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Yearbook continues tradition of wake-ups during pandemic

Echowan Editor-in-Chief and senior Sarah Wojtasiak bags a customer's groceries Jan. 19 at Cub Foods during a Echowan fundraiser. Echowan has been attempting to raise money to buy yearbooks that they can give away to seniors who can't afford one.

Sam Swisher

May 29, 2020

Although wake-ups for the school year book Echowan are usually a time for celebrating, students had to adapt their traditions in light of the COVID-19 outbreak according to sophomore Kathryn Haertzen. “Wake-ups are when the senior editors come to your house early and wake you up to tell you you got a...

First semester editorial staff 2020-2021

First semester editorial staff 2020-2021

May 15, 2020

Editor-in-Chief: Talia Lissauer & Maddie Schutte Managing Editors: Gabriel Kaplan, Noah Orloff & Lilly Strathman Copy Editors: Colin Canaday* & Adam Gips Assistant Copy Editor: Tenzin Gyaldatsang Design Editors: Sophie Livingston & Emmy Pearson Infographics Editor: Ryan Barnett Phot...

Search for interim principal continues

Principal Scott Meyers speaks at the Graduation ceremony for the class of 2019 June 6. Meyers announced his resignation effective June 30 and St. Louis Park Public Schools is currently searching for an interim principal.

Marta Hill

May 14, 2020

Less than two months before Principal Meyers’ resignation is set to go into effect, Superintendent Astein Osei decided not to hire any of the candidates that were previously considered. In 6425 News May 1, Osei announced he would begin the search for an interim principal for the 2020-2021 school y...

St. Louis Park Public Schools begin search for interim principal

Superintendent Astein Osei speaks June 6 at Park's 2019 Graduation. Osei announced in 6425 News May 1 that St. Louis Park Public Schools would begin the search for an interim principal for the 2020-2021 school year. Prior to this announcement, the candidates had participated in two rounds of virtual interviews with stakeholders.

Marta Hill and Talia Lissauer

May 1, 2020

After several rounds of virtual interviews for the next Park principal, Superintendent Astein Osei decided not to move forward with any of the candidates. Over the next few weeks, Osei will begin the search for an interim principal for the 2020-2021 school year, according to 6425 News May 1.  "Afte...

School Board outlines 2020-2021, 2021-2022 schedule

Mary Tomback suggests alternate schedule options for the 2020-2021 and 2021-2022 school years during the school board meeting Jan. 27 in C350. Winter break for the 2020-2021 school year will be a week and a half instead of two weeks, following the precedent set by the 2019-2020 school year.

Marta Hill, Isabel Kjaer, and Kaia Myers

February 4, 2020

According to former School Board Chair Nancy Gores, students having Election Day off in 2020 in an effort to preserve safety was possible because of the changing of professional development days. Professional development days that are typically later in the year were moved to Nov. 2 and Nov. 3.  “T...

Change in start times improves health, safety

Park students walk into school March 22. The school board is currently deciding between two different starting times for all the Park schools.

Maddie Schutte

April 19, 2019

The city of St. Louis Park School Board’s vote on updating the school start times will accommodate for all student’s health and overall well-being in the district. The School Board agreed to put a plan into action which will have the elementary schools start at 7:45 a.m., the middle school star...

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