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Senior finds home at church youth group

Senior finds home at church youth group

Avia Kaner-Roth

October 3, 2017


Filed under Student Profiles

When senior Austin Patterson first heard of his church youth group, YTH, he was reluctant to join. Patterson said his friend convinced him to attend a YTH meeting. “I started because a friend of mine had to go and he brought me to make it more fun. That's how it started, but once I got connecte...

Freshman exhibits passion for golf

Freshman exhibits passion for golf

Maddie Lund and Hanna Schechter

June 1, 2017


Filed under Profiles, Spring sports, Student Profiles, Uncategorized

Freshman Charlie Harper said he has been playing golf since he was three years old and decided to join the St. Louis Park boys’ team for more golfing experience. “My parents and my grandparents all play golf,” Harper said. “(I joined the team) because we get to play more and I didn’t get ...

Senior engages in his community

Senior engages in his community

Amaia Barajas

May 1, 2017


Filed under Profiles, Student Profiles

Senior Park Ambassador Santeyne Thornton said he recalls the process behind deciding to sign-up for the position of Park ambassador. “There was a recruiting process we had to go through (to become a Park ambassador)  and one of the directors came from College Possible last year. She spoke with...

Junior enjoys working behind-the-scenes

Junior enjoys working behind-the-scenes

Eleanor Kline-Olson

April 25, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

While skeptical at first, junior Jake Henry now appreciates his experience working with the theater light crew. Henry said his interest in joining the lights crew became relevant after not being cast as a character in a show his freshman year. “I (joined the light crew) because I wasn’t cast...

Sophomore explores music through the ukulele

Sophomore explores music through the ukulele

Samyu Yenamandra

April 17, 2017


Filed under Profiles, Student Profiles

Sophomore Lexi Lee began playing the ukulele in eighth grade after being inspired to do so by her mentor at camp Unistar. “I started in, I think, the fall of eighth grade,” Lexi Lee said. “My camp counselor played it and I just think it’s a really cool instrument so I wanted to play it to...

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