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‘Connect the Park’ aims to make St. Louis Park easier to get around

‘Connect the Park’ aims to make St. Louis Park easier to get around

Ethan Meisler

December 4, 2018


Filed under News

According to St. Louis Park transportation engineer Ben Manibog, the city has been implementing an initiative called “Connect the Park,” which will attempt to improve the ability of residents to walk or bike around. “Part of my job is doing ‘Connect the Park’ projects,” Manibog said. ...

Staff Editorial: Project team needs to encompass diversity in its decisions

Staff Editorial: Project team needs to encompass diversity in its decisions

November 8, 2018


Filed under Staff Editorials

This November, St. Louis Park Public Schools announced its search to assemble a group of parents/guardians, students and staff to discuss changing the start and end times of the district’s schools. According to St. Louis Park Public Schools, they hope to revise start times for the students’ benefits. “(The goal is) to meet the overall health, academic and social/developmental needs of all K-12 students,” according to St. Louis Park Public Schools. St. Louis Park Public Schools’ ...

Wooddale bridge construction to continue

Wooddale bridge construction to continue

Maggie Klaers

September 13, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

According to Jack Sullivan, senior engineering project manager for the Wooddale bridge construction, the city of St. Louis Park is working to rebuild the bridge crossing over Highway 7 to make it safer for drivers. “The bridge was originally built in 2008,” Sullivan said. “It’s being rebui...

Dodgeball tournament to help school in Kenya

Dodgeball tournament to help school in Kenya

Sumaya Mohamed

April 19, 2018


Filed under School clubs and activities, Showcase

With two seconds remaining in the championship round, senior and member of team Softball Sam Garcia felt beyond thrilled when she caught the ball, winning that round for her team as well as being named MVP. “I don’t know it is crazy. I just came here to play and have fun and I was named MVP ...

IB Diploma candidates to hold dodgeball tournament

IB Diploma candidates to hold dodgeball tournament

Nicole Sanford

April 6, 2018


Filed under Student Life

As the school year comes to a close, senior Mahamed Mahamed said he, alongside seniors Megan Perkins and Hanna Schechter, are organizing a fundraiser in the form of a dodgeball tournament to complete the requirements for the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme. “The CAS project is basically a ...

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