The student news site of St. Louis Park High School

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

Hopkins-Park player runs to get away from his defender April 27. Park had a successful game, winning against Minneapolis 5-1.

Three men down, four points up

Taylor Voigt and Layla Mickelson April 30, 2024

Hopkins-Park boys lacrosse continued their back-and-forth record with their third win April 27. They beat Minneapolis 5-1 despite having multiple factors against them, including being three men down on...

Junior Sylvia Tolzin studies for the Advanced Placement US History Exam. The test is set to take place on May 10.

AP Tests around the corner

Thomas Halverson, Staffer April 27, 2024

As AP (Advanced Placement) tests are fastly approaching, many students are bombarded with stress for their tests and find their free time consumed by studying and preparation. These tests can impact a...

Park students from S.O.A.R. sit and listen among Park school staff and other community members at the school board meeting on Wednesday. The meeting on March 13. consisted of interviewing finalists for the St. Louis Park district superintendent position.

Superintendent election interrupted

Sarah Kluckhohn, Design editor April 25, 2024

The prayer room for Muslim students that are observing Ramadan April 9. The creation of this space is one of the ways that Park is trying to support the Muslim students at Park.

Park creates amenities to support Muslim students

Serena Bovee, Staffer April 18, 2024

Ramadan has come and gone, as the celebration started on March 10 and ended on April 9. Ramadan is a month spent fasting from sunrise to sunset by people of the Islamic faith as a commemoration of Muhammad's...

Senior Sam Fuller leaves school early April 9. Many seniors develop seniorities and leave school early as the year comes to an end.

Graduation is around the corner

Madeline Anklam, Staffer April 16, 2024

Fourth quarter is coming up, marking the last weeks of high school for seniors. Classes are finishing up and deadlines for college decisions are approaching for those who have not already committed. According...

A view overlooks the Gulf of Mexico in South Florida. Florida is a popular vacation destination for spring break travelers.

Late spring break takes the cake

Jeremy Eichten, Staffer April 16, 2024

Spring break is a time that students look forward to all year long. It is a time when students have a break from the hardest part of the school year, and where they can relax and enjoy themselves. It is...

Co-stars Declan Gaines (Jack) and Coco Gruen (Katherine) perform an emotional scene. This is a major moment in the pairs relationship, as they reveal their true feelings.

‘Newsies’ is sensational in first showing

Nicholas Garrett and Kalsang Wangmo March 24, 2024

The auditorium at Park broke open March 21 with its debut performance of “Newsies,” which Park’s choir has been working on for around three months. The show was musically directed by choir teacher...

Junior Henry Berg swims the 500 free on Feb. 24. Berg qualified for the state swim meet in the event.

Small selection to state from sections

Noah Leventhal, Web/Digital Editor February 28, 2024

After two tough days of sections, Park boys swimming placed third overall Feb. 24. Despite receiving no points from diving due to the lack of a team, as well as the issues that come with having a small...

On Feb. 13, several news media sources published stories claiming Park will newly allow opt outs for LGTBQ+ content. This is not new — Park has always had an opt out option.

It’s business as usual

Anya Panday February 14, 2024

Rumors of a potential parental lawsuit have been brewing through the halls, posing the question: what will Park do next? On Feb. 13, several articles published stories claiming that Park will now allow...

Photo used with permission from St. Louis Park Public Schools

School board platforms parent stories

Anya Panday and Crystal Diaz January 24, 2024

In a cramped space at the district office, a normally sleepy school board meet teemed with parental passion Jan. 23. All chairs were occupied, with no room to breathe as parents lined the walls and filled...

A thin layer of snow covers the forest by Minikahda Vista Park Jan.15. This park is great for sledding, but the lack of snow has limited that.

Unusual temperatures this winter

Alex Driver January 16, 2024

There’s been a lot of talk about the abnormal warm temperatures and the lack of snow this winter. It’s actually the warmest winter ever recorded. This unexpected warmth has the potential to impact...

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