The Echo

Girls’ basketball pulls off 74-40 win

Senior and captain Jordyn Turek looks for a team member to pass the ball to. Park won its first Sections game 74-40 against Southwest Feb. 26.

Maddie Schutte and Sofia Seewald

February 28, 2020

Keeping a strong lead ahead of Minneapolis Southwest for the majority of its first Section game, senior captain Jordyn Turek said the team was able to play more of the roster which prepared the team for its next Section game. “This team wasn't a very strong team,” Turek said. “So our goal was to k...

Closed trails prove inconvenient

Cedar Lake Trail will be closed from Excelsior Boulevard to France Avenue until 2021 for the Southwest Lightrail Transit construction, according to Twin Cities Pioneer Press. Other trails, including parts of the Kenilworth Trail and the Midtown Greenway, will also be closed.

Lucy zumBrunnen

June 6, 2019

Good things come to those who wait. This principle applies to the Southwest Light Rail Transit (SWLRT) currently being constructed. Even though it is a personal inconvenience, given that I use the trails for sports, the end result will be very useful for our community. The Federal Transit Administratio...

Boys’ golf celebrates win over Southwest

Senior Owen Goddard winds up for a swing at the second hole during a match against Minneapolis Southwest May 15. The next match will be at the Minneapolis Golf Club May 19.

Ruby Stillman, Sofia Seewald, and Ethan Meisler

May 17, 2019

Copious training was helpful for the boys’ golf team performance at their last match when they defeated Southwest by a significant margin of 21 strokes, according to junior Charlie Harper. “We’ve been practicing a lot (and) working hard as we have Sections coming up, so we were very well prepa...

Minneapolis area schools strengthen security

Hopkins high school increased its security this past year by adding alarms to all doors. Other schools in the Minneapolis area have also taken extra security measures.

Lukas Levin

May 2, 2018

When Southwest senior Noah Prince saw the increase of protection at his high school, he said he saw a frivolous system that seems to hurt students more than help. “As a student, all increases in security feel both inadequate for actual threats and burdensome for the student body,” Prince said...

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