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

Class or club?

Class or club?

Leo Justesen January 23, 2024

As a senior, I have seen my fair share of classes. The debate of if Echo (the student-run newspaper) and Echowan (the student-run yearbook) are clubs is a much needed discussion as the tides begin to shift....

St. Paul, Minnesota makes history

St. Paul, Minnesota makes history

Caedon Exsted January 15, 2024

On Jan. 14 Minnesota made history. St. Paul became the first city with an all-female city council. Not only this, but six out of seven council members are minorities, meaning St. Paul is taking a big step...

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Standardized testing takes on new approach

Caedon Exsted January 15, 2024

With finals week coming up and non-stop tests, Park is taking a new approach to standardized testing. Park over the past few years has started to move towards online standardized testing, but with this...

Photo used with permission from Sheri Fox: Senior Annika Koelz and junior Sy’Mora Blue teach students a German dance Dec 7. Students from Park went to Susan Lindgren to teach the students what a traditional Christmas looks like in Germany.

German field trip leads to new experiences

Caedon Exsted December 15, 2023

Every year, German teacher Shari Fox and her students hop on a bus and go to Susan Lindgren Elementary with one goal: teach German to elementary students. Not only German, but also to teach the students...

Senior Griffin Krone steals puck from the opposing team Dec. 6. Park lost 5-2 to the Stars.

Park loses game to big rival

Jamar Hester Jr December 10, 2023

Park faced a big rival this game as they were eliminated from sections last year by Holy Angels. A well battled game against Holy Angels ended in a devastating loss of 5-2 on Dec. 6. According to coach...

Sophmore Echowan staffer Lodo Ferlito uses the data from the survey Dec. 7. Staffers use this data to improve the quality of the yearbook.

Publication surveys spark a wake-up call

Ted McCarren December 10, 2023

Recently, Park’s student-run newspaper, Echo, and student-run yearbook, Echowan, created surveys to send out to the student body. These polls were sent out to find out what Park’s student journalism...

Junior Nora Lindermen finishes strong at conference championships on Oct. 17th. This was Parks last meet before sections.

Park’s cross country season comes to an end

Jamar Hester Jr and Davieon Williams-Charles October 20, 2023

As the season comes to an end for Parks cross country, Park’s girls team had their last regular meet of the season Oct. 17 at Hyland Green Golf Course, where they placed fourth out of eight this meet.  Head...

Senior Addison Chenvert celebrates with her team during their last regular season game Oct. 17. Park suffered a 1-3 loss to Chaska.

Girls volleyball falls short against Chaska

Jamar Hester Jr and Tyler Eoff October 19, 2023

Park’s girls volleyball team lost a close game against Chaska on senior night Oct. 17. They had hoped to end the regular season on a high note leading into sections but came up short 3-1. According...

People surround the Operation Battle Cries table Sept. 30. Shout Out Loud held a suicide prevention interactive event.

Shout out loud spreads awareness

Caedon Exsted October 3, 2023

With September wrapping up, Suicide Prevention month is also coming to an end. On Sept. 30, Shout Out Loud held their fourth annual Suicide Prevention awareness event at the Park ROC. Organizer of the...

Christoph Nordmark teaches IB-English class after having COVID Sept. 21. COVID has been spreading quickly throughout the Park facility.

COVID-19 strikes again

Caedon Exsted September 26, 2023

With the beginning of school starting back up, so is something else — COVID-19. With only two weeks of school done, teachers and students are already feeling the effects of COVID-19.  Junior Henry...

Alison Garland serves to her opponent on Sept. 14. Garland forfeited the match due to injury.

Girls’ tennis continues to struggle

Tyler Eoff and Jamar Hester Jr September 15, 2023

Following a series of losses in the early stages of the season, Park's Girls tennis team hoped to pull out a win Sept. 14. Girls’ tennis faced off against Roosevelt in a back and forth match ending in...

June starts beginning of pride month

June starts beginning of pride month

Caedon Exsted June 5, 2023

June is Pride month, a time when the LGBTQ+ community and its allies come together to celebrate love, diversity and equality. Pride month is an opportunity to raise awareness about the struggles and challenges...

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