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PSEO information sessions

Freshmen Leila Campbell, Maren Wilsey, Cecelia Jensen, Elena Ortiz, and Alicia Narais talk with a representative from Aveda Institute Minneapolis at the college fair March 11. Students who are interested in receiving college credits as high schoolers can participate in PSEO.

Colin Canaday

March 11, 2020

PSEO information meetings will take place in the Media Center Classroom, according to counselor Heidi Cosgrove. Informational meetings will go over what PSEO is, as well as how to sign up for courses.  ...

Roots and Shoots looks to improve Park’s recycling program

Juniors Zoe Frank and Keely Bernstein discuss the new Roots and Shoots video Feb. 24. The club wants to debut the video about recycling in the upcoming months.

Sadie Yarosh

February 27, 2020

At the Roots and Shoots meeting Feb. 24, the group discussed ways to create a video that informs students and staff about the recycling process and how to improve it, according to junior and member Thor Anderson. “The project we are working on with the administration (is) to help the recycling p...

Soar meets with Mayor

February 26, 2020

Student council prepares for Sno Daze

Seniors and Student Council co-presidents Anna Wert and Anna Nicholls discuss Sno Daze plans with adviser Sarah Lindenburg. Student Council is in charge of organizing Sno Daze week activities and decorating for the dance.

Sam Swisher

February 21, 2020

Before the upcoming Sno Daze dance Feb. 22, Student Council adviser Sarah Lindenberg said allowing students to choose music will help raise attendance. “The seniors (on Student Council) decided on having a couple of senior students create a playlist and be able to DJ the event to hopefully draw more s...

Superintendent meets with Student Advisory Council

Senior Jordyn Turek and sophomore Amal Abdi attend the District Student Advisory Council held Jan. 16.

Ryan Barnett

January 23, 2020

After attending Superintendent Astein Osei’s District Student Advisory Council meeting Jan. 16, senior Jordyn Turek said she was happy with the outcome of the discussion. “The meeting went really well. We always have a lot to talk about and discuss,” Turek said. “Mr. Osei is really good a...

German club bakes up a storm

Sophmore Marisa Peck bakes a traditional German pancake in the German club meeting Jan. 13. Juniors Yehoshua Leib Leahy and Thor Anderson help in making the apple pancakes.

Maria Perez Barriga and Jayde Claussen

January 19, 2020

Junior Hattie Hyland said she appreciated spending time with her peers at the latest German club meeting in which students learned how to make traditional German apple pancakes “I enjoyed hanging out with my friends after we were done and we cleaned up, we talked for a little while and being ab...

Community meeting held to discuss banning conversion therapy

St. Louis Park residents discuss conversion therapy at Union Congregational United Church of Christ Dec. 19. The meeting was hosted by OutFront Minnesota, who will be hosting another meeting Jan. 9.

Tenzin Gyaldatsang

January 2, 2020

After a community meeting was held at United Church of Christ on December 19th to discuss the use of conversion therapy in St. Louis Park, city event organizer Justin Lewandowski said it went well, with many community members in attendance. “(The event) went great. One person is better than none and we...

Intersectional Feminism Club talks vocabulary

Freshman Laniyah Thorn ton expresses her anger regarding the use of homophobic and gender-based insults around school during the Intersectional Feminism Club meeting Oct. 24

Sofia Seewald, Maddie Schutte, and Emma Leff

October 25, 2019

After discussing the sexist connotations behind profanity in the Intersectional Feminism Club meeting Oct. 24, freshman and club member Laniyah Thornton said she wants to become more conscientious about her vocabulary. “I never thought about insults being gender-based, because when I use them or w...

Seniors look to final show hopeful, sentimental

Stage manager Nietzsche Deuel, who is a senior, participates in a conversation during a play rehearsal. Going into her final show as a senior, Deuel says it is bittersweet to be leaving behind the Park theater program, but she is excited to finish with the upcoming spring play.

Maggie Klaers

March 3, 2019

As senior stage manager Nietzsche Deuel’s last show approaches, she said she can’t help but feel nostalgic looking back over her years in the theater program. “I know for me it’s going to be very sentimental and very emotional and very personal, but I hope that it will be the best one yet,” Deu...

SHEC brainstorms topics to discuss

SHEC president Erica Dudley writes down ideas for the upcoming year Nov. 8. The topics brainstormed for future meetings included consent and contraception.

Marta Hill, Isabel Kjaer, and Noah Orloff

November 17, 2018

According to senior Cailey Hansen-Mahoney, the first Sexual Health Education Club meeting went well overall. “(The) turnout could have been a little better, but it’s a really busy time of the year and it was our first meeting,” Hansen-Mahoney said. According to Sexual Health Education Club (SHE...

FCA uses app to guide meeting

FCA leaders Aaron Ellingson and Libby Ramspurger discuss devotionals with member, sophomore Caleb Stokes at a meeting Oct. 30.

Ruby Stillman and Kaia Myers

November 3, 2018

Fellowship of Christian Athletes leader, Jacob Brown, said the club has started to use an app to guide the group discussions during meetings. “(The app) is good, it helps lead us through everything that we’re doing and it gives us a path and a lesson that we can work with,” said Brown. ...

Park staff provides support to fill out financial aid forms

Senior Caitlin Arf is working on filling out her FAFSA application, Oct.25. FAFSA is a federal student aid to help pay for college.

Dahlia Krebs

November 3, 2018

A workshop took place at 4:30 to 7 p.m. Oct. 25 in the library media center at Park to provide assistance to parents filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. According to career and college coordinator Kara Mueller, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the required...

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