The Echo

Evening show cancellation frustrates

Senior Muna Ahmed smiles while the crowd applauds her after reading a poem during the multicultural show, April 12. During the show, students performed in a variety of different mediums such as song, rap, dance and spoken word.

Dani Orloff and Noah Orloff

April 18, 2019

As senior multicultural show host Sabnyyah Bilal fought to maintain the scheduled evening performance, she said she felt disrespected having to constantly stand up for her beliefs. “We weren’t consulted about anything that was happening with Prom and we didn’t know about how Pr...

Multicultural show energizes audience

Junior Zahra Mohamed takes selfie of her and friends after performing in fashion show part of multicultural show.

Dani Orloff, Noah Orloff, and Abby Intveld

April 15, 2019

As junior Zahra Mohamud reflects on this year's multicultural show's performance, she said she was proud of the initiative students took to create the performance this year.   “I was a part of the show freshman year but the thing was it was never student-led. It was always a teacher who took the resp...

Evening multicultural show canceled

Senior Aisha Abdi and sophomore Grace Kanyinku celebrate after the final performance.

Abby Intveld and Dani Orloff

April 11, 2019

According to an email sent by Principal Scott Meyers April 11, the multicultural show performance scheduled for the evening of April 12 will not occur or be rescheduled for the future. Junior leader Sutra Abdullahi said the show's leadership decided to have an evening performance for the community...

Multicultural show to occur April 12

Junior multicultural show leader Zahra Mohamed and senior Sabriyyah Bilal speak to participants during Multicultural Show practice March 28. According to Mohamed, the event will be held April 12.

Dani Orloff and Noah Orloff

April 8, 2019

As junior multicultural show leader Zahra Mohamed reflected on past shows, she said after performing at the multicultural show for multiple years she was ready to take on a greater leadership role. “This year, we kind of felt like it wasn't going to happen, and we wanted to do something different, so o...

Multicultural show displays diverse community

Echo archive photo from the last years; Multicultural show.

Sophie Yarosh

April 11, 2018

Junior Soubane Abdi said after dancing in the multicultural show last year, her passion for dance has driven her to audition for this year’s show. “(Participating) probably shows more color to our school, more diversity where everyone comes together embraces their culture, embraces their heritag...

Multicultural show displays diversity

Senior Lukas Garcia Oppriecht and junior Maria Duarte Garcia pose during the fashion show as part of the Multicultural show. The two students are wearing outfits traditionally worn in Colombia.

Sumaya Mohamed and D'aviyan Robinson

March 17, 2017

After junior Mario Marin Luna performed at the Multicultural show March 10, he felt satisfied with his performance because of the reaction it received. “I think (the audience) was not shocked but a little bit amazed because they didn't know I played (guitar) and (my partner) could sing, so it felt g...

Multicultural show to return to Park

Students practice their routine for the Multicultural show Feb. 15. The Multicultural show takes place March 10 in the auditorium.

Alex Balfour, Elise Riley, and Sophie Yarosh

February 16, 2017

As junior Doreen Moranga rehearses her dance for the multicultural show, she hopes students and faculty recognize that different people have different backgrounds and cultures. Moranga said she will be dancing with juniors Immaculate Ombaba and Samra Ali. “(I wanted to audition) because most people...

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