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Freshman reaches nationals in trap

Freshman reaches nationals in trap

Jesse Belen June 5, 2023

What is trap?  Trap is a sport where you shoot flying clay pigeons. The clay pigeons are launched into the air with a special machine.  How long have you been doing trap?  Since seventh grade.  Why...

Senior Truman Fillbrandt and Jacy Demcisak and sophomore Greta Gabel laugh at a question March 4. Park placed second at the state Tournament.

Quiz Bowl moves to nationals

Jacob Khabie and Leo Justesen March 21, 2022

Moving on to the final round of the state quiz bowl competition, let alone placing second in State and moving on to nationals was not the outcome senior quiz bowl team co-captain Jacy Demcisak thought...

Students participate in last day of school activities June 10. Two groups from park go to the Project Citizen National Showcase.

Two Project Citizen groups go to nationals

Tobias Khabie June 10, 2021

When freshman Jack Thompson found out his group had made it to nationals for the Project Citizen competition, he was excited to have an opportunity to make a difference in his community. “At the beginning...

Used with permission from Sophia Ross. Juniors Koby Davis, Adin Zweigbaum, Emma Amon and seniors Sydney Ring, Sarah McCallon and Lola Ruff attend the DECA State competition March 3, 2020. They competed against 2,200 people for their placements in their individual events. The next competition will be the International Career Development Conference held in Nashville, Tenn.

DECA students express satisfaction with State Conference results

Maria Perez Barriga and Jayde Claussen March 7, 2020

As names were being announced for placement on the event, junior Adin Zweigbaum said he was waiting anxiously as his name was called for third place for Apparel and Accessories Marketing.  “It was...

Senior Sam Jensen practices Quiz Bowl in preparation for Nationals. Nationals will be held May 25-26 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Quiz Bowl practices for Nationals

Carly Joseph, Izzy Kanne, and Samantha Klepfer May 23, 2019

Senior Cailey Hansen-Mahoney said she and her teammates get ready to face the buzzer by doing more than just studying facts. “We’re continuing with our daily practices and then individual people...

DECA members Senior Louis Brown and Juniors Rachel Young, Yonah Davis and Alexis Machoka take a selfie at a conference during DECA nationals.

Club ends school year, prepares for future

Ndunzi Kunsunga June 1, 2018

Park DECA chapter adviser Sophia Ross said despite not making it to finals, the students and herself had a great time at Nationals. “Nationals went great. It was a really fun atmosphere. The students...

Quizbowl fundraiser for Nationals

Quizbowl fundraiser for Nationals

Amaia Barajas May 19, 2018

Junior captain Ayanna Nathan said for Quizbowl to be able to attend Nationals, they need all the help they can get. “Getting funds is really important for us because Nationals is crazy expensive....

Quiz Bowl to gear up for Nationals

Amaia Barajas April 9, 2018

After qualifying for Nationals, the quiz bowl has continued Tuesday practices after-school and included more challenging questions, according to advisor Peter Dangerfield. “We’re not really...

Students on quiz bowl study trivia during a meeting Feb. 28. The team qualified for Nationals.

Quiz Bowl raises funds for Nationals

David Bryant April 5, 2018

With the exciting news of going to Nationals in Atlanta over Memorial Day weekend, junior Zoey Zachek said she was proud of her team's accomplishments despite having recently joined Quiz Bowl. “I...

Quizbowl heads to Atlanta

Quizbowl heads to Atlanta

Tjessa Arradondo February 21, 2018

According to junior Quizbowl captain Danny Hunegs, he was surprised to see the team’s victory at the conference tournament. “The team's reaction was shocked because it was a conference tournament,...

Junior Alessandro Giannetti and sophomore Joseph Lindstrom participate in eSports practice Nov. 9.

eSports moves on to nationals

Lukas Levin and Isaac Wahl December 20, 2017

As sophomore Joseph Lindstrom’s Overwatch team launched to victory, he said he felt proud of his achievement. “I’m just having a good time with my team and getting that feeling  we are united....

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