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Interested in Expanding Your Acting Skills? Join Drama Club

Interested in Expanding Your Acting Skills? Join Drama Club

Margaret Holmes

October 23, 2020

If you love acting, or even if you just want to hang out with your friends, Drama Club is a fun opportunity for anyone looking for a more laid back extracurricular.   Rather than the big production plays you see being performed at school, Drama Club is “the lesser version of the big shows,” sa...

BSU: Giving Students a Space to be Themselves

BSU: Giving Students a Space to be Themselves

Maneeya Leung

October 23, 2020

According to senior Nedwa Abdi, one of the restarters of the school's Black Student Union, BSU's purpose is for black students to build a community. She adds that the point of BSU isn’t necessarily to educate others about racism or complete any projects. “BSU is about taking a step back and just ...

Interview with CJ Strehl: Eden Prairie School Board Candidate 2020

CJ Strehl, Eden Prairie School Board candidate 2020

Maneeya Leung

October 21, 2020

It starts with the kids “It starts with my kids, and wanting them to have a fantastic academic opportunity,” says CJ Strehl on why he’s running for school board. “My kids’ education is really important, and the education of everybody in the community is really important,” says Stre...

Interview with Kim Ross: Eden Prairie School Board Candidate 2020

Kim Ross, Eden Prairie School Board candidate 2020

Maneeya Leung

October 21, 2020

Going back to the board A former member of Eden Prairie’s school board, candidate Kim Ross is ready to do it again. “With the events of this year- the pandemic and murder of George Floyd, it really got me thinking about how can I step up and serve my community at a time where we all need to be at ...

Interview with Francesca Pagan-Umar: Eden Prairie School Board Candidate 2020

Francesca Pagan-Omar, Eden Prairie School Board candidate 2020

Maneeya Leung

October 21, 2020

“Race-based equity and education have been a passion of mine for the past sixteen years” When Francesca Pagan-Umar saw Eden Prairie’s wide achievement gap, she didn’t see it as some discouraging statistic beyond anyone’s control. Instead, she saw something she knew she could improve.  ...

Interview with Beth Fletcher: Eden Prairie School Board Candidate 2020

Beth Fletcher, Eden Prairie School Board candidate 2020

Maneeya Leung

October 21, 2020

“The tipping point was Covid” “This year, what ended up being the tipping point was Covid,” says Beth Fletcher, one of the candidates this year for Eden Prairie’s school board. “We’re making decisions on the fly, everything is changing, and we need good people to help make those good de...

Want to Save the Planet? Start by Joining Tree Huggers

Want to Save the Planet? Start by Joining Tree Huggers

Maneeya Leung

October 13, 2020

Two years ago, senior Christina Spicher knew she wanted to do something about the impending climate crisis, but she just didn’t know what. That’s when she joined Tree Huggers. With the club, she traveled to her first climate strike at the capitol. “That was my first introduction to climate ac...

Why You Should Join Women’s Rights Club

Why You Should Join Women's Rights Club

Margaret Holmes

October 12, 2020

Are you interested in joining a new club this year? Do you enjoy discussing politics? If yes, then the Women’s Rights Club is the perfect opportunity for you. Head officers and seniors Jilly Pearson and Madison Mitchell explain all about what being part of this club is like.  Tell us a little ...

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