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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

Newly enrolled junior Adam Kamel gets off the bus ready to start his day March 5. Park gives newly enrolled students free transportation to get to and from school every day.

Calls to end 1988

Jaiden Leary, Staffer March 10, 2024

Open enrollment at Park has surfaced as a contentious issue. Some parents are calling for a close to open enrollment for the entire district, while some are saying that call to action is racially motivated....

Park student tapes up new QR code Jan. 25. Park has been recently searching for a new superintendent.

New input from community at Park for superintendent candidate

Roberto Alvarez January 25, 2024

With a vacancy in the superintendent position at Park, the process of finding a new superintendent has taken a different approach from previous years. This time around, parents and students have been able...

Illustration by Estrella Ochoa

New Muslim Student Association forms at Park

Sofia Jerney and Leo Justesen January 25, 2024

Students gather in the learning lab as the start of Park’s brand new Muslim Student Association, which also aims to teach Arabic as well. The atmosphere among the students is excited for the latest session,...

Senior Zack Nevinski sharpens a players skate. Through managing he will complete his 20 NHS hours.

Helping hands

Hanna Lipschultz January 12, 2024

The National Honors Society (NHS) is an organization that recognizes exceptional students and encourages values of character, leadership, service and scholarship.  It is expected of NHS members to spend...

Student Jordan Badhwa works on a drawing during the Art Club meeting on Nov. 14. The art club meets every Tuesday at 3:15 in B114.

Painting a strong community

Hanna Lipschultz November 20, 2023

Painting, drawing, ceramics, oh my! Park is offering students the opportunity to participate in art club.  Freshman Lucy Murray said the club has a great sense of community and they have been very...

Art by Audrey Kuendig and Kylie Kaiser

Rock o’clock

Hanna Lipschultz and Annika Koch October 12, 2023

At Park students have the opportunity to participate in bouldering through the Rock On club. It is mainly student-led, and is advised by language arts teacher Callie Hefstad. They meet every Friday morning...

New teacher Ms. Siegle helps junior Shipora Star with biology class work Sept. 20. This is Ms. Siegles first year at Park in the science department.

Park welcomes multiple new teachers

Hanna Lipschultz September 27, 2023

This school year has brought new classrooms, new policies and new faculty.  Park has welcomed multiple new teachers this year in both core classes and electives.  After the first two weeks, people are...

Kara Mueller pictured talking to Park senior Angel Aguilar Salazar about the Wallin scholarship. Park seniors were recently presented the Wallin scholarship for the college of their choice.

Financial assistance provides opportunity

Caedon Exsted May 26, 2023

With the end of school nearing and seniors deciding their future plans, Wallin Education Partners recently awarded the Wallin scholarship. Recipient and senior Nev Dobyne said the scholarship was a...

Black History Month in Park

Black History Month in Park

Roberto Alvarez February 23, 2023

I believe that Park is doing a great job of acknowledging and celebrating Black History Month for students. Over most of the school you can find flyers that show different events you can go to that represent...

Sophomore Ari Rose gets blood drawn on Feb 9th. This was the first blood drive at Park in 2023.

Driven for good

Caedon Exsted and Maren Wilsey February 16, 2023

To help take action during the ongoing global blood shortage, Park students and staff joined the cause by giving blood on Feb. 9.  After donating, Park students and staff reflected on their experience....

Sophomore Denea Lewis goes to serve the ball Feb. 10. Students were defeated when teachers achieved 25 points first.

Volleyball brings school spirit to Park

Ari Lissauer and Jamar Hester February 13, 2023

The student-staff volleyball game ended with a teacher victory and a final score of 25-22. English teacher Lindsey Meyer said events like these are important for students to have fun and brighten the...

Superintendent Astein Osei hosts the podcast Share the Mic Oct. 31. Osei is currently running the podcast, which is available to all students and staff.

Superintendent Astein Osei starts new podcast

Roberto Alvarez December 6, 2022

What was the purpose of this podcast? The really cool thing that he did was interview students to be able to get information from people who know what's going on in this school and be able to get an...

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