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Hateful sign at Minnetonka High School fuels anti-Semitism

Hateful sign at Minnetonka High School fuels anti-Semitism

Tamar Gewirtz

February 17, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Although anti-Semitism is far from new, it is not too often we hear about anti-Semitic activity taking place so close to home. When a Minnetonka high school student asked another out to Sno Daze using an anti-Semitic sign referencing Hitler, the incident was felt throughout all of Minnesota. As a Jew living just one suburb away, in a community full of Jewish people, the anti-Semitic sign shook me to my core. In...

Minnetonka students salute the Nazi Party

Minnetonka students salute the Nazi Party

Maria Perez-Barriga

February 7, 2019


Filed under News

According to NBC News, two high school students from Minnetonka did the Nazi salute in front of a promposal poster referencing the Holocaust. According to Lakeshore Weekly News, the poster read, “Sweethearts would be a Hit(ler) with you, and I could Nazi myself going with anyone else. Be Mein? Yes,...

Girls’ basketball looking to draw crowds

Girls’ basketball looking to draw crowds

Nolan Kelly

December 20, 2018


Filed under Winter sports

Park’s upcoming twin matchups with Minnetonka are expected to be high-energy, according to sophomore Raegan Alexander. “I like the double headers because the atmosphere is really good,” Alexander said. “Not only do we have a game but the boys have a game, so that drives a lot of attention bec...

City receives Minnesota Forestry Outstanding Project Award

City receives Minnesota Forestry Outstanding Project Award

Eli Curran-Moore

May 2, 2018


Filed under News

According to the city of St. Louis Park, the city received the Minnesota Community Forestry Outstanding Project Award for the ‘Plant the Park’ project in October 2017. The annual award is given by the Minnesota Society of Arboriculture and Minnesota’s Urban Forest Council. Jim Vaughan, St. Lo...

Girls’ hockey loses to Minnetonka

Girls’ hockey loses to Minnetonka

Nicole Sanford and Ruby Stillman

January 3, 2018


Filed under Winter sports

Skating onto the ice at the beginning of the first period Jan. 3, senior Katie Fredrickson said she anticipated a tough game against Minnetonka, a talented team. “Minnetonka is ranked seventh in the state, so we knew that they would be very hard to beat because they have so much depth and skill, ...

Opioid education should be thoroughly addressed at Park

Opioid education should be thoroughly addressed at Park

Izzy Leviton

December 21, 2017


Filed under In-Depth, Opinion

The opioid crisis, which President Trump officially named a public health emergency Oct. 26, according to the New York Times, needs to be talked about and students must have the opportunity to learn about these drugs. According to the FDA, opioids are strong painkillers that when prescribed and used correctl...

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