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The Echo

The student news site of St. Louis Park High School

The Echo

The student news site of St. Louis Park High School

The Echo

Sophomore Alex Keekley orders Crumbl cookies June 1. Crumbl cookies is a luxury cookie brand.

My Crumbl experience

Caedon Exsted June 1, 2023

Many students have jobs and personally, I know a significant amount that don’t love them. Back in December I found myself feeling the same way. I had recently started working at Crumbl Cookies last Dec....

Social studies teacher Greg Goddard teaches AP European History on May 1. Goddard is retiring from Park after teaching for 32 years.

Social studies teacher to retire

Dahlia Herman April 26, 2023

Social studies teacher Greg Goddard, a Park alum himself, has been working at Park for 32 years. Now, after 37 years of teaching, he has decided to retire. Goddard said that Park has been, and still is,...

Park math teacher Chad Austad works with students on their March Madness brackets. Austad holds his annual March Madness bracket competition, as the tournament kicks off in March 2023.

Math madness in March

Owen McColgan March 28, 2023

To commemorate and incorporate the basketball tournament March Madness into learning, math teacher Chad Austad created a classwide bracket competition in order to win prizes such as extra credit or a free...

‘Book Madness’ underway

Sarah Kluckhohn March 22, 2023

Every year, the Media Center at Park officiates ‘Book Madness.’ This is a competition inspired by March Madness, a basketball tournament. This year, the new library director Alison Tsuchiya Theiler...

View from a boat in Milford Sound, New Zealand. Going from the Midwest to New Zealand is now possible to travel in just one flight.

On board the longest flight out of the Midwest

Johanna Kaplan January 13, 2023

Out of all 61 international destinations Chicago’s O'Hare Airport flies to, Auckland, New Zealand is the longest haul. I recently flew this exact flight twice, both going out and returning. It took 17...

Freshman Audrey Martin plays her violin at the orchestra concert December 15. This was their last concert before winter break.

Orchestra winter concert creates community

Ivan Zank and Charlotte Cox January 8, 2023

Park orchestra’s most recent concert on Dec. 15 focused on a holiday theme to celebrate the end of the year and the last concert before winter break. Orchestra teacher Kou Lee said he wanted to play...

NHS Letters Of Love

NHS writes letters of love

Abby Meisler January 6, 2023

For the holiday season, the National Honors Society (NHS) wrote meaningful and encouraging letters to patients at children's hospitals through the nonprofit organization, Letters of Love.  Senior NHS...

Park student slides down hill on Dec 22. Winter activities have slowly begun as snow starts to fall.

The wonders of winter activities

Sarah Peterson December 22, 2022

Although the time off school during winter break is much needed, it can get boring. There are many fun things to do by yourself or with friends and family. Here are a few ideas to keep you active during...

Celebrating winter traditions

Celebrating winter traditions

Eliah Fink December 16, 2022

Throughout the years, the winter holiday season has always been a very special time for me. There are many different traditions on both sides of my family which I look forward to each year.  One winter...

Teacher Katherine Quattrini donates blood Dec 13th. The blood drive took place in school in C350.

Give love by giving blood

Cece Jensen December 16, 2022

Park held a blood drive run by the international non-profit, Red Cross Dec. 13. Students took time from their school day to come and donate blood as a way to give back to their community. Red Cross...

World Cup plays in Polks classroom. Students given choice to work or watch.

World Cup plays in classrooms

Sarah Kluckhohn December 14, 2022

The FIFA World Cup, a soccer showdown consisting of 32 countries and taking place once every four years, is a big event every time it happens. This year, American interest in the tournament has skyrocketed,...

Five drinks available in the cafeteria store. All these are available for purchase during your designated lunch.

Cafeteria drink review

Charlotte Cox December 6, 2022

Envy fruit punch (blue):  $2.50  ★★★★☆ This drink is a really good mid-day drink if you forgot your water bottle or if you ran out of your drink. This drink is 100% fruit juice and has no...

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