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IB History celebrates student without tardies for 50 days

Senior Patrick Djerf smiles as he opens the pizza box during a pizza party in his history class. Djerf won this celebration by being on time 50 days in a row, a challenge that was set between him and his history teacher in October.

Samantha Klepfer

February 3, 2020

As senior Patrick Djerf sat in his IB History HL class eating pizza, he acknowledged that despite the 50 days he spent making sure he got to class on time, his perfect record broke shortly after the challenge ended. “I think I'm better at (being on time), even now that the 50 days have ended,...

Park Spanish Immersion changes locations

Senior Cecilia Brown dances during the Park Spanish Immersion goodbye party May 21. Park Spanish Immersion will move to Cedar Manor next school year.

Nebyu Bekele

June 7, 2019

Park Spanish Immersion School principal Corey Maslowski reflects and looks ahead to the school Cedar Manor. “The school has had many great memories and (I’m) looking forward to what the new building has to offer,” Maslowski said. According to Maslowski, the school changing locations will b...

The Nest to host end of year party

Students hung posters to advertise the end of year party. According to senior Nietzsche Deuel, all materials will be provided for free, as well as pizza during the karaoke portion of the party.

Amaia Barajas and Jenna Cook

June 5, 2019

Senior Nietzsche Deuel, who is an employee and board member of the Nest, said she began planning a party to celebrate the end of the academic year after it was given as a suggestion to improve the Nest’s advertising. “One of the ideas that came up was to do an end of the school year party, and ...

Festival celebrates Latino culture

Multicultural liaison Carmen Rudin blindfolds junior Victoria Caraballo as she prepares to hit the piñata during the celebration May 2. The group celebrated during fifth hour May 2.

Noah Orloff

May 8, 2019

As junior Victoria Caraballo smashed the piñata open, leading to cheers, candy and chaos, she said she felt validated by Latino Association Day May 2. “It was so fun. Everyone was telling me that I couldn’t do it because they thought I was weak but I proved them wrong,” Caraballo sa...

Senior All Night Party makes improvements

Senior All Night Party makes improvements

Creston Halstead

March 19, 2019

There are many milestones every student hopes to achieve senior year, including senior dress codes, senior skip day and the Senior All Night Party. When watching previous seniors countdown the weeks toward graduation, I saw many speak about how exhilarated they were to attend the Senior All Night Par...

Launch Party to happen on Earth Day

Senior Lukas Wrede leads conversation on organizing the Climate Action Plan Launch Party. The event will take place from 2-5 p.m. on April 22 at the St. Louis Park Rec Center.

Emma Yarger

April 19, 2018

According to freshman Roots and Shoots member Zoe Frank, the Climate Action Plan has been in the works for three to four years. She said she feels happy to see their hard work come to fruition. “We are doing the launch this weekend, on Earth Day — the 22nd, and we have been planning the event...

Roots and Shoots promotes Climate Action Plan

Members of Roots and Shoots Lukas Wrede and Katie Christenson smile while talking about their plans for the Climate
Action Plan launch party as well as their expectations April 3.

Jenna Cook and Emma Yarger

April 11, 2018

Roots and Shoots president Lukas Wrede said the club’s Climate Action Plan launch event serves to unite the community in a common vision for the future of the city. “The point of the launch is to create awareness and community engagement and to get all of St. Louis Park together with the same visi...

Horror flicks to frighten any Halloween party

Fair use from Woods Entertainment

David Bryant

October 24, 2017

With Halloween only one week away, immerse yourself in spooky festivities through classic horror flicks. From jump scares to psychological trips, these thrillers are guaranteed to terrify your Halloween party guests.   Scream (1996) “Scream,” directed by Wes Craven, is a classic ’90s thr...

NHS volunteers at Halloween party

Coordinator of the event instructs juniors Nils Rykken, Adah Koivula and Jesse Schwartz on the next phase of the preparation for the gala.

Makagbe Kuyateh

October 14, 2015

When junior Hannah Ellingson saw the National Honors Society plans to volunteer at Westwood Nature Center’s Halloween party, she remembered dressing up as a Dalmation. She said she looks forward to volunteering at the Halloween party the first time this year with National Honors Society (NHS). ...

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