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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

Juniors Isabel Nathan and Greta Runyon compete for who can get the disc Feb. 19. Girls Ultimates next practice will be held March 2.

Girls’ Ultimate flies to the sky

Jordyn Deschamps, Sarah Kluckhohn, and Anya Panday March 1, 2022

As the girls are gearing up headstrong for the incoming ultimate season, senior Natashia Johannes said she feels the extra practice helps to gain interest for the team and for the girls to work on skills,...

Senior Blake Anderson drives to the net looking to make a basket. Athletes are not required to wear masks during practices and games, but they are recommended by the athletic department and MSHSL.

Buckets before the bell

Tobias Khabie and Aidan Shafton December 7, 2021

After staying hours after school for football practice in the fall, junior Stefano Giovannelli said he was relieved that this wouldn’t be the case for basketball, where practices are now held in the...

Students exit the field house after taking the PSAT Jan. 27. Registration for this years PSAT begins Sept. 20 on Total Registration.

Registration opens for PSAT

Aisha Hersi September 30, 2021

According to AP coordinator Jami Lapray, there are many reasons why juniors and sophomores should consider taking the PSAT. “Juniors can qualify as Merit Scholars and be awarded scholarships,” Lapray...

Seventh grader Gretchen Fandel Thompson faces defender freshman Ruby Smith during practice April 12. The lacrosse team has begun practices preparing for their spring season.

Girls’ lacrosse starts season

Maria Perez Barriga April 14, 2021

Head coach Kyle Sweeney said many players were on edge during lacrosse tryouts because the season was canceled in 2020.  “It was really exciting, but also a lot of the girls were nervous because...

Junior Danny Shope throws a frisbee around Junior Beau Finley Nov. 17. The ultimate team has cancelled captains practices but, is continuing to have pickup games.

Boys’ ultimate host safe captains practice

Lauren Thon November 30, 2020

With spring sports being just around the corner the boys’ ultimate team has started its captains’ practices. According to junior and boys’ ultimate captain Danny Shope, the team has been getting...

Photo Illustration by Claire Bargman. Practicing yoga in your backyard is a great option during quarantine. YouTube and various yoga apps are a great way to start yoga for the first time or improve your skills.

Ways to practice yoga

Claire Bargman May 1, 2020

With everything going on right now, finding a new hobby or workout routine can keep you grounded. For me, yoga has offered that. Since yoga classes are cancelled, apps and YouTube videos are the best option....

Junior Audrey Long practices answering with quick reaction time as Junior Thor Anderson quizzes her Feb 11. The Quiz Bowl team has an upcoming tournament Sat Feb. 15.

Quiz bowl prepares for tournament

Sam Swisher February 14, 2020

Before the Quiz Bowl team competes Feb. 14, advisor Peter Dangerfield hopes the team will do well in the tournament so they can advance to the playoffs.  “My goal for this team is to finish in the...

Junior Esther Putzier swims the 100 yard butterfly for Parks first Section meet Nov. 6. The second Section meet will be 6 p.m. Nov. 8. at Richfield Middle School.

Girls’ swim break new records at first Sections

Tamar Gewirtz November 9, 2019

According to St. Louis Park girls’ swim team coach Amanda Forsberg, she is hoping to bring people to the State meet on Nov. 8 and has faith the girls qualify for State due to how well they did in the...

Juniors Josie Briant and Raina Kronfeld and sophomore Ryan Rasmussen perform a dance in front of the gymnastics team Nov. 4 at captains practice. The gymnastics teams first meet is Dec. 7.

Gymnastics provides welcoming atmosphere at captains’ practice

Talia Lissauer November 9, 2019

Preparing for her fifth year in high school gymnastics, junior Marissa Boettcher said it is necessary to practice amongst new and old gymnasts to create a supportive team. “I think it's important...

Junior Annie Breyak does a pop up in her extended solo at Park synchros dress rehearsal May 14. Breyak placed fifth in the extended solo division at State May 24.

Synchro takes the podium

Yonit Krebs and Sam St. Clair June 4, 2019

After placing fourth at State for the last few years, captain Hope Cassman was excited when the team won third place her senior year. “I would say getting third overall was our biggest accomplishment...

Sophomore Michael Boxley practices his swing at practice April 15. The boys golf team practiced inside the school gym because of bad weather.

Boys’ golf anticipates challenging match

Ethan Meisler, Sofia Seewald, and Ruby Stillman April 26, 2019

After a number of boys’ golf practices and matches, sophomore Zach Segal said he feels the team’s camaraderie has improved immensely. “We’ve only had two matches this year, and we’ve all...

Girls golf captain senior Carly Livingston practices her swing indoors at the Life Time Fitness in Park. The teams has been practicing indoors due to the cold weather.

Girls’ golf combats weather

Nicole Sanford and Ruby Stillman April 15, 2018

Beginning her second year on the girls’ golf team, junior Erica Dudley said the cold spring weather could make for a more stagnant season than in years past. “We just don’t get to play that much...

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