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SHEC brainstorms topics to discuss

SHEC brainstorms topics to discuss

Marta Hill, Isabel Kjaer, and Noah Orloff

November 17, 2018


Filed under School clubs and activities, Showcase

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 uses app to guide meeting

Ruby Stillman and Kaia Myers

November 3, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

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

Park staff provides support to fill out financial aid forms

Dahlia Krebs

November 3, 2018


Filed under News

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...

Book club completes first book of the year

Book club completes first book of the year

Marta Hill and Noah Orloff

October 17, 2018


Filed under School clubs and activities, Showcase

After attending her first book club meeting discussing “Warcross” by Marie Lu, freshman Sophie Curran-Moore said she was impressed and wants to attend future meetings. “I want to see what other people are reading and find new books, so I’m coming back,” Curran-Moore said. “It was a rea...

#Noverdose campaign raises awareness at town hall

#Noverdose campaign raises awareness at town hall

Hanna Schechter

February 20, 2018


Filed under News

According to chief division counsel for the FBI in Minneapolis Jeffrey Van Nest, the town hall setting provides a way for the community to learn about the dangers of opioids and publicize the danger. “Raising awareness is a huge part in letting people know that there is a danger out there that...

Socio-Political club president looks to expand group

Socio-Political club president looks to expand group

Avia Kaner-Roth and Esther Gendler

December 13, 2017


Filed under School clubs and activities, Showcase

Senior Ryan Lee, co-founder and co-president of the Socio-Political Discussion Club, said his interest in politics pushed his decision to start a club that embodied student discussion. “I’m interested in politics, and I think that the club is a really good way to talk about social issues and pol...

Boys’ basketball prepares for tryouts

Boys’ basketball prepares for tryouts

Yonit Krebs

November 14, 2017


Filed under Winter sports

Junior basketball player Anthony Rayson said in addition to introducing the new boys’ basketball coaching staff, the team prepared for the intensity of the basketball season at the interest meeting Nov. 2. “The whole coaching staff is gone besides the varsity head coach,” Rayson said. “We we...

Readers prepare for upcoming meeting

Readers prepare for upcoming meeting

Lukas Levin

October 26, 2017


Filed under School clubs and activities, Student Life

As senior Ciara Woida picked up her book “Enrique’s Journey” by Sonia Nazario, she felt the familiar excitement of taking on a new story. “I joined book club because I love to read and wanted a chance to meet others who also like to read,” Woida said.  “It gives you a chance to discus...

JSU kicks off yearly meetings

JSU kicks off yearly meetings

Elise Riley and Isaac Wert

September 27, 2017


Filed under School clubs and activities

Jewish Student Union adviser Mary Norris said, for her, Jewish Student Union is not just a club. “Jewish Student Union (JSU) is an affirmation of all things that are pertinent to the Jewish lifestyle,” Norris said. “It’s not just religion, it’s also the cultural aspects of Judaism, which ...

Synchro prepares for spring

Brenna Cook, Staff Writer

February 7, 2013


Filed under Spring sports

Team meeting to be held Friday The synchronized swimming team is jumping into pre-season preparation with hopes of team growth and bonding. According to coach Jessica Gust, the team will host a preseason meeting for high school students to prepare for its upcoming season. A separate one was held for middl...

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