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Theater prepares for one act

Theater prepares for one act

Abigail Prestholdt

January 13, 2020

According to theater director Jodi Schifsky, this year’s one-act will bring many emotions to the audience through the differing relationship stories it tells.  “It is unique because it's all two-person scenes, it is a collection of nine two-person scenes, all about love, whether it's the joy of fin...

Hopkins/Park girls’ hockey prepares to play Osseo

Hopkins/Park girls’ hockey prepares to play Osseo

Tamar Gewirtz

January 8, 2020

Hopkins/Park is looking to improve weaker aspects from past games in preparation for its upcoming game against Osseo, according to junior Abby Meyer. “We’ve been working on multiple plays, like power plays and penalty kills, what to do in the offensive zone, where to set yourself up once you ge...

Boys’ basketball plays Hopkins in upcoming game

Boys’ basketball plays Hopkins in upcoming game

Adin Zweigbaum and Sadie Yarosh

December 11, 2019

As Dec. 12 approaches and the team practices for its game against Hopkins, coach Rob Griffin said the players will be focusing on improving the skills of each player and controlling the ball. “We need to be getting everybody comfortable with having to be a ball handler because we have so many i...

Gymnastics rolls into new season

Gymnastics rolls into new season

Talia Lissauer

December 3, 2019

Preparing for her first gymnastics meet of the season, junior Rachel Stein said there are many things to look forward to for the upcoming meet. “I'm really excited to get back out there and feel the adrenaline of everybody watching you do your floor routine,” Stein said. “By the time our first mee...

Girls’ basketball eager to win conference

Girls’ basketball eager to win conference

Maddie Schutte and Sofia Seewald

November 17, 2019

Captain and senior Shayla Miller said after being close in past years, she hopes to end her basketball career at Park by winning their conference this season.  “I really would like to win our conference this year. We’ve been close to the top (these) past two years and I think this year we have ...

Boys’ swimming prepares for Robbinsdale Cooper

Boys’ swimming prepares for Robbinsdale Cooper

Talia Lissauer and Maddie Schutte

January 16, 2019

According to head coach Amanda Forsberg, coaches plan on putting swimmers into events they don’t normally compete in to expose them to new competition when they swim Robbinsdale Cooper. “We will put them in some off events so they can try to see some different things, so they’re ready to go on Sat...

Girls’ basketball looking to draw crowds

Girls’ basketball looking to draw crowds

Nolan Kelly

December 20, 2018

Park’s upcoming twin matchups with Minnetonka are expected to be high-energy, according to sophomore Raegan Alexander. “I like the double headers because the atmosphere is really good,” Alexander said. “Not only do we have a game but the boys have a game, so that drives a lot of attention bec...

ROC hosts boys’ hockey

ROC hosts boys’ hockey

David Bryant

December 20, 2018

Coach Andrew Sackrison said in preparation for boys’ hockey’s upcoming game against Blake at the ROC, the team needs to focus on fundamentals. “We have to play a simple game because it’s outdoors. Ice tends to get snowier,” Sackrison said. Senior Luke Boyum said the team has several practices be...

Club looks forward to training day

Club looks forward to training day

Noah Orloff and Marta Hill

October 25, 2018

According to Natural Helpers adviser, Allison Luskey, the goal of the Oct. 26 training day is to help Natural Helpers improve their skills. “The purpose is to increase our skills around communication, active listening, mindful inquiry leadership, specifically for students who are Natural Helpers,...

Volleyball prepares to face opposition

Volleyball prepares to face opposition

Dahlia Krebs and Ruthie Posada

October 8, 2018

According to junior Ivy Jones, preparing for matches involves knowing ahead of time the skills needed to face that particular opponent. “We can know what kind of skills they’ll be doing and be able to play against them and have a feel of how they play,” Jones said. “We film our matches so...

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