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Social studies teacher, Carley Kregness goes through Park connections slides with students on Oct. 4. Kregness is excited to be the new CAS advisor.

Kregness appointed new CAS advisor

Isaac Schulman October 17, 2023

Creativity Activity Science is a program for all students who are attempting to complete the IB diploma. The new advisor, Carley Kregness, said the effort the students are putting into CAS is fantastic. “What...

Too much stress after the tests

Too much stress after the tests

Eliah Fink May 17, 2023

Almost all of the AP and IB tests take place during the early weeks of May, so at Park, the school year still goes on nearly a month after the tests. A long-standing debate at many schools has to do with...

AP US History and AP Macro/Micro Economics teacher Scott Miller wanders his room during lecture April 12. Miller teaches three of Parks many AP class options.

Staff Editorial: It’s time to free the APs

April 12, 2023

The International Baccalaureate (IB) program at Park is described as, “‘A program for all students that focuses on how one learns… and creates world citizens who ethically strive to make the world...

IB lacks accessibility

IB lacks accessibility

Anya Panday March 26, 2023

If you’ve been at Park for over a year, you’ve heard that we’re an International Baccalaureate (IB) school. However, this phrase doesn’t mean much to most people. Until high school, the IB program...

Faduma Adeed takes on IB at Park

Faduma Adeed takes on IB at Park

Maren Wilsey November 28, 2022

How has your experience in this position been so far?   Every role comes with its own challenges, but at the same time it has been very, very exciting. I've been learning a lot, connecting with...

IB diploma – two years in review

IB diploma – two years in review

Tenzin Gyaldatsang May 18, 2022

After nearly two years of being a candidate in the International Baccalaureate (IB), I can truly say I’ve experienced the highs and lows of the program, from cramming for history tests to passing exams...

 Teachers Julianne Kaster and Jennifer Magdal receive gifts during their retirement celebration May 11.  Students organized a surprise party to honor Kaster and Magdal.

Surprise party held for two teachers

Nora Hall June 9, 2021

After two International Baccalaureate (IB) teachers announced their retirements, students decided to throw them a surprise party to show their appreciation. One of the teachers who is leaving, Jenny...

Senior Patrick Djerf smiles as he opens the pizza box during a pizza party in his history class. Djerf won this celebration by being on time 50 days in a row, a challenge that was set between him and his history teacher in October.

IB History celebrates student without tardies for 50 days

Samantha Klepfer February 3, 2020

As senior Patrick Djerf sat in his IB History HL class eating pizza, he acknowledged that despite the 50 days he spent making sure he got to class on time, his perfect record broke shortly after the challenge...

Freshman counselor Barb Nelson emails prospective families about informational sessions at Park. The first informational session will be Nov. 26 in room C350.

Park holds informational sessions, tours

Molly Schochet and Isra Mohamed November 2, 2019

Informational sessions and tours are important for those who are looking to attend Park in the future said ninth grade Counselor Barb Nelson.  “Every year there is so much interest from people coming...

Graduate Cole Beaton speaks during the IB Diploma presentation Aug. 12 in C350. Recipients introduced themselves, thanked those who helped them and spoke about what IB has done for them.

IB Diploma recipients honored

Noah Orloff August 21, 2019

From the moment class of 2019 graduate Katie Hardie found out she had received the International Baccalaureate Diploma, she said she knew she had to thank those who helped her along the journey.  “My...

IB Diploma proves worthwhile for candidates

IB Diploma proves worthwhile for candidates

William Phelan May 31, 2018

On May 16th, my IB testing concluded with the Spanish B SL exam. 22 hours of sitting in a desk over the course of the last two weeks, taking some of the highest pressure tests of my life thus far. However,...

Psych meeting setup to prepare students for next year

Psych meeting setup to prepare students for next year

Jacob Stillman May 30, 2018

According to AP and IB psychology teacher Greg Goddard, the summer homework meeting is a time for future psychology students to learn about the class they are taking next year. “(The meeting) is basically...

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