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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 Chloe Lorentz takes part in Natural Helpers by handing out lollipops Jan 17. Natural Helpers created “Chill Week” in order to help students with the stress of finals.

Natural Helpers hosts ‘Chill Week’

Modesty Manion and Johanna Kaplan January 24, 2023

With the end of the semester approaching fast, finals are heavy on the minds of students, according to Natural Helpers president Sophia Earle. She said that in order to help students manage stress levels,...

City Council member Larry Kraft speaks to Park students Jan. 13. Youth and Government focuses on teaching the inner workings of government

Youth in Government offers unique learning experience

Roberto Alvarez January 18, 2023

As a way for students to get more of an insight into government and how it works, Park students received the opportunity to experience what it's like dealing with everyday politics at a local conference...

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...

Students in Spanish Club sing El Burrito Sabanero” Dec. 20. This was one of the many Spanish Christmas songs they celebrated with during their holiday meeting.

Tió de Nadal drops joy

Sarah Peterson and Ena Mekic December 24, 2022

In anticipation for the holidays, the Spanish club celebrated Christmas and New Year’s traditions for this month’s meeting Dec. 20. They drank Coquito, a traditional Puerto-Rican coconut drink, ate...

Ms. Dagen hands out hot chocolate to sophomore Chloe Lorentz. Student council organized for hot cocoa to be available to students during lunchtime.

Cheers to hot chocolate

Sarah Peterson and Taylor Voigt December 24, 2022

In honor of winter break’s arrival, Park’s student council decided to give back to the students by sharing a warm holiday treat Dec. 19–21. Students were able to find free hot cocoa outside of the...

Math team supervisor Kristen Johnson talks with mathletes to prepare for their meet Nov. 28. Math team meets every Monday after school.

Mathletes start season off ambitious

Ivan Zank and Jesse Belen December 8, 2022

Every 2-3 weeks, mathletes get to compete and test each other on four main mathematical subjects– algebra, geometry, trigonometry and miscellaneous categories. Math teacher Kristin Johnson said their...

The student interns part of Park’s finance committee pose for a picture. From left to right: Sumeyo Jama, Julian Rohweder, Christopher Walker, Meshach Mandel. Permission of use from Patricia Magnuson.

Students give insight on finance program

Roberto Alvarez and Leo Justesen December 7, 2022

As a way for students to explore new experiences, a new finance program invites in students to intern and learn more about how they can add strength to their community and to themselves. According to senior...

Band kids play trombone during the hockey game Dec. 1. Boys hockey lost to Chaska 1-5.

Band performs at first hockey game

Ari Lissauer, Cole Taylor, and Jacob Martenson December 7, 2022

After playing in the band at the boys varsity hockey game Dec. 1. senior Sebastian Tangleson, said concerts at sporting games take a lot of preparation. “There's a decent amount of prep, you get to...

During a GSA meeting, members drew posters to advertise their club. The meeting happened in C351, Nov. 31.

GSA welcomes all

Anisa Kahin, Nafisa Kahin, Maren Wilsey, and Liz Williams December 2, 2022

As a new teacher and advisor of the GSA (Gender & Sexuality Alliance), Kara Marlin said that the GSA is a space for anyone and everyone who identifies as LGBTQ+ or an ally to come together. Marlin...

Orchestra teacher Kou Lee tunes instrument for orchestra students. Orchestra is a string instrument elective at Park.

Orchestra strengthens community

Ivan Zank and Jesse Belen December 2, 2022

Before COVID-19, the orchestra would have an annual performance sometime during the winter season. Kou Lee, the orchestra teacher, said he has high hopes to bring back the performance.  “I’m planning...

Members of the Deca club meet for the toy drive Nov. 30. All members were gifted with donuts and water for their work.

DECA encourages leadership and entrepreneurship

Anna Williams December 2, 2022

DECA, a club at Park, is beginning again this year, offering students opportunities to connect with other students and find ways to implement both leadership and entrepreneurship in their lives. For...

Junior Jersey Miller and senior Auden Whitlow speak in Spanish with Colombian students on zoom. In a breakout room, they spoke with Efrain about their hobbies and interests.

Spanish club meets with Colombian students

Ena Mekic and Taylor Voigt November 21, 2022

Profe Anderson said Spanish club is always looking for opportunities to interact with other people and cultures in Spanish speaking countries. This month they were able to speak with students from a Colombian...

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