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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

Promposals prompt superficial affection

Promposals prompt superficial affection

Anna Williams April 27, 2023

It is finally prom season, and high school students are, once again, deciding their plans for the memorable night. As the dance creeps closer, people are rushing to find their dates and ways to ask them....

Freshmen Lily Anderson and Makenna Allison sign in to the informational dance team meeting Feb. 10. At this meeting they learned and asked questions about the potential Park dance team.

Dance team waltzes into Park

Alex Hoag, Ena Mekic, and Jesse Belen February 15, 2023

As a way for students to become involved in more art based clubs, students organized and decided to create the SLP Dance Team. The team held its first informational meeting Feb 10. where they discussed...

Theres snow place like Snow Daze

There’s snow place like Snow Daze

Maren Wilsey February 2, 2023

Since the COVID-19 pandemic, Park has seen a whirlwind of events and activities come and go. One such event is the winter Snow Daze dance. Park’s version of the “Sadie Hawkins” dance has not been...

Homecoming thrives in the fieldhouse

Homecoming thrives in the fieldhouse

Roberto Alvarez October 18, 2022

Last weekend, Park had its annual homecoming dance. The location changed from last year’s, as it was held in the fieldhouse instead of on the field outside.  I went to both this year’s and last year’s...

Prom refreshingly lame

Prom refreshingly lame

Sophia Curran-Moore May 17, 2022

Prom was something I’d been looking forward to since I first set foot in high school. I became even more invested this year by spending hours planning for the dance, from choosing a color scheme to selling...

Seniors participate in jersey dress code to support the Park football team. Students are encouraged to wear orange to show Park pride at the homecoming game Sept. 24.

Homecoming week begins

Jacob Khabie September 19, 2021

As Park brings in the new school year, the Student Council has prepared for homecoming week, starting Sept. 20. With a schedule strategically planned around the Jewish holiday of Sukkot, the Student Council...

Prom 2021 was an unforgettable experience

Prom 2021 was an unforgettable experience

Lilly Strathman May 24, 2021

Senior prom has always been such a milestone in my eyes. From seeing my sister have one, to all of the movies that center around the event, it always was so important. Heading into prom May 15, I set very...

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...

The senior section cheers during the pep fest Feb. 14. According to senior Anna Nicholls, seniors may be able to have their last school dance in the summer, because the in-person Prom April 18 was cancelled due to COVID-19.

Prom postponed due to COVID-19

Talia Lissauer and Marta Hill April 15, 2020

Although senior William Pinney believes postponing Prom was the right thing to do, he is disappointed that he will not have a normal senior Prom. Despite that, he said participating in a virtual Prom could...

Art by Maggie Klaers.

Prom delayed until summer

Talia Lissauer April 10, 2020

Following Gov. Tim Walz’s decision to extend the stay-at-home order until May 3, Park has postponed this year’s prom, which was originally scheduled for April 18, to the summer, according to 6425 News. “There...

Junior Leo Dworsky and other members of the ‘Hairspray’ cast perform their final dress rehearsal Feb. 19. Choir performed the musical “Hairspray” Feb. 20–Feb. 23.

Choir makes unfortunate schedule decision

Colin Canaday February 23, 2020

Scheduled for 8-11 p.m. Feb. 22, the Sno Daze dance directly conflicted with the high school choir rendition of “Hairspray” on the same day at 2 p.m. The competition between these two events demonstrates...

Junior Rochelle Jackson reacts to the announcement of her being selected to make the half court shot during the pep fest Feb. 14. The pep fest kicked off the start of SnoDaze week.

Sno Daze week dress codes

Sofie Geretz February 23, 2020

Feb. 18–Feb. 21 Park had dress codes leading up to the Sno Daze dance Feb. 22. The dress codes ranged from twin day to comfy day. Students and staff alike were encouraged to participate, incentivized...

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