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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

Park hosted a vaccine clinic on April 24 and 25. This clinic is part of a larger effort by the community to reach herd immunity.

Vaccine drive-thru relocated to Park

Danny Shope May 11, 2021

When bad weather spelled problems for a drive-thru COVID-19 vaccination clinic, the Hennepin County Public Health Department looked to relocate to Park, according to Communications Manager Allison Thrash. “(It...

St. Louis Park Public Schools staff members had the option to receive their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine March 5. Staff members had to sign up ahead of time for a slot.

St. Louis Park Public Schools staff receive vaccinations

Laniyah Thornton and Talia Lissauer March 6, 2021

After receiving an email from the president of the Park Association of Teachers regarding a link with information for the vaccine, superintendent Astein Osei said he reached out to a contact at the county...

According to the Minnesota Legislative Reference Library, 7% of Minnesota’s population were in foreign countries as of 2017. Minnesota has a history of accepting large numbers of refugees, including Hmong and Somali populations, who began settling in the late 20th century. As of 2015, Minnesota has the largest Somali population and the second largest Hmong population in the nation.

Staff Editorial: Hennepin County should vote to welcome refugees

December 13, 2019

Following an executive order issued by President Trump Sept. 26, a North Dakota county created local tensions by considering a ban on refugees. Burleigh County attracted national attention over a rule...

Hennepin County Sheriff David Hutchinson speaks to a small group of seniors in C350 June 3. Senior Cailey Hansen-Mahoney organized the event and allowed students to submit questions that they wanted Sherrif Hutchinson to answer.

Hennepin County Sheriff visits Park

Abby Intveld and Dani Orloff June 5, 2019

After senior Cailey Hansen-Mahoney followed the Hennepin County Sheriff’s race for office in 2018, she said she was interested in learning more about newly-elected Sheriff Dave Hutchinson’s policies....

County to test 150 students, 16 staff members for tuberculosis

Raphy Gendler and Adah Koivula January 25, 2017

Update Feb. 6: In a statement today, Superintendent Rob Metz announced testing was successful and "no new or suspected cases of active or infectious TB were found at the school." Metz also said the Hennepin...

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