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Students painting the wall and each other June 9. Juniors traditionally paint the wall every year after graduation.

Class of 2022 paints wall

Maren Wilsey and Crystal Diaz June 14, 2021

Covered in paint, students milled around their newly painted wall — feelings of class unity in the air. For junior Grace Fahey, this tradition served as a way for her to connect with classmates again...

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.

Junior creates Instagram for business

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...

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...

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.

The Nest to host end of year 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...

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

Roots and Shoots paints wall for Earth Day

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...

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...

Senior Emma Yarger rehearses the number One of the Boys in preparation for opening night Nov. 9.

Defacement of wall unacceptable

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...

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

Black door frames become bigger projects

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....

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