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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

Used with permission by Jess Davis.

New SOAR advisor

Crystal Diaz June 5, 2023

What are your goals with SOAR (Students Organized for Anti-Racism)?  I want to create an experience students want to come back to. I’m just excited to be working with students and seeing where their...

In room C157, Da’Naiyah Hunter and Kaelyn Dagon take a seat. They finished setting up for the National African American Parent Involvement Day Feb. 13.

Park holds NAAPID celebration

Sarah Peterson and Alex Hoag February 13, 2023

For National African American Parent Involvement Day (NAAPID) Feb. 13, Park hosted a celebration and invited all families of the African diaspora to join. NAAPID is held on the second Monday of February,...

Dr. Stephens wins Cultural Jambalaya award

Dr. Stephens wins Cultural Jambalaya award

Alicia Mainjeni November 11, 2022

Every year, Cultural Jambalaya — a non profit organization — grants a diversity award to resource educators who promote multiculturalism and diversity.  When granted the award, equity development...

Ezra Hudson recognized for Princeton Prize in Race Relations

Ezra Hudson recognized for Princeton Prize in Race Relations

Alicia Mainjeni April 21, 2022

After making a difference with his activism, senior Ezra Hudson was recently recognized for the Princeton Prize in Race Relations.  The Princeton Prize in Race Relations is granted to more than 1,800...

Juniors Marley Miller and Ava Hanson collaborate in their IB Biology class. Director of Curriculum and Instruction at St. Louis Park Public Schools Patrick Duffy said all students will be required to take an advanced course during their time in high school.

Gifted and talented program expands

Andrea Melear April 14, 2021

As junior Li Livdahl learned more about the school system and racism in America during her summer internship, she wanted to run her own research on advanced classes and the gifted and talented programs...

Senior Simon Lewin works on a computer  in the Library Media Center next to the All Are Welcome Here sign. Media Specialist Ellen George put the sign to send a message of acceptance and understanding.

Local artist’s design inspires students

Sam Swisher December 8, 2020

After the results of the 2020 election were received, the founder of the “All Are Welcome Here” sign and Park community member Jaime Chismar remembered the event that prompted her to make the sign.  “There...

Senior Amaya Fokuo gives a presentation to students. Fokuo is the chair of the Human Rights commission that will decide the winner of the award sometime in early 2020.

City to name Human Rights Award recipient

Sam Swisher February 6, 2020

Before the winner of the Human Rights Award is chosen, city community organizer Darius Gray said the award is given to people who focus on equality. “It means that you are someone who works toward...

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