The Echo

Junior creates Instagram for business

Junior Evie Gutzke designs her own clothing and shoes to wear. She also sells her designs to people who are interested on her Instagram @sick_threadz.

Sofie Geretz

January 9, 2020

@sick_threadz sells clothing bought from thrift stores or take people’s clothing and adds detailing, according to Junior Evie Gutzke. “I take thrifted clothing and revamp it so it's more modern and I can resell it. I add my own detailing to it and make it my own,” Gutzke said. “You can als...

Echo investigating defacement of the senior wall

June 7, 2019

Echo reporters are currently investigating the painting of the wall June 6-7. We will publish a story as soon as our initial reporting concludes. We will continue to investigate as events progress. Contact the Echo at [email protected] if you have any information.

The Nest to host end of year party

Students hung posters to advertise the end of year party. According to senior Nietzsche Deuel, all materials will be provided for free, as well as pizza during the karaoke portion of the party.

Amaia Barajas and Jenna Cook

June 5, 2019

Senior Nietzsche Deuel, who is an employee and board member of the Nest, said she began planning a party to celebrate the end of the academic year after it was given as a suggestion to improve the Nest’s advertising. “One of the ideas that came up was to do an end of the school year party, and ...

Roots and Shoots paints wall for Earth Day

Roots and Shoots painted the wall April 18. According to Senior Katie Christiansen, the wall is painted with symbols that represent Minnesota's environmental habits and expectations.

Noah Orloff, Marta Hill, and Emma Leff

April 21, 2019

As sophomore Kaylee Quick painted the senior wall, she said her first Roots and Shoots event was a fun way to honor the upcoming Earth Day. “I thought it was a really cool idea as a way to prepare for Earth Day,” Quick said. “I also thought it was a great way to start getting more involved wi...

Paint nights spur ingenuity

Paint nights spur ingenuity

Maggie Klaers

March 25, 2019

Many people believe that artistic ability is a genetically built-in talent, when in fact most of the skills involved in art come from practice and repetition. Even so, art isn’t meant only for those with the dexterity to turn their own artistic vision into a reality, it is meant for everyone. A ...

Defacement of wall unacceptable

Senior Emma Yarger rehearses the number

Jenna Cook

November 9, 2018

Walking into school this Thursday, I saw something had been graffitied on the wall I painted as a tradition along with my fellow theatre seniors and thespians to promote our fall show, “9 to 5 the Musical.” I wasn’t made aware the vandalism said “So gay” until I spoke about the incident w...

Black door frames become bigger projects

As part of an ongoing maintenance project, the district painted all of the door frames in the high school black.

Sydney Hall

November 7, 2015

Sophomore Ciara Woida walks through the halls, wondering why all the door frames are suddenly a different color. “I was confused as to why all the door frames were being painted black,” Woida said. “I think the painting isn’t worth it.” According to Principal Scott Meyers, a larger project ...

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