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Respecting and supporting winter sports

Respecting and supporting winter sports

Alex Driver December 27, 2023

Winter sports are off to a great start this year, with many exciting moments and fun times. Here’s a “how-to” on supporting Park’s winter sports teams this school year.  Starting off with some...

Oriole fans celebrate after a first down in the game against Robbinsdale Cooper Sept. 21. Student sections at sports games bring a supportive energy that encourages players.

Park brings the pride

Ryan Moran September 26, 2023

“O-R-I-O-L-E-S” is a common phrase heard in Park sporting events’ student sections this fall. Students pack the stands with Park pride to cheer on their friends and classmates against rival schools....

Senior Maecee Alexander shoots the ball towards the hoop Jan. 20. Park was defeated.

Park’s rival takes glory

With every win there's always a tough loss. Park lost to rival Benilde-St. Margaret Jan. 20. Assistant Coach Kika Greenlee said that the team put in their best effort. “It went okay. They had some...

Sophomore Rowan Jansen celebrates after a goal on Jan. 12. Park came out with a 5-1 loss.

No hope at New Hope

Cole Denham, Jacob Martenson, and Jamar Hester jr January 18, 2023

Park’s girls’ hockey team lost 5-1 to New Hope Jan 12. According to head coach Ryan St. Martin, it was a tough game, as it was very one-sided from the start. “I think we just have to be focused...

Math teacher Erik Ahlquist talks with students during an AP Calculus class. Students can now receive help from their teachers by signing up on the Student Support Time App for either individual or group sessions.

Staff Editorial: Student Support Time proves beneficial

December 11, 2020

Under the weight of the ongoing pandemic, many are struggling to keep up with school work. But, Park has our back.  With the Student Support Time App, which was rolled out last month, administration...

Park Connections brings many benefits

Park Connections brings many benefits

Tenzin Gyaldatsang October 12, 2020

With the implementation of Park Connections, a class designed for Park PRIDE, comes a time to wind down and relax. The shift in focus from advisory to the rebranded Park Connections has made a significant...

7th grader Kiran Alwy cooks curry for dinner Nov. 18. She will be showcasing her cooking skills her dad taught her on Chopped Jr., which started airing Nov. 19

Kiran Alwy competes on Chopped Jr.

Harris Keekley December 2, 2019

What did you do to prepare for the competition? “My dad talked to a lot of award-winning chefs and they gave me some tips and then the producers of the show sent a lot of stuff that they wanted (me)...

Students receive Schoology notifications relating to #parkpride: Purpose, Relationships, Inclusiveness, Dependability, and Excellence. Notifications can be sent out multiple times throughout the day.

Park pride Schoology notifications harm community

Colin Canaday November 2, 2019

Every day, at seemingly inconsistent times, hundreds of Park students receive Schoology notifications designed to recognize their accomplishments in five specific areas: Purpose, Relationships, Inclusiveness,...

Kari Martinez operates the embroidery machine at the Park Prints work space. The company sells hats, blankets, clothing and pet sweaters.

Apparel business looks to expand to Storiole

Carissa Prestholdt April 30, 2019

After winning the Park Prints raffle, teacher Jenny Magdal said she is looking forward to more Park apparel coming to the Storiole. “I love school spirit and wish we would do Park Pride Fridays for...

Band teacher Steve Schmitz directs a piece for his students while they practice March 10. Schmitz was recently given the distinction as a finalist for Education Minnesotas Minnesota Teacher of the Year award.

Band teacher named finalist for teacher of the year award

After being nominated for teacher of the year and becoming one of only nine finalists, band teacher Steven Schmitz said he felt enthused about the nomination, but cared most about what his students think. “It’s...

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