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

Social studies teacher Michael Nordean helps a student Jan. 12. Nordean also teaches Introduction to Criminal Law as well as Law and Public Policy.

Class at Park Spotlight: Law Courses

Rylie Unangst January 15, 2024

Out of the many courses Park has to offer students, there are only two classes in the law field. Introduction to Criminal Justice and Law and Public Policy often gain waitlists as they are some of the...

Learning goes both ways

Learning goes both ways

Danny Shope May 10, 2022

In the middle of a heated argument with a friend over where to eat, I used a strategy one of my teachers mentioned to come to a compromise. While getting my pick of a burrito restaurant is certainly not...

A student scrolls through scholarship page April 4 during park connections.

Scholarship opportunities open through raising awareness

Alicia Mainjeni April 5, 2022

The Increase Teachers of Color Act is one step closer to creating a more culturally and ethnically diverse academic space by encouraging teachers of color to join this area of work. Civics teacher Emma...

After a New Prague student made racist remarks toward a Park student at a boys hockey game Feb. 15, Park removed the New Prague banner from its wall. The banners hung on the wall represent all the schools in Parks athletic conference.

Park suspends athletic competition against New Prague

Andrea Melear February 22, 2022

On the wall in the main gym now sits an empty space where the New Prague High School banner used to hang. According to athletic director Andy Ewald the empty space represents Park’s zero tolerance for...

Students hold up sign in support of a safe community. Walkout was held from 6th hour until the end of the school day.

Student empowerment brings attention to social change

Elena Ortiz-Fishman, Katie Nelson, and Lily Nugteren January 12, 2022

From student-led walkouts to open discussion forums, activism at Park has become more prevalent. With several important issues arising and becoming prominent, students are raising their voices to fight...

Lobbying at Congress gives new outlook on political ideology

Lobbying at Congress gives new outlook on political ideology

Carly Joseph April 25, 2019

When I got off the plane in our nation's capital, I had no idea what was in store for me. I knew I would be lobbying at Congress and learning about important political issues, but I was unsure how the...

Junior Jordyn Turek writes down her opinions about the school starting time. The youth Panel met during the day Jan. 16 at SLP high school.

Superintendent requests youth input

Yonit Krebs, Gabriel Kaplan, and Maria Perez Barriga January 23, 2019

St. Louis Park superintendent Astein Osei led a meeting with the Student Leadership Advisory Council to hear student perspectives on school start and end times, according to council member, senior Cailey...

Junior Eva Goldfarb and senior Izzi Gilbert-Burke lead a chant during the student-led walkout, March 14. Students walked the 0.7 miles from St. Louis Park High School to Firehouse 1.

#Enough walkout empowers teen initiative

Annabella Strathman and Atticus Raasch March 15, 2018

Four years after domestic gun violence left her an orphan, senior Carly Livingston said she decided to come forward and publicly share her story at the #Enough walkout rally.  

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