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ACE presents at University of Minnesota

ACE presents at University of Minnesota

Yonit Krebs

April 12, 2019


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While Park did not place at the ACE competition at the University of Minnesota, for junior Zoe Younger the event was still a success. According to Younger, she received a scholarship at the event along with another Park ACE member. “(The ACE organization) chooses who they thought had the best essays and con...

New Caribou opens in Edina

New Caribou opens in Edina

Maggie Klaers and Isabel Kjaer

April 11, 2019


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As Caribou Coffee employee senior Ben Klepfer reflected on his experience working at the company’s new location, he thought of the new menu being introduced at the store. “(The store is) going to have stuff on the menu that other Caribou Coffees don’t have. It’s like a pilot store for the ...

Sen. Latz pushes for net neutrality in Minnesota

Sen. Latz pushes for net neutrality in Minnesota

Maddie Schutte

April 11, 2019


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After the federal standard of net neutrality was repealed in 2017, Sen. Ron Latz said he decided to introduce a bill into the Minnesota Senate that will reinstate net neutrality in Minnesota. His bill will prevent small businesses and low-income individuals from being at a disadvantage. “Up unt...

Echo wins Silver Crown

Echo wins Silver Crown

Marta Hill

April 11, 2019


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When senior Abby Intveld found out the Echo was awarded one of 30 hybrid category Silver Crowns by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association, she said it is nice to have the staff’s hard work acknowledged. “People don’t really know how hard the staff works and how trying it is to get print out an...

Administration closes school April 11

Administration closes school April 11

Marta Hill

April 11, 2019


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St. Louis Park Public Schools will be closed to students and staff April 11 because of winter weather, according to district communications director Sara Thompson. “All schools will be closed and all daytime, after school and evening programs, activities and events are cancelled due to severe ...

Prom to be moved to accommodate Ramadan

Yonit Krebs

April 10, 2019


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When the administration announced during sixth period Prom was changed to May 4, junior Ayan Ali was overjoyed. “I’m more than excited. I have been wanting this since January, I believe, now, we’ve solved it,” Ali said. “I ran out of class, almost having an asthma attack because of how h...

Echo investigating Prom, Ramadan date conflict

April 10, 2019


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Echo reporters are currently investigating the date conflict between Prom and Ramadan. We will publish a story as soon as our initial reporting concludes. We will continue to investigate as events progress. Contact Sam St. Clair at [email protected] if you have any information....

National conference comes to Park

National conference comes to Park

Dani Orloff and Noah Orloff

April 9, 2019


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While freshman Paris Lim discussed the effects of Building Assets, Reducing Risks program, Lim said the policy potentially may have improved his education thus far. “I think it’s a good thing that the school is trying to make it easier and better for students to learn,” Lim said. “If they di...

First semester editorial staff 2019-2020

First semester editorial staff 2019-2020

March 26, 2019


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Editors-in-Chief: Marta Hill & Isabel Kjaer Managing Editors: Gabe Kaplan, Kaia Myers, Noah Orloff & Sofia Seewald Copy Editors: Emma Leff & Ruthie Posada Design Editors: Maggie Klaers, Sophie Livingston & Lucy zumBrunnen Photo Editors: Abby Prestholdt, Carissa Prestholdt & Emily Zies...

Time changes recommended for district

Time changes recommended for district

Noah Orloff and Dani Orloff

March 22, 2019


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Looking over the two proposals for school start and end times next year, freshman John Lawrence said he feels both choices present favorable options for the high school. “It would be nice to make (start times) a little bit later. I do know that if that happens, school would get out later and some ki...

DECA looks back on successful season

DECA looks back on successful season

Jenna Cook and Amaia Barajas

March 19, 2019


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After State competitions for DECA, senior Anya Morrison said she was pleased with the outcome because she exceeded her personal goals for the season. “I would say it was a success because I never thought I could make it past the first round,” Morrison said. Sophomore Daniel Goldberg reflects on ...

SLP Nutrition to create a healthy, happier community

SLP Nutrition to create a healthy, happier community

Talia Lissauer

March 18, 2019


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After visiting a nutrition club when he was younger co-owner Alex Brouse said he was inspired to open a nutrition club of his own. “I (went) into a nutrition club when I was 18, and I loved the vibe of it. I started working there, washing dishes, and we opened (a store) in Hopkins about two years ago...

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