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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

Richard Schmikler lectures debate team members on how to prepare a speech during their meeting Jan. 10. Schmikler showed the team a video of a public speaker to help them prepare for their competition.

Debate team explores new opportunities

Lilly Strathman and Grace Schultz January 13, 2020

When thinking back to her years in high school, debate team leader Samantha Leo said adding a speech season will challenge the club members to become better at declamation.  “I used to do speech...

Senior Michael Ramirez discusses strategy for Park Techs next project during a meeting after school Oct. 2. Ramirez specializes in software and digital aspects of the club.

Park Tech looks forward to year of growth

Sofie Geretz October 8, 2019

According to senior and Park Tech member Michael Ramirez, there are many facets of Park Tech that make up the club. “There's the more tech side and then there's like more business side,” Ramirez...

Freshman Amalia Fischer draws on a coloring sheet hand out during the first Intersectional Feminism Club meeting of the year. The club met Sept. 12 to collaborate on its goals for the year.

Intersectional Feminism Club kicks off

Maddie Schutte and Sofia Seewald September 16, 2019

According to co-club president and senior Maddie Lind, Intersectional Feminism Club hopes to expand its influence by devoting more time to local volunteer opportunities and activism this year.  “We’re...

NHS Vice President Senior Marian Mohamud inducts incoming Vice President junior Maggie Klaers at the NHS induction ceremony May 3 in the old gym. NHS inductees families were invited to the ceremony and breakfast was provided.

National Honor Society inducts members

Megan Raatz May 9, 2019

On May 3, those who met the necessary requirements were inducted into the National Honors Society, an organization established to recognize hard working high school students. According to junior Amelia...

Senior Savannah Kjaer and sophomore Annie Breyak practice their vertical bent knees at a Minnesota Aquafins club practice. They practice three days a week to prepare for the upcoming high school season.

Synchronized swimming looks to recruit new members

Yonit Krebs February 14, 2018

After noticing dwindling interest among girls in joining the synchronized swimming team, senior Alex Monson decided to talk with potential recruits individually to build interest. “Usually for normal...

Park debate team head coach Paul Manning leads an open discussion about the teams current topic, civil disobedience.

Debate club begins with no returning members

Abby Intveld and Emma Kempf October 12, 2017

Junior Wyatt Gann said while looking forward to all new members, the inexperience could put the debate team at a disadvantage. “There won’t be returning students to mentor the new members and provide...

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