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School competition turns political

School competition turns political

Ethan Brown

“Dopeamine” donned masks of President Donald Trump, with X’s drawn through his eyes, before playing a protest song Feb. 23 at battle of the bands, an event held by Student Council leading up to the Snodaze dance Feb. 25. According to senior Student Council President Megan Aune, “Dopeamine” won the c...

February 23

District prepares for winter storm

District prepares for winter storm

Grace Farley

After the National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory for the Twin Cities area, District Communications Director Sara Thompson addressed Park’s closing and dismissal policies.   “St. Louis Park Public Schools will do our best to make a decision about a late start or school closing by 5:30...

February 23

Echo applications available

Echo applications available

Applications for 2016-2017 Echo staff are available and due Monday, Feb. 27. They are available in C275 and C363. Contact adviser Lori Keekley at [email protected] for additional information.

February 23

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City Entertainment

“The Lego Batman Movie” doesn’t stack up

“The Lego Batman Movie” doesn’t stack up

Lukas Levin

“The Lego Batman Movie” is visually gorgeous and at points very clever with its use of the lego toy within the plot, but, overall, is overhyped and generally boring. Will Arnett voices Batman in the film. At first, his impression of the caped crusader is hilarious and ...

February 23

Oscars create excitement in viewers

Samyu Yenamandra

As junior Lindsey Prestholdt awaits the Oscars, she looks forward to the Best Original Screenplay award and the Best Writing Adapted Screenplay award. “I’m most excited for the writing, both original screenplay and adapted screenplay, because I...

February 21

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Swimmers make Section finals

Swimmers make Section finals

Kirby Goodman

Three Park relay teams and nine individuals qualified for Section finals Feb. 23. Section finals take place 1 p.m. Feb. 25 at the Art Downy Aquatic Center in Edina. Relay team qualifiers: 200 medley relay placed third with a time of 1:43.62, including freshman Will Schwietering, freshman Will Matthews, 8th grader Hayden Zheng and senior Nils Rykken. Rykken, junior David Sal...

February 24

Boys’ hockey beats Benilde in first Sections game

Boys’ hockey beats Benilde in first Sections game

Raphy Gendler

After losing 4-1 to Benilde in the team's last regular season game Feb. 16, the boys' hockey team picked up a big win when it counted most, beating Benilde 5-3 Feb. 23. Senior captain Bauer Neudecker, fresh off a nomination for Minnesota Mr. Hockey, scored his 40th goal of the season to tie the game 3-3 early in the third period. Park, the #5 seed in Section 6AA,...

February 24

Boys’ swim team prepares to compete in Section finals

Boys’ swim team prepares to compete in Section finals

Yonah Davis

After weeks of practice, the boys’ swim team feels excited to compete in Section finals. There are two days of competition at Sections, according to coach Amanda Forsberg. On Thursday, the first day, all swimmers compete and on Saturday the top 16 swimmers have a chance to compete. “Day one everybody swims, like from all the teams in the Section, and then day tw...

February 23

Neudecker reminisces on Park career

Neudecker reminisces on Park career

Amaia Barajas and Alexis Machoka

Near the end of the first period of his Feb. 7 game against Chanhassen, senior Bauer Neudecker scored the game’s first goal. He said it was a good start to one of his last games. According to the MN Hockey Hub, Neudecker averages about 3 points per game and has scored  99 goals in his career. He said it was surreal for him to be putting on his jersey for one of the ...

February 16

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Lukas Wrede returns from semester studying in Wisconsin wilderness

Lukas Wrede returns from semester studying in Wisconsin wilderness

Izzy Leviton

As junior Lukas Wrede reflects on his past semester at Conserve School, he said he enjoyed going to a school where the outdoors became his classroom. According to Wrede, Conserve School is located in Land O’ Lakes, Wisconsin, and high school students spend one semester lea...

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Student athletes sign letters of intent

Student athletes sign letters of intent

According to athletic director Andy Ewald, numerous student athletes has signed letters of intent, committing to participate in athletics at the postsecondary level. Ewald said student athletes often sign their letter of intent to a school early if they have already made their...

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