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The student news site of St. Louis Park High School

The Echo

The student news site of St. Louis Park High School

The Echo

Principal LaNisha Paddock talks to business innovations students during press day April 10. Business innovations is a business elective open to all students.

Business Innovations guides young entrepreneurs

Abby Bartleson and Katie Nelson April 29, 2022

From tote bags to car washes for students, Business Innovations classes have been busy crafting products this past school year. According to business teacher Abby Lugo, the class is very independent and...

Used with permission from Anna Overall.

Jewelry Junkies rebrands

Maren Wilsey and Elena Ortiz-Fishman October 19, 2021

After her former business partner moved to Hawaii, senior Anna Overall had a difficult decision to make. She decided to continue her business, Jewelry Junkies, by herself, and headed in a new direction....

Used with permission

Grad Grams sells gifts for class of 2021

Elena Ortiz-Fishman June 2, 2021

For business innovations class, a group of students decided to base their final project on providing gifts and mementos for graduating seniors. The aforementioned gifts include notes, flowers, teddy bears...

Noam Helpern wearing one of Henry Salitas masks. Freshman Henry Salita sells masks on Instagram.

Freshman starts selling masks

Colin Canaday May 17, 2021

What sparked the idea for selling masks? My teacher asked me (to come up with) something relevant and something that people need, and, clearly, we’re going through a pandemic. So I thought selling...

Sophomore Alseny Fofana sells a LuckyBird sweatshirt to social studies teacher Sarah Lindenberg Dec. 14 at the Business Innovations pop-up shop. Students gathered in the high school cafeteria to sell their products to the community at this event.

Business Innovations opens pop-up shop for community

Kate Schneider December 16, 2019

When preparing to sell her handmade jewelry at the Business Innovations pop-up shop, where students sold the products they made in class, sophomore Anna Overall said she was excited to see the reaction...

Sophomore Evie Gutzke sells a candle to sophomore Maia Seidel outside the lunch room Nov. 7. The candles are selling for seven dollars .

Honey Candle Company creates buzz

Megan Raatz December 3, 2018

According to student employee Evie Gutzke, the Honey Candle Company is a part of the business innovations class where students pick a product to sell and target a specific group of consumers. “We...

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