The student news site of St. Louis Park High School

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


Competition between varsity and junior varsity

Claire Williams October 10, 2023

In an athletically competitive high school, all focus is on the highest competing team. This raises the question, besides the level of skill, what are things that differentiate varsity from junior varsity...

Senior Stefano Giovannelli reflects on a play Sept. 16. The Orioles held on in a 15-14 game, but the outcome quickly changed to a 15-20 loss with only a few minutes left on the clock.

He who fumbles must be humble

Anya Panday, Alicia Mainjeni, and Sarah Peterson September 17, 2022

With a swift turn-around, Two Rivers quickly stole the win from the Orioles with less than two minutes on the clock. After their 15-14 lead for the larger part of the game, The Orioles retreated...

New Pragues gym banner returns to the wall of the gym. It was removed last year when Park ceased competition with New Prague.

Competition with New Prague resumes

Maren Wilsey September 11, 2022

After the highly publicized conflict surrounding racist actions by New Prague athletic teams, Park made the decision to halt all competition with the school indefinitely. Now, several months later, the...

Boys ultimate practices at Oak Hill park May 18. State is just around the corner.

Ultimate ushers in postseason

With ultimate State fast approaching, boys’ varsity captain Micah Davis said playing ultimate is always an opportunity to gain knowledge and really values team bonding.  “We have practices two...

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...

Julian Johnson competes in Super Smash Bros

Julian Johnson competes in Super Smash Bros

Harris Keekley, Writer January 27, 2022

What made you want to start participating in Super Smash Bros tournaments? I was really good at it for no reason without practicing, so I decided to try it out. Since I was already really good at it,...

Juniors Isaac Israel, Sebastian Tangelson and Denly Lindeman collaborate during a Math Meet Jan. 24. Meets are split up into individual and team portions.

Math team calculates improvement

Sophia Curran-Moore January 27, 2022

As the members of math team counted the minutes until the start of the mathematics competition, senior Faduma Mohamed said she hoped the team’s hard work would pay off. “We do practices and team...

Juniors Gwen Rockler-Gladen and Abby Baudhuin, freshman Isaiah Brown and senior
 Louise Marshall act on stage Jan. 16. “These Shining Lives” opened Jan. 14 and closed Jan. 16.

Theater closes ‘These Shining Lives’

Adam Gips and Danny Shope January 19, 2022

After the theater program finished its last show Jan. 16, senior and Thespian vice president Caroline Butler said “These Shining Lives” was an exhilarating act to perform. “We got nothing but...

Junior Denly Lindeman and freshman Julia Lorenzen work on a set of practice problems Dec. 6. The team meets once a week on Mondays to prepare for competitions.

Math team formulates fun

Sophia Curran-Moore December 17, 2021

Sophomore Zach Vandermouse-Siteki said math is fun because he likes solving problems. According to Vandermouse-Siteki, math team improves his skills in a way that is enjoyable. “I joined math team...

Used with permission from Clayton Horstman Olson. Senior Horstman Olson is co-captain of Parks drone racing team which currently is working to recruit new members.

Drone racing focuses on recruitment

Gabriel Kaplan November 1, 2020

Although the COVID-19 pandemic halted much of the drone racing team’s in-person activities, senior and co-captain Clayton Horstman Olson said he has been able to refine his skills and enjoy the sport...

Sophomore Rosario Montero- Ward practices a dance routine March 19. Montero-Ward is creating a new dance club starting fall of 2020.

Sophomore expresses self through dance

Megan Hoenie May 5, 2020

What are you doing? So right now we are working on starting a dance team. Hopefully like next year we would probably have a performance team in the fall and potentially in the winter, but probably just...

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