The Echo

Children’s First program brings community together to discuss climate change

Junior Sophie Yakes speaks on behalf for the club Roots and Shoots during the Children's First Champion Breakfast March 5 at Double Tree Park Place Hotel. Yakes said she wants to promote awareness to citizens of St. Louis Park on how to take action.

Anna Benishek

March 8, 2020

Junior Roots and Shoots member Sophie Yakes said it’s important for students' voices to be heard at the Children’s First Champion Breakfast because the community can benefit from them. “I am speaking on behalf of all the students for climate action and also because this is a room full of really...

Nordic team sells coupon books

Juniors Max Gohman and Benn Katzovitz grab breakfast before going out to fundraise. The Nordic team knocked on neighborhood doors to sell coupon books Nov. 23.

Sofie Geretz

November 25, 2019

Nordic parent Ann Walsh said the coupon selling fundraiser Nov. 23 was unique because of both the local businesses’ and the community’s involvement. “What's really special about the Nordic coupon sale is it's really mostly local businesses,” Walsh said. “It's always heartwarming to see th...

Book Club reads dystopian novel

Book club members discuss

Alexis Machoka

January 17, 2018

When picking out the book for this month’s Book Club meeting, club adviser Ellen George said many factors determine which book the club will read. “Picking the books is pretty much recommendations, and sometimes I hear about a book and it has great reviews and seems like it would be wonderful to read,” G...

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