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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

Juniors Isaac Israel, Sebastian Tangelson and Denly Lindeman collaborate during a Math Meet Jan. 24. Meets are split up into individual and team portions.

Math team calculates improvement

Sophia Curran-Moore January 27, 2022

As the members of math team counted the minutes until the start of the mathematics competition, senior Faduma Mohamed said she hoped the team’s hard work would pay off. “We do practices and team...

Used with permission from Anna McCallon. Natural Helper Anna McCallon edits a slideshow on March 15. Natural Helpers has put together a presentation for eighth graders to help adjust to high school.

Natural Helpers creates welcoming environment

Katie Nelson March 16, 2021

The first day of high school can be a nerve-wracking experience for any incoming freshman. Natural Helpers is hoping to ease the transition for current eighth-graders.  According to adviser Allison...

Used with permission from Alex Polk.

Chemistry teacher creates comfort in discomfort

Nora Hall November 11, 2020

Chemistry teacher Alex Polk has spent the last five years at Park making students feel safer by talking about heavy topics. Polk said although he has seen improvement at Park, he still thinks Park could...

The district is moving forward with the plan to put solar panels on every roof of St. Louis Park public schools. The solar panels are still in the design phase but the schools need to be re-roofed before putting the solar panels on them.

Park to install solar panels on school roofs

Aiden Cullumber October 11, 2020

St. Louis Park is currently moving forward with their plan to install solar panels on the roof of every school in the district. According to facilities manager Tom Bravo, the panels are still in the...

Junior Oliver Smith serves a milkshake to a customer during his shift Sept. 24. Smith has been working at Five Guys for close to a year already and is now having to find new ways to balance work and online schooling.

Balancing a part-time job and distance learning proves difficult

Oliver Smith October 4, 2020

I’ve been working at Five Guys for 10 months, half of that time during the COVID-19 pandemic. When the virus first became a threat in Minnesota, our dysfunctional and laid back form of online school...

Senior Claire Diamon-Wheeler organizes menus at The Block Jan. 15. The Block is now open for indoor dining, and takeout.

Lack of students affects local businesses

Sam Swisher October 1, 2020

Looking back on a pandemic that has lasted several months, The Block manager Mary Rohr said innovating has been essential to bringing in business that has been lost.   “The biggest struggle...

Principal Scott Meyers speaks at the Graduation ceremony for the class of 2019 June 6. Meyers announced his resignation effective June 30 and St. Louis Park Public Schools is currently searching for an interim principal.

Search for interim principal continues

Marta Hill May 14, 2020

Less than two months before Principal Meyers’ resignation is set to go into effect, Superintendent Astein Osei decided not to hire any of the candidates that were previously considered. In 6425 News...

Sophomore Rosario Montero- Ward practices a dance routine March 19. Montero-Ward is creating a new dance club starting fall of 2020.

Sophomore expresses self through dance

Megan Hoenie May 5, 2020

What are you doing? So right now we are working on starting a dance team. Hopefully like next year we would probably have a performance team in the fall and potentially in the winter, but probably just...

PSEO offers expanded opportunities

PSEO offers expanded opportunities

Abby Prestholdt March 3, 2020

As soon as I received the email at the end of my sophomore year saying I was accepted into the University of Minnesota for their Post Secondary Enrollment Options program, I was ecstatic about this new...

Art by Emmy Pearson. In response to the start-time change for the 2020-21 school year, a task force of students, teachers, parents, and community members has been created to consider changing the high school schedule for the 2021-22 school year. The task force is debating other systems such as block scheduling.

Potential scheduling alterations under discussion

Ruthie Posada January 30, 2020

As a result of the decision made to change the start time for the 2020-21 school year, Superintendent Astein Osei said the school began to weigh in other logistics, such as changing the high school schedule...

City experiences power outage

Dani Orloff and Emma Yarger March 13, 2019

According to an announcement made by Principal Scott Meyers March 13 during seventh hour, a power outage occurred across the city of St. Louis Park, causing the lights to briefly turn off in the high school. According...

Facilities manager Tom Bravo explains the new updates to Park April 18 during a community meeting.

District wide facility improvements

Marta Hill and Katie Hardie April 20, 2018

Superintendent Astein Osei and Facilities Manager Tom Bravo gave a short presentation and answered community questions April 18 at the high school cafeteria. According to SLP Schools, residents had...

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