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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

Photo illustration by Danny Shope. A student picks an apple at Organic Breezy Hill Apple Orchard.

Organic Breezy Hill: an exquisite orchard

Adam Gips and Danny Shope October 26, 2021

Many people despise fall because it marks the end of the summer. But with that comes a variety of new activities to try, like picking apples. When we first arrived at Organic Breezy Hill, we were tired...

SLP Streetwear members watch senior Cameron Delorme present his fall lookbook. SLP Streetwear members held various presentations at its third meeting Oct. 13.

SLP Streetwear hosts fall lookbook

Adam Gips and Aidan Shafton October 26, 2021

As SLP Streetwear dealt with COVID-19 last year, they continued to meet and go through different presentations. According to senior president Anna Overall, she is planning to repeat these presentations...

Used with permission from Meshach Mandel.

Assistant stage manager shines

Gabriel Kaplan November 18, 2020

In his first time filling the role of assistant stage manager at Park, sophomore Meshach Mandel said he has loved working with the cast and crew while organizing the fall play. “I’ve always liked...

Pandemic allows for new fall activities

Pandemic allows for new fall activities

Sam Swisher October 12, 2020

There's no arguing that COVID-19 has changed almost all aspects of our lives. One area it forced us to adapt the most is what we do for entertainment. Unfortunately, fall is my favorite time of year, I...

Park will remain closed for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year, according to Executive Order 20-41 issued by Gov. Walz. The last day of school for Park students was March 16.

Governor closes schools for the rest of the year

After announcing school closures through May 4 earlier in April, Gov. Tim Walz announced in Executive Order 20-41 April 23 that schools will continue distance learning for the rest of the school year....

Senior Michael Ramirez works with eSports team to plan strategies for their next game. eSports has its next meeting Dec. 12 to prepare for upcoming tournaments.

eSports adviser helps create Minnesota league

Kate Schneider December 9, 2019

eSports adviser Jacob Utities said he’s feeling very confident so far this year because of the opportunities given to new players and how eSports is continuing to grow in numbers. “I’m really...

Sophomores Olivia Brown and Mackenzie Peshong rehearse the opening number of the upcoming fall musical Legally Blonde Sept. 30. Dancers for the show routinely meet to drill the numbers. Legally Blonde will open at 7 p.m. Nov. 15 in the Auditorium.

Theater rehearses dance numbers for ‘Legally Blonde’

Maggie Klaers and Emily Ziessman November 4, 2019

Dance captain and senior Ruby Stillman said “Legally Blonde” uses dances to relay the message of the story. “Dance numbers are really important because they’re really entertaining and they’re...

Senior Aaron Ellingson avoids defenders while running the ball down the field. Park finished their season with a loss to Irondale 28-30 Oct. 22.

Football ends season with loss against Irondale

Lilly Strathman October 23, 2019

After ending the season with a 28-30 loss to Irondale and a record of 4-5, coach Ben Wolfe said the team was present and worked hard each day throughout the season. “(The team) played well everyday,”...

Senior Aaron Ellingson pushes past defending players. Park’s next game will be Oct. 22 at the stadium against Irondale.

Football empowered on Senior Night

Lilly Strathman October 21, 2019

Park football honored their seniors and defeated Bloomington Jefferson High School with a final score of 28-7, improving their record to 4-4. After a victorious Senior Night football game, the team...

Sophomore Deontez Ross defends opposing player at Parks game against DeLeSalle. Their next game will be Oct. 16 at the stadium against Bloomington Jefferson High School.

Football overcomes challenges

Lilly Strathman October 15, 2019

Park football practiced its teamwork and defeated DeLaSalle High School  with a final score of 41-0, improving their record to 3-4. Senior Jacob Brown said the team worked well as a community which...

Choreographer Julianne Mundale, junior Lilly Strathman, sophomore Dayanara Mora Zengel and freshmen Haley Nielson and Gwendolyn Rockler-Gladen rehearse the opening number of “Legally Blonde”. The show will open 7 p.m., Nov. 15 in the Auditorium.

Theater prepares for fall musical

Maggie Klaers and Emily Ziessman September 30, 2019

According to thespian president senior Ruby Stillman, Park’s next production is set to be “Legally Blonde”. “(‘Legally Blonde’) deals with really tough topics in a fun way. Feminism, obviously,...

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