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Sequel to a Christmas classic released

Leo Justesen December 24, 2022

It's been about a month since the sequel to the very old movie “A Christmas Story” released, called “A Christmas Story Christmas,” and there is still a lot to talk about. For those who don’t...

Ms. Dagen hands out hot chocolate to sophomore Chloe Lorentz. Student council organized for hot cocoa to be available to students during lunchtime.

Cheers to hot chocolate

Sarah Peterson and Taylor Voigt December 24, 2022

In honor of winter break’s arrival, Park’s student council decided to give back to the students by sharing a warm holiday treat Dec. 19–21. Students were able to find free hot cocoa outside of the...

Park student slides down hill on Dec 22. Winter activities have slowly begun as snow starts to fall.

The wonders of winter activities

Sarah Peterson December 22, 2022

Although the time off school during winter break is much needed, it can get boring. There are many fun things to do by yourself or with friends and family. Here are a few ideas to keep you active during...

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‘Spirited’ puts new twist on holiday classic

Modesty Manion December 6, 2022

It seems like the Charles Dickens tale “A Christmas Carol” has been adapted in every possible way over the years. There are animated versions, Bill Murray’s “Scrooged” and even a version with...

Lack of religious holiday acknowledgement is appalling

Lack of religious holiday acknowledgement is appalling

Jacob Khabie December 3, 2021

I missed six out of the first 16 days of my senior year. It was not because I was sick, quarantined or just lazy. It was because of the plethora of Jewish holidays that take place each fall.  On each...

Cars enter the Bentleyville “Tour of Lights” exhibit in Duluth Dec. 22. The event costs $10 per entrance vehicle, food donations are also encouraged.

Duluth light show impresses

Sam Swisher January 4, 2021

Every winter break, my family and I love making the two-hour drive to Duluth to see the Bentleyville “tour of lights” display. The colorful light displays and the massive LED Christmas tree are just...

A pandemic Christmas

A pandemic Christmas

Abigail Prestholdt December 29, 2020

In my 17 years of life, my family has always spent Christmas at our own house. Even when we had Christmas vacations, we would always schedule them so we would be home for Christmas no matter what.  My...

Art by Emmy Pearson. With the holidays and winter break around the corner, many feel the urge to travel to be with their families. However, with that comes dangers to public health due to the pandemic. For this reason, it is encouraged that everyone stay at home.

Stay at home this holiday season

Laniyah Thornton December 11, 2020

The holidays are coming and people want to spend them with their family. But with the global pandemic, it’s best to stay safe and remain at home. COVID-19 cases have been rising rapidly and individuals...

Senior Mitchell VonEschen sings during the choir winter concert Dec. 17. VonEschen is a part of Park Singers and concert choir. Concert choir performed four songs alone.

Choir performs at winter concert

Gabriel Kaplan and Noah Orloff December 19, 2019

Concert, varsity choir and Park Singers held a joint winter concert Dec. 12. Throughout the performance, the three choirs focused on winter and holiday themed music, mainly singing independently of...

Senior Alexis Machoka volunteers with children during DECAs annual visit to Family Partnership to celebrate the holidays with children in 2016.

DECA works with Family Partnership

Gabriel Kaplan, Yonit Krebs, and Maria Perez Barriga December 18, 2018

Senior Anthony David said a classmate of his, who is a DECA member, introduced him to the opportunity to sponsor a child’s holiday gift. “I was asked by one of the DECA participants if I was willing...

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