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

Sophomores Brandon Castro Lara and Daniel Zilka work on a lab in chemistry May 16. According to chemistry teacher Alexander Polk, diversity is important in different views and ideas in STEM.

Diversity in STEM

Modesty Manion May 31, 2022

SpaceX recently launched a ship of four astronauts to the International Space Station for NASA. This crew is groundbreaking both because it is made up of an equal number of men and women, and because one...

Looking back on five excellent electives

Looking back on five excellent electives

Danny Shope May 11, 2022

It felt like a breath of fresh air when I graduated middle school four years ago and moved onto high school. That’s because this transition comes with a lot of new freedoms, and the one I was most excited...

Engineering teacher Mark Miller teaches his online and in-person class March 4. Miller said he prefers teaching his hybrid students because engineering is a hands-on class and he enjoys seeing his students being able to work in-person.

Engineering class adapts to hybrid learning

Crystal Diaz March 8, 2021

Engineering teacher Mark Miller said while teaching engineering during distance learning, students have had to adapt to an altered class experience. He said teaching through Zoom isn’t the same because...

Used with the permission of Jacy Demcisak.

Junior builds her own computer

Jacob Khabie December 7, 2020

When junior Jacy Demcisak felt unsatisfied with the quality of the computer she had, she realized that there was only one option for a replacement that made sense to her. “I wanted to get a computer...

Freshmen Ryan Dusaire and Henry Bendickson work on their design for a gastronomic center at the ACE meeting Feb. 13. Students worked with mentors in the construction industry to plan and execute a design and schedule for the building of a gastronomic center.

ACE prepares for competition

Ruthie Posada and Molly Schochet February 17, 2020

Since the start of the school year, Architecture Construction and Engineering students have been designing a gastronomic center, according to adviser Al Wachutka.  “It’s called a gastronomic center,...

Freshman Isaac Cantor speaks with senior Ethan Meisler during the ACE meeting Jan. 30. ACE will present at the University of Minnesota March 5.

ACE prepares for March presentation

Gabriel Kaplan and Noah Orloff February 3, 2020

After only a few months in Architecture Construction and Engineering, freshman Isaac Cantor said the club allows him to feel as if he is a part of the group because they allocate parts of their work to...

Junior Zoe Younger presents a portion of her groups architectural project for the Architecture Construction Engineering (ACE) Mentor Program. Student members of ACE presented a construction proposal to many other ACE groups around the metro area March 27. Parks ACE team did not place in their presentation, but two members won significant monetary scholarships.

ACE presents at University of Minnesota

Yonit Krebs April 12, 2019

While Park did not place at the ACE competition at the University of Minnesota, for junior Zoe Younger the event was still a success. According to Younger, she received a scholarship at the event along...

Juniors Ethan Meisler and Zoe Younger talk to an ACE adviser. ACE meets after school every Thursday.

ACE basics quiz

March 19, 2019

With ACE nearly halfway done with their project, test yourself on some information about the club. Loading ACE Quiz var QuizWorks = window.QuizWorks || []; QuizWorks.push( [document.getElementById("embed-quiz-413592"),...

Senior captain Kyle Hedblom works on passes at lacrosse tryouts April 4. The team started practice April 2.

Senior commits to Milwaukee School of Engineering

Sofia Seewald and Isabel Kjaer April 10, 2018

According to the boys’ lacrosse varsity head coach Chris Bixby, senior Kyle Hedblom’s recent commitment to play lacrosse at the Milwaukee School of Engineering will give Hedblom a well-deserved opportunity. “I...

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