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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

Kayla Ross makes Minnesota Vixens

Kayla Ross makes Minnesota Vixens

Nafisa Kahin February 1, 2023

Why did you decide to try out for the team? To be honest, I’ve been wanting to play for a long time and kept making excuses, and so I said whatever, might as well try it out and ended up making the...

Superintendent Astein Osei hosts the podcast Share the Mic Oct. 31. Osei is currently running the podcast, which is available to all students and staff.

Superintendent Astein Osei starts new podcast

Roberto Alvarez December 6, 2022

What was the purpose of this podcast? The really cool thing that he did was interview students to be able to get information from people who know what's going on in this school and be able to get an...

Meet counselor Kiersten Hanson

Charlotte Cox December 5, 2022

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Juniors Margaux Polllock and Meg Ridgway on Jul. 20. Margaux and Meg helped assist a youth  lacrosse team during the summer.

Teen coaches impact younger players

Maya Nieves December 5, 2022

When Junior Margaux Pollock was asked to become a coach for a youth girls lacrosse team, she immediately said yes. In need of a partner, Pollock said she reached out to her friend and teammate Junior Meg...

Mx. Marlin helps freshman Lexa Rischall with an English assignment. Marlin provides one-on-one help to students during class. 

Park welcomes new English teacher

Ena Mekic November 30, 2022

Several new English teachers joined the staff at Park this year, one of them being Mx. Marlin. They previously taught at a middle school in St. Paul, and now teach ninth grade English and Honors English....

Faduma Adeed takes on IB at Park

Faduma Adeed takes on IB at Park

Maren Wilsey November 28, 2022

How has your experience in this position been so far?   Every role comes with its own challenges, but at the same time it has been very, very exciting. I've been learning a lot, connecting with...

Dr. Stephens wins Cultural Jambalaya award

Dr. Stephens wins Cultural Jambalaya award

Alicia Mainjeni November 11, 2022

Every year, Cultural Jambalaya — a non profit organization — grants a diversity award to resource educators who promote multiculturalism and diversity.  When granted the award, equity development...

New art teacher paints a future with Park

New art teacher paints a future with Park

Aidan Shafton November 1, 2022

When did you start becoming interested in art? I started getting into art when I was in high school. People tell me that it was even younger than that but that's the earliest that I remember being into...

Charlie Mahaffey

Charlie Mahaffey

Cianny Belen October 31, 2022

With the new school year, Park has found a lot of new teachers roaming our hallways and setting up shop in classrooms.  One teacher who has now set foot into Park’s community is Charlie Mahaffey....

Seniors Samantha Coggan and Cece Jensen volunteer to judge climbers Oct. 29. Vertical Endeavors held their Octboulder Fest, where climbers competed on bouldering.

Senior judges at Octboulder Fest

Sarah Peterson October 31, 2022

How did the judging go? It was great. I got to see a bunch of people excited to go climbing. I’ve never (judged) before so it was super fun. I liked being with my friend for the whole event, it’s...

mr noel

Mr. Noel in the spotlight

Cole Denham October 15, 2022

What do you teach and what do you cover in your classes? I teach 10th Grade English and Honors 10 English. I like to cover media literacy, interpersonal communication, letter (and) literary analysis....

ms ross

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...

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