The Echo

Staff Editorial: Project team needs to encompass diversity in its decisions

Staff Editorial: Project team needs to encompass diversity in its decisions

November 8, 2018

This November, St. Louis Park Public Schools announced its search to assemble a group of parents/guardians, students and staff to discuss changing the start and end times of the district’s schools. According to St. Louis Park Public Schools, they hope to revise start times for the students’ benefits. “(The goal is) to meet the overall health, academic and social/developmental needs of all K-12 students,” according to St. Louis Park Public Schools. St. Louis Park Public Schools’ ...

Netflix show brings diversity to the industry

Netflix show brings diversity to the industry

Amaia Barajas

May 7, 2018

When I first heard of this show, I thought it was going to be another cheesy Netflix teen show, but thank God it wasn’t. Instead of the usual obnoxious and tacky characters some teen shows generate, “On My Block” is able to show dynamic characters with new, talented actors. “On My Block” t...

Islamophobia needs to be recognized, addressed

Islamophobia needs to be recognized, addressed

April 26, 2018

The Park community prides itself on diversity and respect, yet the editorial board feels that students and staff can do more to ensure Muslim students feel comfortable and safe in our school and our community. Although our school seems diverse and inclusive, Muslim students still experience events o...

Multicultural show displays diverse community

Multicultural show displays diverse community

Sophie Yarosh

April 11, 2018

Junior Soubane Abdi said after dancing in the multicultural show last year, her passion for dance has driven her to audition for this year’s show. “(Participating) probably shows more color to our school, more diversity where everyone comes together embraces their culture, embraces their heritag...

Instagram account celebrates diversity

Instagram account celebrates diversity

Evelyn Nelson

November 10, 2017

Looking through her social media, senior Malaika Bigirindavyi felt inspired by accounts celebrating the expression of one’s identity. Bigirindavyi said she now is doing just that by creating a new outlet for mixed boys and girls. The instagram account, @mixstaslp, was founded this fall by seniors...

The student news site of St. Louis Park High School
Diversity