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Theater prepares for one act

Freshman Wes Anderson and sophomore Caroline Butler practice a scene to prep for the one-act. The one-act will be performed at 7 p.m. Jan. 17-18 as well as Jan. 19 at 2 p.m. at the High School Auditorium.
"Love/Sick" allows students to learn about relationships
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...

Hopkins/Park girls’ hockey prepares to play Osseo

Senior Anna Nicholls defends the puck Dec. 17. Hopkins/Park won against Red Wing 8-3.
Team builds off previous mistakes
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...

Boys’ basketball plays Hopkins in upcoming game

Sophomore Deontez Ross Jr. goes up for a layup Dec. 10. The record of the boys' basketball team is 0-3.
New roster on Hopkins gives Park hope
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...

Gymnastics rolls into new season

Sophomore Ryan Rasmussen prepares to complete a tumbling pass at gymnastics practice Nov. 25. The gymnastics team’s first meet is at 11 a.m. Dec. 7 at White Bear Lake Area High School.
Park prepares for upcoming meet
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...

Girls’ basketball eager to win conference

Junior Alena Jaranilla blocks senior Shalya Miller during practice. The first game will be 5:30 p.m. Nov. 22 against Hill-Murray at Hopkins High School.
Team prepares for challenging schedule
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...

‘Legally Blonde’ preview

November 16, 2019

Choir Musical Preview

February 19, 2019

Boys’ swimming prepares for Robbinsdale Cooper

Ben St. Clair places third in the 200-yard freestyle during the meet against Benilde. They faced off at the St. Louis Park Middle School and came away with the win, beating Benilde by four points. The team’s next meet is at 6 p.m. Jan. 17 at the high school against Robbinsdale Cooper.
Team faces back-to-back meets
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...

Girls’ basketball looking to draw crowds

Sophomore Kendall Coley dribbles around Tartan defenders. Park beat Tartan 90-71 with Coley scoring 19 points. Park’s next game will be a double header Friday with the Park boys’ basketball team.
Team to face Minnetonka, first 40 students before halftime get in free
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...

ROC hosts boys’ hockey

Sophomore McCabe Dvorak uses his body to block Wayzata player from getting possesion of the puck. Park played Wayzata, losing 0-10 Dec. 13. The team’s next game is 7 p.m. Dec. 21 at the Rec Center.
Team prepares to face Blake
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....

Club looks forward to training day

Natural Helpers adviser Allison Luskey renews the club for the upcoming year. Natural Helpers will have all day training on Friday in B135.
Natural Helpers hopes to improve skills
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,...

Volleyball prepares to face opposition

Sophomore Reagan Alexander goes to hit the ball after sophomore 
Olivia Lainsbury sets to her against Coon Rapids September 17th. Park won 3-1.
Team practices for match against Hopkins, future games
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...

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