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Park Tech acquires business volunteer

Park Tech acquires business volunteer

Gabriel Kaplan, Yonit Krebs, and Maria Perez-Barriga

December 20, 2018


Filed under School clubs and activities

According to Park Tech adviser Jake Utites, Nathan Thorgrimson reached out to the club in order to help renew the club and its approach towards outreach and business management.    “So I am still the adviser, but there is a (helper) named Nathan Thorgrimson,” Utites said. “He was one of th...

Technovations decides on app for competition

Technovations decides on app for competition

Yonit Krebs

April 12, 2018


Filed under School clubs and activities

For the Technovation Challenge, junior Ilsa Olsen said the team of five girls decided to create an app that would make it easier for students to give back to their communities. “We are making a volunteer app, and we’re trying to make it so someone can have an account and log in and just search for ...

Band teacher to teach in South Africa

Band teacher to teach in South Africa

Hannah Leff

April 11, 2018


Filed under Profiles

According to Band director Steven Schmitz, he will be volunteer teaching at a music school in Cape Town, South Africa from May 13 to June 6. “I got this offer, that is probably once in a lifetime, to volunteer teach in Cape Town, South Africa. The school is a music school, and I would be teaching sa...

Nest intends to focus on students needs

Nest intends to focus on students needs

Marta Hill

February 9, 2018


Filed under Student Life

When Nest chair Julia Schmelzer reflected on the purpose behind the Nest, she said the goal is especially relevant in today's day and age. “(Students are) really scheduled, and there is a lot of stress. The expectations for school and getting into college are higher than they ever have been, so I thi...

Special Education volunteers with Feed My Starving Children

Special Education volunteers with Feed My Starving Children

Yonit Krebs

November 3, 2017


Filed under Student Life

According to Special Education teacher Alaina Martin, the Special Education classes visited Feed My Starving Children Oct. 12. “We went to Feed My Starving Children for the afternoon, and we packed meals that went to the Dominican Republic,” Martin said. Freshman Special Education student Amanda Donnay sa...

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