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The student news site of St. Louis Park High School

The Echo

The student news site of St. Louis Park High School

The Echo

Senior Rachel Katzovitz and junior Mae Turman soar out of the water in their routine May 17. Synchronized swimming commemorated the end of the regular season with a large “razzle dazzle” event Wednesday.

Picture-perfect pool performance

Eliah Fink and Alex Geretz May 19, 2023

Synchronized swimming held a performance May 17 to commemorate the end of the regular season.  Junior Mae Turman said despite having a swimmer who couldn’t make it, the team persevered and performed...

Junior Leo Dworsky and other members of the ‘Hairspray’ cast perform their final dress rehearsal Feb. 19. Choir performed the musical “Hairspray” Feb. 20–Feb. 23.

‘Hairspray’ performances delight

Sofie Geretz March 3, 2020

Reflecting on his and the rest of the cast’s performance on choir’s production of “Hairspray,” senior Yoni Potter said the cast was able to pull everything together in time for the production. “I...

Juniors Leo Dworsky and Amara Foner perform Aug. 24 at the Three One Six Bar + Grill. Dworsky sang covers and played piano, while Foner played cello.

Juniors perform for a cause

Sofia Seewald, Emmy Pearson, and Annica Schultz August 27, 2019

After hearing juniors Leo Dworsky and Amara Foner perform Aug. 24 at Three One Six Bar + Grill, junior Megan Raatz said she was astounded people her age were already performing in a public setting.  “It...

Senior Muna Ahmed smiles while the crowd applauds her after reading a poem during the multicultural show, April 12. During the show, students performed in a variety of different mediums such as song, rap, dance and spoken word.

Evening show cancellation frustrates

Dani Orloff and Noah Orloff April 18, 2019

As senior multicultural show host Sabnyyah Bilal fought to maintain the scheduled evening performance, she said she felt disrespected having to constantly stand up for her beliefs. “We...

Junior Zahra Mohamed takes selfie of her and friends after performing in fashion show part of multicultural show.

Multicultural show energizes audience

Dani Orloff, Noah Orloff, and Abby Intveld April 15, 2019

As junior Zahra Mohamud reflects on this year's multicultural show's performance, she said she was proud of the initiative students took to create the performance this year.   “I was a part of...

Freshman Renee McSherry is playing the cello during her fourth hour orchestra class. The SLP High School Orchestra is having their rock concert at 7 p.m. Mar.14 .in the high school auditorium.

Orchestra prepares for biggest fundraising concert

Samantha Klepfer March 14, 2019

Orchestra director Kou Lee said the rock concert provides a unique opportunity for the orchestra members to get a professional experience.   “It's a huge fundraiser, and we only do this twice a year...

Freshman Harris Keekley and juniors Shaqued Ben-Harush and Brandon Wetterlin cheer at the Timberwolves game Jan. 11. About 50 students from Park bands performed before the game and then attended the game afterwards.

Band plays at Timberwolves game

Amaia Barajas and Jenna Cook January 22, 2019

As senior Lexi Lee reflects on the band’s performance at a Timberwolves game, she recalled a particular song that she was proud of. “When we played ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ it sounded really...

Senior Emmet Foner plays second chair first violin in the St. Louis Park High School Chamber Orchestra. The chamber orchestra performed twice at Methodist Hospital Dec. 6.

Chamber orchestra tours synagogue, hospital

Samantha Klepfer January 8, 2019

Orchestra director Kou Lee said the St. Louis Park chamber orchestra community concert tour is a good opportunity for the group members to bond. “Every time a group or an ensemble goes on a trip,...

Junior Yoni Potter practices violin during class Dec. 17 in preparation for the orchestra concert Dec. 20.

Orchestra looks forward to alumni concert

Samantha Klepfer December 20, 2018

Orchestra director Kou Lee said the orchestra program’s upcoming alumni concert is significant, not just for orchestra, but for the music department in general. “It really builds the culture in...

Junior Patrick Djerf announces the next performer at the Nest open mic night Dec. 14. The event was to promote the Nest and showcase students musical talents.

The Nest event fosters creativity

Amaia Barajas and Jenna Cook December 20, 2018

As freshman Luna Labelle reflects on the Nest’s open mic event, she stresses the importance of giving everyone a safe space to express themselves. “I feel like it’s important so then students...

Seniors Claudia Stone, Lexi Lee and Cecilia Brown play in the pep band during Parks homecoming game Sep. 21. Lee participated alongside her peers at the Metro West All-Conference band.

All-Conference provides learning experiences

David Bryant, Sofie Geretz, and Ethan Meisler October 8, 2018

This year at All-Conference, schools selected students from band, orchestra and choir to prepare a concert in one day, according to the St. Louis Park High School 6425 News. Guest conductor Kyle Fleming...

Senior Jeffrey Robinson Jr. and junior Lexi Lee play the clarinet during the Wind Ensembles performance of All the Pretty Little Horses by Dr. Andrew Boysen Jr.

Band performs at concert contest

Hannah Leff April 30, 2018

Band director Steven Schmitz said he was extremely proud when the Wind Ensemble received a superior ranking for its region contest performance for the third year in a row. According to Schmitz, the...

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