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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

School walkouts prove effective

School walkouts prove effective

William Givens May 11, 2021

Park held a school walkout April 19, and it had many students questioning its effectiveness. School walkouts are very good and they allow for a teen in high school to express how they feel about any issues...

Fair use from the Denim Day website. Pictured is the quote “My jeans protest violence,” which spreads awareness on sexual violence by asking people to wear denim. The purpose of wearing denim is to show solidarity with victims of sexual violence.

Denim Day leaves positive impact

Jayde Claussen May 19, 2020

Denim Day has been celebrated for the past 21 years, and although the thought might be lighthearted, the story behind this day is heartbreaking, yet empowering. In 1999, the Italian Supreme Court ruled...

Art by Maggie Klaers

Health in the Park Fair open to all ages

Ben Sanford February 22, 2020

According to the wellness and volunteer coordinator for St. Louis Park Laura Smith, the upcoming Health in the Park Fair Feb. 22 is an event for everybody and aims to bring the SLP community together to...

Junior Katie Casey hands a bowl full of soup and bread to a St. Louis Park citizen Feb. 13. Casey volunteered at the STEP Empty Bowls event alongside many Park students.

STEP Empty Bowls spreads awareness of food insecurity in SLP

Sofie Geretz February 18, 2020

Reflecting on the STEP Empty Bowls event Feb. 13, owner and artistic director of GoodSpace Murals Greta McLain said the event brings the community together while promoting a good cause. “It's so beautiful...

Freshmen Ruby Livon and Christina Loschy discuss their opinions on GSA being cancelled Nov. 22. They talk about their opinions on the importance of GSA.

GSA meeting gets canceled

Lilly Strathman and Grace Schultz December 2, 2019

When sitting in Madam Sweeney’s classroom on Nov. 21, GSA’s (gay, straight alliance) co-president and senior Anika Jamison had to cancel the meeting because of lack of attendance.  “There were...

Pink T-shirts available for purchase at the St. Louis Park Fire Station 1. The shirts cost $20 and are being sold in support of breast cancer awareness.

Fire department raises money for cancer awareness

Gabriel Kaplan November 25, 2019

John Wolff, St. Louis Park’s deputy fire chief, said he believes the fire department’s pink T-shirt sales — which support the local Jane Brattain Breast Center — will make a positive impact on...

Psychotherapist Lynn Lyons speaks at Heilicher Minneapolis Jewish Day School May 13. Lyons spoke to parents about anxiety and how to stop the worry cycle.

Anxiety workshop provides guidance

Ruthie Posada June 2, 2019

As universal anxiety rates in children and teens continue to rise, Heilicher Minneapolis Jewish Day School Head of School Yoni Binus said he thought inviting a psychotherapist to come speak to parents...

AP European History teacher Jeffery Cohen explains the details of the essay portion of the upcoming AP test to sophomore Hope Cassman. According to Cohen he entered a teachers-only contest to win a free Norwegian cruise.

Instagram account made for AP teacher

Maria Perez-Barriga April 12, 2019

As sophomore Luci Jensen was talking with friends in the hallway, history teacher Jeffrey Cohen approached them and asked one of them to nominate him for a free Norwegian cruise given to teachers. “Cohen...

Senior captain Maddy McIntosh and junior Ivy Jones play in the match against Bloomington-Kennedy Oct. 10. Earlier they had done the dig pink dress code as shown by their pink hair and hair ties.

Volleyball promotes breast cancer awareness

Dahlia Krebs and Mira Malka October 15, 2018

Raising awareness about breast cancer is important, according to senior Gabby McCaa because she said she wanted to support women who are battling for their lives. “We want to support cancer research...

Sophmores Ian Otos and Shayla Miller collect breast cancer donation from sophmore Nebyu Bekele.

Student council raises breast cancer awareness

Emma Yarger and Amaia Barajas October 27, 2017

According to student council adviser Sarah Lindenberg, the students organized a fundraiser on Wednesday Oct. 25 to raise money for the Susan G. Komen foundation. Lindenberg said the student council...

Senior Ethan Rickert stands alongside band teacher Steven Schmidtz during one of their warmups at the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk. The walk took place Oct. 8. at the U.S. Bank Stadium.

Band plays at Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk

Alex Balfour and Izzy Leviton October 13, 2017

Surrounded by pink ribbons and a high energy atmosphere, senior Ethan Rickert, whose mother passed away from breast cancer last summer, felt a personal tie to the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk...

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