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Continued construction by the main office is still affecting students Nov. 16. The construction is projected to be finished half way through next school year.

Safety barriers flood park

Jack Betzer November 18, 2023

Park has continued the process of the ongoing construction inside of the school, and some people have been questioning different parts of the project. This process will last until about halfway through...

Continued construction at Park affects students. The timetable for completion is still up in the air.

Construction timeline at Park

Caedon Exsted November 15, 2023

With Thanksgiving break right around the corner, so is the end of parts of construction at Park. Since the summer of 2023, Park’s been under construction. Not only has the building changed, school has...

Football and soccer teams practicing on the same field Sept. 20. This has been an issue since the construction of the new practice field and has caused a lot of headaches for the coaches trying to get the most field time possible.

Orioles split the nest

Cole Denham October 23, 2023

Since the start of both the Park football and soccer team seasons, the two teams have had to share the varsity field for practices.With the construction of the new junior varsity football field and the...

Construction equipment surrounds senior wall Sept. 17. Seniors unable to paint wall this year.

The canvas remains blank

Max Rider September 27, 2023

A tradition that has been going on at Park for many years has been ended by the recent construction around the school. This is the first year where seniors will not be able to paint the wall by Park’s...

Lunchroom relocation sparks frustration

Lunchroom relocation sparks frustration

Noah Leventhal September 25, 2023

As Park continues to update and refurbish inside the classroom, they are also renovating outside the classroom – the lunchroom to be specific. Park’s effort to overhaul the cafeteria and kitchen came...

Students crowd the hallways during passing time Sept. 20th. Congestion in the hallways make it harder to get to where you need to go.

Congestion in hallways

Roberto Alvarez September 24, 2023

As Park kicks off the new school year, massive construction projects are in progress, barring access to  multiple areas of the school .This causes crowded hallways during passing time and when school...

Parking frenzy in the student lot

Parking frenzy in the student lot

TJ Brayboy September 21, 2023

As everyone knows, Park has had a lot of construction work done over the summer. It’s great that we have a remodeled school, but due to construction, access to the student lot has become a daily struggle...

Construction has recently taken over the St. Louis Park High school. Park is getting rid of books for renovation.

Construction will begin soon at Park

Roberto Alvarez May 28, 2023

Park has started the process of construction on classrooms and certain parts of the school, including the cafeteria and the Media Center.  This summer, a number of classrooms will be seeing remodels...

The track team warms up April 13. The team is unable to host meets this season.

Torn up track hurts team

Anya Panday and Alicia Mainjeni April 13, 2023

In recent years, Park’s track team has struggled with having an outdated track. Due to the age of the track, the quality has reduced to the point where the team can no longer hold home meets. However,...

Kitchen Staff prepares school lunch Dec. 6. Planned kitchen renovations were canceled due to lack of funds.

Kitchen renovations postponed

Liam Woodward, Jacob Khabie, and Danny Shope December 6, 2021

Due to massive price increases because of COVID-19 Park has had to cancel its planned kitchen renovations. Building manager James Langevin said kitchen renovations are on the high priority list but...

The construction of the middle school Performing Arts Center nears completion as it was part of the 2017 $100.9 million referendum. The district’s increasing material across all of its remaining projects has forced district administrators to search for solutions.

Construction costs soar due to pandemic

Sam Swisher April 23, 2021

After spending the better part of a year responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, District Facilities Manager Tom Bravo said the increased costs of materials were inevitable while the district is in the middle...

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