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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

During a GSA meeting, members drew posters to advertise their club. The meeting happened in C351, Nov. 31.

GSA welcomes all

Anisa Kahin, Nafisa Kahin, Maren Wilsey, and Liz Williams December 2, 2022

As a new teacher and advisor of the GSA (Gender & Sexuality Alliance), Kara Marlin said that the GSA is a space for anyone and everyone who identifies as LGBTQ+ or an ally to come together. Marlin...

Junior Jersey Miller and senior Auden Whitlow speak in Spanish with Colombian students on zoom. In a breakout room, they spoke with Efrain about their hobbies and interests.

Spanish club meets with Colombian students

Ena Mekic and Taylor Voigt November 21, 2022

Profe Anderson said Spanish club is always looking for opportunities to interact with other people and cultures in Spanish speaking countries. This month they were able to speak with students from a Colombian...

Junior Noam Halpern, seniors Alana Weiser and Micah Davis build Sukkahs out of snacks at JSU, Thursday Oct. 13. JSU meets Thursdays in room B238

JSU celebrates Sukkot

Jessie Belen and Cianny Belen October 17, 2022

The Sukkot holiday is week long and happens every year in the fall starting October 9th through the 16th. It's a way to celebrate the learning roots of the Jewish culture and reunite with those roots. Isabel...

Art club president Sophia Jerney creates posters with other art club members. Art club meets every Tuesday in B114 (pottery room)

Art club welcomes everyone

Ivan Zank, Anisa Kahin, Nafisa Kahin, and Liz Williams October 14, 2022

As a member of the Art Club, Marisa Peck says that art club is a space where students can be their most creative selves, make bonds and try new skills. Art Club was officially started two years ago, but...

Senior Truman Fillbrandt and Jacy Demcisak and sophomore Greta Gabel laugh at a question March 4. Park placed second at the state Tournament.

Quiz Bowl moves to nationals

Jacob Khabie and Leo Justesen March 21, 2022

Moving on to the final round of the state quiz bowl competition, let alone placing second in State and moving on to nationals was not the outcome senior quiz bowl team co-captain Jacy Demcisak thought...

Spanish teacher Hanna Anderson talks to club members during a Spanish Club meeting Feb. 17. The club meets every third Thursday and hosts a variety of activities.

Spanish club brings community together

Noah Leventhal and Alex Geretz March 9, 2022

At the Spanish club meeting Feb. 17, the Park community was brought together by playing Latin-American games. Teacher Hanna Anderson led the club in a session of “Cien Mexicanos”, a Spanish adaptation...

Senior Jacy Demcisak and sophomore Greta Gabel answers a question Feb. 11. The team has been preparing for the State competition Feb. 17 at Burnsville High School.

Quiz Bowl prepares for State

Jacob Khabie and Leo Justesen February 17, 2022

Going into the State tournament, senior Quiz Bowl co-captain Truman Fillbrandt said he is bracing himself for a tougher competition, despite increased confidence in his own team’s performance. “I'm...

Junior Cece Jensen and Spanish club adviser Hanna Anderson dance together Jan. 20. Club members learned merengue, bachata and salsa.

Spanish club dances into the new year

Lily Nugteren and Katie Nelson January 26, 2022

At the Jan. 20 meeting of the Spanish club, teacher Hanna Anderson taught members of the club how to dance. After junior Cece Jensen learned Latin dances from the Salsa, to the Bachata, she said she loved...

Juniors Izzy Nathan, Ruby Livon and Jonah Schmeig participate in a Jewish trivia game during the meeting January 6. Each Jewish Student Union meeting consists of various educational activities.

JSU hosts trivia competition

Sam Listiak January 19, 2022

Reflecting on JSU’s (Jewish Student Union) latest meeting, Senior Ella Roether said she was impressed with the meeting, despite the usual adviser being absent. “(The meeting) went really well. Our...

Finance Club co-founder James Vournakis creates a plan for the meetings Nov 3. Finance Club plans to learn about the stock market and market trends.

Positive outlook for new finance club

Danny Shope, Liam Woodward, and Jacob Khabie December 1, 2021

Looking for ways to pursue his passion for finance and investment, senior and finance club co-president James Vournakis said he decided to start the club with his friend. “I was super interested in...

Used with permission from Anna Overall.

Senior continues leading SLP Streetwear

Jacob Khabie September 22, 2021

What does SLP Streetwear do? We do all things that are related to fashion. Sometimes we’ll watch videos, sometimes we'll do projects related to high fashion, sometimes we'll do stuff related to local...

Pandemic presents struggles to club leaders

Pandemic presents struggles to club leaders

Tobias Khabie December 31, 2020

  Every Thursday, frustration and disappointment are commonplace for me after I log off from the weekly Jewish Student Union meeting. As co-president, leading a club has never been more challenging. Each...

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