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Game changers: top five fall sports moments

Game changers: top five fall sports moments

Alex Driver November 5, 2023

The first notable sports moment this fall season was done by junior Amara Schroeder, who achieved 1000 assists as a Park varsity volleyball player. Amara has just finished her third varsity volleyball...

Guest speaker educated students with presentation on the danger of substance use. Barb Nelson organized an educational movie screening to teach students about being safe with drugs and alcohol Oct. 24.

Educational film shown to teach students drug and alcohol safety

Owen McColgan and Jamar Hester Jr October 30, 2023

There was an “Under the Influence” film showing at Park’s middle school on Oct. 17.  Freshman counselor Barbara Nelson showed a film on risks and dangers of vaping, underage drinking and the addiction...

A Westwood Nature Center volunteer face paints at the 42nd annual Halloween party Oct. 20. The child is celebrating the Halloween party by getting his face painted at the face painting station.

Hills Halloween in fashion

Leo Justesen October 24, 2023

The Westwood Hills Nature Center celebrated their 42nd annual Halloween party Oct. 20 and Oct. 21. This Halloween party is known for its numerous activities for toddlers and kids. This year the Nature...

House made of pumpkins at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Oct. 17. The pumpkin house is one of the many festive art pieces that can be seen throughout the arboretum.

Festive fun during Halloween

Alex Hoag October 18, 2023

Whether you are a Halloween-lover or a Halloween-hater, nobody can deny the magic it holds during the fall. It goes without saying that Halloween is one of the most popular holidays in the United States,...

Falling into fashion

Falling into fashion

Sarah Kluckhohn October 17, 2023

For those fashion inclined, fall is a season of opportunity. As the leaves change and the weather gets cooler, the reign of tank tops and Goodwill jorts must come to an end. But what should replace them?...

Fall for Trader Joe’s fall menu

Fall for Trader Joe’s fall menu

Pascale Hegerle October 4, 2023

One of the best ways to welcome fall is by enjoying the flavors of the season. With school back in session and the weather finally dipping below 60º, my annual pumpkin spice cravings have come back in...

Art by Alex Hoag

Apple is the new pumpkin

Alex Hoag and Ruby Viot October 4, 2023

Every autumn, Starbucks releases a line of cozy fall drinks. Each year without fail there is a pumpkin craze that takes over nearly every teenager's life. Even if you are someone who claims that Starbucks...

Seventh grader Gabbie Loberg prepares to serve Sept. 15. Park lost to Waconia with a final score of 3-4.

Park loses close match against Waconia

Owen McColgan and Zara Fakier September 16, 2023

Girls’ tennis faced off against a challenging opponent, Waconia, and was put to the test. In a close game, Park lost by only one match, with a score of 4-3, but there were many flashes of talent shown...

A vegetarian main dish for a Thanksgiving full of all the fall flavors. Vegetarian and vegan dishes can make for a delicious thanksgiving meal and can have just the amount of flavor as a traditional meat dish.

A new kind of Thanksgiving

Dahlia Herman November 23, 2022

For all who celebrate, Thanksgiving is a time to come together, be with family and eat good food. However, many of the main Thanksgiving dishes tend to have meat as a center dish, such as turkey, stuffing,...

Homecoming thrives in the fieldhouse

Homecoming thrives in the fieldhouse

Roberto Alvarez October 18, 2022

Last weekend, Park had its annual homecoming dance. The location changed from last year’s, as it was held in the fieldhouse instead of on the field outside.  I went to both this year’s and last year’s...

Fair use from Variety

‘Hocus Pocus 2’ is magically nostalgic

Sarah Peterson October 6, 2022

Since the 1993 Halloween cult classic, fans everywhere have been highly anticipating a sequel of Hocus Pocus. As an enthusiast of all things Halloween, I went into this new film a little nervous and not...

Photo illustration by Danny Shope. A student picks an apple at Organic Breezy Hill Apple Orchard.

Organic Breezy Hill: an exquisite orchard

Adam Gips and Danny Shope October 26, 2021

Many people despise fall because it marks the end of the summer. But with that comes a variety of new activities to try, like picking apples. When we first arrived at Organic Breezy Hill, we were tired...

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