The Echo

Closing a chapter of my life via Zoom

Closing a chapter of my life via Zoom

Sofie Geretz

May 21, 2020

When quarantine first began, I hadn’t fully realized its implications on my end of senior year events. I didn’t realize it would significantly impact the format of my very last Jewish Youth Group convention. I have been a part of the Jewish Youth Group NCSY since sixth grade. When I got to h...

College Board updates testing plan

Art by Maggie Klaers. College Board announced exams will be given May 11-22, with makeup tests June 1-5.
Each subject's test will be taken at the same time worldwide, and students can take the tests from home or school if schools are open, on any device.

Marta Hill

April 3, 2020

In the face of COVID-19, College Board has altered the typical testing format for Advanced Placement tests. College Board announced exams will be given May 11-22, with makeup tests June 1-5. According to College Board, each subject's test will be taken at the same time worldwide, and students can take the test...

Benilde-St. Margaret’s moves to online instruction

Benilde-St. Margaret's, a Catholic school less than two miles from Park, announced March 13 its students will be having online school until April 3. The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases has risen to 14 in Minnesota.

Marta Hill

March 13, 2020

As the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases rises to 14 in Minnesota March 13, Benilde-St. Margaret’s, a private Catholic school located less than two miles from Park, announced it will be moving to online instruction through April 3.   President Adam Ehrmantraut, senior high Principal Susan Ski...

New online system implemented for purchasing parking passes

Office Assistant Jennifer Thomas works with senior Ellen Poulter to solve issues with getting a parking pass Jan. 27. Starting spring semester of 2020, parking passes are sold online only.

Sofie Geretz

January 31, 2020

Park has implemented a new system of purchasing parking passes for the spring semester, replacing in-person transactions to an online alternative. Although there were issues in the beginning, senior Maggie Klein said the office worked hard to help her get her parking pass. “Initially, I was h...

Parking passes for second semester move to online sales

Junior Rodo Abdullah looks at the parking pass guidelines online. This is the first semester Park has sold parking permits online.

Kate Schneider

January 10, 2020

When purchasing her parking permit this fall, junior Greta Kulevsky said she felt inconvenienced by the line. However, she looks forward to the possible benefits of online sales. “I had to get up really early just to wait in a long line. If you forget any of the stuff you need, you lose your spot,...

Echo named 2019 Online Pacemaker finalist

Echo named 2019 Online Pacemaker finalist

Dani Orloff

January 14, 2019

Echo was announced as a 2019 Online Pacemaker finalist by the National Scholastic Press Association Jan. 12. According to the National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA), the Echo was one of 44 publications recognized as a finalist in the annual Pacemaker competition. “The Pacemaker is the assoc...

Club moves in new direction

Seniors Ciara Woida and Chava Buchbinder along with junior Nechama Buchbinder look over previous years' 36 Arts books.

Marta Hill

May 31, 2018

Nearing the end of her senior year, senior Chava Buchbinder said 36 Arts is important to the school because many students are interested in art. “(36 Arts is important) because there are always going to be people who want to do art, and I think having a space for them to come to to talk about a...

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