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Nest hosts open mic night

Nest hosts open mic night

Talia Lissauer and Gabriel Kaplan

February 21, 2020

Marketing intern for the Nest and junior Rachel Stein said she enjoyed seeing new people visiting the Nest at the store’s open mic night. “It was super fun to see a lot of people from my community coming to the Nest,” Stein said. “It was really fun to see people coming in and learning about (t...

Student council prepares for Sno Daze

Student council prepares for Sno Daze

Sam Swisher

February 21, 2020

Before the upcoming Sno Daze dance Feb. 22, Student Council adviser Sarah Lindenberg said allowing students to choose music will help raise attendance. “The seniors (on Student Council) decided on having a couple of senior students create a playlist and be able to DJ the event to hopefully draw more s...

Busing offered to students for volleyball State match

Busing offered to students for volleyball State match

Gabriel Kaplan and Noah Orloff

November 5, 2019

When freshman Clare Miller found out busing would be available for Park volleyball’s upcoming State matches, she said she was joyful because of the convenience it would offer.  “I think it might make people feel better knowing they’re going to be able to get home alright and there’s no chaos,...

SLP Nutrition partners with Student Council

SLP Nutrition partners with Student Council

Gabriel Kaplan and Noah Orloff

September 19, 2019

Junior Courtney Hanson said she believes SLP Nutrition’s Homecoming sales will help draw in Park students, who can then learn about how to live healthier lives. “I thought (the sales) were a great idea. I know they’ve done things like that in the past or different fundraisers, and I think i...

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...

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