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Robotics prepares for competition

Robotics prepares for competition

Henry Brettingen

February 17, 2019


Filed under School clubs and activities

As sophomore Julia Salita looks forward to the upcoming Minnesota 10,000 Lakes Regional Robotics Competition she said she felt optimistic about the Robotics team’s opportunities to advance. “I'm really excited because I went last year and it was a lot of fun, even though we didn’t win or go...

DECA competes at District

DECA competes at District

Gabriel Kaplan, Yonit Krebs, and Maria Perez-Barriga

February 12, 2019


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Sophomore Rachel Stein said she competed for her second time this year at the DECA District Conference. “I did it last year, so I knew what I was doing better this year because last year I literally had no clue, and I was so confused,” Stein said. “This year I felt a little bit more confide...

Quiz Bowl advances to State

Quiz Bowl advances to State

Marta Hill, Anika Hanson, and Emma Leff

February 7, 2019


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Despite having to compete against schools with much larger programs, Quiz Bowl adviser Peter Dangerfield said he was pleased with the results and is excited for the Quiz Bowl team to participate in State. “We finished third in the South division. I am pretty happy with that,” Dangerfield said. ...

Winter One Act wins first round of competition

Winter One Act wins first round of competition

Maggie Klaers

February 1, 2019


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Sophomore lead cast member Lilly Strathman said she was thrilled that theater’s production of “The Amish Project” received first place at the Winter One Act competition Jan. 22 at Edina High School. “I mean we got first place, so that was a cool experience because last year we didn’t m...

DECA begins competition through examination

DECA begins competition through examination

Gabriel Kaplan, Maria Perez-Barriga, and Yonit Krebs

January 19, 2019


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According to sophomore Koby Davis, DECA’s placement at it’s next competition is entirely dependent on the test club members took this week. “It was a 100-question multiple-choice test. You had 60 minutes to complete it,” Davis said. “It had a whole bunch of questions ranging from body lan...

Robotics attends season kickoff event

Robotics attends season kickoff event

Marta Hill, Noah Orloff, and Isabel Kjaer

January 10, 2019


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As senior robotics captain Anthony David reflected on the season kickoff, he said the event had positive energy as students and advisers awaited the much anticipated release of competition details. “Everyone was pretty excited. It's always interesting to see what they come up with every year becau...

Robotics prepares for season

Robotics prepares for season

Marta Hill, Noah Orloff, and Isabel Kjaer

December 16, 2018


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The Oriole Robotics team is preparing for the 2018-19 season. Competition details will be released Jan. 5, and the qualifying competition will be March 28-31. According to team member senior Serena Moore, the team was No. 32 last season and did not advance past qualifiers. The image below is a digita...

DECA prepares to compete

DECA prepares to compete

Gabriel Kaplan, Yonit Krebs, and Maria Perez Barriga

November 21, 2018


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As DECA looks forward to upcoming competitions this winter, the club prepared by signing up its members for specific events, according to sophomore Grace Schultz. “So far we all signed up for events,” Schultz said. “For first-year people, most people are doing an interview and a hospitality and touri...

Math Team competes at first meet of the season

Math Team competes at first meet of the season

Emma Leff and Anika Hanson

November 12, 2018


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When junior Math Team member Rafe Covin completed his events at the Math Team’s first meet of the season, he said he felt confident despite the meet’s difficulty. “I thought (the meet) went pretty well. The questions are usually pretty hard, and I got a couple right, so that was good,” Co...

DECA attends Fall Leadership Conference

DECA attends Fall Leadership Conference

Yonit Krebs, Gabriel Kaplan, and Maria Perez Barriga

November 7, 2018


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DECA’s Fall Leadership Conference began the night of Oct. 28 in downtown Minneapolis at the Hyatt Regency, according to sophomore DECA member Rachel Stein. “It started Sunday at 12:30 p.m. and ended Monday at 12 p.m. so we slept at the (downtown) Hyatt (regency),” Stein said. According t...

City and school calendar art competition comes to a close

City and school calendar art competition comes to a close

Sofia Seewald

May 11, 2018


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Contest meant to showcase unique art of St. Louis Park

Science Department creates Disney-themed bracket competition

Science Department creates Disney-themed bracket competition

Alex Balfour

May 8, 2018


Filed under Student Life

Discovering numerous March Madness inspired brackets all over the internet, science teacher Peter Dangerfield said he came across an animated Disney movie bracket and felt inspired to bring something similar to Park. “There’s tons of brackets that go around the internet and I saw on some site th...

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