Robbinsdale Area Schools
High School

The Quill

The Quill logo

The Quill - Vol. 58, No. 8

Published Monday, May 31, 2022 

  • Plans Finalized for 2022 Grad Ceremony, cover
  • Cooper shifting its start, end times next year, cover
  • Weekly support day designed to help Hawks raise grades, cover
  • Seniors complete final tasks before leaving, pg 2
  • Exchange students reflect on year in America, pg 2
  • Yearbook students prepare to unveil Talons, pg 3
  • Final preparations now underway for senior party, pg 3
  • Sophomores finish their MYP Personal Projects (IB), pg 3
  • The end of the beginning- post-graduation plans, pg 4
  • OPINION: Summit let students use their voices, pg 5
  • OPINION: Keeping focused is important way to avoid lazy break, pg 5
  • OPINION: Negative impacts of the pandemic are still being felt, pg 5
  • OPINION: Reflections on four years as a Hawk, pg 6
  • OPINION: Change in school start times has good/bad sides, pg 6
  • OPINION: Legislation about trans athletes is a tough call, pg 6
  • OPINION: Wednesday program is a clear WIN for all students, pg 6
  • Variety: Nirvana classic lives up to hype, pg 7
  • Variety: Premier Performers, pg 7
  • Variety: Gamers should answer the call of Vanguard, pg7
  • Variety: Saul is stellar expansion of Bad universe, pg 8
  • Variety: Warcraft provides some excitement despite decline, pg 8
  • Variety: Super Metroid brings old-school fun to gamers, pg 8
  • Variety: Raimi makes Madness worth checking out, pg 9
  • Variety: Green's Alaska is a teen classic, pg 9
  • Variety: Ice Age 3 is an overlooked gem in the franchise, pg 9
  • Sports: Twins turn into the division's hottest team, pg 10
  • Sports: Oelfke retiring from Cooper, pg 11
  • Sports: Cooper Competitors, pg 11
  • Sports: Wild shows large improvement in '21-'22, pg 12
  • Sports: Timberwolves fall in first playoff berth in seven years, pg 12
  • Sports: Wild shows large improvement in '21-'22

The Quill Archives


Leadership staff

Editor-in-Chief: Andrew Hagge
News Editor: Sheng Vang
Features Editor: Tajannea Jenkins
Opinion Editor: Erin Chunn
Variety Editor: Luke Rekela-Jasper
Sports Editor: Nolan Andler
Copy Editors: Andrew Hagge, Sheng Vang
Advertising: Jack Atkinson
Circulation: Llewellyn Bouthim

Staff writers

Nolan Andler
Jack Atkinson
Llewellyn Bouthim
Richara Bullock 
Jamira Choedak
Erin Chunn
Bright Deku 
Devin Gray
Andrew Hagge
Aaliyah Hall
Damarius Hamilton
Naima Hussen
Tajannea Jenkins
Luke Rekela-Jasper
Mariah Riley
Philip Robert
Anajia Shannon
Myra Sinchi
Sheng Vang
Kenneth Ward

Support Staff

Nolan Andler
Richara Bullock
Myra Sinchi
Sheng Vang



Eric Zuccola  |


Dr. Frank Herman  |