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Senior qualifies for Nordic State race

Senior qualifies  for Nordic State race

Kaia Myers

February 14, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Winter sports

In order to achieve his five-year long goal of skiing at State, senior Emmett Foner chose an unconventional strategy. “For that second race, I just sprinted the first half of it and burned out all of my energy to dishearten the skiers so that they’d lose sight and give up. All they were shooting...

DECA competes at District

DECA competes at District

Gabriel Kaplan, Yonit Krebs, and Maria Perez-Barriga

February 12, 2019


Filed under School clubs and activities

Sophomore Rachel Stein said she competed for her second time this year at the DECA District Conference. “I did it last year, so I knew what I was doing better this year because last year I literally had no clue, and I was so confused,” Stein said. “This year I felt a little bit more confide...

Quiz Bowl advances to State

Quiz Bowl advances to State

Marta Hill, Anika Hanson, and Emma Leff

February 7, 2019


Filed under School clubs and activities, Showcase

Despite having to compete against schools with much larger programs, Quiz Bowl adviser Peter Dangerfield said he was pleased with the results and is excited for the Quiz Bowl team to participate in State. “We finished third in the South division. I am pretty happy with that,” Dangerfield said. ...

Sections performance inspires Nordic team

Sections performance inspires Nordic team

Kaia Myers

February 5, 2019


Filed under Winter sports

Junior captain Rakesh Plantz said he was pleased with how the Nordic team skied at Sections. “I think our team did really well, considering the circumstances. It wasn’t the best conditions for the actual meet, but both teams finished sixth, and we did have one boy who got to state ... so I’m ...

Girls’ swimming concludes season at State

Girls’ swimming concludes season at State

Sadie Yarosh

December 5, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports

According to junior Hattie Kugler, Park performed well at State, and she was proud of the team’s success. “I think overall everyone did the best that they could and everyone came together as a team and it was really good,” Kugler said. Senior captain Claudia Stone said some individuals and re...

Girls’ swimming places second in Sections

Girls’ swimming places second in Sections

Sophie Olmen and Hayley Westwood

November 13, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase

According to senior captain Claudia Stone, Park preformed well at Sections with certain individuals and relays qualifying for State. “Sections went very well overall. We were able to qualify two relays and three individuals to State. This is a huge accomplishment especially because it’s for class...

Freshman runner places at State tournament

Freshman runner places at State tournament

Talia Lissauer and Ben Sanford

November 7, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase

Freshman Josie Mosby ran in State for the second consecutive year, and according to head coach Chris Nordstrom, she ran an amazing race and accomplished all of her goals. “Josie ran a really smart race and did a great job of moving up throughout the entire race,” Nordstrom said. “One of her...

Freshman qualifies for State

Freshman qualifies  for State

Talia Lissauer and Tamar Gewirtz

November 2, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports

Senior Cecelia Schmelzle is very proud of the team and Mosby for doing so well in this Conference. “We had Josie qualify for state so that’s always exciting,” Schmelzle said. “Everyone else had a great race, and we have a really good Conference.” According to coach Chris Nordstrom, Mosby...

Boys’ soccer ranks top ten in the state

Boys’ soccer ranks top ten in the state

Claire Bargman

October 2, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase

Varsity boys’ soccer coach Chato Alvarado has coached Park teams for 19 years, but this year he is making an extra big impact. Alvarado said the boys’ soccer team is fifth in the state and is expected to keep playing well and get as far as possible. He said he assess the week based on the te...

Synchro makes state for 23rd straight year

Synchro makes state for 23rd straight year

Atticus Raasch

May 24, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

After an undefeated season, junior Hope Cassman said she was excited to be part of a team that has won their section for the past 23 years. “I think our season has gone well,” Cassman said. “We’ve won all of our meets so far, I think we’ll do well at state all of our teams are in really g...

Freshman takes home State title

Freshman takes home State title

Muna Ali

April 3, 2018


Filed under Student Profiles, Winter sports

Having swum competitively for eight years, freshman Hayden Zheng said he ended this year’s season with an individual State title in the 100 yard breaststroke. “I thought I did really well at this past State, you know, getting the individual State title. I was very happy with that,” Zheng said....

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