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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

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New teacher charms the school

Cece Jensen September 27, 2022

After working at the middle school for two years, health teacher Kayla Ross said she has decided to take her career in an exciting new direction.  Ross is now working her first year as a high school...

MLA teacher Cory Litzow Lorentz assists students in the classroom. She was recently recognized for her work in the district.

MLA teacher awarded Human Rights Award

Nina Miller June 8, 2022

How does it feel to win this award? It feels great, I was surprised. I didn't even see the email. It was one of my colleagues who said to me on the asynchronous day, “You won an award,” and I'm...

Sophomore Hawkins Moore doodles in class June 8. He recently illustrated the song cover for Will Gohmans single Vertigo.

Sophmore designs album cover

Abby Meisler June 8, 2022

When sophomore Hawkins Moore found out his friend, Willis Gohman, was going to release a song, Gohman asked him if he could design the album cover. Moore said had always been into his art. From drawing...

New assistant principal Derek Wennerberg assists students while transitioning to the
environment of the highschool and students May 10. Mr Wennerberg has also been teaching at
the middle school since the early 2000s.

New assistant principal brought to the high school

Sergei Bovee June 3, 2022

After many years in the district assistant principal Todd Goggleye left Park to work at Robbinsdale Area Schools leaving new assistant principal Derek Wennerberg to step in.  Wennerberg has 23 years of...

Junior gets accepted into the Minnesota All State Jazz Band

Junior gets accepted into the Minnesota All State Jazz Band

Aidan Shafton June 1, 2022

How does it feel to be accepted into the Minnesota All State Jazz Band?  It feels great, this is my second time being accepted and it feels just as good as the first time. Last year I only made it...

Max Olson teaches youth Jiu-Jitsu

Max Olson teaches youth Jiu-Jitsu

Alicia Mainjeni May 24, 2022

As freshman Max Olson looks ahead to summer, he prepares for a summer filled with Jiu-Jitsu. He spends time volunteering as an assistant coach at M-theory Martial Arts where he teaches youth Jiu-Jitsu. In...

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...

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