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Movie theater prepares for shutdown by Park Nicollet

Movie theater prepares for shutdown by Park Nicollet

Lukas Levin

June 1, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

When senior Tommy Guddal heard about the Mann’s St. Louis Park Cinema 6 closing, he felt distraught because of the memories he valued at the theater. “I am really sad. I used to go there a lot with friends and go see a movie. It was a convenient location for a lot of kids in Park,” Guddal said...

Choir ends on high note

Choir ends on high note

Jacob Stillman

May 31, 2018


Filed under School clubs and activities, Showcase

The audience erupted in cheers as the choir seniors finished their a cappella performance of ‘Man in the Mirror’ by Michael Jackson, marking the end of the last choir performance for those seniors. Choir director John Myszkowski said he feels a connection and sense of pride in the seniors beyond their mu...

Baseball team prepares for first Section game

Baseball team prepares for first Section game

Izzy Leviton and Mimi Fhima

May 29, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Spring sports

According to head baseball coach Brian Kelly, Park’s first Section game is a competitive match up. Kelly said Park recently beat Southwest and both teams strive to be successful in the playoffs. “I am anticipating a really good close game. We played Southwest a week ago and beat them 2-1,”...

Senior recognized for athletic and academic achievement

Senior recognized for athletic and academic achievement

William Phelan

May 29, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

According to track coach Chris Nordstrom, the Minneapolis Athena Award banquet May 4 2018 was an inspiring event. “The experience was great,” Nordstrom said. “It’s a really inspiring thing to be at an event with so many amazing young women who excel both in the classroom and in athletics. ...

Girls’ track breaks school record by two seconds

Girls’ track breaks school record by two seconds

Yonit Krebs and Breanna Thompson

May 27, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Spring sports

Despite intense heat hitting athletes at the Metro West Conference meet, junior Nyah Johnson, eighth grader Freya Wade, sophomore Sidney Hayenga and junior Anna Jennissen, the members of Park’s girls’ 4 by 2 team, ran a record-breaking race that defeated the school record by 2 seconds. According ...

Texas school faces censorship

Texas school faces censorship

May 26, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Prosper High School's online student news site, Eagle Nation online, has faced censorship from their administration throughout this school year. The editorials seen below are two examples of works that have been censored. Echo has posted them as guest editorials. To read more about the censorship and...

Uncensored panel drives community discussion

Uncensored panel drives community discussion

Sumaya Mohamed and Annabella Strathman

May 24, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Sitting on the panel in front of approximately 45 students, staff and community members, student organizer and panel member senior Doreen Morang’a said she hoped to inspire change within the school. “It was beneficial because, for the students, they got answers to questions that they were l...

Synchro makes state for 23rd straight year

Synchro makes state for 23rd straight year

Atticus Raasch

May 24, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

After an undefeated season, junior Hope Cassman said she was excited to be part of a team that has won their section for the past 23 years. “I think our season has gone well,” Cassman said. “We’ve won all of our meets so far, I think we’ll do well at state all of our teams are in really g...

Boys’ lacrosse junior goalie steps up

Boys’ lacrosse junior goalie steps up

Isabel Kjaer and Sofia Seewald

May 24, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Spring sports

According to Varsity head coach Chris Bixby, junior goalie Noah Houser has spent his first year on varsity challenging himself as Park’s new  goalie. “Noah’s been great. He came out this year and had some big shoes to fill and ended up responding very quickly,” Bixby said. “He took on the...

Boys’ tennis defeated by number one seed Blake in Sections

Boys’ tennis defeated by number one seed Blake in Sections

Eli Curran-Moore and Tenzin Gyaldatsang

May 22, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Spring sports

After clinching a 4-3 home win against Apple Valley May 16, the boys’ tennis team was swept 0-7 against number one seed in the conference, Blake, according to head coach David Britenbucher. Britenbucher said while the season went well, the most important issue is recruiting players for the future. “I...

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