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DECA begins competition through examination

DECA begins competition through examination

Gabriel Kaplan, Maria Perez-Barriga, and Yonit Krebs

January 19, 2019


Filed under School clubs and activities

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


Filed under School clubs and activities, Showcase

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


Filed under School clubs and activities, Showcase

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


Filed under News

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...

Sno Daze door decorating contest promotes expression, inclusivity

Sno Daze door decorating contest promotes expression, inclusivity

Hadeal Rizeq

March 3, 2018


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When athletic administrative assistant Brittani Schroeder found out the Athletic Office won Student Council’s very first door decorating contest for, she said she was satisfied with her work. “It was happy and exciting. I’m also glad people enjoyed it because I enjoyed making it,” Schroeder ...

Snowboarder competes at the national level

Snowboarder competes at the national level

Eli Curran-Moore

February 26, 2018


Filed under Student Profiles

According to sophomore snowboarder Tristan Rooney, he started snowboarding seven years ago, was hooked, and has been progressing ever since. “Me and a couple friends just saw some snowboarding videos, wanted to try it out, and we’ve been snowboarding ever since,” Rooney said. “I usuall...

DECA members participate in competition

DECA members participate in competition

Emma Yarger and Amaia Barajas

February 15, 2018


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Junior Anika Hanson recalls the nerves and excitement of the moment her group won the recent DECA competition. “At first we were hoping to do really well and then after the actual event, we were more nervous after seeing how many other schools and competitors (were at the event),” Hanson said....

eSports moves on to nationals

eSports moves on to nationals

Lukas Levin and Isaac Wahl

December 20, 2017


Filed under School clubs and activities, Student Life

As sophomore Joseph Lindstrom’s Overwatch team launched to victory, he said he felt proud of his achievement. “I’m just having a good time with my team and getting that feeling  we are united. (We are) good at the game, the team can play well, we feel that we matter, we’re at a high position.” ...

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