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Baseball wins three consecutive games

Baseball wins three consecutive games

Talia Lissauer and Maddie Schutte

April 22, 2019


Filed under Spring sports

  After seeing teammates continuously supporting each other, whether they made an error or had a good play, coach Brian Kelly said the supportive environment has led the team to its three-game winning streak. “I’ve looked into the dugout multiple times over the last three games and seen some...

Arboretum celebrates dogs

Arboretum celebrates dogs

Tenzin Gyaldatsang

April 22, 2019


Filed under City Entertainment

The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum is holding All About Dogs Day on April, 27th. Find out a bit more information on the event.

We are tired of being black

We are tired of being black

Samiya Mohamed

March 19, 2019


Filed under Opinion Columns

Celebrating black history is over, and now we’re at the point where we have given up. From acknowledging our history to trying to not let the past repeat itself, “We are tired.” This year's Black History Month performance theme was “We are tired.” Year after year black history is celebra...

Program seeks to provide summer employment

Program seeks to provide summer employment

Dani Orloff and Noah Orloff

March 15, 2019


Filed under News

As sophomore Marcos Alvarez reflects on his time volunteering at a St. Louis Park park during the summer, he said it was a fulfilling experience. “It’s really fun. You get to hang with kids, make activities and you get a lot of job experience and volunteer experience for college and stuff like ...

Senior verbally commits to Division 3 tennis program

Senior verbally commits to Division 3 tennis program

Sofia Seewald

March 4, 2019


Filed under Sports

After visiting University of Wisconsin La Crosse in early February, senior Susanna Hu said she decided to commit to play tennis for the college, as she felt La Crosse’s atmosphere was the perfect fit for her. “I knew I wanted to continue to play tennis at a Division 3 college, and the Midwest se...

Girls’ basketball overcomes Kennedy in first Section game

Girls’ basketball overcomes Kennedy in first Section game

Nolan Kelly, Ella Hammerstrand, and Creston Halstead

March 2, 2019


Filed under Winter sports

According to junior Shayla Miller, the game was especially difficult and intense because, if they didn’t win, their season would be over. “We knew they were going to battle, they were going to fight,” Miller said. “It’s their last game of the season now, so we knew it was going to be toug...

Inappropriate setting, time to represent school shooting

Inappropriate setting, time to represent school shooting

Maria Perez-Barriga

January 13, 2019


Filed under Opinion

This article has been changed Jan. 17 to correct errors. Echo apologizes for the mistakes. Park’s selection for the winter play, “The Amish Project” is based on a true story about the aftermath of a school shooting, which is not to be taken lightly.   2018 has the highest number of school shootings of ...

Lieutenant Governor-elect, journalist visit Park

Lieutenant Governor-elect, journalist visit Park

Dani Orloff

November 27, 2018


Filed under News

Upon returning to the high school, Park alumna and Twin Cities Public Television journalist Mary Lahammer said she was emotional. “I’ve been tweeting out photos all morning in my old basketball jersey. I ran cross country, and I went and visited the track and cried a little bit,” Lahammer s...

Staff Editorial: Successful alumna inspires community

Staff Editorial: Successful alumna inspires community

November 25, 2018


Filed under Staff Editorials

Park High School focuses on fostering close alumni ties and prides itself on bringing the community back to its roots. Alumni who have accomplished great things bring success and pride to our school, and offer many useful lessons of wisdom for students. This November, Park alum and Minnesota state...

House of Sport to shut doors

House of Sport to shut doors

Noah Orloff

May 4, 2018


Filed under News

As senior Chava Buchbinder was notified of House of Sport’s closing, she said her first reaction was sadness. Beth Volker, owner of House of Sport, announced through a Facebook post that the school spirit store located in St. Louis Park would be closing. Over 70 comments and replies followed her post, whic...

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