The Echo

College representatives visit Park

University of Kansas representative meets with senior Erik Piehl to answer his questions about the school Sept. 17. The next representative coming to Park will be from Grinnell College Oct. 9.

Molly Schochet and Isra Mohamed

October 8, 2019

Many colleges have visited Park over the past couple of weeks, offering students a chance to meet representatives from schools they are interested in. Senior Ruby Stillman said she wanted to meet with a college representative so she could learn more about the school. “I decided to visit a college...

Summer jobs prove beneficial

Career and College Coordinator Kara Mueller helps senior Brett Duncan find a summer job June 3. Mueller has a board with all the summer jobs available in St. Louis Park outside her room in B220.

Abigail Prestholdt

June 4, 2019

Sophomore Greta Kulevsky said she is excited to start her summer job at a Oak Ridge Country Club because of the new opportunities it will give her. “I will get new learning experiences, learn how to work at a pool, learn how to work with others and learn how to work as a community and as a team,”...

Counseling available outside of school

In this photo illustration, senior Ian Mcintyre discusses plans over break with ninth grade counselor Barb Nelson. Nelson often meets with students before a long break to check in and support them.

Nietzsche Deuel

January 6, 2018

Senior Ian Mcintyre said he understands the importance of talking about problems, even if it’s over break when access to school counselors are limited. “If you don’t have counselors, you have just one friend or family member or even a dog you can vent to. It is so important to get your emotions...

Laura King offers weekly prep sessions

Senior Jasmine Tchida speaks to College Possible assistant, Jonathan Aga on October 19th in an all day college prep session.

Racquel Fhima and Samantha Klepfer

October 31, 2017

According to guidance counselor Laura King, a new session aiming to help students prepare for college has been running since the beginning of the school year. King said she started the sessions based on student demand for help with applying to college, applying for financial aid and other general...

Second semester brings schedule changes

Second semester brings schedule changes

Ndunzi Kunsunga and Jacob Stillman

January 13, 2017

When sophomore David Gutierrez thinks of the most common reasons as to why he and other classmates decide to try and change their schedule going into second semester, the answer is quite simple. “They have friends (in other classes) or because they just do not like the teacher,” Gutierrez said. So...

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