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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

Senior Wes Anderson laughs with friends during the Climbing Club meeting March 2. The club plays “Crabs” and other games to bond during their meetings.

Rock On Climbing club gets Crabby

Ena Mekic and Sarah Peterson March 6, 2023

Every Thursday morning, the Rock On Climbing club meets to discuss climbing techniques, makes plans for when to climb and plays various card games. At their meeting on March 2, the group's dress code was...

Freshman Eva Taybior climbs to the top of the rock climbing wall at Base Camp Feb 17. All freshmen take a field trip to Bloomington to strengthen sense of community.

Freshman field trip offers new bonding experience

Abby Bartleson and Zoe Ziessman March 1, 2022

According to the science teacher Erica Ellingson who helped chaperone said the field trip to Northern Star BSA Base Camp, was to help create a sense of community and teamwork throughout the 9th grade class.  “I...

Used with permission from Cece Jensen.

Climbing to new heights

Cece Jensen February 14, 2022

My very first memory of rock climbing is rather unique. I was about six years old and my family and I had hiked to the top of Palisade Head along the North Shore. My mother had been rock climbing for 25...

Wes Anderson climbs at Vertical Endeavors on Jan 12. Anderson is a part-time volunteer that judges climbing competitors.

Junior inspires next generation of climbers

Maren Wilsey January 13, 2022

Where do you work? I work at Vertical Endeavors — the Minneapolis location in uptown. There's two paid coaches, and then there's me and another assistant coach, volunteering — he's on the advanced...

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