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The student news site of St. Louis Park High School

The Echo

The student news site of St. Louis Park High School

The Echo

Senior Denly Lindeman leads the track team during pre-practice stretching April 13. The team was successful in rasing money for the program through fundraising efforts.

Spring sports teams hold fundraisers

Alex Hoag April 14, 2023

To combat the many costs that come with playing a sport, many of Parks sports teams have been hosting fundraisers for financial support. Through these initiatives, the softball and track teams have found...

Junior Silas Cowell picks up his coupon cards in the St. Louis Park cafeteria Saturday. Track athletes received coupon cards to sell for their fundraiser March 25.

Racing for funds

Alicia Mainjeni and Anya Panday March 26, 2023

The Park track team is starting off the season with fundraising in hopes of more team bonding and team merchandise. Athletes gathered in the cafeteria March 25 to get their coupon cards for the main...

Junior volunteer Rylie Unangst packs mobile orders. National Honors Society students volunteered at Mexico City Cafe Feb. 26.

Fundraising event brings senior class closer

Abby Bartleson February 28, 2023

Every spring, the new graduating class kicks back to celebrate their hard work the past 13 years. This year, parent volunteers decided to host a fundraiser to reach their goal of $25,000 for the senior...

Junior Rylie Unangst, along with sophomores Ruby Fadell and Carina Otos, hands out car wash passes Dec 20. The girls lacrosse team is holding a car wash fundraiser this week.

Scrubs and sales

Alicia Mainjeni December 21, 2022

To kickoff the season, the girls’ lacrosse team wanted to start off on a positive note. Due to the lack of turf practice space and team apparel expenses in previous years, this year the girls’ lacrosse...

Junior Lily Fadell hits a tennis ball at sections tournament Oct. 5. Park won against Hopkins during their first sections match 5-2.

Girls’ tennis runs fundraiser

Lauren Thon October 7, 2021

As the girls' tennis team started to gear up for sections, the captains organized a fundraiser to raise money to help the team, both with equipment and community building, according to senior captain Raquel...

Senior Olivia Lainsbury re-stocks racks at the Storiole May 21. The Storiole plans on giving each senior a free class t-shirt.

Storiole holds t-shirt fundraiser

Adam Gips June 7, 2021

After creating custom t-shirts for the Class of 2020 and setting up a t-shirt drive, business teacher Sophia Ross said the seniors who run the Storiole wanted to carry on the drive for the Class of 2021. “We...

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‘Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical’ entertained, disappointed

Jacob Khabie January 7, 2021

Logging on to watch “Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical,” I was intrigued but also had serious doubts. While I had enjoyed watching small creators around the world come together on the social media platform...

Sophomore Jacy Demcisak shaves her head to support childhood cancer research. Demcisak has shaved her head every year for the last four years.

Sophomore goes bald to raise awareness of childhood cancer 

Harris Keekley April 24, 2020

Why do you shave your head? I shave my head because my brother's best friend, who was also really close to me, passed away from childhood cancer. His mother and his family still do it and my brother...

Junior Isaac Scott donates toward the wildfires in Australia Jan. 6. Science teacher Jessica Gust hopes to raise funds for resources in Australia.

Australia fundraiser proves to be a successful idea

Samantha Klepfer January 30, 2020

Australia’s 2019 bushfire season, which has caused concern worldwide, started in October, according to Insider. Due to a prolonged drought beforehand, the season’s fires are greater and stronger than...

Junior Isaac Scott donates toward the wildfires in Australia Jan. 6. Science teacher Jessica Gust hopes to raise funds for resources in Australia.

Teacher raises money to help Australian wildfires

Kate Schneider January 10, 2020

Science teacher Jessica Gust said after seeing the damage caused by the wildfires in Australia that continue to persist, she set up a fundraiser to help those affected. “I was really saddened by all...

Juniors Max Gohman and Benn Katzovitz grab breakfast before going out to fundraise. The Nordic team knocked on neighborhood doors to sell coupon books Nov. 23.

Nordic team sells coupon books

Sofie Geretz November 25, 2019

Nordic parent Ann Walsh said the coupon selling fundraiser Nov. 23 was unique because of both the local businesses’ and the community’s involvement. “What's really special about the Nordic coupon...

Senior Will Pinney blocks a shot on goal during a shooting drill at practice Sept. 23. For every shot Pinney blocks during his hockey games, he raises money to help women dealing with breast cancer.

Senior Will Pinney leads fundraiser for breast cancer

Sofie Geretz October 10, 2019

What is the October Saves fundraiser? “October Saves is a charity for breast cancer that hockey goalies from all over can be a part of. Goalies create an account on the October Saves website where...

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