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Juniors and seniors celebrate prom at Mill City Museum

JCLC has reserved the Mill City Museum for this year’s junior and senior prom, a venue at which prom has been held in the past. Prom will be held on June 4. “The Mill City Museum is really beautiful. I think everyone should be really excited,” JCLC member Louie Bogolub said.

Netta Kaplan, Managing Editor

May 31, 2014

Starting in late April, pictures begin to flow onto social media sites of girls in long dresses and boys in tuxedos. Stores begin selling gowns and ties of all conceivable colors and salons offer deals on hairstyles. Filled with corsages, limos, and laughter, prom season has arrived. At St. Paul Academy...

Senior Cynthia Zheng’s dedication to dancing remains strong

Senior Cynthia Zheng participates in dance both in and out of school.

Ava Gallagher, Chief Visual Editor

April 29, 2014

Dancing—in almost every style and form—has been a part of senior Cynthia Zheng’s life for nearly seven years now. Zheng has focused her talents mostly on Chinese dance, which she participates in outside of school in addition to her role on the dance team. “Dancing has become ingrained in my life....

Post-Secondary Education Options take students off campus

Senior Cynthia Zheng takes Chinese classes through PSEO.  When making the decision, she had to take into consideration the academic balance of her programs,  but also timing and budget for things like driving and paying for parking. “I have to leave right after school every day so I have no time to meet with teachers and no time to meet with other people when I’m in a group project,” she said. “That’s been really difficult.”

Lucy Li, Managing Editor/Online Editor in Chief

March 17, 2014

“What’s your major?” Senior Charlie Southwick’s fellow French classmates at the University of Minnesota asked him this question, not knowing that Southwick was part of the Postsecondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) program. “I was like, ‘Well I’m actually still a high school student,’”...

Winter Sports Preview: Dance Team welcomes new coach and members

Senior captain Cynthia Zheng and sophomore Maren Findlay are excited for dance team this season, “I’d say we’re in a building year, but I’m really excited for the season. We have a great group of girls,” Zheng said.

John Wilhelm and Tommy Toghramadjian

November 25, 2013

“I’d say we’re in a building year,” Cynthia Zheng, captain of dance team, said. “But I’m really excited for the season. We have a great group of girls.” This year, dance team is getting a new coach, which could greatly change the course of the season. The addition of a new coach could ...