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Senior Oliver Smith and chemistry teacher Alexander Polk dive for the ball March 24.  Staff won the game 25-22.

Teachers victorious in basketball game

Tenzin Gyaldatsang and Ayelet Prottas April 7, 2022

Capping off Student Council’s 2022 spring spirit week, the student-teacher basketball game was held March 24 during Park Connections. The game marked the first student-teacher basketball game since...

Spring Break vacations deemed risky

Spring Break vacations deemed risky

Anya Panday March 11, 2022

Spring Break offers many students a chance to destress and relax after countless five-day long weeks. Like many students, I enjoy traveling during my Spring Break, but COVID-19 poses new challenges to...

Band postponed its trip from Ireland to San Diego for spring break due to COVID-19 and a lack of student participation. According to band director Steven Schmitz, although he hoped for the original trip, he is happy about the new plan.

Band plans trip to San Diego

Lily Nugteren February 15, 2022

With the rise in Omicron cases and the drop in student participation, band has decided to make some drastic changes to their spring break plans of going to Ireland. Band director Steven Schmitz said he...

What you should do over spring break

What you should do over spring break

Colin Canaday March 5, 2021

Approaching one year of being in quarantine, many students are about to face their second spring break while dealing with COVID-19. Last year, grappling with the transition from in-person school to online,...

Park releases schedule for March 16

Park releases schedule for March 16

Gabriel Kaplan and Marta Hill March 15, 2020

This infographic is updated as of 8:50 p.m. March 15. Following Governor Tim Walz’s order that all schools close starting Wednesday, St. Louis Park Public Schools announced it will close its doors...

Art by Maggie Klaers. The St. Louis Park Public Schools announced Park will close beginning March 17. The closure will roll into spring break.

St. Louis Park Public Schools announce school closure March 17 through March 27

This story is updated as of 11:30 a.m. March 15. In a phone blast, St. Louis Park Public Schools announced schools will stay open March 16 for students and teachers to prepare for the closure which...

Juniors Victoria Martinez and Mushtakh Mohammad pack bags March 7, for students in need of food. The Birdfeeder is accepting applications for students who rely on school breakfast and lunch and wont have access to food during spring break.

Birdfeeder offers spring break meal options

Maggie Klaers, Ruthie Posada, and Emily Ziessman March 18, 2019

Spring break can be a time of food uncertainty for students who depend on school-supplied meals, according to Birdfeeder student manager, junior Mushtakh Mohammed. “During the week students have school...

Spring break misses passover by a week

Spring break misses passover by a week

Sofie Geretz April 17, 2018

This year, spring break was from March 22 until April 1. The break covered Easter and only two days of Passover, which ended on April 7. Passover is an important Jewish holiday where the first two days...

Senior jazz band member Braeden Tousson plays the saxophone during the Pops Concert March 6. Students performed small group interludes between large group songs.

Band travels to Hawaii

Tjessa Arrandodo March 20, 2018

According to band director Steven Schmitz, he hopes his students will dive into the history and cultural experiences Hawaii has to offer on their band trip during spring break. “I want my students to...

Participants in the Europe spring break trip last year pose for a photo in Switzerland. AP European History teacher Jeff Cohen is taking students to Spain and Portugal this year.

Trip to Spain, Portugal approaches

Marta Hill December 20, 2017

As sophomore Amelia Huebsch prepares to go on the school trip to Europe over spring break, she said having learned more about Europe in AP European History makes this experience powerful. “It's a...

Euro trip fosters unique perspectives

Evelyn Nelson April 21, 2017

As sophomore Anna Jennisen visited historical sites across Europe, she said her experiences enriched her understanding of the material she’s learning in her AP European History class. “(The...

Minnehaha Falls, located in Minneapolis, hosts many events throughout the year. In the past these have included MS walks, Diabetes Bikes, concerts and more.

Spring Break stay-cation activities

Yonit Krebs March 22, 2017

Can Can Wonderland art environment includes mini-golf course After spending time at Can Can Wonderland, business and computer science teacher Jacob Utities suggests students visit the new amusement...

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