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Glowcoming lights up the night

Glowcoming lights up the night

KJ Preston Pepperell

September 20, 2017


Filed under School clubs and activities, Student Life

When sophomore Sam Sietsema arrived at the Homecoming dance on Saturday night, he was excited to see that the glow theme worked out. “(The) glow in the dark thing was definitely successful because when you were in the dark side of the gym, it was just blacklights, strobes (and) a glow in the dark...

Homecoming king and queen crowned

Homecoming king and queen crowned

Evelyn Nelson

September 14, 2017


Filed under School clubs and activities, Showcase, Student Life

Excitement filled the room as seniors anxiously waited to get crowned king and queen during this years coronation, an annual event at Park. Senior and Homecoming Queen Doreen Moranga said she feels thrilled and honored to be selected as this year's queen. “I associate with every group we...

I dropped out of the Homecoming court

I dropped out of the Homecoming court

Hadeal Rizeq

September 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Opinion Columns

The moment I heard my name being called at Friday’s homecoming pep fest, I immediately felt like my life was over. Not just about myself as a student for participating in a high school tradition, but what this meant for me as an Arab, Muslim and hijabi. I felt like a piece of my identity was gone;...

Previous runners-up win Homecoming badminton

Previous runners-up win Homecoming badminton

Sumaya Mohamed

September 12, 2017


Filed under School clubs and activities, Student Life

Bitter from last year’s defeat in the championship match, senior Luke Mobley said all of his focus was on winning this tournament. Mobley said the highlight of tonight's event was taking home the championship. “We came here last year and fell a little short. We had to get redemption. We got...

‘Glow-coming’ to offer inclusivity

‘Glow-coming’ to offer inclusivity

Anna duSaire, Atticus Raasch, and Annabella Strathman

September 11, 2017


Filed under News

With the Homecoming dance occurring the second week of school, students’ faces won't be the only things glowing. According to Student Council advisor Lindenberg, the dance will feature glow-in-the-dark elements similar to that of a previous theme. “There was a glow in the dark kind o...

Administration must prepare for dance changes

Administration must prepare for dance changes

September 8, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorials

In hopes of allowing more students to attend the dance this school year, Student Council elected to host the Homecoming dance in the high school’s gym. For the past several years, the Homecoming dance has been at a location other than the high school. This resulted in higher ticket prices ranging...

Pursuit of the perfect homecoming dress

Pursuit of the perfect homecoming dress

Evelyn Nelson

September 7, 2017


Filed under City Entertainment, Showcase

Buffalo Exchange: 2727 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55408 Atmosphere: Considering Buffalo Exchange is a thrift store, keep in mind extra time may be needed to find a dress that caters to every style. The staff makes finding options simple and also offer changing rooms to try on at the st...

Homecoming hits record turnout

Homecoming hits record turnout

Adah Koivula

October 20, 2015


Filed under School clubs and activities

Senior Student Council co-president Jessica Schmidt attended her last homecoming dance, and said it was memorable because the turnout was the biggest since her freshman year. “Being a senior, I am a little biased but it was really nice to have such a good closing to homecoming. It was nice ...

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