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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

Student council meets in social studies teacher Emily Rennhak’s room Nov. 28. Student council looks to improve this year after stuggling in past years.

Student council makes new waves

Roberto Alvarez November 29, 2023

Student Council has made changes to their structure this year after reflecting on last year. These changes include being more involved in student events and promoting them more efficiently. The student...

Art by Will Carpenter

Staff Editorial: Pre-registering is promising

November 22, 2023

A new bill was introduced this year allowing MN students who are 16 and 17 to be able to pre-register to vote. This allows them to be automatically registered to vote when they turn 18. There are a...

Senior student council president Erik Lindell and senior Saul Zis discuss what homecoming should look like Sept. 21. Student council meets from 7:55 to 8:15 am every Tuesday.

Building student council up again

Ivan Zank October 16, 2023

As student council starts planning the school year's events, they are also prioritizing an internal reorganization. The newest goal of student council comes from observing other schools in the area. Student...

Sophmores Susannah Israel and Madi Abelson, write letters that they will receive and open next year. This is the spirit of Yom Kippur which follows the Jewish new year.

Park gives day off for Yom Kippur

Roberto Alvarez October 2, 2023

This year at Park, students got the day off for the holiday of Yom Kippur. This is a Jewish holiday that is known as one of the most important holidays in the Jewish faith. This is the first year the entire...

Art by Alex Hoag

Brrnnggg it’s Parks new lockdown policy

Ivan Zank October 1, 2023

As the new school year starts up, many changes to Parks safety system are being implemented. The approach to lockdown drills is being completely re-written, with students' mental health being prioritized...

Juvenile response officer Stanikka Alacantara and Chris Nordstrom  examine a computer Sept. 19. The school is implementing a new policy that limits the presence of resource officers in school.

Removed resource officers

Roberto Alvarez September 30, 2023

At the start of Park’s school year, students became aware of a noticeable change. A new legislation has been put into place, so Park will no longer have a resource officer staying in the school building...

Christoph Nordmark teaches IB-English class after having COVID Sept. 21. COVID has been spreading quickly throughout the Park facility.

COVID-19 strikes again

Caedon Exsted September 26, 2023

With the beginning of school starting back up, so is something else — COVID-19. With only two weeks of school done, teachers and students are already feeling the effects of COVID-19.  Junior Henry...

Oriole fans celebrate after a first down in the game against Robbinsdale Cooper Sept. 21. Student sections at sports games bring a supportive energy that encourages players.

Park brings the pride

Ryan Moran September 26, 2023

“O-R-I-O-L-E-S” is a common phrase heard in Park sporting events’ student sections this fall. Students pack the stands with Park pride to cheer on their friends and classmates against rival schools....

Support means success

Support means success

Anna Williams September 26, 2023

Throughout my life, I have been an athlete, training on a soccer field or in a gymnastics club. Focusing on the tactics and technicality of soccer or the artistry and composition of gymnastics routines,...

Interactive, not distractive

Interactive, not distractive

Annika Koch September 22, 2023

Park students return for the new 2023-2024 school year and many classrooms have been redone. Standard desks have been replaced with new furniture, including couches, hightops and spinning chairs in the...

Legalization of weed in minnesota

Legalization of weed in minnesota

Cole Denham June 8, 2023

With the legalization of weed in Minnesota, it is possible that Parks’ students will take advantage of this and possibly bring weed into school. The main effects of cannabis, or weed according to...

Kara Mueller pictured talking to Park senior Angel Aguilar Salazar about the Wallin scholarship. Park seniors were recently presented the Wallin scholarship for the college of their choice.

Financial assistance provides opportunity

Caedon Exsted May 26, 2023

With the end of school nearing and seniors deciding their future plans, Wallin Education Partners recently awarded the Wallin scholarship. Recipient and senior Nev Dobyne said the scholarship was a...

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