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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

Freshmen Leila Campbell, Maren Wilsey, Cecelia Jensen, Elena Ortiz, and Alicia Narais talk with a representative from Aveda Institute Minneapolis at the college fair March 11. Students who are interested in receiving college credits as high schoolers can participate in PSEO.

PSEO information sessions

Colin Canaday March 11, 2020

PSEO information meetings will take place in the Media Center Classroom, according to counselor Heidi Cosgrove. Informational meetings will go over what PSEO is, as well as how to sign up for courses.  

Juniors Zoe Frank and Keely Bernstein discuss the new Roots and Shoots video Feb. 24. The club wants to debut the video about recycling in the upcoming months.

Roots and Shoots looks to improve Park’s recycling program

Sadie Yarosh February 27, 2020

At the Roots and Shoots meeting Feb. 24, the group discussed ways to create a video that informs students and staff about the recycling process and how to improve it, according to junior and member Thor...

Soar meets with Mayor

February 26, 2020

Seniors and Student Council co-presidents Anna Wert and Anna Nicholls discuss Sno Daze plans with adviser Sarah Lindenburg. Student Council is in charge of organizing Sno Daze week activities and decorating for the dance.

Student council prepares for Sno Daze

Sam Swisher February 21, 2020

Before the upcoming Sno Daze dance Feb. 22, Student Council adviser Sarah Lindenberg said allowing students to choose music will help raise attendance. “The seniors (on Student Council) decided on...

Senior Jordyn Turek and sophomore Amal Abdi attend the District Student Advisory Council held Jan. 16.

Superintendent meets with Student Advisory Council

Ryan Barnett January 23, 2020

After attending Superintendent Astein Osei’s District Student Advisory Council meeting Jan. 16, senior Jordyn Turek said she was happy with the outcome of the discussion. “The meeting went really...

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...

St. Louis Park residents discuss conversion therapy at Union Congregational United Church of Christ Dec. 19. The meeting was hosted by OutFront Minnesota, who will be hosting another meeting Jan. 9.

Community meeting held to discuss banning conversion therapy

Tenzin Gyaldatsang January 2, 2020

After a community meeting was held at United Church of Christ on December 19th to discuss the use of conversion therapy in St. Louis Park, city event organizer Justin Lewandowski said it went well, with...

Freshman Laniyah Thorn ton expresses her anger regarding the use of homophobic and gender-based insults around school during the Intersectional Feminism Club meeting Oct. 24

Intersectional Feminism Club talks vocabulary

Sofia Seewald, Maddie Schutte, and Emma Leff October 25, 2019

After discussing the sexist connotations behind profanity in the Intersectional Feminism Club meeting Oct. 24, freshman and club member Laniyah Thornton said she wants to become more conscientious about...

Stage manager Nietzsche Deuel, who is a senior, participates in a conversation during a play rehearsal. Going into her final show as a senior, Deuel says it is bittersweet to be leaving behind the Park theater program, but she is excited to finish with the upcoming spring play.

Seniors look to final show hopeful, sentimental

Maggie Klaers March 3, 2019

As senior stage manager Nietzsche Deuel’s last show approaches, she said she can’t help but feel nostalgic looking back over her years in the theater program. “I know for me it’s going to be...

SHEC president Erica Dudley writes down ideas for the upcoming year Nov. 8. The topics brainstormed for future meetings included consent and contraception.

SHEC brainstorms topics to discuss

Marta Hill, Isabel Kjaer, and Noah Orloff November 17, 2018

According to senior Cailey Hansen-Mahoney, the first Sexual Health Education Club meeting went well overall. “(The) turnout could have been a little better, but it’s a really busy time of the year...

FCA leaders Aaron Ellingson and Libby Ramspurger discuss devotionals with member, sophomore Caleb Stokes at a meeting Oct. 30.

FCA uses app to guide meeting

Ruby Stillman and Kaia Myers November 3, 2018

Fellowship of Christian Athletes leader, Jacob Brown, said the club has started to use an app to guide the group discussions during meetings. “(The app) is good, it helps lead us through everything...

Senior Caitlin Arf is working on filling out her FAFSA application, Oct.25. FAFSA is a federal student aid to help pay for college.

Park staff provides support to fill out financial aid forms

Dahlia Krebs November 3, 2018

A workshop took place at 4:30 to 7 p.m. Oct. 25 in the library media center at Park to provide assistance to parents filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. According to career and...

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