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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

Freshman reaches nationals in trap

Freshman reaches nationals in trap

Jesse Belen June 5, 2023

What is trap?  Trap is a sport where you shoot flying clay pigeons. The clay pigeons are launched into the air with a special machine.  How long have you been doing trap?  Since seventh grade.  Why...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 from Fiona Petrie.

Senior invited to All-National Symphony Orchestra Honor Ensemble

Elena Ortiz-Fishman November 30, 2021

Due to her dedication towards practicing the violin, senior Fiona Petrie said her efforts paid off. For the second time in a row, she has been awarded a high achievement for playing the violin. After being...

Senior Alma Beaton kicks the ball away from Hopkins Royals player Oct. 16. Beaton will become the first legacy player in the University of Minnesota womens soccer program.

Senior soccer captain makes UMN history

Grace Stillman November 15, 2021

Girls soccer head coach Anne Beaton played for the Gophers during her time in college at the University of Minnesota(UMN). Next year, her daughter, senior captain Alma Beaton, will follow in her footsteps,...

Junior Stefano Giovanelli flips the ball to first May 10. Park won against Wayzata 5-0.

Stefano Giovannelli named Star Tribune’s ‘Metro Athlete of the Week’

Char Priadka November 3, 2021

The Star Tribune gives special shoutouts to athletes who go above and beyond in their performance. These awards are given to athletes weekly and annually as a way of honoring their skill and ambition....

Used with permission from Christian Arteaga.

Junior becomes two-time captain

Adam Gips June 10, 2021

For head football coach Jason Foster, junior captain Christian Arteaga was sure to be reassigned captain given his character. “On the field, he’s just a natural leader, brings younger kids along,...

Used with permission from Leo Dworsky

Senior wins two scholarships for music

Jacob Khabie May 13, 2021

When senior Leo Dworsky heard he had won a highly selective music scholarship, his first priority was celebrating with his family. “I was elated,” Dworsky said. “My family and I, we went and got...

Used with permission from Dahlia Krebs. Picture taken of senior Dahlia Krebs, Sept. 2020. She will be taking a gap year in Israel next school year.

Senior plans gap year abroad

Katie Nelson May 8, 2021

As many seniors prepare their post-graduation plans, senior Dahlia Krebs has different plans than most of her peers. Next year, she will be taking a gap year and traveling over 6000 miles to be part of...

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