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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

Three available resources to help create community

Three available resources to help create community

Johanna Kaplan, Aisha Hersi, and Molly Schochet November 15, 2021

Having the correct resources can help students exponentially when they enter school every day.  At Park there are many clubs that can help benefit students' basic needs including food, clothing and a...

Senior Hayden Haase packs food for donations Dec. 11. The National Honors Society joins the Birdfeeder and Clothing Closet to help the community. As an incentive, all three groups are giving a donut party to the third hour that donates the most items.

NHS assists Birdfeeder with food and clothing drive

Maria Perez Barriga and Jayde Claussen December 12, 2019

Feeling optimistic about the food and clothing drive provided by National Honor Society (NHS) members for Birdfeeder Dec. 9-13, co-manager and junior Ayan Hassan said it will impact Park in a positive...

Senior Hayden Haase packs food for Thanksgiving meals Nov. 26. Junior Ayan Hassan helped organize the event in an effort to give families food for Thanksgiving.

Birdfeeder provides meals for Thanksgiving

Maria Perez Barriga and Jayde Claussen November 27, 2019

As a way to assist families over Thanksgiving break Nov. 27-Dec. 1, Birdfeeder co-manager junior Ayan Hassan said the club will shop for items to pack meals for students in need.  “This Thanksgiving...

Senior and Clothing Closet manager Hayden Haase hangs a dress Oct. 28 in the recently opened Clothing Closet. Students can come in during third hour to pick out clothes for free.

Birdfeeder expands impact on Park

Molly Schochet and Isra Mohamed October 31, 2019

In order to prevent worry about access to basic necessities such as food, Birdfeeder supervisor Sophia Ross said the Birdfeeder works to relieve students of this stress. “Our...

Senior Altheagrace Tyler packs a bag for students in need of food May 28. Birdfeeder is accepting applications from students who need food over the summer until May 31.

Birdfeeder offers summer meal plans

Maggie Klaers, Ruthie Posada, and Emily Ziessman May 30, 2019

The Birdfeeder and free and reduced lunch provide meal security for students in need during the school year. According to junior Victoria Martinez, this service will continue into the summer. “During...

Senior Ava Townsend folds clothing in order to get The Clothing Closet ready for students. The Clothing Closet is open Tuesday through Thursday during third hour for any students looking for free secondhand clothing.

Prom dresses pose a big decision

Liberty Powers May 28, 2019

Although prom has come and gone at Park, students still need to decide what to do with their dresses. Senior Lexi Lee’s dress was taking up space, so when someone asked to buy it, she happily bartered....

Juniors Victoria Martinez and Mushtakh Mohammad pack bags March 7, for students in need of food. The Birdfeeder is accepting applications for students who rely on school breakfast and lunch and wont have access to food during spring break.

Birdfeeder offers spring break meal options

Maggie Klaers, Ruthie Posada, and Emily Ziessman March 18, 2019

Spring break can be a time of food uncertainty for students who depend on school-supplied meals, according to Birdfeeder student manager, junior Mushtakh Mohammed. “During the week students have school...

Student managers of the Birdfeeder, senior Althea Tyler and junior Victoria Martinez, pack winter meal packs during their community service class on Dec. 14. Forms to receive food from the Birdfeeder will be available in the counseling office until Dec. 17.

Birdfeeder creates winter meal packs

Maggie Klaers and Sofia Seewald December 16, 2018

Senior and student manager of the Birdfeeder Althea Tyler said the holidays can be a difficult time financially for many families. “It’s a time when families are already buying presents and they...

Bird Feeder supervisor Sophia Ross, explains to Bird Feeder members what needs to be done to the food shelf, Sept. 20. The Bird Feeder recently got a donation of food and backpacks and are always looking for more donations.

Birdfeeder starts fresh with new student managers

Sofia Seewald and Maggie Klaers October 2, 2018

Adviser of the Birdfeeder, Sophia Ross, said students in her community service class help run and manage the in-school food shelf. “The Birdfeeder is part of my community service class and everybody...

Junior Maddy Gonzalez restocks cereal for Birdfeeder. Birdfeeder bags are available every Friday for students.

What do you know about hunger in Minnesota?

Brooklyn Donelson, Yonit Krebs, and Sumaya Mohamed January 27, 2018

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Senior Birdfeeder manager Alex Monson creates posters promoting the Birdfeeder. Birdfeeder gave out food to students in need for winter break.

Community service provides meals during break

Sumaya Mohamed, Yonit Krebs, and Brooklyn Donelson January 10, 2018

With a few months of volunteering experience accomplished, junior Leensa Ahmed said she has enjoyed helping people within the Park community. “It's been pretty cool going out and being able to shop...

Senior Birdfeeder manager Alex Monson creates posters promoting the Birdfeeder. Birdfeeder gave out food to students in need for winter break.

Senior gives back to community

Nicole Sanford October 18, 2017

As a part of her community service class, senior Alex Monson joined the Birdfeeder, an organization that packs backpacks of food for Park students in need. Monson said she was elected Birdfeeder manager...

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