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

Senior Ben Farley pitches June 14. Park got fifth seed for the state tournament, against fourth seed Maple Grove.

Maple Grove strikes out Park

Elena Ortiz-Fishman and Maren Wilsey June 21, 2022

For the first time in 70 years, Park’s baseball team capped off its season by playing Maple Grove in the State Class AAAA quarterfinals June 14-15. The team participated in a two-day tournament,...

MLA teacher Cory Litzow Lorentz assists students in the classroom. She was recently recognized for her work in the district.

MLA teacher awarded Human Rights Award

Nina Miller June 8, 2022

How does it feel to win this award? It feels great, I was surprised. I didn't even see the email. It was one of my colleagues who said to me on the asynchronous day, “You won an award,” and I'm...

Student signs in at the front office before entering the school. The sign-in sheet was added to combat student fears.

New security at Park

Nina Miller June 8, 2022

After hearing about the Uvalde Elementary school shooting, concerns about security at Park arose. The high school decided that new security measures were called for to make everyone feel safer even though...

Seniors throw their caps in the air June 7. This tradition marks the end of the seniors time at Park.

Hats off to ’22

Katie Nelson and Elena Ortiz-Fishman June 8, 2022

  Celebrating its first full year back in-person, the class of 2022 was able to throw their caps in the air together. With a new limitless guest amount compared to the previous year, families...

Girls Lacrosse line up together before game May 26. Girls Lacrosse win against Waconia with a 15-1 win.

Girls blows out Waconia with a 15-1 win

Jacob Perszyk and Cole Taylor June 8, 2022

After a dominant 15-1 victory against Waconia, girl’s lacrosse varsity assistant coach Hayley Savat said she thought the work throughout the season is why the team has been winning.   “A lot of...

Fair use from UMG recordings.

Twelve Carat Toothace’ gives opening to artists life

Lex Lee June 8, 2022

“Twelve Carat Toothace” by Post Malone dropped after a three year long wait June 3, 2022. The hit artist Post Malone's goal of this album was to give you an open look at his personal life and struggles.  “Twelve...

A pro-choice sign outside of park residents house. The sign shows Ruth Bader-Ginsberg, the Supreme Court Justice largely responsible for abortion rights.

Park Students on Roe v. Wade overturning

Sarah Kluckhohn June 8, 2022

In early May, news leaked from the Supreme Court that suggested Roe v. Wade, the landmark case that decided people have the right to abortion, might be overturned.  According to Planned Parenthood,...

Sophomore Ella Nguyen prepares to hit the ball in sections against Armstrong.  Park ended up winning 10-6.

Softball soars through sections

Alex Geretz, Aidan Shafton, and Noah Leventhal June 6, 2022

Park softball conquered Armstrong Tuesday. May 31, with a final score of 10-6 in the fifth section game. Coach Alan Wachutka said the team's strong drive to succeed pushed it far ahead of competition.  “[Park]...

Electric scooter infographic

Rachel Arkis June 6, 2022

With the addition of electric scooters outside the school, they have become more accessible for students to use. This infographic contains the correct way to use electric scooters, how best to stay safe...

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‘Stranger Things’ season four takes a dark turn

Abby Bartleson June 3, 2022

*SPOILERS AHEAD*   After waiting three long years, “Stranger Things” has finally returned, but not all at once. Vol. 1 was released May 27 and fans around the world indulged in the thrilling...

Commencement from childhood role model

Commencement from childhood role model

Jordyn Deschamps June 3, 2022

I sit in my room looking at the next chapter of my life that has taken its representative form as a cap and gown, feeling every emotion that has garnered up until this very moment. I study the ebbs and...

Senior Ada Turman glides out of the water during her solo May 27. Parks synchro team competed at the State meet held at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center.

Just keep swimming

Katie Nelson June 1, 2022

Just two days before its final competition of the season, Park synchro was hit with devastating news — three swimmers had tested positive for COVID-19. Although an unexpected ending to their season,...

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