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Nordic kicks off captains practices

Juniors Olivia Etz and Mimi Kniser roller ski down the parking lot at captains practice Oct. 28. Practices are led by captains senior Ella Hammerstrand, Isabel Kjaer, David Klein, Maggie Klein, Rakesh Plantz, and junior Danny Walsh.

Talia Lissauer

October 21, 2019

The welcoming community that the Nordic ski team provides is why senior David Klein said he continues to participate in captains’ practice and the regular season. “I love seeing all these people that I don’t really get to interact with, that’s really fun for me,” Klein said. “ It’s o...

Boys’ swimming introduces new captains

Senior Boys Swimming captains Luke Anderson and Max Bechtold practice their kicking technique during practice Nov. 26. As the captains Anderson and Bechtold lead captious practices before the season begins.

Talia Lissauer and Maddie Schutte

November 27, 2018

Head coach Amanda Forsberg said the captains were chosen because of the way they treat their teammates and how much effort they put in to swimming. “Luke and Max were actually really good leaders last year,” Forsberg said. “They always stepped up to them (younger kids) and worked really hard...

Debate team kicks off the new school year

Freshmen Makenzie Lomont (left) and Samantha Rekstad work on debate skills during meeting Sept. 19. The debate team meets at 3:30 p.m. every Monday and Wednesday in room B222.

Amaia Barajas

October 9, 2018

As sophomore Liz Hodges looks forward to the new debate season, she said she hopes to develop skills she has learned from debate. “I would like to be more articulate and be able to be a better public speaker in general. As well as improve research skills, writing skills and things like that,” Hodges...

Boys’ swimming sets goals for the season

Senior Tommy Guddal practices the backstroke Nov. 28. The boys' swimming team is preparing for their first conference relay at Richfeild Middle School Dec. 7.

Eli Curran-Moore and Tenzin Gyaldatsang

November 30, 2017

Looking eager to get back in the water, the boys swim team appeared jovial, yet focused. According to head coach Amanda Forsberg, the team will greatly benefit from the new underclassmen members of the team. “We finished really strong last year. We lost three great seniors but I think coming back we look to ...

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