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Pottery class donates artwork

Pottery class donates artwork

Amaia Barajas, Jenna Cook, and Noah Orloff

February 17, 2019


Filed under School clubs and activities, Showcase

According to pottery teacher Angela Jacob, pottery pieces will be sent to the St. Louis Park Emergency Program for their Empty Bowls gathering. “Whenever I have something that students don’t want to bring home, I collect it and donate it to (the) Empty Bowls project,” Jacob said. “A lot of...

Math, yoga add up to stress-free equation

Math, yoga add up to stress-free equation

Rachel Salzer, Writer

February 17, 2019


Filed under Student Life

Math teacher Bobby Otto said he was excited about the greater opportunity to share his passion of yoga and expand his teaching skills by creating a yoga club. A donation of old yoga mats from Lifetime Fitness in St. Louis Park will help make this possible. Otto said this donation arose after hearing from his i...

Student Council reflects on final blood drive of year

Student Council reflects on final blood drive of year

Hadeal Rizeq

June 4, 2018


Filed under Student Life

After donating blood to his mother when she was in need, senior Brian Asumari said he is committed to doing the same for others by participating in more blood drives. “My mom needed blood one time, and so she got it (from me),” Asumari said. “If I can help, like if you donate my blood, somebody...

Money raised following theft

Money raised following theft

Atticus Raasch

December 12, 2017


Filed under News

Following a theft of around $400 from the Special Education Department, senior Mimi Fhima said she and senior Sophie Yarosh felt inspired to act by starting a GoFundMe fundraiser. “We felt really bad about how the money had been stolen,” Fhima said. “We couldn't do anything directly to help s...

Non-Traditional Academy to sell donated clothing

Non-Traditional Academy to sell donated clothing

Delaney Wallerich, Willard Huyck, and Navjot Kaur

October 15, 2016


Filed under School clubs and activities, Student Life

Non-Traditional Academy (NTA) coordinator Chris Weaver said the program’s Closet Project, where students sell clothes at an affordable price, started when the school received a large donation of clothes last year. “Somebody dropped off a bunch of clothes so we thought we could offer some of t...

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