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Skiers compete at first meet after break

Skiers compete at first meet after break

Kaia Myers

January 11, 2019


Filed under Winter sports

According to sophomore Maya Lee, the Nordic team had a successful first meet back after winter break. “Everyone seems to be doing really well and (our) technique seemed good. Everyone seems pretty happy with how they did,” Lee said. “I feel like I did alright. I wasn’t feeling as good as ...

Nordic competes at largest ski meet in the country

Nordic competes at largest ski meet in the country

Kaia Myers

January 9, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Winter sports

According to Nordic head coach Doug Peterson, the team’s latest meet last weekend in Mesabi, MN drew competition from across the United States. It is the biggest Nordic race for high schoolers in the nation. The top ten skiers from both the girls’ and boys’ teams were selected to compete at thi...

Nordic ski performs well at first classic meet

Nordic ski performs well at first classic meet

Kaia Myers

December 22, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Winter sports

Nordic coach Kaitlyn Lindaman said the team skied really well despite the icy course conditions. Due to these conditions, the skiers had to use their poles to propel them forward instead of a skiing motion. “I know there were some nerves going into the race because the conditions are obviously n...

Getting your car ready for winter

December 10, 2018


Filed under Video

Toy drive aids many around the holiday season

Toy drive aids many around the holiday season

Noah Orloff

November 25, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

St. Louis Park Emergency Program volunteer and community relations coordinator Mari-Claire Dart said she believes wintertime offers a different type of atmosphere that can help bring joy to both donors and those receiving donations. “There’s a certain kind of magic that happens during the hol...

Nordic Ski looks forward to an eventful season

Nordic Ski looks forward to an eventful season

Kaia Myers

November 20, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Winter sports

According to Nordic Ski head coach Doug Peterson, the team is diligently working toward their goals, which includes state for some skiers. “I believe that the team is going to be competitive because they look like they are pretty hard workers and have pretty good character,” Peterson said. “I th...

Coat drive heats up for winter

Coat drive heats up for winter

Noah Orloff

November 3, 2018


Filed under News

According to St. Louis Park Emergency Program volunteer and community relations coordinator, Mari-Claire Dart, St. Louis Park Emergency Program’s winter clothing is open to those who seek help for winter warmth. “It’s available for anyone who feels they have the need to use our services,” Dart s...

Winter creates danger for homeless population

Winter creates danger for homeless population

Anna duSaire and Alec Pittman

January 29, 2018


Filed under In-Depth

Surrounded by local homelessness, freshman Janiah Davis said she felt motivated to use her earnings to take action in bettering her community. “I haven’t been with any organization, but I moved a month ago, and I lived in a bad neighborhood with a lot of homeless people. So when I was working,...

Community service provides meals during break

Community service provides meals during break

Sumaya Mohamed, Yonit Krebs, and Brooklyn Donelson

January 10, 2018


Filed under School clubs and activities

With a few months of volunteering experience accomplished, junior Leensa Ahmed said she has enjoyed helping people within the Park community. “It's been pretty cool going out and being able to shop for families who need it, and being a student who’s helping out other students in the St. Louis P...

Winter concert honors fallen soldiers

Winter concert honors fallen soldiers

Maddie Lund and Emma Kempf

December 13, 2017


Filed under School clubs and activities, Showcase

According to band teacher Steven Schmitz, the first band concert of the year previewed holiday music and songs they will perform on their trip to Hawaii this spring. “We wanted to have a holiday element for sure, so every band had a holiday piece. There was some Hanukkah represented and Christmas,”...

Girls’ hockey defeats Rogers Royals

Girls’ hockey defeats Rogers Royals

Nicole Sanford and Ruby Stillman

November 30, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Uncategorized, Winter sports

After their 6-5 win against the Rogers Royals, sophomore Sarah Mccallon said the girls’ Hopkins-Park hockey team has experienced improvements since their first games, but hopes to continue seeing growth as the season progresses. “We lost our first game against Eagan. I think we weren't really working a...

Nordic prepares for upcoming meet

Nordic prepares for upcoming meet

Amaia Barajas

January 8, 2017


Filed under Winter sports

The first meet of the season was last week and according to senior captain Jackson Sokolowski the team is prepared and ready for Mondays meet. Sokolowski said he has faith in the performance of the Nordic team at the upcoming meet. “I think we’re really prepared, a lot of people improved ove...

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