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Student Council holds dodgeball tournament for Sno Daze Week

Student Council holds dodgeball tournament for Sno Daze Week

Tenzin Gyaldatsang and Adam Gips

February 19, 2020

After participating in the Sno Daze dodgeball tournament Feb. 18, sophomore Freya Wade said she enjoyed the event because of the enthusiasm and overall joy for the game. “I liked the competitiveness and how we all took it seriously and how we just had fun at the end of the day,” Wade said. Studen...

Public’s news choice misplaced

Public’s news choice misplaced

Talia Lissauer

December 30, 2019

In today's digital age it is not hard to gain access to any sort of news through the internet, social media or a friend. However, the type of news people are turning to is questionable. The issue with news is not only fake news, but it is also people going straight to celebrity news instead of current e...

New printer system to help Park financially

New printer system to help Park financially

Adin Zweigbaum

December 3, 2019

Librarian Ellen George said the whole printing system has changed, with different printers for students and faculty.  “There's a whole separate print system for staff and students,” George said. “Now it’s a process where the teachers send a print job, and they have to go badge in to have...

SLP Seeds organizes community event

SLP Seeds organizes community event

Ben Sanford

October 20, 2019

Junior SLP Seeds intern Thor Anderson said SLP Seeds creates change in the St. Louis Park community by advocating for local food growth and events. “SLP Seeds is an organization dedicated to promoting both urban agriculture and food equity within the city,” Anderson said. “We campaign for food...

News Update: 12/22

January 30, 2019

Roots and Shoots drives for more progress in march to Capitol

Roots and Shoots drives for more progress in march to Capitol

Katie Hardie and Sadie Yarosh

January 13, 2019

According to Roots and Shoots club leader, senior Katie Christiansen, marching to the Capitol acted as another chance to reinforce the need for environmental action for Minnesota. “We met with Gov. Walz, Lt. Gov. Flanagan and recently appointed MPCA (Minnesota Pollution Control Agency) commissio...

Enhanced driver’s license available in Minnesota

Enhanced driver’s license available in Minnesota

Eli Curran-Moore

February 14, 2018

Senior David Salamzadeh, who recently acquired an enhanced driver's licence, said the new licence can function as another form of ID in lieu of a passport to enter the United States from some neighboring countries. Salamzadeh got his from the Plymouth DMV, and said the licence is only available in certain locations. “T...

The 2018 Winter Olympics at PyeongChang: A rundown

The 2018 Winter Olympics at PyeongChang: A rundown

Katie Hardie

February 8, 2018

The 2018 Winter Olympics at PyeongChang: A rundown: Find out the details of this year's games.

Referendum to update school, other district facilities

Referendum to update school, other district facilities

Claire Kaiserman and Atticus Raasch

November 1, 2017

According to Superintendent Astein Osei, two different referendums will attempt to pass on Nov. 6. Osei said that each referendum will address different needs throughout the school district. “We currently have an operating levy in place that’s set to expire,” Osei said. “There is no addition...

School Board narrows superintendent candidates

School Board narrows superintendent candidates

Ethan Brown, Maggie Bahnson, and Mimi Fhima

May 2, 2017

The School Board has narrowed its selection of St. Louis Park Public Schools superintendent candidates to six finalists, according to the district's website and School Board chair Jim Yarosh. According to the same post, a first round of interviews will take place at 5:30 p.m. on May 3 and 4 in room C350 at Park. "Interviews will be held b...

School board begins superintendent search

School board begins superintendent search

Hadeal Rizeq

February 9, 2017

During a school board meeting Jan. 23, Superintendent Rob Metz announced the board hired a contractor, School Exec Connect, to begin the superintendent search process. “(School Exec Connect is) going to come to St. Louis Park, and the first thing to try to find out is what superintendent St. Louis Park ...

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