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Debate team explores new opportunities

Debate team explores new opportunities

Lilly Strathman and Grace Schultz

January 13, 2020

When thinking back to her years in high school, debate team leader Samantha Leo said adding a speech season will challenge the club members to become better at declamation.  “I used to do speech in high school,” Leo said. “It challenged me to be a better public speaker which helped me late...

Park Tech looks forward to year of growth

Park Tech looks forward to year of growth

Sofie Geretz

October 8, 2019

According to senior and Park Tech member Michael Ramirez, there are many facets of Park Tech that make up the club. “There's the more tech side and then there's like more business side,” Ramirez said. “There is programming, repair, marketing and communications.” According to junior and Pa...

Intersectional Feminism Club kicks off

Intersectional Feminism Club kicks off

Maddie Schutte and Sofia Seewald

September 16, 2019

According to co-club president and senior Maddie Lind, Intersectional Feminism Club hopes to expand its influence by devoting more time to local volunteer opportunities and activism this year.  “We’re hoping to get more involved. Last year was a lot of discussion and maybe some activities,” Lind s...

National Honor Society inducts members

National Honor Society inducts members

Megan Raatz

May 9, 2019

On May 3, those who met the necessary requirements were inducted into the National Honors Society, an organization established to recognize hard working high school students. According to junior Amelia Ryan, the necessities for each grade vary, but the group assists a variety of students. “Fo...

Synchronized swimming looks to recruit new members

Synchronized swimming looks to recruit new members

Yonit Krebs

February 14, 2018

After noticing dwindling interest among girls in joining the synchronized swimming team, senior Alex Monson decided to talk with potential recruits individually to build interest. “Usually for normal recruitment we will just put up posters and girls show interest and show up to the meetings, bu...

Debate club begins with no returning members

Debate club begins with no returning members

Abby Intveld and Emma Kempf

October 12, 2017

Junior Wyatt Gann said while looking forward to all new members, the inexperience could put the debate team at a disadvantage. “There won’t be returning students to mentor the new members and provide personal experience and advice,” Gann said. “Hopefully (new members) can set the foundation...

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