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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 me a sense of hope I didn’t think I would be able to have. I have friends who are seniors all ...

Prom postponed due to COVID-19

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.

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 be a unique experience.  “I was planning on going to Prom originally. I was bummed (when Prom was ...

Prom delayed until summer

Art by Maggie Klaers. Prom has been postponed to the summer in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Student Council is holding a virtual prom over Instagram April 18.

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 were moments of hope during the past month that it could be held as scheduled. Howe...

Prom dresses pose a big decision

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.

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. “It’s just been in my closet for the year,” Lee said. “But recently someone (direct m...

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 isolated Muslim students and failed to act in the best interest of the entire community. Although ...

Prom to be moved to accommodate Ramadan

Yonit Krebs

April 10, 2019

When the administration announced during sixth period Prom was changed to May 4, junior Ayan Ali was overjoyed. “I’m more than excited. I have been wanting this since January, I believe, now, we’ve solved it,” Ali said. “I ran out of class, almost having an asthma attack because of how h...

Echo investigating Prom, Ramadan date conflict

April 10, 2019

Echo reporters are currently investigating the date conflict between Prom and Ramadan. We will publish a story as soon as our initial reporting concludes. We will continue to investigate as events progress. Contact Sam St. Clair at [email protected] if you have any information....

Prom prepares for ‘Golden Days’

Senior Ben Romain registers for his Golden Days prom ticket. Tickets are being sold in the cafeteria during all three lunches up until Friday May 4.

Hadeal Rizeq

May 4, 2018

Prom committee planner freshman Michael Boxley-Harmon said planning for prom is a great way to give back to upperclassmen. “I feel like it’s just a great opportunity because I am helping plan a party for the juniors and the seniors, so they can have a good time going into college or ending the...

Student Council begins Prom planning

Sophomore Anna Wert talks about her Prom theme ideas with Sarah
Lindenberg as well as the rest of the Prom committee. Prom will take place May 5.

Avia Kaner-Roth

April 11, 2018

Student council member Lilly Strathman said as a freshman on Student Council, it is part of her responsibilities to plan the Prom related details. “As an underclassman who is a part of Student Council, I get to plan prom decorations and the general things that go into planning the event,” Strathma...

Theater revises spring show performance dates

Senior Thomas Bryant and juniors Emma Kempf and Morganna Oberdorfer act in the winter one-acts in January. The upcoming spring play will be pushed back to April 27-29 due to conflicts with Prom.

Yonit Krebs

March 1, 2018

Performance weekend changed to avoid prom conflict

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