The Echo

Metro at a Glance

Grace Steffenhagen, Entertainment Editor

October 8, 2012


Filed under Student Life

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


Filed under Student Life

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


Filed under Student Life

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


Filed under Student Life

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


Filed under Student Life

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


Filed under School clubs and activities

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...

National Honor Society kicks off new year

Zack Gilbert Burke, Features Editor

September 21, 2012


Filed under School clubs and activities

First volunteer opportunity arises with park clean-up The 2012-2013 session of the National Honor Society commenced with its first member meeting Sept. 13. Secretary senior Carter Robinson said he was energized and hopeful with the outcome and turnout of the first meeting. “There was a good t...

Orchestra implements council

Caroline Ahlgrim, In-depth editor

September 20, 2012


Filed under School clubs and activities

Students focus on program involvement, future trip   When students, parents and community members attend an orchestra concert this year, they will see a new level of student leadership. The orchestra has chosen eight high school students to represent and strengthen the program. These students ...

Student club recieves county funding

Kayla Goldfarb, News editor

September 20, 2012


Filed under School clubs and activities

Grant to assist in environmental projects   Gathered in a tight circle of folding chairs, the members of the Roots and Shoots environmental group met to discuss the progress of their newest initiative. The club, co-led by seniors Lani Abelson and Anders Conroy will focus its energy o...

Serving up a new kind of fast food

Serving up a new kind of fast food

September 11, 2012


Filed under Student Life

Food trucks line the streets of downtown Minneapolis during lunch hours. These new eateries utilize social media as a way for customers to find the trucks since they move daily. They offer a variety of food options, ranging from Thai tacos to crab rolls. Get Sauced With food ranging from authenti...

Renaissance gives cultural experience

Josh Anderson, Writer, designer

September 2, 2012


Filed under Student Life

42nd annual festival filled with entertainment for Minnesotans   For senior Alexandra Indritz, chivalry is not dead, at least not at the Renaissance Festival as spear and armor collide to a backdrop performance of singers and belly dancers. The festival held in Shakopee is an annual celebrat...

A festival for one’s inner Minnesotan

A festival for one’s inner Minnesotan

Gabe Bichinho, Staff writer

August 30, 2012


Filed under Student Life

A celebration of Minnesota settles for a day in St. Louis Park Just in time for the Minnesota State Fair in late August, citizens can prepare for it by completely immersing themselves in Minnesota culture. The Shops at West End will host the second annual You Betcha! Minnesota Made Festival  fro...

The student news site of St. Louis Park High School
Student Life