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Park’s student council met on April 13 to plan prom. They spent the meeting discussing the best food selection for the event.

Prom planning continues

Johanna Kaplan and Maren Wilsey April 19, 2023

With prom approaching May 13, Park’s Student Council bears the task of putting together an unforgettable experience for juniors and seniors alike. Students have now decided on a theme for the dance,...

Teacher Valerie Weaver tells students about ideas for prom March 16. Prom tickets can be purchased starting April 10th.

Student Council plans prom

Maren Wilsey and Johanna Kaplan March 16, 2023

As Park heads into the final months of the school year, Student Council kicked off the planning for prom at their meeting March 16. Senior and Student Council co-president Micah Davis said the first round...

Theres snow place like Snow Daze

There’s snow place like Snow Daze

Maren Wilsey February 2, 2023

Since the COVID-19 pandemic, Park has seen a whirlwind of events and activities come and go. One such event is the winter Snow Daze dance. Park’s version of the “Sadie Hawkins” dance has not been...

Ms. Dagen hands out hot chocolate to sophomore Chloe Lorentz. Student council organized for hot cocoa to be available to students during lunchtime.

Cheers to hot chocolate

Sarah Peterson and Taylor Voigt December 24, 2022

In honor of winter break’s arrival, Park’s student council decided to give back to the students by sharing a warm holiday treat Dec. 19–21. Students were able to find free hot cocoa outside of the...

Seniors participate in jersey dress code to support the Park football team. Students are encouraged to wear orange to show Park pride at the homecoming game Sept. 24.

Homecoming week begins

Jacob Khabie September 19, 2021

As Park brings in the new school year, the Student Council has prepared for homecoming week, starting Sept. 20. With a schedule strategically planned around the Jewish holiday of Sukkot, the Student Council...

Senior Jade Shionoya and Zaid Yusuf celebrate coronation Sept. 29. Similar to Homecoming, Sno Daze events are planned in compliance with COVID-19 guidelines.

Sno Daze preview

Andrea Melear and Tobias Khabie February 22, 2021

After senior Student Council President Sadie Yarosh planned the events of Sno Daze week, she said despite the adjustments made to comply with COVID-19 guidelines, it is still important to highlight and...

Senior Alex Riley takes a shot during the Sno Daze pep fest Feb. 14. Student Council announced the possibility of new mirrors in the bathrooms if students participated in dress codes.

Staff Editorial: Bathroom mirrors should not be incentive

February 24, 2020

Going to the bathroom at school is a hassle. First, you have to find an unlocked bathroom and wait in line for an open stall. Also, few bathrooms include mirrors, so you have to search for a bathroom with...

Senior and Student Council president Anna Wert speaks to the crowd at the Nest’s open-mic event Feb. 20. The program aimed to give students the opportunity to show off their talents and participate in SnoDaze festivities.

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...

Seniors and Student Council co-presidents Anna Wert and Anna Nicholls discuss Sno Daze plans with adviser Sarah Lindenburg. Student Council is in charge of organizing Sno Daze week activities and decorating for the dance.

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...

Junior Kendall Coley hits the ball over the net during the Sections Finals Nov. 2. The State matches will be played as a double elimination Nov. 7 and Nov. 8.

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...

SLP Nutrition founders Alex Brose and Allyson Oman laugh as they wait for someone to order a drink. According to Oman, SLP Nutrition is a health club with a mission of creating a healthy community.

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...

Sophomore Student Council members Isaac Scott, Grace Fahey and Li Livdahl discuss ideas for the upcoming Sno Daze week. Student Council leads activites every day leading up to the dance Feb. 23.

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...

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