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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...

Park seniors embrace and celebrate graduating June 8. Seniors then celebrated at Park Tavern to close out the year.

Class of 2021 graduates

Jacob Khabie and Amelia Mickelson June 9, 2021

Graduate Ivy Houts was not expecting to have a normal graduation, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, after this unprecedented school year, Houts said having an in-person graduation appeased her...

Seniors sit in their rows for graduation rehearsal. Rehearsal was held at 12 p.m. June 8 at the field house.

Graduation information

Shaydi Falcon June 8, 2021

The 2021 Park graduation ceremony will be held at 7 p.m. June 8 at the Oriole stadium. Each graduate received eight tickets, and only ticketed guests will be admitted at entrance. Gates to the stadium...

Senior Emma Amon receives a bilingual seal from Spanish teacher Hanna Anderson June 3. All students graduating in the Extended Spanish Program (ESP) received bilingual seals.

Spanish class holds party for ESP seniors

Tobias Khabie and Jacob Perszyk June 7, 2021

After celebrating with the peers he had been in class with since kindergarten, senior Jack Fredrickson said he enjoyed being able to acknowledge the work he and his classmates put in through their years...

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Graduation to be held in person

Molly Schochet June 4, 2021

After an unprecedented year, senior Kristi Thompson said she is glad she and her classmates will be able to celebrate their graduation in person.  “It’s nice because for a lot of people graduation...

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Grad Grams sells gifts for class of 2021

Elena Ortiz-Fishman June 2, 2021

For business innovations class, a group of students decided to base their final project on providing gifts and mementos for graduating seniors. The aforementioned gifts include notes, flowers, teddy bears...

Senior Olivia Lainsbury waits to receive her cap and gown June 2. Senior graduates were able to receive their cap and gown June 2.

Cap and Gown distribution set for June 3

Tobias Khabie and Oliver Smith June 1, 2021

Assistant principal Jessica Busse said she felt bittersweet after putting together a day full of festivities for Cap and Gown distribution June 3. While she is excited for the seniors to enjoy the event,...

Seniors eat lunch outside May 25. Caps and gowns for graduation will be distributed June 2.

Important dates for Seniors

Lauren Thon May 31, 2021

With graduation coming around the corner there are some important dates for the Seniors to know about. Some of the events on these dates include collecting caps and gowns, last day of classes, and a rehearsal...

Grateful to have a normal graduation

Grateful to have a normal graduation

Maria Perez Barriga May 27, 2021

As my senior year is coming to an end, hearing the news that administration would allow us to have a normal graduation, I felt overjoyed. I am glad knowing that I have been given the opportunity to graduate...

Graduate Elliot Rickert greets friends and family during the car parade June 23. St. Louis Park celebrated the graduation ceremony in the high school parking lot June 23.

Park hosts alternative Graduation ceremony

Gabriel Kaplan June 24, 2020

Graduating senior Emma Roloff said the social-distancing style graduation ceremony felt strange to her, though only due to the unique set up of the event. "I can't really describe the feeling. It's...

Principal Scott Meyers and assistant principal Jessica Busse take pictures of senior Elizabeth Reuter after delivering her Graduation box May 27. This year students will be able to enjoy cap & gown distribution with their peers.

Interactive parking lot Graduation to be held June 23

Talia Lissauer June 14, 2020

Since the class of 2020 was unable to have a traditional Graduation ceremony, senior Shayla Miller said she is glad Park is having multiple events to honor the seniors including delivering caps and gowns,...

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