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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

State should consider allowing four-day week

State should consider allowing four-day week

Danny Shope October 15, 2021

High school is exhausting. There is only so much you can do in 24 hours — and our schedules are jam-packed with school, sports, work, clubs and everything else under the sun. It shows, too: across the...

Art teacher Angela Jacob talks to a student during an asynchronous class Feb. 23. The Echo Editorial Board is in favor of keeping Park’s current schedule and believes switching to a fully synchronous schedule would be unhelpful to students.

Staff Editorial: Adjusting schedule not necessary

March 5, 2021

With students returning to hybrid learning, some students, parents and staff have questioned the current schedule and whether it could be changed. While a change could benefit the people in hybrid a little...

Sophomore Ella Wasvick sets up to work on her assignments during first hour in the cafeteria Feb. 25. Park is continuing to push the importance of students utilizing asynchronous time for getting help and doing work.

Cohort A, B required to attend asynchronous classes

Talia Lissauer and Adam Gips March 1, 2021

All students in Cohorts A and B will need to go to asynchronous classes on their in-person days, even if online, according to assistant principal Jessica Busse.  “The problem is when we got rid of...

Jeffrey Cohen works with students over Zoom during an asynchronous period Jan. 8. The Echo Editorial Board believes one-on-one or optional asynchronous classes like these should be implemented at Park.

Staff Editorial: Check-ins for asynchronous classes unproductive

January 9, 2021

Using up work time for attendance during asynchronous class periods proves to be a waste of students time after almost a semester doing it. At the beginning of the 2020-21 school year, it was well established...

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