park

College representatives visit Park

Molly Schochet and Isra Mohamed

October 8, 2019

Many colleges have visited Park over the past couple of weeks, offering students a chance to meet representatives from schools they are interested in. Senior Ruby Stillman said she wanted to meet with a college representative so she could learn more about the school. “I decided to visit a college...

Minds Matter empowers low income students

Minds Matter empowers low income students

Gabriel Kaplan

May 13, 2019

Junior Hilda Habia said she has enjoyed being a part of the Minds Matter program and has formed connections with other students involved in the group. “(Minds Matter) is really good. It’s been really fun. I’ve learned a lot about life, about college, about a lot of things,” Habia said. “At...

Senior gets full ride for musical talent

Senior gets full ride for musical talent

Carly Joseph

May 10, 2019

For his notable achievements with the violin, senior Emmett Foner said he was awarded a full ride to the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. While he was not originally set on going to Eau Claire, he said he is very excited for the opportunity. “I was planning on going to Iowa State University, b...

Varsity soccer players commit to University of Missouri-Kansas City

Varsity soccer players commit to University of Missouri-Kansas City

Maria Perez Barriga

May 8, 2019

As senior Zinedine Kroeten was deciding what school to commit to, he said he chose to play soccer at the University of Missouri-Kansas City because of their high interest in him, and that he will likely have more playing time next year. “Other schools were interested in me, but this school seemed t...

Senior verbally commits to Division III swim team

Senior verbally commits to Division III swim team

Sofia Seewald

May 7, 2019

After six years of participating in Park swimming, senior Luke Anderson said he is eager to continue his swimming career and create long-lasting connections with his new team at the University of St. Thomas. “It almost feels like I have to continue swimming because I’ve been doing it for so l...

Organization raises scholarship money for students

Organization raises scholarship money for students

Maria Perez-Barriga

March 5, 2019

The organization Dollars for Scholars is a community in St. Louis Park that raises money to give scholarships to seniors, according to counselor and scholarship coordinator Barb Nelson. Nelson said Dollars for Scholars has been helping seniors in St. Louis Park High School for a long time and the comm...

College and Career Readiness flourishes with ideas

College and Career Readiness flourishes with ideas

Isaac Wahl

December 15, 2018

When looking into the lesser known area of our school, the College and Career Readiness department, there is a whole world of programs in the making to prepare students for their futures, according to Career and College Readiness coordinator Kara Muller. Muller said the school’s advisory program...

Memories that keep on

Memories that keep on

Sophie Olmen

December 3, 2018

As I begin my final season of basketball for my high school career, many thoughts run through my head. I began playing the sport in kindergarten, and I have played it since. From parks and recreation, with everyone playing together, to varsity at the high school — and many teams in between. Including...

Upcoming college visits at Park

Upcoming college visits at Park

Marta Hill

November 30, 2018

The upcoming college visits are from schools from around the state. The sign-up sheet for the meetings with college representatives are outside the counseling offices.

A guideline to college readiness

A guideline to college readiness

September 20, 2018

This infographic will help seniors with important dates in the 2018-19 academic year. It has guidelines for application deadlines and other senior dates. SaveSave...

Freshman commits to play collegiate hockey

Freshman commits to play collegiate hockey

Izzy Leviton

May 7, 2018

Freshman Erin Brousseau said after talking with multiple schools about playing hockey after high school,  she chose to commit to Yale University because of the opportunities the school offers. “It was kind of a long process. I was talking to a lot of different schools,” Brousseau said. “Yal...

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