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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 Ella Runyan works with her team to build a gummy bear tower at German Clubs meeting Oct. 6. Contests also include a gummy bear race, catapults and trivia

German club continues traditions

Tenzin Gyaldatsang and Sam Listiak October 16, 2021

As the adviser for nearly 20 years, Shari Fox said German club is a laid-back, fun place to learn more about German language and culture. “I've been doing German club for probably 20 years now,”...

Adviser Shari Fox directs roller skaters to guess the language of the song she plays Jan. 30. Fox has planned international skate night for the last 13 years in an effort to allow middle schoolers to learn about the language and teachers they will have  the following year.

German teacher hosts roller skating party

Maria Perez Barriga and Jayde Claussen February 6, 2020

German teacher Shari Fox said she wanted to celebrate and display diverse cultures for kids at the roller skating event Jan. 30 by playing international music. “The event was about introducing fifth-grade...

Sophmore Marisa Peck bakes a traditional German pancake in the German club meeting Jan. 13. Juniors Yehoshua Leib Leahy and Thor Anderson help in making the apple pancakes.

German club bakes up a storm

Maria Perez Barriga and Jayde Claussen January 19, 2020

Junior Hattie Hyland said she appreciated spending time with her peers at the latest German club meeting in which students learned how to make traditional German apple pancakes “I enjoyed hanging...

Superintendent Astein Osei greets the incoming German exchange students Jan. 29.

German exchange students arrive at Park

Devin Raynor January 29, 2018

For visiting German exchange student Vanessa Albiez, the German American Partnership Program gave her an opportunity to follow her dream to visit the United States. “I wanted to visit America, that’s...

Junior Sara Anderson sits next to her host sister Paula and her friend Patricia as they take a boat tour through Heidelberg, Germany June, 10. Park students spent 3 weeks in Germany living with their host families and they will spend two weeks at Park this coming January.

German students to come to Park

Devin Raynor and Sophie Yarosh January 9, 2018

When senior Ethan Rickert reflected on his experience last summer in Germany, he said he chose to participate in the German exchange program because of his passion for German culture. “I love German...

German Club prepared for the holiday season

Deanna Afremov, Genesis Buckhalton, and Breanna Thompson December 10, 2016

As German teacher Shari Fox cleans the desks in her room after school, she describes what activities will take place at the next German Club meeting. “We are going to make gingerbread houses, (it...

German students meet in German teacher Shari Foxs room Feb. 8. The students received handbooks and ID badges from the school.

German students come to Minnesota

Jayne Stevenson February 17, 2016

Although German exchange student Natalie Piras previously stayed with a host family in England, her visit to Minnesota along with 10 other students and two teachers is her first time stepping foot in the...

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