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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

Senior Dayna Krause decorates a card for sick children during a Letters of Love meeting Dec. 19. During quarantine, Letters of Love is offering online card making in order to continue providing emotional support for kids in the hospital.

Letters of Love makes digital cards

Molly Schochet April 10, 2020

As the impact of COVID-19 grows every day, senior and Letters of Love president Maggie Klaers said Letters of Love has the ability to make a greater impact than ever before. “Now more than ever, kids...

Senior Hayden Haase packs food for donations Dec. 11. The National Honors Society joins the Birdfeeder and Clothing Closet to help the community. As an incentive, all three groups are giving a donut party to the third hour that donates the most items.

NHS assists Birdfeeder with food and clothing drive

Maria Perez Barriga and Jayde Claussen December 12, 2019

Feeling optimistic about the food and clothing drive provided by National Honor Society (NHS) members for Birdfeeder Dec. 9-13, co-manager and junior Ayan Hassan said it will impact Park in a positive...

Senior NHS president Ayanna Nathan presents requirements for the 2018-2019 school year during their meeting Sept. 21. NHS volunteers will attend game night Jan. 17 at Peter Hobart.

Students to participate in game night at Peter Hobart

Dahlia Krebs January 16, 2019

According to junior Morgan Graves, who signed up to run a game night for elementary school kids at Peter Hobart, it is not only to bring the community together, but also a way for National Honor Society...

Senior NHS public relations officer Ilsa Olsen signs off Westwood Hills Nature Center Halloween Party goers for the mini golf course. The event was Oct. 19 and 20.

Club volunteers at local party

Noah Orloff and Marta Hill October 28, 2018

Becky McConnell, a naturalist at Westwood Hills Nature Center said the 37th annual Halloween party at the Nature Center had a number of features including themes trails and other party games. “We...

NHS adviser Jillian Merkle and senior officers Sophia Davenport and Olivia Mosby present reforms made to the program during the first meeting Sept. 21. In addition to changes made, the meeting addressed the requirements for NHS induction.

National Honor Society begins year

Marta Hill and Noah Orloff September 23, 2018

Senior National Honor Society president Ayanna Nathan said she thinks the community and school may have the wrong impression of the National Honor Society’s purpose and she wants to change that. “I...

NHS students awarded certificates for completing their volunteer hours and accomplishing their group projects April 27.

Club inducts new members

Marta Hill April 27, 2018

Looking at the over 100 students who were inducted into National Honor Society April 27 adviser Jill Merkle said what they all have in common is that they are dedicated to their community. “They are...

New NHS officers accept their positions during an NHS meeting April 4. The officers will be officially inducted later this month.

National Honors Society announces new officers

Marta Hill April 16, 2018

When reflecting on why she wanted to be an officer, junior 2018-19 public relations officer Ilsa Olsen said she saw it as an opportunity to further her experience in National Honors Society. “I really...

National Honor Society prepares for next year’s officers

Isaac Wahl February 20, 2018

According to the adviser Jill Merkle, the National Honors Society recently held a meeting to discuss upcoming deadlines, requirements and applications for next year’s officers. Merkle said one...

Senior Ubah Abdullahi speaks at the second NHS meeting held on Oct. 6

NHS members gain leg up with college applications

Marta Hill and Isabel Kjaer October 13, 2017

Senior National Honor Society officer Ubah Abdullahi said she had college applications in mind when she applied to be an officer. Abdullahi said she believes colleges look at National Honor Society...

Senior public relations officer Savannah Kjaer speaks at the first NHS meeting Sept. 13

NHS officers gear up for new year

Marta Hill and Isabel Kjaer September 25, 2017

National Honors Society (NHS) is getting ready for another year with new officers and aspects, according to NHS Officer senior Ella Trotter. “We’re going to try to really look for different opportunities...

Juniors Thomas Bryant, Mahamed Mahamed, Eli Curran-Moore and Ella Trotter present their speeches for NHS officer positions at the meeting on Mar. 10.

National Honor Society elects new officers

Sumaya Mohamed and D’aviyan Robinson March 16, 2017

When upcoming junior National Honor Society vice president Ella Trotter heard about officer applications for next school year, she quickly applied because of her interest in service. “I really liked...

NHS volunteers at STEP

NHS volunteers at STEP

Dani Orloff, Breanna Thompson, and Amber Tran November 5, 2016

When junior Kate Brinkman reflects on her first National Honors Society (NHS) group project at St. Louis Park Emergency Program (STEP), a majority of her expectations were met. “I expected to work...

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