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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

Junior Norah Olson and senior Amira Abdirahman host a “get to know us” during Girls United club Oct. 25. Their club welcomes all and focuses on advocating for womens and girls rights.

Girl’s United prepares to kickoff the year

Girls United is a club at Park dedicated to supporting women and girls. The club is a local division of the state-wide organization and follows its parent club in  discussing women's issues and advocating...

At the beginning of the walkout, former Park student and organizer Sloan Carden aided settling down the students. The walkout was organized within 48 hours.

Walkout calls attention to sexual assault culture

Jacob Khabie and Char Priadka November 21, 2021

Although she was surprised by how fast the walkout came together, senior Gracia Rettig said the unrest at Park reminded her of the need for a safer community. “It got planned really quickly, but...

Seniors and co-presidents of Girls United Gracia Rettig and Semona Robel pose for a photo Sept. 16. Girls United is a non-profit organization created to support girls.

Girls United ambitious for year

Katie Nelson, Elena Ortiz-Fishman, and Lily Nugteren September 21, 2021

As the school year begins, Girls United is excited for the possibilities that are ahead. According to senior and co-president Gracia Rettig, Girls United is a state-wide, nonprofit club led by girls, for...

Multiple Girls United chapters meet on Zoom together March 7 to hold a panel with guests who came in to talk with students about their jobs. There were a total of seven panelists, ranging from a radio host to a surgeon.

Panel of successful women hold lively discussions

Maria Perez Barriga March 9, 2021

Different Girls United chapters from Hopkins, Wayzata, Minnetonka and Armstrong came together to help prepare a panelist event, according to junior Ella Roether.  “This past year at St. Louis Park...

Park graduates of the Class of 2020 enjoy French cuisine at the very first French Club meeting Oct. 11, 2019. French Club is one of many clubs at Park this year that will continue its program online.

Clubs at Park offer social connection during the pandemic

Emmy Pearson October 29, 2020

With limited social contact, students are trying to find ways to maintain connections with others. One way is through joining clubs and organizations offered at Park that spark students’ interests. Abiding...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, deceased Supreme Court Justice who fought for the rights of American women.

SLP Girls United remembers Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Isabel Nathan October 12, 2020

St. Louis Park Girls United, a new student-led club, is a weekly club dedicated to educating students about current events and social issues regarding women. On Oct. 30, they held their second meeting...

Girls United had its first meeting over Zoom Sept. 23. The club hopes to unite female students at Park, according to junior Ella Roether.

Girls United holds first meeting

Jacob Khabie September 26, 2020

Looking back at the inaugural Girls United meeting Sept. 23, junior and co-president Ella Roether said she is more than satisfied with how the meeting went. “It went so well, we were not expecting...

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