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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

Freshman Beckett Leonard creates a drawing in Parks art club after school on March. 27. Many students attend club meetings at Park without necessarily being official club

Every member has a first day

Noah Leventhal, Digital Content Editor March 1, 2024

Throughout our often hectic school days, clubs and organizations can offer relaxing and tranquil downtime, a draw for many students. These clubs can become more than just extracurricular activities, but...

Sophomore Madison Hass makes letters Feb. 16. The Letters of Love club is a new club that makes cards for children in the hospital.

Students share their love

Ryan Moran, Staffer February 23, 2024

Park’s sophomores brought back a club to support kids struggling in hospitals. The club started by previous students but then discontinued, Letters of love creates thoughtful letters and fun pictures,...

Class or club?

Class or club?

Leo Justesen January 23, 2024

As a senior, I have seen my fair share of classes. The debate of if Echo (the student-run newspaper) and Echowan (the student-run yearbook) are clubs is a much needed discussion as the tides begin to shift....

French club advisor Kyle Sweeney dresses up for a club meeting Dec. 21. The French club had a pre-winter break get together with hot cocoa and breakfast.

French club unites students

Annika Koch January 5, 2024

French club is filled with French music and foods from croissants to European cookies. On Dec. 21, French club held a holiday celebration before winter break and many gathered for the last time until the...

Sophomore Oliver Culp scrolls through social media Nov. 20. Culp learns more about school clubs by checking social media.

Student-led social media draws people in

Kylie Kaiser November 22, 2023

Social media is a constant focus of people in today's world. With clubs wanting to grow in numbers and spread awareness, social media accounts are being created and followed. The social media platform...

Sophomore Meyer Zis prepares for the Youth in Government conference in Jan. Park’s Youth in Government council will present a court case at the Minnesota State Capitol.

Youth in government continues its journey

Thomas Halverson November 12, 2023

Youth In Government (YIG) had its fourth meeting on Nov. 11, starting off the second year of YIG at Park. YIG is a club where students learn about the Minnesota government and end up acting as a member...

Sophomore Dahlia Cohen, senior Nora Olson and sophomore Audrey Tuite plan what to write on their poster Sept. 28. Girls United met to discuss Latinx/Hispanic Heritage Month.

Girls United’s school year goals

Ivan Zank October 25, 2023

As the school year kicked off, so did one of Park’s clubs, Girls United. The female-run club focuses on meaningful discussions about misogyny and women around the world. This year they are hoping to...

Senior student council president Erik Lindell and senior Saul Zis discuss what homecoming should look like Sept. 21. Student council meets from 7:55 to 8:15 am every Tuesday.

Building student council up again

Ivan Zank October 16, 2023

As student council starts planning the school year's events, they are also prioritizing an internal reorganization. The newest goal of student council comes from observing other schools in the area. Student...

Echowans new advisor Ms. Hanson informs students on the changes for this years yearbook Oct. 3. Ms. Hanson connects with the students right away to work effectively.

Echowan turns the page

Taylor Voigt October 3, 2023

Park’s student-run yearbook committee made a decision at the end of the 2022-23 school year to change advisors for this year and more to come. Echowan members said they have high hopes for what new advisor...

Natural Helpers Co-President Chloe Lorentz helps junior Emma Gaukle on Sept. 21. Natural Helpers had their first interest meeting to introduce their club.

Natural Helpers start with a kickoff

Sarah Peterson and Anisa Kahin September 25, 2023

The student-led counseling group, Natural Helpers, is back again this year to help Park students in any way. They hosted their first interest meeting on Friday Sept. 22 and invited all to come. They gave...

Senior Abigail Baudhuin and freshman Alyssa Johannes eat food near a gas station May 22. At the final Girls United meeting, the club relaxed and ate food while preparing for next year.

Girls United finishes off strong

Maren Wilsey and Johanna Kaplan June 1, 2023

s the year comes to a close, Girls United hosted their final meeting of the year May 22. According to junior board member Nora Olson, the club spent their last meeting this year contemplating the club’s...

Girls/non binary ultimate player scores the first point early in the first half. The final score of the match was 5 to 15 in favor of Washburn.

Girls and non binary ultimate team takes on Washburn

Jacob Perszyk and Cole Taylor May 31, 2023

After an intense game against Washburn, the girls and non binary ultimate lost 15-5. Assistant coach Clarie Cech said she thought the heat was affecting the players but they are starting to overcome...

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