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Freshman Orientation 2022

September 4, 2022

Freshman writing coaches worry about value

Freshman writing coaches worry about value

Sarah Kluckhohn March 9, 2022

If I’m being entirely honest, I became a writing coach this semester to look good on resumes and college applications. I still assumed that by being there I could still help other students with their...

Freshman Eva Taybior climbs to the top of the rock climbing wall at Base Camp Feb 17. All freshmen take a field trip to Bloomington to strengthen sense of community.

Freshman field trip offers new bonding experience

Abby Bartleson and Zoe Ziessman March 1, 2022

According to the science teacher Erica Ellingson who helped chaperone said the field trip to Northern Star BSA Base Camp, was to help create a sense of community and teamwork throughout the 9th grade class.  “I...

Double trouble with the Curtis twins

Double trouble with the Curtis twins

Crystal Diaz January 19, 2022

How have you benefited from playing together?   Marley: We win a lot of games because we score twice as much. It’s easy to get a point, it's a quick win. Micah: It’s made me better playing...

Civics teacher Cassandra  Sheppard classroom with students social distancing and doing working March 16. Hybrid learning has proved beneficial for freshmen and provided learning opportunities for students.

Freshman adjust to hybrid high school

Jordyn Deschamps March 28, 2021

For many freshmen, starting their first year of high school at home wasn't something they expected, but had to do.   For freshman Solei Ceballos, it was tough for her at first to start out online,...

Decision to send freshmen back before juniors reasonable

Decision to send freshmen back before juniors reasonable

Molly Schochet February 17, 2021

When we left school last March due to COVID-19 I knew we weren’t going to return in person for the rest of the year. As the summer dragged on, it became clear that we weren’t going back to school in...

Used with permission from Madeline Anklam.

Meet the Athlete: Madeline Anklam

Gabriel Kaplan December 18, 2020

What do you like most about playing tennis? I just love the sport, it’s really calming to play tennis. It’s a very smooth game; there’s a method to it. I love that it’s so structured. How...

Meet the Athlete: Jordan Dolinar

Meet the Athlete: Jordan Dolinar

Grace Schultz February 10, 2020

What's it like being on the gymnastics team as a freshman? It's a lot of fun, I really enjoy the sport. It's nice seeing all the girls from the team at school. I was on a team in middle school and...

Senior Al Woida speaks with freshmen about the Gay Straight Alliance at the activities fair Aug. 28. Freshmen had the opportunity to speak with upperclassmen about extracurriculars they are in to find the perfect sport, activities and clubs for them.

Freshmen learn the ropes

September 1, 2019

Meet the Athlete: Alma Beaton

Meet the Athlete: Alma Beaton

Maria Perez-Barriga December 10, 2018

How long have you been playing hockey? For about nine years. Since I was 4 years old. What do you like about playing hockey? Skating and being competitive. I really like being competitive and...

Freshman students help each other fill out their bingo boards during an activity during their social studies class in C350 Nov. 6.

Freshman classes play suffrage bingo

Dani Orloff November 7, 2018

According to social studies teacher Jill Merkle, all freshman classes participated in suffrage bingo in C350 Nov. 6 to discuss the midterm elections that day. “It’s a bingo board where essentially...

Freshman Josie Mosby surges towards the finish at the conference meet. Mosby was the sole Park qualifier for State. Other season highlights include winning both the Maroon Griak and Conference title. They placed sixth at Sections.

Freshman qualifies for State

Talia Lissauer and Tamar Gewirtz November 2, 2018

Senior Cecelia Schmelzle is very proud of the team and Mosby for doing so well in this Conference. “We had Josie qualify for state so that’s always exciting,” Schmelzle said. “Everyone else...

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