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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

Girls hockey players celebrate after scoring a goal. Hopkins-Park won against Hutchinson4-3 Nov. 12.

Girls’ hockey victorious against Hutchinson

Rachel Arkis, Ashley Reyes, and John Hunter November 15, 2022

Following a 4-3 win against Hutchinson, head coach Ryan St. Martin said that despite a rough start, the team managed to pull through. “They persevered. We went down early in the first period, but...

Junior Coeleen Gruen sings opening number of Chicago Nov. 11. The first song in the show is All that Jazz.

‘Chicago: Teen Edition’ opening night success

Ena Mekic November 12, 2022

The production of “Chicago: Teen Edition” has been in the works for almost three months. After many stage rehearsals and vocal practices, the first show was performed Nov. 11. Theater director...

Senior Jimmy Hager runs the ball, splitting the Armstrong Defense Oct. 29. Despite the offensive efforts, the Orioles lost the game 62-31.

Orioles leave it all out on the field

Anya Panday, Alicia Mainjeni, and Sarah Peterson October 31, 2022

The Orioles prepared to battle Armstrongs Falcons during the second round of sections Oct. 29. To celebrate the Halloween weekend, students from both teams wore costumes ranging from cows to ‘80s workout...

Sophomore Avery Foster runs the ball upfield Oct. 25. The Orioles beat the Lakers 21-0 during the first round of sections.

The calm before the score

Anya Panday, Alicia Mainjeni, and Sarah Peterson October 27, 2022

After ending the regular season with a 2-6 record, The Orioles headed into their first section game Oct. 25, with supportive students filling the bleachers decked out in Park's colors. Squaring up against...

Senior Cole Nowak fights off Hawks for senior Stefano Giovannelli to throw the ball Oct. 19. Park lost to Chaska 42-6.

Senior night shines bright

Anya Panday, Alicia Mainjeni, and Sarah Peterson October 20, 2022

Park stadium was decked out with banners, senior portraits and supportive fans Oct. 19. The Orioles’ final game of the regular season against Chaska was also their senior night — a night to recognize...

The Orioles geared up for a battle against the Stars Oct 7th. Park kept their spirits high as the community came together for the homecoming game.

Homecoming hopes flattened

Anya Panday, Alicia Mainjeni, and Sarah Peterson October 9, 2022

The Orioles fled the field Oct. 7 after a 34-8 loss against the Holy Angels Stars. After an unsuccessful start, the Orioles were finally able to score with less than 2 minutes left in the fourth quarter.  Josh...

 Senior Daniel Bevell strides towards the ball alongside the Spartans Oct. 6. Park lost to the Spartans 3-2

Senior night smackdown

Maren Wilsey and Anna Williams October 9, 2022

Despite setbacks the team had faced this season surrounding injuries and illnesses, the boy’s soccer team entered their match against Orono, the first seed in their conference. Park lost 2-3 after...

Junior captain Addison Chenvert and sophomore Evelyn Barnett get ready to hit an incoming ball. Park came out on top in the tournament Oct. 1.

Girls’ volleyball sets to serve

Abby Bartleson, Crystal Diaz, and Zoe Ziessman October 2, 2022

After experiencing fluctuation on the team due to injuries and sickness, the girls’ volleyball team came out victorious in the tournament Oct. 1. According to head coach Sam Hanlon, the team has a positive...

Seniors Shantell Harden and Lily Olson chase each other with paint. Typically, seniors paint the wall in the spring.

Class of 2023 adds color to senior year

Rachel Arkis October 2, 2022

Every year, the incoming seniors paint the wall on the athletic shed after graduation with a design that is unique to each class. This year, the seniors decided on a silhouette of Michael Jordan, correlating...

Seniors Sebastian Tangelson and Isaac Israel talk with guest speakers Larry Kraft and Peggy Flanagan Sept. 20. The voter registration assembly encouraged students to become civically engaged.

High hopes for youth participation in upcoming election

Maya Nieves October 1, 2022

In anticipation for the upcoming election, many have hopes of more youth casting their vote. With election day coming up in November, Park students recently held a voter registration drive Sept. 20th ...

Senior Jimmy Hager runs past the Red Knights defensive line Sept. 24. Hagers touchdown was the start of Park’s comeback to take down the Knights 33-28.

Lassoing in the win

Anya Panday, Alicia Mainjeni, and Sarah Peterson September 25, 2022

A sigh of relief echoed through the stadium Sept. 24 as the Orioles finally took back the lead from Benilde after trailing behind 28-13 in the fourth quarter.  For the larger part of the game, the...

Senior Isabel Nathan prepares to start her race Sept. 15th. Park lost in a close meet against Benilde.

Girls swimming suffers bittersweet loss

The girls swim team endured a loss to Park's rival, Benilde St. Margaret’s, Sept. 15th. According to head coach Amanda Forsberg, while the team did not win, they worked together and improved as a whole,...

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