The student news site of St. Louis Park High School

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

Junior shines light on injustices

Junior shines light on injustices

Lauren Thon January 27, 2022

What is your community service project about? Our project is about teaching racial inequities and injustices to students in school. We are going to the elementary schools to talk with the teachers and...

Natural Helpers members review the club’s plan for its upcoming Change to Chill week. Activities for the week will take place in the cafeteria Jan. 24 – 27.

Natural Helpers plans Change to Chill week

Adam Gips and Aidan Shafton January 26, 2022

After only having a virtual Change to Chill week last year, Natural Helpers adviser Kerstin Merrill said this year the club is attempting to revitalize Park. “Change to Chill week is a time for the...

Students are working on designing logos for a local soda company. The company helps students learn about jobs.

Students to work with REM5, local soda company

Henry Brettingen January 8, 2020

According to Art Tech head Trevor Paulson, students are working with the virtual reality company REM5 to design soda cans for a local company. “The students are going to work on designing the cans...

City Council to vote on new Dakota bikeway project

City Council to vote on new Dakota bikeway project

Sam Swisher November 24, 2019

Hoping to connect the city with bikeways on north and south streets, city transportation engineer Ben Manibog said the Dakota bikeway will solve a north south connection problem. “It fills in a very...

Senior National Honors Society public relations officer Ilsa Olsen signs kids off Oct. 19 at the Westwood Hills Nature Center Halloween party. The Parks and Recreation Department is in the process of designing a new building for the Westwood Hills Nature Center.

City proposes $22 million in projects

Maggie Klaers and Dani Orloff March 16, 2019

Split Rock Studios exhibit designer Amanda Wambach said the Westwood Hills Nature Center renovations are intended to expand the capabilities of what they can do for the community. “Westwood Hills has...

Construction on S France Ave causes temporary inconvenience for drivers.  The construction will make the intersection safe by constructing a crosswalk.

‘Connect the Park’ aims to make St. Louis Park easier to get around

Ethan Meisler December 4, 2018

According to St. Louis Park transportation engineer Ben Manibog, the city has been implementing an initiative called “Connect the Park,” which will attempt to improve the ability of residents to walk...

Junior Kyareia Malone exits the bus at the High School in the morning Nov 7. The start time for the High School is 8:20 on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, and 8:40 on Tuesday and Thursday.

Staff Editorial: Project team needs to encompass diversity in its decisions

November 8, 2018

This November, St. Louis Park Public Schools announced its search to assemble a group of parents/guardians, students and staff to discuss changing the start and end times of the district’s schools. According...

Signs and cones distract drivers on Wooddale Bridge. The bridge construction causes traffic buildup and confusion with many new signs and driving precautions.

Wooddale bridge construction to continue

Maggie Klaers September 13, 2018

According to Jack Sullivan, senior engineering project manager for the Wooddale bridge construction, the city of St. Louis Park is working to rebuild the bridge crossing over Highway 7 to make it safer...

Girls’ softball players junior Maddy Schmitz and seniors Maddie Cascio, Megan Perkins and Trinity Boehlke hug senior teammate Sam Garcia in celebration of winning against boys tennis players April 18.  Team Softball lost to team Learn Stuff in the final game but received free prom tickets as the runner-ups.

Dodgeball tournament to help school in Kenya

Sumaya Mohamed April 19, 2018

With two seconds remaining in the championship round, senior and member of team Softball Sam Garcia felt beyond thrilled when she caught the ball, winning that round for her team as well as being named...

Senior Mitchell Vortherms participates in a dodgeball game during Snodaze week. Seniors Mahamed Mahamed, Megan Perkins and Hanna Schechter are hosting a fundraiser in the form of a dodgeball tournament April 18 in the old gym.

IB Diploma candidates to hold dodgeball tournament

Nicole Sanford April 6, 2018

As the school year comes to a close, senior Mahamed Mahamed said he, alongside seniors Megan Perkins and Hanna Schechter, are organizing a fundraiser in the form of a dodgeball tournament to complete the...

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