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Student council prepares for Sno Daze week

Student council prepares for Sno Daze week

Ruby Stillman, Breanna Thompson, and Nebyu Bekele

February 11, 2019

When deciding on a Sno Daze theme, senior Student Council co-president Cailey Hansen-Mahoney thought it made sense to have a nostalgic theme because of the change in the Sno Daze dance location from the high school to the middle school. “We are going to do a throwback theme this year, bringing it b...

Student Council helps community through blood drive

Student Council helps community through blood drive

Emma Leff, Anika Hanson

December 5, 2018

Student Council adviser Sarah Lindenberg said Student Council partners with Memorial Blood Centers to host four blood drives every year. Park held their second blood drive of the year during the school day on Dec. 3, according to Lindenberg. “We have four (blood drives) throughout the year. For eac...

Student Council raises money for mental health

Student Council raises money for mental health

Emma Leff, Rachel Salzer, and Anika Hanson

October 17, 2018

Following a tragic loss in the St. Louis Park community, Student Council decided to raise money for the National Alliance on Mental Illness as well as raise awareness about mental health Students created small donation bins that were put in classrooms around the school. Students and staff are being encouraged to donate. Kara Cisco helped...

Student Council prepares for school year

Student Council prepares for school year

Noah Orloff

September 2, 2018

Senior Student Council co-president Cailey Hansen-Mahoney said she has many aspirations for the upcoming school year. “I want to try some new things,” Hansen-Mahoney said. “I think all officers want to do more events throughout the year to keep people engaged beyond just dances and then Homecoming w...

Day One at Park High School

Day One at Park High School

Katie Hardie

August 30, 2018

The first day, always characterized by a fun-filled, festival-like schedule, will include special guests, specialty foods and many activities throughout the day. In addition to the festivities, incoming students will go through an abbreviated run-through of their school schedules and have lunch provi...

Student Council reflects on final blood drive of year

Student Council reflects on final blood drive of year

Hadeal Rizeq

June 4, 2018

After donating blood to his mother when she was in need, senior Brian Asumari said he is committed to doing the same for others by participating in more blood drives. “My mom needed blood one time, and so she got it (from me),” Asumari said. “If I can help, like if you donate my blood, somebody...

Prom prepares for ‘Golden Days’

Prom prepares for ‘Golden Days’

Hadeal Rizeq

May 4, 2018

Prom committee planner freshman Michael Boxley-Harmon said planning for prom is a great way to give back to upperclassmen. “I feel like it’s just a great opportunity because I am helping plan a party for the juniors and the seniors, so they can have a good time going into college or ending the...

Student Council elects new officers

Student Council elects new officers

Hadeal Rizeq

April 18, 2018

Recently, new Student Council officers were picked for the 2018-2019 school year. Members of the council also received information about running for next year’s student body positions According to Student Council President Sophie Yarosh, the method of choosing the new officers involved each of the c...

Student Council begins Prom planning

Student Council begins Prom planning

Avia Kaner-Roth

April 11, 2018

Student council member Lilly Strathman said as a freshman on Student Council, it is part of her responsibilities to plan the Prom related details. “As an underclassman who is a part of Student Council, I get to plan prom decorations and the general things that go into planning the event,” Strathma...

Facts about the Student Council Blood Drive

Facts about the Student Council Blood Drive

Hadael Rizeq

March 7, 2018

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Sno Daze door decorating contest promotes expression, inclusivity

Sno Daze door decorating contest promotes expression, inclusivity

Hadeal Rizeq

March 3, 2018

When athletic administrative assistant Brittani Schroeder found out the Athletic Office won Student Council’s very first door decorating contest for, she said she was satisfied with her work. “It was happy and exciting. I’m also glad people enjoyed it because I enjoyed making it,” Schroeder ...

Student Council celebrates Park history

Student Council celebrates Park history

Emma Yarger and Amaia Barajas

November 9, 2017

Sophomore cornerback Jacob Brown said he is excited to be a part of the state qualifying football team and to attend the celebratory pep fest Friday Nov. 10th. “I think it’s going to be really exciting, it’s going to be a lot fun having everyone together around for our first ever trip to Sta...

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