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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

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‘Five Nights at Freddy’s’ thrills audiences

Madeline Anklam November 1, 2023

“Five Nights At Freddy’s”, an already wildly popular video game, has been adapted into a movie. The movie was released Oct. 27, and it’s full of suspense, surprise and spookiness — the perfect...

A Westwood Nature Center volunteer face paints at the 42nd annual Halloween party Oct. 20. The child is celebrating the Halloween party by getting his face painted at the face painting station.

Hills Halloween in fashion

Leo Justesen October 25, 2023

The Westwood Hills Nature Center celebrated their 42nd annual Halloween party Oct. 20 and Oct. 21. This Halloween party is known for its numerous activities for toddlers and kids. This year the Nature...

Horror movies for Halloween

Horror movies for Halloween

Lex Lee October 19, 2023

With Halloween coming up, drench yourself in spooky festivity through classic scary movies. From jump scares to mental trips, these thrillers are ensured to startle your Halloween party visitors. Since...

House made of pumpkins at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Oct. 17. The pumpkin house is one of the many festive art pieces that can be seen throughout the arboretum.

Festive fun during Halloween

Alex Hoag October 18, 2023

Whether you are a Halloween-lover or a Halloween-hater, nobody can deny the magic it holds during the fall. It goes without saying that Halloween is one of the most popular holidays in the United States,...

Pumpkins line the paths at Westwood Hills Nature Center Oct. 23. Carvings like this can be found on many houses doorsteps as Halloween approaches.

Trick or treat?

Fares Hendi October 18, 2023

As Halloween approaches, Park’s students and staff actively engage in various activities to celebrate the occasion. The school has come alive with the anticipation of this fun and spooky holiday. From...

Halloween or Hallow-Not?

Halloween or Hallow-Not?

Nafisa Kahin December 4, 2022

After this years Halloween costumes, it's become clear that during Halloween people dress up as things that they shouldn’t. People believe that it’s “cool” and “edgy” to dress up in someone’s...

Participants gather around a table to paint pumpkins. The Depot hosted its Halloween party on Oct. 28.

Depot Halloween disappoints

Rachel Arkis November 1, 2022

When I suggested going to the Depot Halloween party with my friends, I thought I was signing up for a fun evening being able to hang out with my friends and enjoy live music. Unfortunately, that was not...

Seniors Samantha Coggan and Cece Jensen volunteer to judge climbers Oct. 29. Vertical Endeavors held their Octboulder Fest, where climbers competed on bouldering.

Senior judges at Octboulder Fest

Sarah Peterson October 31, 2022

How did the judging go? It was great. I got to see a bunch of people excited to go climbing. I’ve never (judged) before so it was super fun. I liked being with my friend for the whole event, it’s...

Last minute halloween costumes

Last minute halloween costumes

Cole Denham October 30, 2022

Halloween is coming up soon, many people are still looking for costumes. Since Halloween is so close, shopping and buying costumes isn’t an option anymore. However, a lot of people forget that they have...

Staying safe over Halloweekend

Abby Meisler October 28, 2022

With Halloween right around the corner, remembering to stay safe in the Park community is important. There are different ways to ensure your safety over the weekend and on Monday.   Having fun with...

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‘It’s alive! It’s alive!’

Alex Geretz October 28, 2022

If you told me right after I watched the disappointing “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” that Marvel would make a wholly original, ‘30s-horror-esque Halloween special just a few months...

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‘Hocus Pocus 2’ is magically nostalgic

Sarah Peterson October 6, 2022

Since the 1993 Halloween cult classic, fans everywhere have been highly anticipating a sequel of Hocus Pocus. As an enthusiast of all things Halloween, I went into this new film a little nervous and not...

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