The Echo

Park choir adds before school option

Gabe Bichinho, Staff Writer October 26, 2012

Due to high enrollment the choir program was forced to add a “zero hour” class For junior Emmett Bongaarts, the decision to wake up much earlier than normal this year was a no-brainer. Bongaarts...

Classic Halloween party draws in volunteers

Staff Writer, Sten Johnson October 26, 2012

Park groups join with others to aid local Westwood event      Junior Brandon Dale flew around while talking to kids in a used brown owl costume, one of nearly 150 student volunteers...

Adviser Jennifer Magdal hosts Science Olympiad in her classroom

Measuring up to victory

Ari Weinstein, Minor Staffer October 24, 2012

Science Olympiad team aims to reach State   There is a lot of chemistry between junior Declan Fruchtman and the Science Olympiad team. Fruchtman, a captain for Park’s Science Olympiad team,...

Advisor Ellen George, meets with and talks to book club members while reading their monthly book.

Starting a new chapter for book club

Emma Weisner, Minor Staffer October 24, 2012

Club's attendance increases from years past   According to a recent Oxford University sociological study, students in Park’s Media Center Book Club are more likely to achieve professional advancement...

Students prepare for business conference

Isaac Greenwood, Minor Staffer October 24, 2012

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...

Orchestra plans Halloween concert

October 23, 2012

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...

For Singers, quantity boosts quality

Grace Steffenhagen, Entertainment editor October 16, 2012

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...

Women’s basketball captivates students

Isaac Greenwood, Writer October 12, 2012

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...

Quiz Bowl buzzes with excitement

Dylan Scott, Photo editor October 10, 2012

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...

New store to feature Park pride

Noah Betz-Richman, Student-Life editor October 10, 2012

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...

Metro at a Glance

Grace Steffenhagen, Entertainment Editor October 8, 2012

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...

Metro at a Glance

Grace Steffenhagen, Entertainment Editor October 8, 2012

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...

Load More Stories
Activate Search
The student news site of St. Louis Park High School
Student Life