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Graduating seniors throw their caps in the air June 6. Seniors throwing their caps marks the end of the graduation ceremony.

Seniors sign out

Anya Panday and Crystal Diaz June 7, 2023

As the end of the year approaches, many anticipated end-of-year events are occurring — prom, final concerts and lastly, graduation. On June 6, Park had yet another successful graduation ceremony...

Seniors give high fives to elementary students May 31. The seniors commemorated their graduation by holding a senior walk through elementary schools Wednesday.

Seniors make one more memory

Lex Lee June 5, 2023

With The class of ‘23 coming to an end the seniors had their senior walk on June 1st. They went back to their elementary schools and walked through the schools to celebrate with the younger students...

Kara Mueller pictured talking to Park senior Angel Aguilar Salazar about the Wallin scholarship. Park seniors were recently presented the Wallin scholarship for the college of their choice.

Financial assistance provides opportunity

Caedon Exsted May 26, 2023

With the end of school nearing and seniors deciding their future plans, Wallin Education Partners recently awarded the Wallin scholarship. Recipient and senior Nev Dobyne said the scholarship was a...

Sophomore Issabella Zapata-Nelson pets a therapy dog at an event May 22. Natural Helpers held a therapy dog event for students at Park.

Two paws up for therapy dogs

Caedon Exsted May 24, 2023

With the end of school nearing and finals piling up, stress is on the minds of many students, according to senior Sophia Earle. To help reduce stress levels, Natural Helpers held a therapy dog event on...

Junior Julian Lambe checks in for attendance on Feb 22-23 during asynchronous learning. All students were required to check in for attendance before 3:15 p.m.

Asynchronous days affect learning

Serena Bovee February 24, 2023

With the recent snowstorm that shut down in-person school Feb. 22-23, Park brought back asynchronous learning.  According to director of learning, teaching and leadership Patrick Duffy,  asynchronous...

Freshman Brett Middleton gets temperature taken on Nov. 29. Sickness has been spreading around the school in the past few weeks.

Sickness around school

Ari Lissauer and Jamar Hester Jr December 5, 2022

As illness has spread throughout Park post-Thanksgiving break, students have had trouble with their school work, feeling a range of cold-like symptoms to some contracting the flu.  School nurse Suzanne...

Class sizes blown out of proportion

Class sizes blown out of proportion

Serena Bovee October 19, 2022

School has been going on for sometime and one thing is clear: class sizes are skewed this year. Some classes have an extremely large number of people while others are exceedingly small. These sizes are...

Homecoming hosted inside without regard for ears and temperature

Homecoming hosted inside without regard for ears and temperature

Serena Bovee October 19, 2022

The homecoming dance was held Oct. 8. This year, the dance was inside this year to keep students safe from the cold. Last year, the dance was outside on the football field. While there are strengths to...

In anticipation of class starting, 40 students in Erik Ahlquists seventh hour Calculus class get materials out. This is one of many classes filled to capacity as class sizes increased due to budget cuts.

Chaos in the classroom

Maren Wilsey October 17, 2022

As students walk into their classes this year, many have noticed more desks and chairs fitted into the room to accommodate the ever-increasing class sizes. This year more than ever, Park is feeling the...

Lex Lee posting his BeReal Oct. 4. This is one example of students posting on BeReal in class

Time to BeStudious

Aidan Shafton October 7, 2022

With over 28 million downloads worldwide, BeReal has taken the social media scene by storm. The new social media app that blew up over this past summer has spread like wildfire on teens' phones across...

The perfect blend: Parks best cafes

The perfect blend: Parks best cafes

Anya Panday September 8, 2022

I, like many people, get bored studying in one spot for 165 days a year. To find a little variety, I bounce around local coffee shops to find better spots to study in. Over the past year, I’ve frequented...

Block scheduling consideration worth the time

Block scheduling consideration worth the time

Tobias Khabie April 7, 2022

Far too often I have found my class periods ending with a teacher being interrupted by the bell. In the midst of the chaos of students packing up their materials and heading to the next class, teachers...

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