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The student news site of St. Louis Park High School

The Echo

The student news site of St. Louis Park High School

The Echo

Juniors Isaac Israel, Sebastian Tangelson and Denly Lindeman collaborate during a Math Meet Jan. 24. Meets are split up into individual and team portions.

Math team calculates improvement

Sophia Curran-Moore January 27, 2022

As the members of math team counted the minutes until the start of the mathematics competition, senior Faduma Mohamed said she hoped the team’s hard work would pay off. “We do practices and team...

Thespians read the syllabus for the Thespian Information Night Nov. 29. The Park theater program is preparing to showcase “These Shining Lives” for sub-sections at the One-Act competition Jan. 27.

Theater prepares for One Act

Danny Shope and Adam Gips January 26, 2022

In past years, Theater Program director Jodi Schifsky said showcasing theater productions alongside other schools in the One Act Play competition was a great chance to connect with people outside the school....

Natural Helpers members review the club’s plan for its upcoming Change to Chill week. Activities for the week will take place in the cafeteria Jan. 24 – 27.

Natural Helpers plans Change to Chill week

Adam Gips and Aidan Shafton January 26, 2022

After only having a virtual Change to Chill week last year, Natural Helpers adviser Kerstin Merrill said this year the club is attempting to revitalize Park. “Change to Chill week is a time for the...

Junior Cece Jensen and Spanish club adviser Hanna Anderson dance together Jan. 20. Club members learned merengue, bachata and salsa.

Spanish club dances into the new year

Lily Nugteren and Katie Nelson January 26, 2022

At the Jan. 20 meeting of the Spanish club, teacher Hanna Anderson taught members of the club how to dance. After junior Cece Jensen learned Latin dances from the Salsa, to the Bachata, she said she loved...

Juniors Keira Trill and Soline Mendez-Duffy unbox clothing donations during meeting. SLP Streetwear meets 3:30pm Wednesdays in A301.

SLP Streetwear going in style

Crystal Diaz and Johanna Kaplan January 26, 2022

The art of styling clothes has a striking prevalence in human history, existing for the duration of human history. At Park, those interested in fashion can gather at SLP Streetwear, according to club adviser...

Freshman Henry Horstman Olson throws the disk toward a teammate. Boys ultimate held their first practice Jan. 8.

Boys’ Crush ultimate indoor practices set foundation

Lily Nugteren, Katie Nelson, and Elena Ortiz-Fishman January 23, 2022

Emerging after last year's conference championship, boys’ Crush ultimate hurdles headfirst into their new season.   According to junior Micah Davis, his goals for ultimate include recruiting new...

Students play at Park talent show in 2016. This years show, planned by DECA students, has been canceled due to low levels of interest.

Curtain closes on talent show

Colin Canaday January 21, 2022

Originally set to occur mid-January, Park’s talent show has been canceled due to a lack of auditions. According to one of the event organizers, freshman Nahilii Ahmed, the show was planned as a DECA...

Juniors Gwen Rockler-Gladen and Abby Baudhuin, freshman Isaiah Brown and senior
 Louise Marshall act on stage Jan. 16. “These Shining Lives” opened Jan. 14 and closed Jan. 16.

Theater closes ‘These Shining Lives’

Adam Gips and Danny Shope January 19, 2022

After the theater program finished its last show Jan. 16, senior and Thespian vice president Caroline Butler said “These Shining Lives” was an exhilarating act to perform. “We got nothing but...

The Red Cross blood donation bus parks outside Park. The Blood Drive took place as a part of a DECA project Jan. 11.

DECA blood drive truck saves lives

Maren Wilsey and Jacob Khabie January 19, 2022

When junior Iftha Sharif was given an assignment to aid the community during her DECA class, her group chose to host a blood drive to help those in need.  “We chose this project because we found...

Juniors Izzy Nathan, Ruby Livon and Jonah Schmeig participate in a Jewish trivia game during the meeting January 6. Each Jewish Student Union meeting consists of various educational activities.

JSU hosts trivia competition

Sam Listiak January 19, 2022

Reflecting on JSU’s (Jewish Student Union) latest meeting, Senior Ella Roether said she was impressed with the meeting, despite the usual adviser being absent. “(The meeting) went really well. Our...

College rejection leads way to healing

College rejection leads way to healing

Jacob Khabie January 19, 2022

When I got rejected from my dream college, I immediately started blaming myself. All I could think was “what did I do wrong?” and “what could I have done better?” and “why wasn’t I good enough?”...

Freshman Silas Cowell taunts his Quiz Bowl opponent Dec. 14. The next meeting is at 3:30 p.m. Jan. 18 in room A301.

Quiz Bowl builds welcoming community

Adam Gips and Danny Shope January 14, 2022

When Quiz Bowl coach Peter Dangerfield first became a teacher at Park seven years ago, the club became an opportunity to connect with students while engaging in a passion. “I love doing the trivia...

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