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

Rabbi John Carrier teaches a Hebrew class Sept. 22. He is the first in-person Hebrew teacher Park has had in years.

Rabbi John Carrier hopeful at Park

Sarah Peterson September 22, 2023

What inspired you to become a teacher? I didn't know that I wanted to be a teacher. Many years ago, I was a financial analyst. In my 30’s I decided I wanted to be a rabbi, which is a teacher of the...

Spike in COVID-19 over Winter Break

Spike in COVID-19 over Winter Break

Roberto Alvarez January 4, 2023

During winter break, everyone is going off to different places and traveling. With more and more people traveling throughout this time of year, we will likely see a spike in COVID-19 outbreaks.  There...

Senior Ada Turman glides out of the water during her solo May 27. Parks synchro team competed at the State meet held at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center.

Just keep swimming

Katie Nelson June 1, 2022

Just two days before its final competition of the season, Park synchro was hit with devastating news — three swimmers had tested positive for COVID-19. Although an unexpected ending to their season,...

Sophomores eat lunch together without facing a mask mandate barrier March 17. Many students still choose to wear masks although it is not mandatory.

Revision mask of mandate causes mixed reactions

April 7, 2022

On March 10th, 2022, the School Board made the executive decision to make masks optional. In regards to this decision, the Echo Editorial Board believes this was an informed decision that should be followed...

PCP: Mask mandate

PCP: Mask mandate

March 23, 2022

Mask mandate is a breath of fresh air

Mask mandate is a breath of fresh air

Sophia Curran-Moore February 8, 2022

Now that I’ve been living in a pandemic for almost two years, wearing my mask feels as normal as wearing any other article of clothing. Bringing my mask with me feels as natural and necessary as bringing...

Senior Giulia Ruffoli performs her routine during a meet Jan. 25. The gymnastics team was forced to miss practices and meets due to a COVID outbreak.

COVID-19 hits gymnastics team

Liam Woodward, Zoe Ziessman, and Patricia Lopez-Milian January 27, 2022

After weeks of practice and meets, COVID-19 stopped Park gymnasts from competing. Due to three out of four coaches being sick, the Jan. 18 meet was postponed. Senior Giulia Ruffoli said she feels like...

St. Louis Park City Council implemented a mask mandate Jan 18. The Council hopes the mandate will help stop the spread of COVID-19.

Month-long citywide mask mandate enacted

Danny Shope January 27, 2022

When cases of COVID-19 recently began to rise, City Council member Larry Kraft said he started to worry about the safety of the Park community. According to Kraft, this increase in cases has strengthened...

Boys swimming cheers on its teammates Jan. 12. The swimmers wear masks when they are out of the pool or waiting to swim in an event.

Boys’ swimming continues masking as cases rise

Colin Canaday January 20, 2022

Facing the highest number of COVID-19 cases in Minnesota history and a potential move to distance learning at many schools, masking during athletics is now of paramount concern. According to swimming coach...

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