The Echo

Students prepare for business conference

Isaac Greenwood, Minor Staffer

October 24, 2012


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DECA provides students with marketing skills   Sophomore Amy Bachman hopes to walk away from the upcoming Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) Fall Leadership Conference with a greater knowledge of business and competition. “My goal is to learn and take away as much as I can from...

Orchestra plans Halloween concert

October 23, 2012


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Event to help raise money for international trip in spring, 2014 Before saying “bonjour” to Europe, members of the high school orchestra are hosting a Halloween event in order to help them get there. The orchestra will be playing a concert Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. in the high school cafeteria to supp...

For Singers, quantity boosts quality

Grace Steffenhagen, Entertainment editor

October 16, 2012


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The Park Singers have seen an increase in their participants, even with an earlier start time. Zero hour, the fifty minutes before class starts on Tuesdays and Thursdays, has proved more packed than before, according to senior Maddie Peterson. “We have a lot of more people than before, ...

Women’s basketball captivates students

Isaac Greenwood, Writer

October 12, 2012


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Minnesota sports fans cheer on the Lynx as they attempt to repeat as champions   No other professional Minnesota sports team has won a national series since 1991. The Minnesota Lynx, last year’s national champion looks to repeat and become the first team to hold two consecutive national tit...

Quiz Bowl buzzes with excitement

Dylan Scott, Photo editor

October 10, 2012


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New season brings questions and learning   Quiz Bowl players at Park began their season Oct. 4 with a mixture of questions and a blur of hands as players slap a red buzzer at the slightest inclination that they know the answer. Sophomore player Simon Fruchtman said the key to the team's s...

New store to feature Park pride

Noah Betz-Richman, Student-Life editor

October 10, 2012


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Apparel store House of Sport opens across from stadium   There’s a new house on the block. House of Sport, a store that offers Park apparel recently opened down the street from the high school. The store is located at 6414 W. Lake St. across from the football stadium, and prov...

Metro at a Glance

Grace Steffenhagen, Entertainment Editor

October 8, 2012


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Oct. 1 Brother Ali returns to his hometown to perform in a free show for mosque Masjid An-Nur’s Twin Cities Day of Dignity. The streets surrounding the North Minneapolis mosque will be closed for the festivities from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. The event is a day of community outreach featuring free medical...

Metro at a Glance

Grace Steffenhagen, Entertainment Editor

October 8, 2012


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Sept. 24 The city of Edina hosts the Arthritis Foundation’s annual Arthritis Walk. The free event takes place at Rosland Park and features a health booth, survivor stories and a kids’ zone. Participants of the walk become members of the Let’s Move Together movement encouraging people to be...

Metro at a Glance

Grace Steffenhagen, Entertainment Editor

October 8, 2012


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Sept. 21 The Cavalia equestrian show opens at the West End in the vacant lot. The Quebec-based company tours internationally with 52 horses and performs in the largest tent in North America. Cavalia is a fusion of acrobatics, circus stunts, ballet, music and horses. Performances will run through Oct....

Lost in the Maize

Emma Weisner, Staff writer

October 8, 2012


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Sever’s Corn Maze and Fall Festival hopes to attract larger audience with longer hours and new activities.   Sever’s Corn Maze and Fall Festival has boasted numerous autumn activities since 1997. From pig races to live music, Sever’s has a variety of activities to choose from, and...

Warming up to thrifty alternatives

Hannah Hein, Design editor

October 8, 2012


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Students take advantage of local thrift stores for fall fashion With the start of the new school year, some students look for ways to update their wardrobe for fall without breaking the bank. Students such as sophomore Noa Grossman shop at thrift stores like Ragstock in Uptown and Lost ...

Jewish Studies club looking to continue cultural and religious teachings

Hannah Hein, Design Editor

September 21, 2012


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Students of all religions invited to learn about Jewish culture -- For the Jewish Studies club the new school year brings expectations of the continuation of religious teachings and cultural experiences Sophomore Brita Hunegs said she joined Jewish Studies because she heard it was a fun and in...

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