The student news site of St. Louis Park High School

The Echo

Senior gives back to community

Senior gives back to community

Nicole Sanford

October 18, 2017


Filed under School clubs and activities, Student Life, Uncategorized

As a part of her community service class, senior Alex Monson joined the Birdfeeder, an organization that packs backpacks of food for Park students in need. Monson said she was elected Birdfeeder manager alongside three of her classmates. Birdfeeder adviser Sophia Ross said more students applied for Bi...

SHEC hopes to gain more members

SHEC hopes to gain more members

KJ Preston Pepperell

October 17, 2017


Filed under School clubs and activities, Student Life, Uncategorized

Senior president of Sexual Health and Education Club Phillip Djerf said he wants to find students to not only be in the club, but run it after he is gone. “Towards the end of the year, we’ll be deciding who the presidents for next year are, so that is something we are looking for as we recruit n...

NHS members gain leg up with college applications

NHS members gain leg up with college applications

Marta Hill and Isabel Kjaer

October 13, 2017


Filed under School clubs and activities

Senior National Honor Society officer Ubah Abdullahi said she had college applications in mind when she applied to be an officer. Abdullahi said she believes colleges look at National Honor Society (NHS) officers favorably. “Being an officer definately will show that you are a committed person, that you show leade...

Band plays at Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk

Band plays at Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk

Alex Balfour and Izzy Leviton

October 13, 2017


Filed under School clubs and activities, Showcase, Student Life

Surrounded by pink ribbons and a high energy atmosphere, senior Ethan Rickert, whose mother passed away from breast cancer last summer, felt a personal tie to the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk Oct. 7 at the U.S. Bank Stadium. “I have to thank Making Strides Against Breast Cancer because they gave my mom a substantial...

Israel Advocacy club focuses on new year

Israel Advocacy club focuses on new year

Hayley Westwood, Breanna Thompson, and David Bryant

October 13, 2017


Filed under School clubs and activities, Showcase

According to club president junior Dani Orloff, from a discussion group to a group of activists, the Israel Advocacy club sets its attention to political and social issues in Israel as they advocate for change. “Israel Advocacy club is the first of its kind in the Midwest, it's to teach students...

Debate club begins with no returning members

Debate club begins with no returning members

Abby Intveld and Emma Kempf

October 12, 2017


Filed under School clubs and activities, Student Life

Junior Wyatt Gann said while looking forward to all new members, the inexperience could put the debate team at a disadvantage. “There won’t be returning students to mentor the new members and provide personal experience and advice,” Gann said. “Hopefully (new members) can set the foundation...

Students Organizing Against Racism begins year

Students Organizing Against Racism begins year

Nicole Sanford

October 11, 2017


Filed under School clubs and activities

In preparation for the first Students Organizing Against Racism meeting of the year, club adviser Matthew Horel anticipates the club’s new goals. “(Students Organizing Against Racism is) going to be different from the past, and it’s really going to be student driven (with) kids who really fe...

3 Things to Know: Week of Oct. 9

3 Things to Know: Week of Oct. 9

Dani Orloff

October 9, 2017


Filed under School clubs and activities

https://www.canva.com/design/DACjGdf1bnE/view

Science Olympiad struggles to find new adviser

Science Olympiad struggles to find new adviser

Nietzsche Deuel and Ndunzi Kunsunga

October 9, 2017


Filed under School clubs and activities

Science Olympiad adviser for 12 years, Jenny Magdal is choosing to discontinue leading the club, leaving members to find a new leader. “I was the one who started (Science Olympiad) at the high school 12 years ago, so it meant a lot to me to be able to (be the adviser). The groups have been so much fu...

Math team establishes welcoming environment

Math team establishes welcoming environment

Amaia Barajas and Emma Yarger

October 6, 2017


Filed under School clubs and activities

According to senior captain Ryan Favour, math team is rewarding because he gets to work with other students who enjoy math as much as he does. “I like math. I like people who like math too. It's all together in math,” Favour said. Favour said he invites math students of any level to join the...

ACT focuses on volunteering

ACT focuses on volunteering

Breanna Thompson, Hayley Westwood, and David Bryant

October 3, 2017


Filed under School clubs and activities, Showcase

  According to junior Achieving Change Together co-president Yonah Davis, the purpose of the club is to provide students throughout the school with volunteer opportunities. “(ACT will) take your hours for you, we'll coordinate the events and all you have to do is show up which makes volunteering ...

IB environmental systems and societies dropped

IB environmental systems and societies dropped

Abby Intveld and Emma Kempf

October 1, 2017


Filed under School clubs and activities

When senior Megan Perkins learned the proposed science elective, IB Environmental Systems and Societies was going to be dropped from this school year’s courses, she said she was disappointed. “I took AP environmental science as a freshman ... I also thought it would be a good way to see how much...

The student news site of St. Louis Park High School
School clubs and activities