The Echo

Echo staffers work in the pub Mar. 8. The Echo was awarded the First Amendment Press Freedom Award for upholding the First Amendment’s freedom of the press.

Park wins First Amendment Press Freedom Award

Nora Hall March 22, 2021

For the sixth time in the last seven years, Park was awarded the First Amendment Press Freedom Award. This award focuses on press and speech freedoms in schools. According to Echo adviser Lori Keekley,...

Seniors Maddie Schutte and Sophie Livingston work on a page during Echo late night Feb. 3, 2020. Echo was one of 21 schools that received a National Newspaper Pacemaker award.

Echo wins Print Pacemaker, individual awards

Harris Keekley February 1, 2021

After Echo received a National Newspaper Pacemaker award for the previous school year’s print editions, editor-in-chief Madeline Schutte believes the Echo’s awards are a reflection of its staffers...

Senior Marta Hill instructs Echo staffers on what they need to work on in class Feb. 20. Hill is now in contention for the National Journalist of the Year, along with all the other State Journalist of the Year winners.

Marta Hill wins Minnesota Journalist of the Year

Tobias Khabie March 17, 2020

Senior and Editor-in-Chief of the Echo Marta Hill was sitting in the St. Louis Park City Hall parking lot when she received news that she had won the Minnesota Journalist of the Year award. According to...

Sophomore Ayelet Prottas and junior Maria Perez Barriga edit a page on Echo’s late night Feb. 25. Park recently won the First Amendment Press Freedom Award.

Park wins First Amendment Press Freedom Award

Ruthie Posada February 29, 2020

After being awarded the First Amendment Press Freedom Award, senior co-Editor-in-Chief of the Echo Marta Hill said the award represents Park’s emphasis on the value of ethical journalism. “From...

Echo website recognized for journalistic excellence

Echo website recognized for journalistic excellence

Marta Hill February 8, 2020

Echo was named a 2020 Online Pacemaker finalist by the National Scholastic Press Association Feb. 6. According to Gary Lundgren, associate director and coordinator of the Pacemaker competition, the...

Senior Sofia Seewald and sophomore Molly Schochet edit the Student Life page Oct. 3.

Echo named 2019 Newspaper Pacemaker finalist

Maria Perez Barriga October 8, 2019

According to the National Scholastic Press Association, the Echo was announced as one of the 49 finalists of the annual Newspaper Pacemaker competition.  The 2019 Newspaper Pacemaker winners will be...

Juniors Kaia Myers and Ruby Stillman work on the features page after late night to post everything on the website May 8. The Echo was awarded the 2019 National Online Pacemaker April 27.

Echo wins Online Pacemaker

Dani Orloff May 8, 2019

Echo received the 2019 National Scholastic Press Association Online Pacemaker Award at the Spring National High School Journalism Convention April 27 in Anaheim, California, according to Echo adviser Lori...

Echo named 2019 Online Pacemaker finalist

Echo named 2019 Online Pacemaker finalist

Dani Orloff January 14, 2019

Echo was announced as a 2019 Online Pacemaker finalist by the National Scholastic Press Association Jan. 12. According to the National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA), the Echo was one of 44 publications...

Sophomores Sadie Yarosh and Sophie Livingston chat with Senior sports editor Sophie Olmen during Echo period 5.

Echo receives Newspaper Pacemaker Award

Dani Orloff November 5, 2018

During the fall national high school journalism convention in Chicago, the Echo received various awards for its work the past school year. The Echo won the National Scholastic Press Association’s...

Echo named 2018 Pacemaker finalist

Echo named 2018 Pacemaker finalist

Dani Orloff September 24, 2018

Echo was named a 2018 Pacemaker finalist in the newspaper category by the National Scholastic Press Association Sept. 7. According to the National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA), the Echo was one...

Echo named as 2017 Pacemaker finalist

Echo named as 2017 Pacemaker finalist

Tennam Gyaldatsang September 27, 2017

Senior managing editor Atticus Raasch said the Echo staff deserved to be named one of the National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA) 2017 Pacemaker finalists. “I think that everyone on staff really...

Echo wins Pacemaker award

Echo wins Pacemaker award

Jackson Eilers November 18, 2014

During a recent trip to Washington D.C., the Echo received various awards for last year’s publications. The Echo won the NSPA National Pacemaker, an award that judges: coverage and content, quality...

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