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SHEC brainstorms topics to discuss

SHEC brainstorms topics to discuss

Marta Hill, Isabel Kjaer, and Noah Orloff

November 17, 2018


Filed under School clubs and activities, Showcase

According to senior Cailey Hansen-Mahoney, the first Sexual Health Education Club meeting went well overall. “(The) turnout could have been a little better, but it’s a really busy time of the year and it was our first meeting,” Hansen-Mahoney said. According to Sexual Health Education Club (SHE...

Student teacher aids Allison Luskey

Student teacher aids Allison Luskey

Gabriel Kaplan

November 1, 2018


Filed under Staff Profiles

Graduate student Jenna Wollitz said she is enjoying her work at Park as she spends time back in high school in pursuit of her master’s degree. “I am a masters student at Augsburg University, and I am going for my masters in education with an emphasis on health education,” Wollitz said. “Be...

Kevin King works with Park sports captains

Kevin King works with Park sports captains

Tjessa Arradondo

May 29, 2018


Filed under Profiles, Sports

Purpose, group involvement and leadership are some of the behavioral principles the development coach for Park’s athletics department Kevin King said he teaches his student captains. “In addition to our classroom meetings, I try to meet with the captains one-on-one, and I attend practices and...

Opioid education should be thoroughly addressed at Park

Opioid education should be thoroughly addressed at Park

Izzy Leviton

December 21, 2017


Filed under In-Depth, Opinion

The opioid crisis, which President Trump officially named a public health emergency Oct. 26, according to the New York Times, needs to be talked about and students must have the opportunity to learn about these drugs. According to the FDA, opioids are strong painkillers that when prescribed and used correctl...

Sophomore attends freshman year at performing arts school

Sophomore attends freshman year at performing arts school

D'aviyan Robinson, writer

April 27, 2017


Filed under Profiles, Student Profiles

After years of longing to enroll in a school of arts, sophomore Greta Nackerud said she attended the Main Street School of Performing Arts her freshman year of high school. “I really wanted to go to an arts school ever since I was little because I have a lot of friends who went to Fair,” Nack...

Athletic department hosts Spring Athletic Education Night

Athletic department hosts Spring Athletic Education Night

Amaia Barajas and Alexis Machoka

April 26, 2017


Filed under Sports, Spring sports

As the spring season continues, athletic director Andy Ewald said students and families need more information about sports at the high school and beyond. “Part of what (the athletic department wants) to do is provide education and resources,” Ewald said. According to Ewald, the athletic de...

Sexual Health Education Club

Sexual Health Education Club

Yonah Davis

September 10, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized

Students who enter room B112 enter a safe space to discuss sexual health. According to Sexual Health Education Club (SHEC) adviser Allison Luskey, students have the opportunity to discuss sexual health and watch relevant videos, play games and eat snacks. “(SHEC) provides a safe and non-judge...

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