The student news site of St. Louis Park High School

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

Ezra Hudson recognized for Princeton Prize in Race Relations

Ezra Hudson recognized for Princeton Prize in Race Relations

Alicia Mainjeni April 21, 2022

After making a difference with his activism, senior Ezra Hudson was recently recognized for the Princeton Prize in Race Relations.  The Princeton Prize in Race Relations is granted to more than 1,800...

Sophomore releases new single ‘Vertigo’

Sophomore releases new single ‘Vertigo’

Elena Ortiz-Fishman April 20, 2022

What is your background as a musician?  My dad is a producer, so I have a bunch of instruments around my house. I started playing drums when I was  three and then I got into guitar a few years ago,...

In their science classroom, freshmen Kaylee Rice and Isaiah Brown hold Farkie the lizard April 8. Aside from being featured on his own Instagram account, Farkie has also brought educational opportunities to students.

Lizards connect the school

Maren Wilsey April 19, 2022

When her science class received a second bearded dragon as a class pet, freshman Charlotte Cox was struck with an unconventional idea. Cox created an Instagram account for the lizard, and said the idea...

Used with permission by Miles Johnson.

Freshman lands role in “All American Boys”

Sophia Curran-Moore April 11, 2022

What is the play you are in? I am in the production of “All American Boys” partnered with Stages Theatre Company in the Capri Theater. I play Rashad. What was the audition process like? For...

Junior Abigail Christiansen works in a sketchbook on March 14. Christiansen also paints and creates digital artwork.

Creativity brings fulfillment for junior

Danny Shope April 1, 2022

What kind of art do you do? I do a couple different types. I mostly do digital art, but I also do some traditional pen and paper or pencil and paper (artwork). I’ve also done a bit of painting. Over...

Used with permission by Hanna Anderson.

Mi Perú-Minnesota enriches community

Elena Ortiz-Fishman February 13, 2022

What has your experience in Mi Perú-Minnesota been like?  I am a member, (and) I'm the director of the board of directors of Mi Perú-Minnesota. We’re a Minnesota folkloric dance group that promotes...

Junior shines light on injustices

Junior shines light on injustices

Lauren Thon January 27, 2022

What is your community service project about? Our project is about teaching racial inequities and injustices to students in school. We are going to the elementary schools to talk with the teachers and...

Double trouble with the Curtis twins

Double trouble with the Curtis twins

Crystal Diaz January 19, 2022

How have you benefited from playing together?   Marley: We win a lot of games because we score twice as much. It’s easy to get a point, it's a quick win. Micah: It’s made me better playing...

Wes Anderson climbs at Vertical Endeavors on Jan 12. Anderson is a part-time volunteer that judges climbing competitors.

Junior inspires next generation of climbers

Maren Wilsey January 13, 2022

Where do you work? I work at Vertical Endeavors — the Minneapolis location in uptown. There's two paid coaches, and then there's me and another assistant coach, volunteering — he's on the advanced...

Senior awarded scholarship to Notre Dame

Senior awarded scholarship to Notre Dame

Maren Wilsey January 12, 2022

What is QuestBridge and how does it work? (QuestBridge) is for kids that are in a specific income bracket — about under 65k. Their goal is to help kids get into college when a lot of people don't...

Senior receives full-ride to Yale

Senior receives full-ride to Yale

Maren Wilsey January 8, 2022

What is QuestBridge and how does it work?   QuestBridge is a nonprofit organization that strives to send low income students to elite universities and fund that. I received the National College...

Media assistant Deb Sparling enjoys her last day before retirement. Sparling worked at Park for over 20 years.

Media assistant retires after 20 years at Park

Johanna Kaplan January 7, 2022

How long have you worked at Park?  I started working at St. Louis Park Schools March of 2001 … I did work at Susan Lindgren (Elementary School) before I came to the high school. Did you prefer...

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