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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

Dr. Courtney Bouchard speaks about the history of female athletes Jan. 11. Bouchard gave a presentation about Title IX to Park female athletes.

Title IX presentation promotes positivity

Jacob Martenson January 25, 2023

Park female athletes welcomed Dr. Courtney Boucher from the Tucker Center to give a special Jan. 11. This event proved to be an informational and inspiring presentation about women in sports. According...

Senior Shantell Harden get ready for a three pointer shot Dec. 17. Park defeated Como Park 76-54.

Girls’ Basketball triumphs over Como Park

Mya Stanberry and Anna Williams December 24, 2022

In the fourth game of the season, with a match-up against Como Park Dec. 17, Park came out victorious. For junior Kiya Hegdahl, the game depended on players’ staying focused and maintaining confidence,...

Boys’ swimming begins practice with laps. The season starts Dec. 15.

Boys’ swimming readies for new season

Alex Geretz, Noah Leventhal, Eliah Fink, and Aidan Shafton December 9, 2022

Boys’ swimming is preparing for its upcoming season with high hopes. Junior captain Henry Salita said it’s important to bond with new players and bring everyone together. "Really getting to know...

Superintendent Astein Osei hosts the podcast Share the Mic Oct. 31. Osei is currently running the podcast, which is available to all students and staff.

Superintendent Astein Osei starts new podcast

Roberto Alvarez December 6, 2022

What was the purpose of this podcast? The really cool thing that he did was interview students to be able to get information from people who know what's going on in this school and be able to get an...

Staying safe over Halloweekend

Abby Meisler October 28, 2022

With Halloween right around the corner, remembering to stay safe in the Park community is important. There are different ways to ensure your safety over the weekend and on Monday.   Having fun with...

Class sizes blown out of proportion

Class sizes blown out of proportion

Serena Bovee October 19, 2022

School has been going on for sometime and one thing is clear: class sizes are skewed this year. Some classes have an extremely large number of people while others are exceedingly small. These sizes are...

In anticipation of class starting, 40 students in Erik Ahlquists seventh hour Calculus class get materials out. This is one of many classes filled to capacity as class sizes increased due to budget cuts.

Chaos in the classroom

Maren Wilsey October 17, 2022

As students walk into their classes this year, many have noticed more desks and chairs fitted into the room to accommodate the ever-increasing class sizes. This year more than ever, Park is feeling the...

Junior Captain Vesna Dennison battles with a Washburn defender in pursuit for the ball Oct.8. Vesna leads the team in goals in the regular season.

Park loses battle to Washburn

Jamar Hester Jr. and Jacob Martenson October 12, 2022

Park’s girls soccer team lost 1-0 to Washburn on Oct. 8. It was a tough game, as the team’s played back and forth the whole match. Head coach Anne Beaton said despite losing the game, she feels good...

Students board bus 213 Sept. 21. On Sept. 7, the bus stopped to aid a toddler found in the street.

Bus stops to help child

Elena Ortiz-Fishman September 29, 2022

Driving students on bus 213 home, bus driver Jeanette McCall said she was shocked to see a toddler in the middle of the street Sept. 7.  “I was concerned. How did the child get out of the house?...

The perfect blend: Parks best cafes

The perfect blend: Parks best cafes

Anya Panday September 8, 2022

I, like many people, get bored studying in one spot for 165 days a year. To find a little variety, I bounce around local coffee shops to find better spots to study in. Over the past year, I’ve frequented...

Student signs in at the front office before entering the school. The sign-in sheet was added to combat student fears.

New security at Park

Nina Miller June 8, 2022

After hearing about the Uvalde Elementary school shooting, concerns about security at Park arose. The high school decided that new security measures were called for to make everyone feel safer even though...

Park players huddle with their Hopkins team during halftime.

Boys’ lacrosse merges with Hopkins

Alex Geretz, Noah Leventhal, and Aidan Shafton May 31, 2022

Boys’ lacrosse at Park has had a drought of games for the last few years. After having dwindling numbers for years, COVID-19 was the final push for the Park lacrosse team to phase out for good –...

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