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The Echo

The student news site of St. Louis Park High School

The Echo

The student news site of St. Louis Park High School

The Echo

Finals are outdated

Finals are outdated

Anisa Kahin January 25, 2023

We are coming to the end of the semester, which means we are receiving our final grades. For some, it’s a good opportunity to change your grades, but for many, it’s a stressful time. Finals week is...

Ozone layer expected to make full recovery

Ozone layer expected to make full recovery

Cece Jensen January 25, 2023

To the delight of climate activists around the world, the hole in our earth's ozone layer is actively shrinking and the stratosphere is on the mend. According to an article published by the UN, the hole...

Teachers leaving, classrooms struggling

Teachers leaving, classrooms struggling

Ashley Reyes January 25, 2023

Recently Park has been struggling with teacher shortages, which can affect students’ learning and they are missing out on important engagement, especially with the end of semester one coming up.  When...

How drugs, alcohol are portrayed in teen media

How drugs, alcohol are portrayed in teen media

Dahlia Herman January 18, 2023

I just finished watching the show Ginny and Georgia, a series about a mother and daughter relationship. In this show, teenager Ginny and her friends participated in many parties and gatherings that included...

Sophomore Sophia Mavis and Sophomore Ashley Berry studying for IB Chemistry on Jan. 11. The two are striving to work harder and better themselves in this higher level class.

Staff Editorial: Honors classes only honor some

January 17, 2023

Honors classes give students opportunities in high school, postsecondary education and beyond. These classes allow students to push themselves more on an academic level to meet a goal or receive a grade....

Are advanced classes worth it?

Are advanced classes worth it?

January 11, 2023

Park offers a variety of levels for courses, including Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB) and honors. I have taken on the challenge and taken one of each throughout highschool–....

Extra assignments during Park Connections overwhelming, unnecessary

Nafisa Kahin January 11, 2023

Park Connections is a class similar to homeroom, like other schools may have, but instead students are required to do extra assignments to earn a pass. During Park Connections we get assignments, but I...

Park Connections beneficial for students

Rachel Arkis January 11, 2023

Each Wednesday, classes are shortened to take time for Park Connections, a 45 minute long class in which short lessons are planned by the administration and students are given time to finish individual...

Etiquette in Park hallways

Etiquette in Park hallways

Dahlia Herman January 9, 2023

Are you ever walking down the school hallway just to find yourself trapped or blocked by people standing in the way? This is the opposite of halfway etiquette. Hallway etiquette means being respectful...

Zendayas inspiring acting of 2022

Zendayas inspiring acting of 2022

Liz Williams January 8, 2023

We have had a lot of inspirational people in 2022, but in my opinion someone that really influenced me this year was Zendaya Coleman. Zendaya is a very inspiring woman and I feel like she has the most...

Reevaluating resolutions

Reevaluating resolutions

Cece Jensen January 5, 2023

As the year comes to a close, many of us have been thinking up some New Year's resolutions. Whether that be personal or professional ambitions, now is the time to set goals for the future. New Year's resolutions...

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