The Echo

Marta Hill wins Minnesota Journalist of the Year

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.

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 Hill, she never imagined she would win such an award. “I didn't let myself think that I could ev...

Park wins First Amendment Press Freedom Award

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.

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 my understanding, basically it means that as a school we uphold the First Amendment and we practice g...

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 Pacemaker recipients will be named April 18 at the Spring National High School Journalism Conventio...

Echo named 2019 Newspaper Pacemaker finalist

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

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 announced at the JEA/NSPA Fall National High School Journalism Convention Nov.21-24 in Washington, ...

Echo wins Online Pacemaker

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.

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 Keekley. According to the National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA), the Echo was one of ...

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 recognized as a finalist in the annual Pacemaker competition. “The Pacemaker is the assoc...

Echo receives Newspaper Pacemaker Award

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

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 (NSPA) National Newspaper Pacemaker Award for 2018. According to NSPA, the award looks for excellence in c...

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 of 67 publications recognized as finalists in the annual Pacemaker competition. This competition...

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 deserves it and it just shows how committed we all are to producing good, real and true content,”...

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 of writing and reporting, leadership, evidence of in-depth reporting, design, photography, art and...

Echo named National Pacemaker

Ori Etzion

December 26, 2013

After being selected as a finalist for the National Scholastic Press Association’s (NSPA) 2013 Newspaper Pacemaker, the St. Louis Park Echo received the National Pacemaker award at the NSPA’s High School Journalism Convention on Nov. 17 . The Echo was among 24 of the 48 Pacemaker finalists to rece...

Echo named Pacemaker Award finalist

Echo named Pacemaker Award finalist

October 4, 2013

The Echo has been selected as a finalist for The National Scholastic Press Association’s 2013 Newspaper Pacemaker contest. The contest received more than 300 submissions this past year. Newspaper entries were judged by the Miami Herald staff on aspects ranging from layout and design to evidence of...

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