The Spectrum

Diverse Student Body Juxtaposes Religious Calendar

Will Rosenblum, News Editor

October 14, 2019

The Academic School year consists of two large breaks, typically with minimal homework, that occur directly after first semester during Christmas, and after the third quarter during Easter, religious holidays of the Christian religion. While this system does accommodate for a lot of the student b...

Parking Confusion: Construction, Carpooling, Congestion

Tyler Holmes, Noor Naseer, and Will Rosenblum

September 19, 2019

Students have not had access to the Parade Park parking lot (located across from the math wing, next to the Sculpture Garden) since the start of the school year due to the Minnesota State Fair and, now, renovations. In the meantime, students are allowed to park in designated areas of the Parade Ice A...

Student Band Breaks Pattern

Student Band Breaks Pattern

Will Rosenblum, Staff Writer

December 2, 2018

In the summer of 2017, John Erlandson ‘21, Tyler May ‘21, and Will McDonald’21 formed a small, currently unnamed rock band. According to May, the start of the band formed because “[Will] plays drums,[John] can sing, I play guitar and we are all friends.” To get a jump start, the band started going ...

Bilingual Students Find Challenge in Language Class

From left, Sebastian Pliego '22, Lexie Dietz '20, Tommy Pan '21 enjoy the benefits of being bilingual

Will Rosenblum, Contributing Writer

November 2, 2018

With a vast spectrum of student language expertise, the language department has shifted to meet the needs of bilingual students. Students may continue to study the language they already know, or start a new one, but their past experience continues to be beneficial. Sebastian Pliego ’22 ...

Legacy Day changes location due to construction

Will Rosenblum, Contributing Writer

September 27, 2018

This year’s Legacy day will differ in structure because of the construction on the Hopkins campus.   Legacy day, an annual event at the beginning of each year where grades one through twelve come together to complete various service activities, is usually held solely at the middle and lower sch...

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