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Student Jordan Badhwa works on a drawing during the Art Club meeting on Nov. 14. The art club meets every Tuesday at 3:15 in B114.

Painting a strong community

Hanna Lipschultz November 20, 2023

Painting, drawing, ceramics, oh my! Park is offering students the opportunity to participate in art club.  Freshman Lucy Murray said the club has a great sense of community and they have been very...

Sophomore Jacob Balcos studies for finals June 7. Students at Park got ready for a big week of finals testing.

The stress of finals week

Owen McColgan and Jacob Martenson June 8, 2023

With the school year coming to a close, many students have been feeling the pressure finals come with and have been stressing to try and find time to study.                         Sophomore...

Sophomore Fisher Christopher practicing for his drivers test May 30. Christopher is hoping to pass his test which he will take soon.

Anticipation to drive

Owen McColgan and Jacob Martenson June 5, 2023

Throughout this school year, many sophomores have gotten the opportunity to take their drivers license test. According to sophomore Henry Berg, he was stoked to get his license and said it was a big coming-of-age...

Junior Eliana Montero-Ward hands Lola Powers a yearbook during the final day of yearbook distribution. Distribution began May 22 and took place during lunches.

Yearbook distribution

John Hunter and Eliah Fink May 31, 2023

After nine months of deadlines, stress and hard work, Echowan had a successful week of yearbook distribution starting Monday May 22 and going through Friday May 26. According to senior editor-in-chief...

Park math teacher Chad Austad works with students on their March Madness brackets. Austad holds his annual March Madness bracket competition, as the tournament kicks off in March 2023.

Math madness in March

Owen McColgan March 28, 2023

To commemorate and incorporate the basketball tournament March Madness into learning, math teacher Chad Austad created a classwide bracket competition in order to win prizes such as extra credit or a free...

Freshman Audrey Martin plays her violin at the orchestra concert December 15. This was their last concert before winter break.

Orchestra winter concert creates community

Ivan Zank and Charlotte Cox January 8, 2023

Park orchestra’s most recent concert on Dec. 15 focused on a holiday theme to celebrate the end of the year and the last concert before winter break. Orchestra teacher Kou Lee said he wanted to play...

Junior Noam Halpern, seniors Alana Weiser and Micah Davis build Sukkahs out of snacks at JSU, Thursday Oct. 13. JSU meets Thursdays in room B238

JSU celebrates Sukkot

Jessie Belen and Cianny Belen October 17, 2022

The Sukkot holiday is week long and happens every year in the fall starting October 9th through the 16th. It's a way to celebrate the learning roots of the Jewish culture and reunite with those roots. Isabel...

Commencement from childhood role model

Commencement from childhood role model

Jordyn Deschamps June 3, 2022

I sit in my room looking at the next chapter of my life that has taken its representative form as a cap and gown, feeling every emotion that has garnered up until this very moment. I study the ebbs and...

Freshman Kajsa Elias and Mae Guttenfelder paint during Lindsey Meyers Action Thursday. Action Thursday allows students to explore hobbies during their Park Connections period.

Painting becomes popular for Action Thursday

Anya Panday April 22, 2022

With Park’s recent addition of Action Thursdays to the Park Connections schedule, there are now a variety of activities for students to participate in instead of attending Park Connections. In room B322,...

College rejection leads way to healing

College rejection leads way to healing

Jacob Khabie January 19, 2022

When I got rejected from my dream college, I immediately started blaming myself. All I could think was “what did I do wrong?” and “what could I have done better?” and “why wasn’t I good enough?”...

AP European History teacher Jeff Cohen discusses the Europe trip with junior Mayrim Garcia. The 13-day trip has been planned for June 2022.

Annual Europe trip set to occur June 2022

Tenzin Gyaldatsang and Sam Listiak December 2, 2021

After two years of waiting, AP European History teacher Jeff Cohen got the news that the annual Europe trip had been approved. Due to COVID-19, the yearly trip was canceled last year, but now he and his...

Used with permission from Elliot McGary-Walters

Junior haunts at ValleyScare

Jacob Khabie October 27, 2021

What do you do at ValleyScare? I’m a haunt actor. I just scare all the people that come through. Why did you choose to pursue this job? I do circus, so I have performance experience, and I thought...

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