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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

Prom refreshingly lame

Prom refreshingly lame

Sophia Curran-Moore May 17, 2022

Prom was something I’d been looking forward to since I first set foot in high school. I became even more invested this year by spending hours planning for the dance, from choosing a color scheme to selling...

Underlying issues with prom

Underlying issues with prom

Katie Nelson May 14, 2022

If you’ve ever sat down to watch a teen rom-com, you’re sure to encounter a classic prom scene at least once or twice. From popular films such as “The Kissing Booth” to “10 Things I Hate About...

Prom 2021 was an unforgettable experience

Prom 2021 was an unforgettable experience

Lilly Strathman May 24, 2021

Senior prom has always been such a milestone in my eyes. From seeing my sister have one, to all of the movies that center around the event, it always was so important. Heading into prom May 15, I set very...

A historical prom brings positive change

A historical prom brings positive change

Jayde Claussen May 20, 2021

After a year in a global pandemic, Park has reshaped prom as we've known it. From cheaper ticket prices to a scaled down location, a long awaited prom is here for the better. During the height of COVID-19...

Senior Ellie Keller goes prom dress shopping on May 5. The senior prom will be May 15.

Prom to be held at the ROC

Crystal Diaz and Maddie Schutte May 11, 2021

The first school dance since the COVID-19 pandemic — prom — will finally take place. Juniors will have their prom May 14, followed by the senior prom May 15.  Junior prom will be held from 7–9...

Separation of proms essential for safety

Separation of proms essential for safety

Lilly Strathman April 15, 2021

With the recent announcement of prom at Park being two different days May 14 and 15, divided by grade, I have heard lots of discussion about it roaming throughout the halls. Despite the disappointment...

Prom date brings disappointment

Prom date brings disappointment

Tobias Khabie April 14, 2021

After more than a year of sacrifices and hardships due to COVID-19, I was ecstatic to hear there would be a prom this year. However, when I heard the date was May 14 — a Friday night — I immediately...

Postponing Prom provides hope

Postponing Prom provides hope

Ruthie Posada April 17, 2020

In a recent announcement provided by St. Louis Park High School April 10, it was announced that Prom would be moved to summer 2020. This was by far the best news I had heard in a very long time and gave...

The senior section cheers during the pep fest Feb. 14. According to senior Anna Nicholls, seniors may be able to have their last school dance in the summer, because the in-person Prom April 18 was cancelled due to COVID-19.

Prom postponed due to COVID-19

Talia Lissauer and Marta Hill April 15, 2020

Although senior William Pinney believes postponing Prom was the right thing to do, he is disappointed that he will not have a normal senior Prom. Despite that, he said participating in a virtual Prom could...

Art by Maggie Klaers.

Prom delayed until summer

Talia Lissauer April 10, 2020

Following Gov. Tim Walz’s decision to extend the stay-at-home order until May 3, Park has postponed this year’s prom, which was originally scheduled for April 18, to the summer, according to 6425 News. “There...

Senior Ava Townsend folds clothing in order to get The Clothing Closet ready for students. The Clothing Closet is open Tuesday through Thursday during third hour for any students looking for free secondhand clothing.

Prom dresses pose a big decision

Liberty Powers May 28, 2019

Although prom has come and gone at Park, students still need to decide what to do with their dresses. Senior Lexi Lee’s dress was taking up space, so when someone asked to buy it, she happily bartered....

Staff Editorial: Park’s Prom timing error inexcusable

Staff Editorial: Park’s Prom timing error inexcusable

April 16, 2019

How can we call ourselves a “caring, diverse community” — as the district does in its mission statement — if we are an exclusive one? By originally scheduling Prom on Ramadan, the administration...

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