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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

Students play Monopoly in Board Game & Uno Action Thursday on May 5th. The activity happens every Thursday in A308, with Alexander Polk.

Uno & board games brings people together

Noah Leventhal May 18, 2022

With Park’s addition of Action Thursday, lots of new and exciting activities have been provided for students to do during the usual Park Connections time slot. One of these activities is “Competitive...

Underlying issues with prom

Underlying issues with prom

Katie Nelson May 14, 2022

If you’ve ever sat down to watch a teen rom-com, you’re sure to encounter a classic prom scene at least once or twice. From popular films such as “The Kissing Booth” to “10 Things I Hate About...

Minneapolis Police Department pattern of discrimination violates humans rights

Minneapolis Police Department pattern of discrimination violates humans rights

Ivan Zank May 13, 2022

After the murder of George Floyd in 2020, a formal investigation into the Minneapolis Police Department was opened, and finally after two years it has been concluded that the Minneapolis Police Department...

Fantasy sports perfect for sports fans

Fantasy sports perfect for sports fans

Aidan Shafton May 11, 2022

As a major sports fan, being able to interact with other sports fans and make sports picks every Thursday has been one of the best parts of the school year. It gets hard to find the people who want to...

Looking back on five excellent electives

Looking back on five excellent electives

Danny Shope May 11, 2022

It felt like a breath of fresh air when I graduated middle school four years ago and moved onto high school. That’s because this transition comes with a lot of new freedoms, and the one I was most excited...

Learning goes both ways

Learning goes both ways

Danny Shope May 10, 2022

In the middle of a heated argument with a friend over where to eat, I used a strategy one of my teachers mentioned to come to a compromise. While getting my pick of a burrito restaurant is certainly not...

Reproductive rights in jeopardy

Reproductive rights in jeopardy

Cece Jensen May 9, 2022

The Supreme Court has decided to strike down the Roe v. Wade decision of 1973. According to a draft opinion containing the majority vote in favor of overturning the right to a safe abortion, the 49 year...

Gap years can be beneficial

Gap years can be beneficial

Sophia Curran-Moore May 9, 2022

Seniors feel tremendous pressure to have their life completely planned out. I, for one, am tired of being asked, “Where are you going next year?” It feels like it is expected that all seniors are going...

Students in the cafeteria line up for lunch during second lunch April 15. Students with dietary restrictions have had a lack of choices for lunches.

A salad a day keeps the accommodations away

Anya Panday May 2, 2022

It’s not uncommon to be late to a class, miss your bus, or forget your lunch, but students at Park with dietary restrictions can’t afford to forget their lunches. For far too long, my peers who need...

Schoology scramble

Schoology scramble

Lily Nugteren April 19, 2022

Now that the mask mandate has been lifted and common colds are back in full swing, I caught a cold and ended up missing a whole week of school and with that fell behind on many classes and their assignments....

Earth day sparks concern about sustainability

Earth day sparks concern about sustainability

Cece Jensen April 15, 2022

With Earth Day coming around the corner, sustainability at Park needs to be taken more seriously. The school as a whole does not participate in many sustainable or earth-friendly practices. Paper is constantly...

Parkway holds trivia at 7pm on Monday, April 4th. Members of the community gather to enjoy pizza and trivia.

Trivia nights brighten Mondays

Alicia Mainjeni April 11, 2022

Parkway Pizza finds ways to build community and carries out great service through Monday trivia nights.  Parkway Pizza holds trivia every Monday 7 p.m. trivia at Parkway Pizza is not your typical trivia...

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