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Sophomore Jacob Balcos studies for finals June 7. Students at Park got ready for a big week of finals testing.

The stress of finals week

Owen McColgan and Jacob Martenson June 8, 2023

With the school year coming to a close, many students have been feeling the pressure finals come with and have been stressing to try and find time to study.                         Sophomore...

Executing the perfect summer playlist

Executing the perfect summer playlist

Abby Meisler June 5, 2023

As the 2023 summer approaches, people are starting to make their playlists with their anthems for this summer. These five songs are key to have a great summer playlist. “42.26” by Childish Gambino This...

Summer soccer skills program

Summer soccer skills program

Layla Mickelson May 29, 2023

During the summer, there are many opportunities that are available to high school students. One that is offered to all aspiring female soccer students is the soccer skills program run by head coach Anne...

Visceral Reaction practices  together August 18. They will perform at 6 p.m. on Sep. 7 at the Cabooze.

Teen death metal band gives fans a Visceral Reaction

Modesty Manion September 7, 2022

Old school death metal is a revival movement of death metal, a music genre that emerged in the late ‘80s and early ‘90s. A subgenre of heavy metal, death metal demonstrates exaggerated intensity, volume,...

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Top 3 films of summer 2022

Abby Bartleson September 6, 2022

This summer has been a noteworthy season for new movies. With an increasing number of theatergoers and fewer movies being released on demand, I took the chance to watch some of the most anticipated films...

14-day boundary waters trip proves unforgettable

14-day boundary waters trip proves unforgettable

Modesty Manion September 4, 2022

Over the summer, I spent 14 days canoeing, portaging and camping in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW). The BWCAW is the wilderness that lies on the border of Minnesota and Canada. There...

Students share in a circle during first hour civics June 8. To sign up for credit recovery talk to your counselor or email Patrice Howard (

Enriching events for the summer

Ivan Zank June 8, 2022

The summer is almost here but that doesn't mean school stops for everyone. Park offers various activities for when school is out, both educational and recreational.  Patrice Howard, Director of Community...

Angel Food offers fun flavored popsicles for summer. They have partnered with Frio Frio for this collaboration.

Sweet new treats for summer

Nina Miller June 6, 2022

As the weather is getting warmer and it is getting closer to summer, the want for new, fun, frozen treats is a must. Thankfully, the new Angel Food Bakery and Coffee Bar has recently opened their own frozen...

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Top 5 summer 2021 albums

Modesty Manion September 4, 2021

This past summer has been very eventful in the music industry. Although the COVID-19 pandemic and the Delta variant have put a damper on usual summer activities, they have not affected the number of albums...

Photo illustration by Lauren Thon. Walking on trails is one of many COVID-19-safe summer activities.

COVID-19-safe summer activities

Tenzin Gyaldatsang June 3, 2021

As the school year winds down and summer begins, taking advantage of the nice weather is a must-do this year. COVID-19 regulations are starting to be lifted as more of the population receives vaccinations.  A...

Postponing Prom provides hope

Postponing Prom provides hope

Ruthie Posada April 17, 2020

In a recent announcement provided by St. Louis Park High School April 10, it was announced that Prom would be moved to summer 2020. This was by far the best news I had heard in a very long time and gave...

The senior section cheers during the pep fest Feb. 14. According to senior Anna Nicholls, seniors may be able to have their last school dance in the summer, because the in-person Prom April 18 was cancelled due to COVID-19.

Prom postponed due to COVID-19

Talia Lissauer and Marta Hill April 15, 2020

Although senior William Pinney believes postponing Prom was the right thing to do, he is disappointed that he will not have a normal senior Prom. Despite that, he said participating in a virtual Prom could...

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