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The student news site of St. Louis Park High School

The Echo

The student news site of St. Louis Park High School

The Echo

Onstage, senior Carlitos Anguita-Smith receives a rose from Band Director Steve Shmitz May 3. After the band concert, Shmitz handed out roses to recognize the achievements of the graduating seniors.

Band concert wraps up year

After a nearly 15-hour day — including AP and IB tests and a 7 a.m. rehearsal — band director Steve Schmitz said the concert was a success despite some hiccups.  “I feel that they were really...

Used with permission from Cece Jensen.

Climbing to new heights

Cece Jensen February 14, 2022

My very first memory of rock climbing is rather unique. I was about six years old and my family and I had hiked to the top of Palisade Head along the North Shore. My mother had been rock climbing for 25...

Wes Anderson climbs at Vertical Endeavors on Jan 12. Anderson is a part-time volunteer that judges climbing competitors.

Junior inspires next generation of climbers

Maren Wilsey January 13, 2022

Where do you work? I work at Vertical Endeavors — the Minneapolis location in uptown. There's two paid coaches, and then there's me and another assistant coach, volunteering — he's on the advanced...

Senior Ella Runyan works with her team to build a gummy bear tower at German Clubs meeting Oct. 6. Contests also include a gummy bear race, catapults and trivia

German club continues traditions

Tenzin Gyaldatsang and Sam Listiak October 16, 2021

As the adviser for nearly 20 years, Shari Fox said German club is a laid-back, fun place to learn more about German language and culture. “I've been doing German club for probably 20 years now,”...

SOAR members protest at an event hosted by the club April 12. The group hopes to hold more in-person events this coming school year.

SOAR eager to start the new year

Maren Wilsey, Zoe Ziessman, and Tobias Khabie September 30, 2021

As the new year kicks off, Students Organized for Anti-Racism (SOAR) is preparing to welcome new students. The club's adviser, Dr. Lee-Ann Stephens said she is looking forward to the perspectives new members...

PCP: Assassins

PCP: Assassins

May 25, 2021

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