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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

Sophomore Owen Anklam skates down ice Dec. 14. Park defeated Bloomington Jefferson 7-0.

Orioles victorious on the ROC

Jana Faust December 17, 2023

Following a 7-0 win against Bloomington Kennedy and after a tough loss to Holy Angels, assistant coach Noah Parker said a win was exactly what the team needed. “The focus was to get back in the win...

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10 Underrated Artists

Estrella Ochoa December 14, 2023

Music these days has such a bigger outreach than it used to. With platforms like Youtube, SoundCloud and Spotify, it’s no longer as much of a hassle to get your work out there. Due to this, the pool...

Park parents meet with principal LaNisha Paddock to learn about school wide and to ask questions Dec. 12. Coffee with the Principal provides a time for parents to develop a relationship with Parks principal.

Coffee with the principal is a success

Audrey Kuendig December 14, 2023

This Dec., parents and guardians met with Principal LaNisha Paddock to discuss past, present and future updates about the school and district. The attendees were able to ask questions, give feedback and...

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Watermelon game taking over Student life

Yosef Teshome December 13, 2023

“Watermelon” is a popular game that is spreading and taking over peoples phones at Park. The game works like this—there is one fruit at the top of the screen that you tap to drop. After you drop...

Park puts up a 12-foot Hanukkah menorah to represent which day of Hanukkah it is. This is one of the many ways Park celebrates Hanukkah.

Hanukkah at Park

Audrey Kuendig December 10, 2023

As the Holiday season approaches, Park Jewish Student Union (JSU) students and advisor Mindy Daitchman discuss all things Hanukkah. JSU is talking about the school’s hits and misses in celebrations and...

Senior Griffin Krone steals puck from the opposing team Dec. 6. Park lost 5-2 to the Stars.

Park loses game to big rival

Jamar Hester Jr December 10, 2023

Park faced a big rival this game as they were eliminated from sections last year by Holy Angels. A well battled game against Holy Angels ended in a devastating loss of 5-2 on Dec. 6. According to coach...

Park’s alpine ski team participates in an ugly sweater contest up at Lutsen Mountain Dec. 2. They enjoyed a trip traveling up north to ski as a team.

Traveling as a team

Louisa Augustine December 9, 2023

Traveling alone is fun, but traveling with your friends and teammates can be even better. Traveling together is a great time for team bonding, as well as a great chance to practice and improve your skills...

Freshman Isa Lucas balances on the beam Dec. 5. Park’s girls gymnastics sprung to third out of fourth place.

Gymnastics works on finding their balance

Kayleigh Bishop December 7, 2023

Park’s girls gymnastics placed third out of four teams during their meet at Hopkins Highschool Dec. 5. It was their second meet of the season and despite their loss, head coach Dawn Thielen said the...

Juniors Ari Rose and Lorenzo Romero-Torres solve precalculus problems on the whiteboard Friday Dec. 1. Precalculus classes are exclusively AP this year, so students must take the higher-level class.

Precalc being only an AP option

Kalsang Wangmo December 5, 2023

This year, precalculus is only an AP (Advanced Placement) option, meaning that there isn't any standard-level class that juniors can take. Many students are struggling to keep up with the fast-paced AP...

Best of the year in entertainment

Best of the year in entertainment

Ryan Steinberg, Staffer December 4, 2023

2023 has been an incredibly influential year in all aspects of entertainment — cinema, TV and celebrity drama. This year will surely be remembered for being one of the most important in the advancement...

Freshman Hannora Crouse creates recycling bin toppers Nov. 19. Crouse cuts out cardboard toppers to place on recycling bins for the environmental club’s recycling program.

Exploring the impact of Environmental Club

Kalsang Wangmo and Alex Driver November 22, 2023

Park’s Environmental Club centers its efforts on promoting sustainability within Park through weekly meetings, discussions and planning initiatives. According to junior Kaylee Rice, the most recent...

Black Friday Favorites 2023

Black Friday Favorites 2023

Rylie Unangst November 22, 2023

With the holiday season quickly approaching, Black Friday has historically been the day of deals for many to shop for loved ones and themselves. The marketing and deals while shopping can quickly become...

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