The student news site of St. Louis Park High School

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

Extra credit is extra help

Extra credit is extra help

Johanna Kaplan January 7, 2022

School is tough, and dealing with rigid grading only fuels the heavy load of stress.  In my experience, teachers will assign a variety of required work. If a student doesn't do well on one of the required...

Students walk through the A3 hallway as they head to their next class Feb. 22. The return of hybrid learning has brought mixed emotions among students.

Hybrid learning brings mixed feelings

Danny Shope February 28, 2021

After choosing to do hybrid learning, senior Helen Tefera said being in school brought much-needed relief from the anxiety that comes with distance learning. “(Hybrid learning) is going to be better,”...

Natural Helpers have posters with QR codes for those who need its services.

Natural Helpers revamp program

Henry Brettingen, Rodolfo Zarate , and Mushtak Barqab October 1, 2019

As junior and co-president Jade Shionoya reflected on the upcoming changes to Natural Helpers, he is  optimistic about the future of the program. “We are trying to improve how we recruit new members,(and)...

Seniors Bella Birkeland, Ayanna Nathan and Caroline Garland talk about destress through music. This was Destress Clubs last meeting, and included a music therapist.

Destress Club continues on

Lucy zumBrunnen June 7, 2019

As school comes to an end, senior co-president Bella Birkeland reflects on Destress Club’s success this year. Although she had the best intentions, Birkeland said sometimes plans didn’t work out. “Something...

Club provides stress management

Club provides stress management

Lucy Zumbrunnen June 3, 2019

When senior Bella Birkeland heard the Nest was looking for ways to connect with the community in different ways, she  sought the opportunity to restart a once active club: the Destress Club. “We...

Freshman James Vournakis and other Natural Helpers participate during spring training March 22.

Park wins Change to Chill grant

Marta Hill, Emma Leff, and Noah Orloff May 5, 2019

After seeing the impact stress has on students at Park, the counseling office decided to apply for the Change to Chill grant, according to Natural Helpers adviser and health teacher Allison Luskey. Luskey...

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