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Seniors wrap up year with prank

Seniors wrap up year with prank

Devin Raynor and Sam St. Clair

May 25, 2018


Filed under News

Junior Sophia Davenport, whose car was drawn on with removable marker and covered in plastic wrap by seniors during fourth hour May 24, said she found the prank amusing. “They said ‘long live class of ‘18,’ they said ‘xoxo seniors’ and then...there were profanities,” Davenport said. Ac...

Awards night to honor graduating seniors

Awards night to honor graduating seniors

Emma Kempf

May 21, 2018


Filed under News

On May 23, selected graduating seniors will be presented with awards and scholarships at the annual Academic Awards and Scholarships Night, according to counselor and event organizer Barb Nelson. “I’d be curious to know how many times we’ve done this (awards night),” Nelson said. “I’ve...

Senior All Night Party flawed

Senior All Night Party flawed

Eli Curran-Moore

May 4, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

The premise of an all-inclusive safe party put on by the local Park community just for our graduating senior class is a good one, and the party has the potential to be a lot of fun. Unfortunately, there are a few problems. The $75 cost of attendance is just too high, turning a large number of stu...

Senior All Night Party in best interest

Senior All Night Party in best interest

William Phelan

May 4, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

For many high school seniors, graduation is one of the most exciting days of their lives thus far. It is the culmination of four years of slogging through tedious schoolwork and exhaustive social norms. As you might expect, this translates to graduation being the perfect excuse to let loose and go craz...

Request for seniors’ plans after high school

May 1, 2018


Filed under News

The Echo newspaper is putting together a list of seniors’ plans after high school. Please fill out this form to be included in the list. If you fill out the form by May 5, you will be entered into a raffle for two chipotle gift cards. ...

Seniors required to train in CPR

Seniors required to train in CPR

Dani Orloff

April 12, 2018


Filed under School clubs and activities

As seniors begin the final quarter of their high school career, there is one requirement they all need to fulfill in order to graduate, according to CPR instructor Rich Keith. “All seniors have to be trained (in CPR),” Keith said. “The Department of Education requires all seniors in the state...

Senior All Night Party hopes to bring peers closer

Senior All Night Party hopes to bring peers closer

Isabel Kjaer

April 11, 2018


Filed under Student Life

According to senior Tommy Guddal, the Senior All Night Party provides an opportunity for students to celebrate their graduation and spend time with their classmates. “I’m planning to attend because it’s a very good opportunity for students,” Guddal said. “It’s a great last ‘hoorah’ to c...

Dollars for Scholars grants Financial Aid to seniors

Dollars for Scholars grants Financial Aid  to seniors

Sofie Geretz

March 15, 2018


Filed under News

Amid stress, seniors are able to apply for scholarships with Dollars for Scholars. Doing so, they are able to receive financial aid for their post-secondary educations, according to freshman counselor and scholarship coordinator Barbara Nelson. “For many, (Dollars for Scholars) helps ease the financ...

NTA provides solution for alternative learning styles

NTA provides solution for alternative learning styles

Yonit Krebs

September 29, 2017


Filed under School clubs and activities, Student Life

Reflecting on her goals for her final year in high school, senior Non-Traditional Academy student Rahma Farah said she hopes to graduate along with all the other students in her Non-Traditional Academy class. “(My goal is) that I graduate and everyone else graduates along with me because I don’t...

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