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Committee seeks variety of opinions

Committee seeks variety of opinions

Annabella Strathman

When freshman Vision 3.0 committee member Amaya Fuoko steps into a town hall meeting as one of two minorities represented, she faces adversity on many levels. “We had our first town hall meeting, and I was the only younger person there. I was the only non-white person there,” Fuoko said. “It was sad, i...

March 23

Echo, adviser receive national awards

Echo, adviser receive national awards

Sam Orloff

Echo received the 2016 First Amendment Press Freedom Award and was named a 2017 National Scholastic Press Association Online Pacemaker finalist. According to the Journalism Education Association (JEA), the First Amendment Press Freedom Award is awarded by a committee of representatives from a number of organizations that recognize high school journalism. “The award reco...

March 22

Echo editor named Journalist of the Year

Echo editor named Journalist of the Year

Raphy Gendler and William Phelan

When Echo editor-in-chief Ethan Brown was named Minnesota’s high school journalist of the year by the Journalism Education Association (JEA), he was quick to credit his co-editors and staff. “I was really honored to receive recognition for what I have been putting a lot of passion into for the last few ye...

March 21

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City Entertainment

Spring Break stay-cation activities

Spring Break stay-cation activities

Yonit Krebs

Can Can Wonderland art environment includes mini-golf course After spending time at Can Can Wonderland, business and computer science teacher Jacob Utities suggests students visit the new amusement area. He said the 18-hole mini-golf course, old-school game mac...

March 22

Sheeran lovers united in love of  ÷

Sheeran lovers united in love of ÷

Eleanor Kline-Olson

Ed Sheeran’s new album, “÷” (pronounced divide), showcases his charming musical ability to compose and perform many different styles of music. He runs the gamut from soulful ballads to hip-hop. Each song off his album is written for different kinds ...

March 16

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Upcoming Games

Weather fails to deter track team

Weather fails to deter track team

William Phelan and Jacob Stillman

Despite the recent dump of snow, Junior sprinter Peyton Morrison said the track team has been able to hold productive practices indoors. “It has been a good start to the season,” Morrison said. “We have been able to work on sprint mechanics and quick footwork in the gym, which will help set us up well for outdoor workouts.” According to head coach Richard Keith...

March 22

Girls’ golf holds informational meeting

Girls’ golf holds informational meeting

Elise Riley, Sophie Yarosh, and Alex Balfour

According to assistant coach Joe Yaeger, the girls’ golf informational meeting March 16 served its purpose and prepared players for the first practice. “We talked about the schedule for the upcoming first couple weeks. We talked about the schedule at the end of the year,” Yaeger said. “We talked about how varsity and JV goes, how many girls can go at a time, what...

March 22

Meet the 2017 girls’ track captains

Meet the 2017 girls’ track captains

March 22

March Madness teams and players to watch

Jacob Stillman

With the NCAA March Madness mens’ basketball tournament coming up, check out what an Echo analyst has to say about which teams and players to watch for. Teams to watch: Wichita St. Shockers (10) 30-4  MVC champions The Shockers come into the tourney on a 15 game win streak. In that 15 game win streak, the closest margin of victory was eight; they have been winning big against t...

March 15

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Park graduate spurs social change

Park graduate spurs social change

William Phelan

According to Park alumnus William Morrow, who now serves as the student body president at the University of California-Berkeley, his time on student council at Park was an invaluable experience. “The student council at Park was a great crash course in learning to engage wit...

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Counselor provides foster home for dogs

Counselor provides foster home for dogs

Jayne Stevenson

After feeling fascinated with her friend’s involvement in dog fostering, counselor Kelsey Milne decided to introduce the same opportunity into her home. Milne said she began fostering dogs eight years ago through the organization Safe Hands Animal Rescue. “(Sa...

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The student news site of St. Louis Park High School
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