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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

Students stock the clothing closet with winter gear. The clothing closet is open for all students during fifth hour, Mondays through Fridays, in B226.

Student-run clothing closet provides for community

Eliah Fink November 29, 2022

As the weather is getting colder, some students may be in need of extra layers. Park’s solution to this problem: the clothing closet in room B226. Park’s clothing closet is a resource where students...

The STEP building, located on West Lake St., is unsettlingly quiet. Clients and volunteers no longer enter the building as a safety precaution. Instead, contactless pick-up is used to deliver items to those in need.

STEP to not accept food donations through December

Sophia Curran-Moore December 13, 2020

According to the St. Louis Park Emergency Program website, the organization will not be accepting food donations until Dec. 31 or possibly longer due to the abundance of food donations and Gov. Tim Walz’s...

Senior Liz Hodges is a part of the SLP Seed Hydroponics team. Once a week, the team checks on their green houses where the plants are grown and makes any improvements to their environment.

SLP Seeds begins new hydroponics initiative

Isabel Nathan November 1, 2020

SLP Seeds, an organization dedicated to providing sustainable and healthy food to the St. Louis Park community, has begun a new initiative called hydroponics. This will aid in feeding families this coming...

A Muddy Paws Cheesecake employee shows donation participants the different trays available with free samples. Each person who donated a toy or dog food could sample cheesecakes for free.

STEP hosts toy drive, cheesecake sampling

Nolan Kelly December 5, 2018

St. Louis Park Emergency Program partnered with Muddy Paws Cheesecake to draw a larger crowd for their toy and food drive, according to their website. The main focus of the event is on the charities in...

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GiveMN to host Give to the Max Day

Maggie Klaers November 14, 2018

According to GiveMN executive director Jake Blumberg, Give to the Max Day is a day to celebrate donating. “Give to the Max Day is Minnesota’s state giving holiday,” Blumberg said. “We’re celebrating...

Science teacher Alexander Polk makes an announcement during his fifth hour class. He teaches tenth grade chemistry.

Park science department seeks donations

Gabriel Kaplan November 4, 2018

In order to cover the cost of extra lab materials and other equipment, the science department has resorted to asking the Park community for support, according to department head Patrick Hartman. “A...

Donation bins were set up around the school for students to donate as much as they were able. If students donate, they are able to take a purple ribbon sticker to show their support for mental health awareness.

Student Council raises money for mental health

Emma Leff, Rachel Salzer, and Anika Hanson October 17, 2018

Following a tragic loss in the St. Louis Park community, Student Council decided to raise money for the National Alliance on Mental Illness as well as raise awareness about mental health Students created...

IB Biology teacher Julie Schilz teaches in a class on November 9. The science department accepts donations from students and their families to help fund the science program.

Science department accepts donations

Abby Intveld and Emma Kempf November 20, 2017

When IB Biology teacher Julie Schilz informed her class about the science department accepting donations from students’ families, junior Thomas Pelowitz said he thought it was a good idea. “I think...

Junior Maddy Gonzalez restocks cereal for Birdfeeder. Birdfeeder bags are available every Friday for students.

Birdfeeder chooses new managers

Nicole Sanford September 28, 2017

According to Birdfeeder adviser Sophia Ross, the Birdfeeder aims to reach all students at Park in need of food. “The Birdfeeder is a food shelf, ran by high school students in (my) community service...

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