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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

Juniors Tripp Danicic and Arun Ferran-Sapatnekar eat lunch inside the lunch room June 4. Next year seniors will be unable to leave for off campus lunch and will have to stay in the lunch room.

To leave or not to leave

Alex Hoag, Staffer June 5, 2024

Recently, Park administration made the decision to stop off-campus lunch for the upcoming school year. In years past, seniors were allowed to leave for their designated lunch period, but for the 2024-2025...

Non-Traditional Academy Students have a discussion about their futures March 1. The NTA is a student-led program that gives students an alternative learning option.

The snap of the ruler

Jaiden Leary, Staffer March 10, 2024

Education in America is heavily discussed nowadays, with the way students interact with teachers, the way students perceive school, and the way teaching is done, all being topics of discussion. How do...

Sophmore Dominic Barth uses a demo Narcan nasal spray Feb. 15. The nasal spray can be found in the nurses office.

The overdose cure

Sarah Kluckhohn, Design Editor March 7, 2024

In the nurse’s office, a small plastic bag holds the key to reversing an opioid overdose. Naloxone, commonly known as Narcan, can be administered to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose and save...

Alex Polk’s fifth hour IB Chemistry class Dec. 18. The class size affects the difficulty in teachers ability to help and teach every student.

Classroom sizes increase at Park

Emma Egan December 19, 2023

Recently, there has been a lot of talk around Park about classroom size and how it affects learning. Teachers and students have expressed mixed opinions regarding the new size of classes.  According...

Infographic by Georgia Hughes

Immunization exclusion is enacted

Georgia Hughes December 11, 2023

  321 Minnesota law requires all students attending school to be up to date with immunizations. Students and their parents can either show an up-to-date immunization record or obtain a legal exemption,...

Graduating seniors throw their caps in the air June 6. Seniors throwing their caps marks the end of the graduation ceremony.

Seniors sign out

Anya Panday and Crystal Diaz June 7, 2023

As the end of the year approaches, many anticipated end-of-year events are occurring — prom, final concerts and lastly, graduation. On June 6, Park had yet another successful graduation ceremony...

Seniors give high fives to elementary students May 31. The seniors commemorated their graduation by holding a senior walk through elementary schools Wednesday.

Seniors make one more memory

Lex Lee June 5, 2023

With The class of ‘23 coming to an end the seniors had their senior walk on June 1st. They went back to their elementary schools and walked through the schools to celebrate with the younger students...

Kara Mueller pictured talking to Park senior Angel Aguilar Salazar about the Wallin scholarship. Park seniors were recently presented the Wallin scholarship for the college of their choice.

Financial assistance provides opportunity

Caedon Exsted May 26, 2023

With the end of school nearing and seniors deciding their future plans, Wallin Education Partners recently awarded the Wallin scholarship. Recipient and senior Nev Dobyne said the scholarship was a...

Sophomore Issabella Zapata-Nelson pets a therapy dog at an event May 22. Natural Helpers held a therapy dog event for students at Park.

Two paws up for therapy dogs

Caedon Exsted May 24, 2023

With the end of school nearing and finals piling up, stress is on the minds of many students, according to senior Sophia Earle. To help reduce stress levels, Natural Helpers held a therapy dog event on...

Junior Julian Lambe checks in for attendance on Feb 22-23 during asynchronous learning. All students were required to check in for attendance before 3:15 p.m.

Asynchronous days affect learning

Serena Bovee February 24, 2023

With the recent snowstorm that shut down in-person school Feb. 22-23, Park brought back asynchronous learning.  According to director of learning, teaching and leadership Patrick Duffy,  asynchronous...

Freshman Brett Middleton gets temperature taken on Nov. 29. Sickness has been spreading around the school in the past few weeks.

Sickness around school

Ari Lissauer and Jamar Hester Jr December 5, 2022

As illness has spread throughout Park post-Thanksgiving break, students have had trouble with their school work, feeling a range of cold-like symptoms to some contracting the flu.  School nurse Suzanne...

Class sizes blown out of proportion

Class sizes blown out of proportion

Serena Bovee October 19, 2022

School has been going on for sometime and one thing is clear: class sizes are skewed this year. Some classes have an extremely large number of people while others are exceedingly small. These sizes are...

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