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Drive through yearbook distribution to be held June 25-26

Echowan staffers senior Sara Wojtasiak and junior Lauren Whiteman bag groceries Jan. 19 at Cub Foods. The club hosted the fundraiser to raise funds for the year.
Plan to uphold tradition
June 23, 2020

Keeping with tradition, Echowan announced in the 6425 News it would distribute yearbooks June 25-26, but with safety precautions in place. Senior Rakesh Plantz said he is happy Echowan could keep the yearbook...

Yearbook continues tradition of wake-ups during pandemic

Echowan Editor-in-Chief and senior Sarah Wojtasiak bags a customer's groceries Jan. 19 at Cub Foods during a Echowan fundraiser. Echowan has been attempting to raise money to buy yearbooks that they can give away to seniors who can't afford one.
Echowan announces 2020-2021 staff list
May 29, 2020

Although wake-ups for the school year book Echowan are usually a time for celebrating, students had to adapt their traditions in light of the COVID-19 outbreak according to sophomore Kathryn Haertzen. “Wake-ups...

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.
Student journalists recognized for upholding ethical principles
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...

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.
Pictures to be taken Feb. 13 in old gym
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...

Echowan celebrates distribution day

Senior Sophia Davenport distributes yearbooks to students that purchased them May 29.
Yearbooks handed out, still available
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,”...

Echowan 2019-2020 editor wakeups

Sophomores Evie Gutzke and Anna Jensen discuss over a story. Gutzke will be an upcoming design editor and Jensen will be a copy editor for the yearbook next year.
New editors woken up, surprised with new positions
May 3, 2019

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.
Echowan strategy successful
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...

Quill and Scroll starts up for the year

Banner publicizing the Quill and Scroll club hangs in room C363, where the club meets.
Club looks to better community
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...

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
Echowan pleased with distribution day
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...

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.
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...

Echowan finishes sales for the year

Senior Grace Feldman buys a yearbook during lunch Sept. 26.
Additional yearbooks remain unavailable after deadline
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,...

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