The student news site of St. Louis Park High School

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

Former School Board chair Mary Tomback suggests alternate schedule options for the 2020-2021 and 2021-2022 school years during the school board meeting Jan. 27, 2020 in C350. Tomback and other School Board members recently met to discuss potential options for distance learning as COVID-19 rates rise.

Distance learning looms as cases rise

Elena Ortiz-Fishman January 14, 2022

Due to the drastic increase in student and staff absences following winter break, Superintendent Astein Osei said distance learning has become a potential option. Although, for now Osei said the next steps...

Natural Helpers introduced a slideshow during Park Connections, which includes a virtual classroom and other available resources for students to use. The virtual chill room is open to all students at 3:30 p.m every Wednesday on Zoom.

Natural Helpers offers support

Katie Nelson February 8, 2021

After grappling with how to help students during online learning, Natural Helpers went on a hiatus. According to Natural Helpers adviser Allison Luskey, they have struggled the past couple of months to...

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...

Starting the school year from home

Starting the school year from home

Grace Schultz September 10, 2020

Today marked the first day of distanced learning for St. Louis Park High School students. Although hesitant at first, the school day went better than I expected. So far, I’ve enjoyed having a scheduled...

Art by Maggie Klaers. According to the Echo, St. Louis Park Public Schools will remain closed from March 17 to April 6 in order to stem the spread of the COVID-19 Pandemic. As of 4:15 p.m. March 15, there are 35 cases in Minnesota, 2,815 cases in the United States and 156,800 infected worldwide with 5,762 dead, according to The New York Times.

Staff Editorial: School closure necessary to protect community

March 15, 2020

This op-ed is updated as of 4:20 p.m. March 15. In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, St. Louis Park Public Schools plan to close for nearly three weeks from March 17 to April 6, according to a phone...

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