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Park math teacher Chad Austad works with students on their March Madness brackets. Austad holds his annual March Madness bracket competition, as the tournament kicks off in March 2023.

Math madness in March

Owen McColgan March 28, 2023

To commemorate and incorporate the basketball tournament March Madness into learning, math teacher Chad Austad created a classwide bracket competition in order to win prizes such as extra credit or a free...

‘Book Madness’ underway

Sarah Kluckhohn March 22, 2023

Every year, the Media Center at Park officiates ‘Book Madness.’ This is a competition inspired by March Madness, a basketball tournament. This year, the new library director Alison Tsuchiya Theiler...

Photo illustration by Sergei Bovee

Library hosts book March madness

Ivan Zank April 1, 2022

The media center hosted a book March madness, where students and staff members can vote on their favorite book. According to librarian Jane Dorn, students were already excited about the idea before she...

Robotics adviser Trevor Paulson works with junior Nick Perszyk during the teams meeting Feb. 10. According to Paulson, the team does not have a class during school hours to work so it has to stay after school.

Robotics prepares for competition

Gabriel Kaplan and Noah Orloff February 12, 2020

While reflecting on her goals for robotics, junior Julia Salita said increased female involvement would leave a positive impact on the team and help diversify the field.  “My goal for the team, in...

United States assists Chinese citizens in fight for democracy

United States assists Chinese citizens in fight for democracy

Tamar Gewirtz December 19, 2019

Minnesota soybean farms are going into bankruptcy at increasing rates. This is all because China, the largest purchaser of soybeans in the world, is imposing tariffs on United States soybeans. These tariffs...

Loud and proud: Junior Maddie Lind marches alongside juniors Zoe Younger and Isaac Wahl while holding a sign that reads We Rise. Lind marched Oct. 28 at the Minnesota State Captiol to advocate for a Fossil Free Future. All three are members of Roots and Shoots.

Youth-led march against fossil fuels

Grace Farley and Dani Orloff November 3, 2018

Senior Katie Christiansen said it is up to the new generation to advocate for their futures in relation to global climate change. That's why she helped organize the Our Future, Our Right: March with MN...

Staff Editorial: March against fossil fuels encourages change

Staff Editorial: March against fossil fuels encourages change

November 1, 2018

On Sunday, Oct. 28 an anti-fossil fuel march was held in St. Paul, Minnesota in solidarity with Youth v. Gov suing the federal government for the cause of climate change. Students organized the march...

Senior Martha Walton reacts to speeches against gun violence at Firehouse 1. Students left class at 10 a.m. to participate in the walkout, March 14.

March amplifies voices

March 16, 2018

In light of the recent Parkland shooting, activism surrounding gun violence is on the rise with students at the forefront. Because of this, the voices of teenagers are more important than ever. The recent...

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