The Echo

Community exhibition provokes awareness

Community exhibition provokes awareness

Jenna Cook and Amaia Barajas

April 26, 2019


Filed under Student Life

Nest youth coordinator Ellen Pajor said she hopes the climate justice art show will help draw the attention to the difficult subject of the Earth’s wellbeing. “Normally it’s a lot of doom and gloom, facts and figures, which is appropriate, it’s pretty doomy and gloomy. But it’s just a diff...

Destress club takes on aromatherapy

Destress club takes on aromatherapy

Isaac Wahl

December 20, 2018


Filed under School clubs and activities

Destress club brings in a professional aromatherapist every so often to lead the club through various activities involving aromatherapy. The club meets every Monday after school at SLP Nest. ...

Ellen Pajor promotes student expression

Ellen Pajor promotes student expression

Evie Nelson

September 27, 2018


Filed under Staff Profiles

How is your role classified throughout the SLP Nest? “I am the nest coordinator. That means I am the adult on site, if anybody needs anything, or if people come in and are new they can ask me. If you’re ever having an issue, you can come to me. My goal is to be as involved as the students wou...

SLP Nest to open its doors to community

SLP Nest to open its doors to community

Dani Orloff and Maddie Schutte

September 4, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

After hearing about the stress high school students undergo, founder of the SLP Nest Julia Schmelzer said she felt she had to take action. “There’s really no space for people to figure out who they are and decompress,” Schmelzer said. “I have close friends whose high school students have been sui...

SLP Nest will benefit community

SLP Nest will benefit community

September 4, 2018


Filed under Staff Editorials

When the school day ends, students who do not participate in a club or sport have nowhere to go. Because of this, students should support the SLP Nest, which opened today. From conception to reality, SLP Nest board members have worked to address concerns that reflect community needs. Organizers said th...

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