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Graduating seniors throw their caps in the air June 6. Seniors throwing their caps marks the end of the graduation ceremony.

Seniors sign out

Anya Panday and Crystal Diaz June 7, 2023

As the end of the year approaches, many anticipated end-of-year events are occurring — prom, final concerts and lastly, graduation. On June 6, Park had yet another successful graduation ceremony...

Decoration for graduation

Decoration for graduation

Caedon Exsted June 5, 2023

Graduating from high school is an exciting and significant milestone for many students. It marks the end of one chapter and the beginning of another. It's a time of celebration and reflection. One way...

Seniors give high fives to elementary students May 31. The seniors commemorated their graduation by holding a senior walk through elementary schools Wednesday.

Seniors make one more memory

Lex Lee June 5, 2023

With The class of ‘23 coming to an end the seniors had their senior walk on June 1st. They went back to their elementary schools and walked through the schools to celebrate with the younger students...

Senior Ben Duncan gets ready for his senior speech for graduation may 26th. Graduation will be held June 6.

Seniors celebrate years of work

Lilly Fandel-Thompson May 26, 2023

The class of ‘23 is wrapping up their senior year and preparing for the biggest celebration of their academic year: their graduation ceremony.  Principal LaNisha Paddock said the involvement of students...

Seniors Shantell Harden and Lily Olson chase each other with paint. Typically, seniors paint the wall in the spring.

Class of 2023 adds color to senior year

Rachel Arkis October 2, 2022

Every year, the incoming seniors paint the wall on the athletic shed after graduation with a design that is unique to each class. This year, the seniors decided on a silhouette of Michael Jordan, correlating...

Seniors throw their caps in the air June 7. This tradition marks the end of the seniors time at Park.

Hats off to ’22

Katie Nelson and Elena Ortiz-Fishman June 8, 2022

  Celebrating its first full year back in-person, the class of 2022 was able to throw their caps in the air together. With a new limitless guest amount compared to the previous year, families...

Seniors pose wearing their college apparel May 10. Parks decision day celebration was held during Park Connections.

Decision day brings closure to class of 2022

Char Priadka May 31, 2022

As the 2021-22 school year comes to a close, seniors alike have to decide what their next step will be after graduation. Whether it be college, full-time jobs or a gap year, the class of 2022 have a day...

The class of 2019 throws its caps in the air after graduation June 6. The graduation for the class of 2022 will take place at 7 pm June 7 at the stadium.

Class of 2022 gets ready to graduate

Luca Aimo May 26, 2022

Although he may have mixed feelings, senior Truman Fillbrandt said the upcoming graduation is a rite of passage for himself and his classmates. “I know it’s supposed to be a really grand thing....

2022 graduation guests limitless

2022 graduation guests limitless

Najma Hussein, Business Editor May 19, 2022

As the end of the school year is right around the corner, administration has let everyone know that there will be no limit on the amount of guests that can attend graduation. This was an issue last year...

Seniors work on project during IB English HL April 7. The Valedictorian title is will no longer  be awarded at Park.

Staff Editorial: Valedictorian status replaced

April 19, 2022

With each class of graduating seniors comes awards and honors for their high school achievements. The most recognizable is the coveted valedictorian award, which at Park was received by students with a...

Students painting the wall and each other June 9. Juniors traditionally paint the wall every year after graduation.

Class of 2022 paints wall

Maren Wilsey and Crystal Diaz June 14, 2021

Covered in paint, students milled around their newly painted wall — feelings of class unity in the air. For junior Grace Fahey, this tradition served as a way for her to connect with classmates again...

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