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Summer concerts

Summer concerts

Carly Joseph

June 5, 2019

Events happen all summer and this year the music industry has a lot going on. From Billie Eilish to New Kids On The Block, there is something for everybody in the Twin Cities....

Synchro ends competition season

Synchro ends competition season

Yonit Krebs and Sam St. Clair

June 5, 2019

After celebrating its success at State, Park’s synchro team looks to the next season and preparing through summer programs, according to sophomore Maya Lee. “In the summer you can do the strength and conditioning program, summer synchro through the high school or summer synchro through Aquafins, wh...

Nordic team trains during summer

Nordic team trains during summer

Noah Orloff and Dani Orloff

May 31, 2019

Sophomore Danny Walsh, who participated in Minneapolis Ski Club last year and will be a Nordic captain this upcoming season, said Minneapolis Ski Club was a two to three hour commitment per day. “They're really hard and you've got to get up really early, but it's really rewarding,” Walsh said. ...

Birdfeeder offers summer meal plans

Birdfeeder offers summer meal plans

Maggie Klaers, Ruthie Posada, and Emily Ziessman

May 30, 2019

The Birdfeeder and free and reduced lunch provide meal security for students in need during the school year. According to junior Victoria Martinez, this service will continue into the summer. “During the summer we want (students) to be able to relax and not have to worry about getting a job to help ...

Program seeks to provide summer employment

Program seeks to provide summer employment

Dani Orloff and Noah Orloff

March 15, 2019

As sophomore Marcos Alvarez reflects on his time volunteering at a St. Louis Park park during the summer, he said it was a fulfilling experience. “It’s really fun. You get to hang with kids, make activities and you get a lot of job experience and volunteer experience for college and stuff like ...

Netflix movie charms viewers

Netflix movie charms viewers

Jenna Cook

June 6, 2018

One of Netflix’s most recent original additions, “Ibiza” left me amused and entertained just as any good summer travel movie should. The film tells the story of a young woman, Harper (Gillian Jacobs), who travels to Spain on a business trip along with her friends. In a turn of events, Harper is ...

6 hot tracks missing from your Summer playlist

6 hot tracks missing from your Summer playlist

Isaac Wert

June 3, 2018

Now that it’s finally Summer, there’s nothing better than rolling the windows down and taking an exhilarating drive to celebrate the nice weather. No matter what your plans are, everyone needs an upbeat, feel-good soundtrack for their summer. These are 6 underrated songs you don’t know your goo...

Club plans summer canoe trip

Club plans summer canoe trip

Emma Yarger

May 31, 2018

As the Roots and Shoots Boundary Waters canoe trip approaches, senior Adam Recknagel said he thinks about upcoming the adventure every day. According to senior Lukas Wrede, the Boundary Waters is a good example of what the club is attempting to preserve. “A lot of people in Roots and Shoots...

STEP-UP open to applicants for summer internships

STEP-UP open to applicants for summer internships

Izzy Leviton

February 11, 2018

According to Kelsey Massey, Youth Services Associate for STEP-UP and alumni of the program, STEP-UP is a program that pairs applicants with paid internships for the summer.    “STEP-UP as a whole is a program for 14 through 21 year old students or residents of Minneapolis to get some career ex...

German exchange students to come in February

German exchange students to come in February

Yonit Krebs

October 25, 2017

Thinking about the upcoming February visit from German host families, senior German student Thomas Bryant said he feels excited to see the Germans he met over the summer. Bryant said he is eager to show the German students his life as well as American life in general. “I’m super excited (...

Senior spends summer at Paisley Park

Senior spends summer at Paisley Park

Avia Kaner-Roth, writer

September 20, 2017

Senior Joseph Holloway said he was very lucky to have the opportunity to be a part time DJ and Ecology worker at Paisley Park because it is such a private and prestigious institution. “The only way to get hired at Paisley Park is to have a personal connection,” Holloway said. “My mom used to...

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