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Eighth grader Paxon Myers dashes to overtake Benilde-St. Margaret runner in the last stretch of the race. Myers finished the race with a time of 19:31.

Girls’ cross country wins conference

Talia Lissauer October 9, 2020

As her fifth and final season running cross country came to a close, senior Erin Brousseau said winning the conference was a special way to end even though the season was modified because of COVID-19.  “(Winning...

Theater stays positive in the face of loss

Abigail Prestholdt, Writer February 3, 2020

Theater performed their one-act “Love/Sick” at Sections, placing fourth overall against other schools in Minnesota. Theater director Jodi Schifsky said the performance was well done and although...

Sophomore Victoria Schmelzle skis downhill Jan. 7 at Theodore Wirth Park. At the Metro West Classic Dual meet, the girls placed third out of nine teams and the boys placed sixth out of nine teams. According to head coach Doug Peterson, the dual prepared the athletes for the conference meet Jan. 29.

Nordic team places in Conference meet

Sofie Geretz January 31, 2020

According to coach Pat Hartman, his favorite part of the Conference meet was seeing the girls’ team finish strong in their skate race. “I think the girls’ finishes in the skate section of the...

Photo Illustration by Sofia Seewald. Latino Student Association's next meeting will be held during 3rd hour Nov. 7 in C350.

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....

Freshman Freya Wade and junior Ava Bishop run the 100 meter during Sections May 15. The girls' track and field team were Section champions.

Girls’ track wins conference champions

Hayley Westwood and David Bryant May 21, 2019

Sophomore Alanna Franklin said achieving the conference champion title is a clear example of the hard work the team has put in throughout the season. “We worked really hard this year to catch up...

Alivia McClinton avoids three of Chanhassen's defenders during the game May 14. Park's overall record is 4-5. Their next game is against Colombia Heights.

Girls’ lacrosse loses to No. 3 ranked team in state

Sophie Olmen and Breanna Thompson May 16, 2019

According to sophomore Grace Schultz, coming into the game they knew Chanhassen was a great team and they needed to stay positive. “Coming into the game we were all nervous because Chanhassen is a...

 Sophomore Reagan Alexander protects the ball from two Chanhassen players. During the Park-Chanhassen game on Jan. 11, Chanhassen won with a score of 79-74.

Girls’ basketball competes in challenging conference matchup

Nolan Kelly January 15, 2019

Early during its game on Friday, the girls’ basketball team took the lead against Chanhassen. With a combination of good decision making and ball handling, Park played a strong game, according to junior...

Park celebrates after junior Randy Mayele scores in the section semifinal against Kennedy Oct. 13. They won the game 2-1 and went on to play Wayzata in the section final Oct. 16.

Boys’ soccer team wins conference

Kate Schneider October 28, 2018

The boys’ soccer team’s conference champion title and success this season was earned through hard work and team players. According to head coach Chato Alvarado, its biggest advantage this year was...

Freshman Josie Mosby holds up sophomore Erin Brousseau after a race Oct. 16. Both are exhausted after the strenuous run.

Girls’ cross country wins conference

Tamar Gewirtz and Talia Lissauer October 26, 2018

After the race, head coach Chris Nordstrom said he thought the girls’ team had placed second, but when scores came up he couldn't wait to tell everyone about the win by two points. “I knew it was...

Junior Aliviah McClinton steals the ball from Kennedy player and prepares for  pass to another teammate.

Girls’ soccer ties Conference game

Creston Halstead October 11, 2018

When evaluating the girls' soccer team's success this season, head coach Benji Kent said the team's performance has exceeded his expectations. “They are showing a lot of heart and I feel like they’re...

Sophomore Hilda Habia and Jamillah Berry hurdles during the April 26 track meet. The Section track meet was held May 29 and 31 at Orono High School.

Girls’ track breaks school record by two seconds

Yonit Krebs and Breanna Thompson July 1, 2018

At the Metro West Conference meet, junior Nyah Johnson, eighth grader Freya Wade, sophomore Sidney Hayenga and junior Anna Jennissen, the members of Park’s girls’ 4x200 team, defeated the school record...

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