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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

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...

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....

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...

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,...

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...

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