The Echo

Park wins First Amendment Press Freedom Award

Sophomore Ayelet Prottas and junior Maria Perez Barriga edit a page on Echo’s late night Feb. 25. Park recently won the First Amendment Press Freedom Award.

Ruthie Posada

February 29, 2020

After being awarded the First Amendment Press Freedom Award, senior co-Editor-in-Chief of the Echo Marta Hill said the award represents Park’s emphasis on the value of ethical journalism. “From my understanding, basically it means that as a school we uphold the First Amendment and we practice g...

Echowan announces club photo schedule

Echowan members and juniors Casey Hunter and Rachel Stein bag a customer's groceries Jan 19 at Cub Foods for an Echowan fundraiser. Echowan will be taking club photos Feb. 13 in the old gym.

Ryan Barnett

February 12, 2020

Echowan announced Feb. 12 the updated schedule for group photos of the registered clubs at Park. The photos will take place Feb. 13 in the old gym. According to the Echowan Instagram account, the photos are taken to showcase Park's clubs and extracurricular activities. ...

Echowan celebrates distribution day

Senior Sophia Davenport distributes yearbooks to students that purchased them May 29.

Abby Intveld and Dani Orloff

June 1, 2019

After nine months of stress and hard work, managing editor and senior Ilsa Olsen said distribution day is extremely rewarding for the Echowan staff. “Distribution day is literally the best day ever,” Olsen said. “Just handing the book to people and seeing them look through it and say ‘oh my go...

Yearbook sales close

Senior Echowan managing editor Ilsa Olsen takes attendance during the beginning of 5th hour. Echowan sales are currently extended to Feb. 5. due missed school the week of Jan. 28.

Gabriel Kaplan

February 16, 2019

According to Echowan adviser Julianne Herbert, sales — which closed on Feb. 5 — were especially good this year, leaving staffers less stressed than in the past. “We got out of the gate quickly and got a lot of sales really early on. The staff have been really willing to work on their sales te...

Quill and Scroll starts up for the year

Banner publicizing the Quill and Scroll club hangs in room C363, where the club meets.

Ethan Meisler and Sofie Geretz

November 9, 2018

According to Lori Keekley, the Quill and Scroll adviser, the club will have its second meeting of the year soon. “We will have our next meeting within the next couple of weeks,” Keekley said. “I just have to tell the Echo and Echowan students.” Keekley said the club gets together to wor...

Yearbook released, new theme revealed

Sophomore Jacob Brown checks the yearbook to make sure everything is correct before he hands them off to park students May 30. The theme of this years book is

Jacob Stillman

May 31, 2018

According to Echowan Editor-in-Chief Rafferty Kugler, yearbook distribution day brings a lot of pride to her in seeing the staff’s hard work come to fruition. “It is really cool to see our final product in the hands of students, and getting to see their reactions to our work is really cool. I am re...

Yearbook aims to generate a different reaction

Senior web editor Rosie Colacino works on a poster advertising Echowan distribution day during her fifth hour class. Distribution day will be May 30 and 31 outside the auditorium. recipients must present student identification or a receipt.

Evelyn Nelson and Brooklyn Donelson

May 24, 2018

While overseeing staffers make final preparations for the upcoming yearbook release, senior editor-in-chief Rafferty Kugler said she feels proud of how much the Echowan staff has come together. “(I enjoyed) watching our staff progress and develop their skills with writing or taking photos and becoming m...

Echowan finishes sales for the year

Senior Grace Feldman buys a yearbook during lunch Sept. 26.

Dani Orloff

February 8, 2017

When junior Haley Hyppa reflects on her first year selling yearbooks for Echowan, she said she felt the publication was successful in sales this year. According to Echowan adviser Julianne Herbert, Echowan sold a similar amount of yearbooks this year compared to last year’s sales. “(Sales w...

Echowan sells yearbook ads

Echowan sells yearbook ads

Esther Gendler, Yonit Krebs, and Lukas Levin

December 8, 2016

When sophomore Echowan staffer Sophia Davenport began to sell yearbook ads, she found herself struggling to sell enough to meet her quota. According to Davenport, it can be very difficult to sell ads. She said businesses aren’t always responsive and selling one ad can involve multiple trips to the...

Echowan photographs clubs, showcases art

Senior and editor-in-chief Madeline Djerf talks with adviser Julianne Herbert about the upcoming yearbook.

Alec Pittman

March 17, 2016

Beginning at the start of the school day and going until 2:50 p.m., Echowan photo editors will take club photos, according to Echowan editor-in-chief senior Madeline Djerf. Djerf said the amount of time dedicated to taking the photos March 18 poses a difficulty many students don’t recognize. ...

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