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Spanish field trip offers new perspectives

Spanish field trip offers new perspectives

Dahlia Krebs

December 13, 2018

Junior Ava Tronson said the optional Spanish field trip to the Ordway for a concert by Cuban musician Nachito Herrera was special. “It was really different than any concert I’ve ever been to and I liked all the dancers that were there,” Tronson said. According to the trip coordinator, Spanish...

Spanish instructor returns after year away

Spanish instructor returns after year away

Izzy Kanne

October 17, 2018

Returning to St. Louis Park High School after a year of teaching at Minnetonka High School, spanish teacher Nelly Korman said she didn’t want to leave, but felt it would be better for her career if she did. “I originally left because I was given a full-time position,” Korman said. “When I wa...

Class numbers push limits

Class numbers push limits

David Bryant

October 11, 2018

With the high demand to practice language in high school, senior and IB Spanish student David Gutierrez said he was surprised to see that on the first day of school not everyone in class had a desk. “On the first day I was definitely a little shocked when I saw how big the class was, and every student s...

Spanish club watches popular movie

Spanish club watches popular movie

Marta Hill

March 8, 2018

According to Spanish club leader junior Katie Christiansen, people were attracted to the meeting March 7 to watch the movie “Coco”, and see its ties to Spanish culture. “‘Coco’ won a lot of awards, so it is obviously a well received movie but also really connected to the Spanish-speakin...

Spanish Club plans to incorporate Amity program

Spanish Club plans to incorporate Amity program

Lukas Levin

January 18, 2018

Sophomore Park Spanish Immersion graduate Izzy Kanne said she finds learning about cultures from foreign educators deeply gratifying and fascinating. “(I would want to) make food or (learn) dances from (the amities) native country, or maybe a craft that's common from Spain or Colombia. That would...

Spanish teacher feels excited to work with father

Spanish teacher feels excited to work with father

Makagbe Kuyateh

November 7, 2017

When Spanish teacher Lydia Brubaker found out Park had an opening for a language teacher, she felt her dream was being fulfilled. “I always thought St. Louis Park would be the type of school I would want to teach at because when I was here I felt that I got a really good education,” Lydia Brubaker...

Spanish classes to see historic play

Caroline Ahlgrim, In-Depth Editor

March 12, 2013

Teachers hope experience provides awareness, provokes thought When senior Asa Indritz goes on the Spanish field trip on April 18, she said she hopes to get a better sense of Spanish culture and history. Many spanish classes are going to see the play “In the Time of the Butterflies” at the Mixe...

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